Rain or shine? Swedes debate shaky weather

Rain or shine? Swedes debate shaky weather

Swedes are obsessed with the weather, especially at this time of year when they're holed up in their countryside houses for the holidays. But 2015's unpredictable weather has taken the craze to new heights.

Swedish police drop alleged bus sex probe

Swedish police drop alleged bus sex probe

UPDATED: A police investigation into claims a bus driver in southern Sweden had sex with a passenger while on his regular route in the town of Lund has been dropped.

Sweden gears up for Stockholm Pride festival

Sweden gears up for Stockholm Pride festival

Preparations are in full swing in the Swedish capital for Stockholm's annual gay pride festival. The Local spoke to one of the organizers behind the party.

Sweden remembers popular folk legend

Sweden remembers popular folk legend

Swedes are paying tribute to one of the Nordic country's most beloved artists and comedians, Robert Broberg, who passed away in the early hours of Tuesday.

Nationalist linked to huge Swedish dynamite haul

Nationalist linked to huge Swedish dynamite haul

UPDATED: A local politician for the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats is quitting the party after being linked to a 550-kilogram dynamite find in Halland, Swedish media reported on Wednesday.

Swedish energy firm racks up giant losses

Swedish energy firm racks up giant losses

UPDATED: Swedish energy giant Vattenfall recorded losses amounting to nearly 29 billion kronor ($3.4 billion) on Tuesday as the company continued its battle against increasingly tough market conditions.

Royal husband tells of ‘breadwinner’ role

Royal husband tells of ‘breadwinner’ role

Princess Madeleine's husband Chris O'Neill has given a rare media interview, telling Sweden's Expressen tabloid that the couple are moving to London in the autumn so he can focus on his career.

‘Meat tax could secure future of Swedish farms’

‘Meat tax could secure future of Swedish farms’

Sweden should introduce a meat tax designed to hit the sales of animal products that are worst for the environment, argues Per-Anders Jande from campaign group Swedish Food and Environment Information (Svensk mat och miljöinformation).

Man hurt in blast at Malmö community hall

Man hurt in blast at Malmö community hall

Police are investigating an explosion outside a community centre in Malmö in southern Sweden that destroyed two cars and injured one man.