Sweden charges Rwanda genocide suspect

Sweden charges Rwanda genocide suspect

A Swede of Rwandan origin was has been charge with genocide and war crimes.

Nordic tourists rush to help refugees in Greece

Nordic tourists rush to help refugees in Greece

Swedes and Danes are heading to Greece with bags of unwanted clothes and other goods to help newly-arrived refugees.

‘Sweden was right; the UK should be ashamed’

‘Sweden was right; the UK should be ashamed’

The "open hearts and open arms" of Swedes have warmed The Local's Northern Sweden reporter Paul Connolly this week. But he's becoming increasingly ashamed of immigration policies back in his home country, the UK.

Underarm hair post gets Swedes in a tangle

Underarm hair post gets Swedes in a tangle

A Swedish woman’s outraged Facebook post about her friend’s 12-year-old daughter being pressured to shave under her arms has gone viral.

The Local’s top Swedish songs for September

The Local’s top Swedish songs for September

The Local's music guru, Paul Connolly, has picked out Sweden's eight best new tracks to help ease you into autumn.

Avicii in ‘violent’ video push against trafficking

Avicii in ‘violent’ video push against trafficking

Swedish house DJ Avicii has turned his attention to fighting child trafficking and made his debut as a director with a pair of disturbing videos.

Teen who ‘joined Isis’ returns to Sweden

Teen who ‘joined Isis’ returns to Sweden

A teenage boy who disappeared from southern Sweden in the spring and is thought to have joined Isis (Islamic State), has returned to Sweden.

Russia blocks Sweden from Chagall art loan

Russia blocks Sweden from Chagall art loan

Russia has blocked Sweden from borrowing Marc Chagall paintings for an upcoming exhibition of the artist's work, the Millesgården Museum in Stockholm has announced, as a diplomatic dispute continued between the two countries.

Foreign minister: EU’s ‘credibility’ is at stake

Foreign minister: EU’s ‘credibility’ is at stake

UPDATED: Margot Wallström, Sweden's Foreign Minister, has warned that the EU's global credibility is at stake if it does not act now to tackle the refugee crisis.

Recipe: how to make Swedish apple pie with a twist

Recipe: how to make Swedish apple pie with a twist

This apple pudding offers an unusual take on a traditional Swedish dish with its tasty meringue crust. Food writer John Duxbury shares his recipe with The Local.