There are plenty of Nordic traits that might first seem unusual, but can quickly become part of everyday life if you move to Sweden.
A jury led by Chinese activist Ai Weiwei is set to hand out one million kronor at this year's Stockholm Film Festival to a director who has made an impact in the world of movies.
Greenpeace applied on Tuesday to take over the German brown coal operations of Swedish energy giant Vattenfall, pledging to close them down to protect the climate.
A heartbroken Swedish student has received thousands of offers after his social media appeal to find a date for a concert went viral – just a week after his girlfriend broke up with him.
Israel's ambassador to Sweden has strongly criticised videos circulating of a pro-Palestinian rally in Malmö in which protestors appear to praise recent attacks in Israel.
A Swedish man is on trial accused of attempting to cover up a homosexual relationship by killing his victim, drinking his blood and using it to draw a pentagram on his wall.
UPDATED: After Danish police determined that there were no grounds to charge controversial Swedish street artist Dan Park, he will get off with a fine for his flyers comparing refugees to terrorists.
Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been nominated for one of the most prestigious awards in football, FIFA's Ballon d'Or or Golden Ball prize.
As Sweden prepares to host Eurovision 2016, the City of Stockholm should offer visiting LGBTQ people a safe meeting place where they can party without worrying about their safety, argues LGBTQ rights campaigner Julle Bergenholtz from RFSL Stockholm.
UPDATED: Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on Tuesday condemned a series of suspected arson attacks on asylum accommodation as The Local spoke to officials planning Sweden's first tent camp for refugees.