‘Children need a safe place to sleep’

‘Children need a safe place to sleep’

One of Sweden's most prestigious photographers, Magnus Wennman, talks to The Local about his powerful photo collection documenting children sleeping away from their homes during the global refugee crisis.

Snow and wind about to cause chill in north

Snow and wind about to cause chill in north

Eight weather warnings have been issued for eastern and northern Sweden, where meteorologists are predicting powerful winds, sleet, and possibly even snow over the next few days.

Man arrested after town hall set on fire in Sweden

Man arrested after town hall set on fire in Sweden

A man walked into a municipal council building in northern Sweden, poured a flammable liquid on the floor of the lobby and set it on fire, police in Gävleborg have confirmed.

Zlatan is Sweden’s most dangerous online celeb

Zlatan is Sweden’s most dangerous online celeb

Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not just a threat to his opponents on the pitch. He is also the world's most dangerous viral Swedish celebrity, according to fresh statistics.

Hans Rosling is Swedish hero after mega lecture

Hans Rosling is Swedish hero after mega lecture

Sweden's pop star statistician Hans Rosling has set Twitter alight in his home country after giving a surprise lecture to 12,000 music fans, calling for urgent extra funding to help Syrian refugees.

The new Swedish helmet made of wood

The new Swedish helmet made of wood

Imagine an environmentally-friendly bicycle helmet, made entirely of renewable forest resources. Yes, renewable and natural. A Swedish team has made the helmet a reality.

VW set to cooperate with Swedish authorities

VW set to cooperate with Swedish authorities

UPDATED: Sweden's environment minister said she had held a "good meeting" with Volkswagen bosses on Wednesday after the firm's shock decision to recall 225,000 Swedish cars in the latest stage of the worldwide emissions scandal.

‘Stockholm bomber had links to al-Qaeda’

‘Stockholm bomber had links to al-Qaeda’

A suicide bombing in Stockholm five years ago was planned by al-Qaeda, according to an Iraqi intelligence officer speaking to Sweden's public broadcaster.