Swedish firm linked to Russian treason case

Swedish firm linked to Russian treason case

A Swedish business is at the heart of a Moscow court case in which a military engineer is facing allegations that he sold Russian state secrets to the Nordic company.

Mystery soldier’s bones found on Swedish island

Mystery soldier’s bones found on Swedish island

Swedish police revealed on Wednesday that bones discovered on an island in western parts of the country were believed to be the remains of a fallen Second World War soldier.

Fake Swedish berries get their day in court

Fake Swedish berries get their day in court

Claims that a summer fruit shortage has prompted some retailers to sell fake "Swedish" strawberries in order to dupe customers are set to be brought in front of prosecutors.

Fresh push for longer alcohol store hours

Fresh push for longer alcohol store hours

A board member for Sweden's state-run alcohol monopoly Systembolaget has caused a stir by calling for stores to be open on Sundays, but the company's management team has insisted that his suggestions are not likely to be implemented.

Record number of raids on Swedish drug farms

Record number of raids on Swedish drug farms

Swedes are growing more and more cannabis. Never before have so many illegal drug farms been reported to the police, according to Swedish media.

Why Sweden and Russia are fighting over soil

Why Sweden and Russia are fighting over soil

Both Russian and Swedish media have been debating whether the Nordic nation is set to seal a controversial deal to buy Ukranian soil. Russia analyst Elena Bazina shares her take on what the fuss is about.

Swedish Airbnb rental properties double in year

Swedish Airbnb rental properties double in year

More than ten thousand Swedes are promoting their houses and apartments on Airbnb, double the number using the site a year ago. But reports suggest many are breaking housing association rules.

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish man

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish man

You can shop the look at cool Scandinavian fashion stores, or stick around long enough to get your own residency permit. But to really become a Swedish man, The Local reckons you've got to share these nine experiences.