Ten must-see Stockholm museums and galleries

Ten must-see Stockholm museums and galleries

From photography and modern art to far eastern antiquities and ABBA artifacts, Stockholm's museums and galleries offer a wide and varied array of cultural goodies on which to feast, whatever the weather.

Britain slams Ecuador for ‘abuse’ in Assange case

Britain slams Ecuador for ‘abuse’ in Assange case

Britain is to make a "formal protest" to Ecuador over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who denies sex crimes in Sweden, the UK foreign ministry said on Thursday.

New pool named ‘Pearl Harbor’ creates splash

New pool named ‘Pearl Harbor’ creates splash

A decision to call a new swimming pool in Gothenburg "Pöl Harbour" has made a splash on social media, with many users critical of the name which sounds like the US naval base "Pearl Harbor" where more than 2,000 people died in 1941.

Swedes reject Amnesty in protest of sex vote

Swedes reject Amnesty in protest of sex vote

A Swedish member of Amnesty has told The Local why she chose to join hundreds of others in quitting the organization after it voted to endorse the decriminalization of sex work.

Assange lawyer: ‘Julian is disappointed’

Assange lawyer: ‘Julian is disappointed’

UPDATED: Swedish prosecutors have dropped a probe into some sex claims against Julian Assange because a time limit has expired. The Wikileaks founder's lawyer has told The Local his client is "disappointed" he can't give his side of the story.

Twelve skeletons found beneath Swedish castle

Twelve skeletons found beneath Swedish castle

The bodies of three children and nine men were dug up from the grounds of Sweden's Kalmar Castle earlier this year and tests suggest the bones are up to 500 years old, archaeologists have revealed.

More officers for Malmö in bid to tackle violence

More officers for Malmö in bid to tackle violence

Sweden's police chief Dan Eliasson has announced plans to bolster officer numbers in Malmö amid a summer of violence in Sweden's third largest city.

Five adventures for sports lovers in Sweden

Five adventures for sports lovers in Sweden

Put on your trainers and saddle up the horse: here are five events to get your engines running this week, as well as our regular interactive calendar of events across Sweden.

Man, 36, admits double stabbing at Swedish Ikea

Man, 36, admits double stabbing at Swedish Ikea

UPDATED: A 36-year-old man has admitted to stabbing a mother and a son to death at an Ikea store in Västerås. But a 23-year-old suspect who was also arrested has been released from custody.