Thieves make a dog’s dinner of lorry theft

Thieves make a dog’s dinner of lorry theft

Thieves in southern Sweden on Thursday broke into the back of a lorry and made off with a stash of dog food. It’s unclear if the culprits knew what they were stealing or if the robbery was a bit of a dog’s dinner.

Swedes in court over alleged terror crimes

Swedes in court over alleged terror crimes

UPDATED: A Gothenburg court has remanded two Swedish men in custody on suspicion of committing murder in war-torn Syria. They both deny the allegations.

The harshest TripAdvisor comments about Sweden

The harshest TripAdvisor comments about Sweden

From breath-taking archipelagos to grand palaces, Sweden has a wealth of tourist attractions begging to be explored. Some visitors, however, never seem satisfied, as these TripAdvisor reviews show.

Sweden locks horns with Ecuador on Assange

Sweden locks horns with Ecuador on Assange

Swedish prosecutors have told The Local they hope to travel to London "as soon as possible" to question Julian Assange over alleged sexual offences after Ecuador accused Sweden of dragging its feet in the case.

Weekend heavy rain warnings across Sweden

Weekend heavy rain warnings across Sweden

Swedish summer spirits are set to be further dampened this weekend, with heavy rain forecast across the country.

Three Danes found dead in Swedish lake

Three Danes found dead in Swedish lake

Three Danish citizens were found dead late on Thursday in Rogen Lake on the Swedish-Norwegian border.

Sweden’s highest peak set to get taller

Sweden’s highest peak set to get taller

At a couple of thousand metres above sea level, Kebnekaise is Sweden's tallest mountain. And new figures show it's about to get even taller – thanks to the unusually chilly summer.

How to make Swedish smoked eel canapés

How to make Swedish smoked eel canapés

Throwing a summer party? Impress your guests with these tasty smoked eel (rökt ål) snacks. Food writer John Duxbury shares his top tips for making them with The Local.

Third grenade attack in a week rocks Malmö

Third grenade attack in a week rocks Malmö

Malmö in southern Sweden was shaken by a hand grenade attack overnight – less than 12 hours after another explosion rocked residents in a series of blasts in Sweden's third largest city this summer.