Lukewarm support for ‘alternative pride march’

Lukewarm support for ‘alternative pride march’

Fewer than a couple of dozen demonstrators turned up to walk in a controversial gay rights parade organized by far-right campaigners in Sweden on Wednesday, according to police.

Hedgehogs ‘kicked like footballs’ in Sweden

Hedgehogs ‘kicked like footballs’ in Sweden

Shocking reports from a rescue centre in western Sweden about cruel abuse of hedgehogs have put the Nordic country's reputation as an animal-friendly nation in a different light.

Swedish streaming site to shut down after raid

Swedish streaming site to shut down after raid

A popular Swedish film-streaming site has announced that it will shut down after police arrested and searched the home of one of the site’s administrators.

Sweden sitcom pulled over ‘craptastical’ ratings

Sweden sitcom pulled over ‘craptastical’ ratings

The creator of 'Welcome to Sweden' has announced that NBC has cancelled the Swedish-American sitcom in the US because of "craptastically low ratings".

Swedish police probe mysterious powder

Swedish police probe mysterious powder

UPDATED: Suspicious white powder sent to Sweden's public broadcaster SVT's offices in Blekinge has been found to be harmless, a police spokesperson told The Local on Wednesday afternoon.

Salvagers deny Swedish sub wreck was PR stunt

Salvagers deny Swedish sub wreck was PR stunt

Speculation was running high on Wednesday over the discovery of a wrecked submarine off the coast of Sweden, after the military said it was likely a Russian vessel which ran aground a century ago.

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish woman

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish woman

Have you ever paid for yourself on a date - or yelled at a man for whistling at you on the street? Then you may be more typically Swedish than you think. We've put together a list of nine experiences that make a truly Swedish woman.

Malmö police shortages ‘putting public at risk’

Malmö police shortages ‘putting public at risk’

Malmö's summer of violence coupled with police staff shortages over the holiday season could be putting the public at risk in Sweden's third biggest city, a police union said on Wednesday.