Swedish archaeologists say skeletal remains found around the famous Per Brahe ship that sank almost 100 years ago could be those of the vessel's controversial captain.
Swedes are rallying behind a Facebook campaign for the teaching assistant killed in the Trollhättan stabbing attack to be awarded a medal. The Local has spoken to the man behind the initiative.
Processed meats including those found in hot dogs and bacon have been listed as potential causes of cancer by the World Health Organisation (WHO). But Sweden's National Food Agency has said it will take a close look at the findings before changing any guidelines.
UPDATED: A passenger train travelling from Mora to Stockholm tore up asphalt, a level crossing barrier, and an electrical wire cabinet when it went off the rails in central Sala on Monday morning.
Mention expats and many minds are drawn to stereotypes of workers sent abroad for three years to live in a compound and sip gin. But today’s mobile professionals aren't posted overseas – they just get up and go, writes The Local's Managing Editor James Savage.
More than 30 asylum seekers refused to get off a bus that took them to temporary accommodation at a holiday park on Sunday night because they didn't want to stay in such a rural location, Sweden's Migration Board has told The Local.
UPDATED: Teachers and other staff at a Swedish school where two people were killed in a sword attack are receiving psychological help as they prepare to reopen the school to pupils next week.
Tired of massive sums disappearing every time you send money back home? Struggling to pay bills abroad through a foreign bank? There’s finally a way around outrageous bank fees on all your transfers.
Sweden is considering joining a Nato centre for strategic communication to boost its expertise in fighting propaganda wars in the social media world, said its defence minister on Monday.
Shea Wilson, 34, fled the US financial crisis to study in Gothenburg. Six years on, he works and lives at a tech hub in Stockholm, which also provides an innovative solution to the city's housing shortage.