More jobs going to foreigners in Sweden

More jobs going to foreigners in Sweden

Increasing numbers of new jobs are going to people born outside of Sweden, as the country’s native working population continues to shrink, new figures have shown.

‘I try to shape my boys into something’

‘I try to shape my boys into something’

Swedish star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has spoken about how he is trying to raise his sons to walk in his footsteps.

Swedish ice hockey club launches LGBT appeal

Swedish ice hockey club launches LGBT appeal

A Swedish ice hockey club which frequently campaigns for gay rights has told The Local why they are appealing to sports clubs to join them at the annual Stockholm Pride Parade this weekend.

Why are Swedes so scared of Russian subs?

Why are Swedes so scared of Russian subs?

UPDATED: News a wrecked Russian submarine had been found in Swedish waters stirred debate in Sweden on Tuesday - nine months after another high-profile hunt for a mystery underwater vessel. The Local asked an expert about the Swedes' seeming obsession with Russian submarines.

Swedish serial rapist released from prison

Swedish serial rapist released from prison

One of Sweden's most infamous serial rapists who kept a northern Swedish town locked in fear for nearly a decade was released from prison on Tuesday.

Sweden footballers claim another Euro triumph

Sweden footballers claim another Euro triumph

Sweden was still celebrating on Tuesday after its under-19 women's team triumphed against Spain in the European championship final, claiming the Nordic country's second such title.

‘We can’t spend a whole year waiting for summer’

‘We can’t spend a whole year waiting for summer’

This year's rainy summer has dampened the spirit of many a Swede. But in this week's debate article Swedish-Iranian comedian Zinat Pirzadeh explains why her love for the Nordic summer remains solid.

Swedish sub wreck an imperial Russian vessel

Swedish sub wreck an imperial Russian vessel

UPDATED: A wrecked submarine found off the coast of Sweden is likely a Russian vessel that ran aground a century ago, the Swedish Armed Forces told The Local on Tuesday afternoon.