UPDATED: More than a dozen Iraqis were forced to turn back to Denmark on Thursday afternoon, as police carried out ID checks on people crossing into Sweden, after border controls were reinstated.
Sweden has come out on top in a new world ranking of attitudes towards gender equality.
Global media attention turned towards Sweden after it implemented border controls on Thursday to cope with rising numbers of asylum seekers. The Local explains what's actually going on.
Swedish two-year-olds can't get enough of the net, 70 percent of Swedes use Facebook, and the average Swede uses the internet for 21 hours a week, according to a new study.
The Swedish capital continues to be one of the fastest growing regions in Europe, with the population in Stockholm county expected to swell by 17 percent in the next nine years.
Whether you're into international cinema, music or exhibitions, there's something for you in Sweden this week. We've picked out our favourite events alongside The Local's regular interactive calendar.
The United Nations voiced alarm on Wednesday over moves by European countries, including Sweden, to cut development aid in a bid to free up funds to support the large influx of refugees.