Southern Swede keeps massive cash find

Southern Swede keeps massive cash find

A man who found 730,000 kronor ($85,812) on a path in Berga in southern Sweden has been told he can keep the cash, after nobody came forward to claim they had lost the money.

Swedish referee sends off own Facebook page

Swedish referee sends off own Facebook page

A Swedish football referee became a global celebrity this week after a Facebook page where he explained his decisions went viral. But Mohammed Al-Hakim has now closed it down after becoming overwhelmed by its success.

Dark Swedish plasters cause stir in Denmark

Dark Swedish plasters cause stir in Denmark

Plans by a Swedish pharmacy to introduce plasters for darker skin tones have been mocked by Denmark's foreign minister Kristian Jensen who suggested the scheme demonstrated why he wouldn't want to live over the border. But his comments have led to a huge backlash.

A studio in Stockholm or a castle in countryside?

A studio in Stockholm or a castle in countryside?

The gap between Sweden's least and most affordable homes is growing. The average apartment in the capital now goes under the hammer for the price of 17 similar digs elsewhere in the Nordic country.

Man survives flight to Sweden in plane hold

Man survives flight to Sweden in plane hold

UPDATED: An asylum seeker has been discovered alive in the hold of a plane that landed at Stockholm's Arlanda airport on Friday morning, after smuggling himself on to an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa.

Another balmy weekend for sun-starved Swedes

Another balmy weekend for sun-starved Swedes

Get out and enjoy the warm weather while you can. Another sunny weekend is in store for Sweden, just before the rain clouds move in next week.

Fears of retaliation after Ikea double stabbings

Fears of retaliation after Ikea double stabbings

UPDATED: Police were called to break up an illegal demonstration outside the asylum centre where two men linked to the Västerås Ikea stabbings lived on Thursday night, as fears grew of further retaliation attacks against refugees.

How to make seasonal Swedish mushroom toast

How to make seasonal Swedish mushroom toast

Swedes love picking wild mushrooms in late summer and autumn. A great way to eat them is fried in butter on toast. Food writer John Duxbury shares his best recipe with The Local.