Swedish coach catches fire in Norwegian tunnel

Swedish coach catches fire in Norwegian tunnel

More than 30 tourists had to be rescued from an 11 kilometre long tunnel on Tuesday afternoon after a Swedish coach taking foreign passengers on a multi-location trip around Norway caught fire.

Man shot in the mouth in Gothenburg suburb

Man shot in the mouth in Gothenburg suburb

Police in west Sweden have launched an investigation for attempted murder or manslaughter after a man was found with bullet wounds in his mouth in Hjällbo, on the outskirts of Gothenburg.

Ikea stabbing victims remembered at mall

Ikea stabbing victims remembered at mall

A book of condolences has opened at the Erikslund retail park in Västerås where a mother and son were fatally stabbed on Monday, as Ikea and Västerås Municipality offer counselling to staff and shoppers.

Millennium sequel author labelled ‘grave robber’

Millennium sequel author labelled ‘grave robber’

Two childhood friends of Stieg Larsson have accused David Lagercrantz - the writer behind the controversial fourth book in the Swedish author's Millennium series - of "grave robbing" and "mockery", ahead of its release this month.

Swedish bus firm snubs anti-begging campaign

Swedish bus firm snubs anti-begging campaign

UPDATED: A public transport operator in southern Sweden has stopped a controversial anti-begging campaign which stirred tension in Stockholm last week, a spokesperson confirmed to The Local on Tuesday.

Police: Ikea suspects are both asylum seekers

Police: Ikea suspects are both asylum seekers

UPDATED: Police have revealed that the two suspects accused of killing a mother and a son at an Ikea store in Västerås, north west of Stockholm, came from Eritrea.

Homes evacuated after huge Gothenburg fire

Homes evacuated after huge Gothenburg fire

Almost 200 people had to flee their homes when a fire tore through a residential building in Gothenburg on Tuesday morning.

‘Swedes, you need to talk about immigration’

‘Swedes, you need to talk about immigration’

Sweden's mainstream politicians' failure to talk openly about the country's conflicted relationship with immigration is paving the way for radical parties such as the Sweden Democrats, argues Fraser Nelson.

Sweden’s Assange case deadlocked over asylum

Sweden’s Assange case deadlocked over asylum

Sweden's sexual assault inquiry on Julian Assange is deadlocked with Ecuador hitting back at Swedish officials over a dispute regarding the WikiLeaks founder's asylum status.