Swedes cheer double fire into France’s Euro 2016

Swedes cheer double fire into France’s Euro 2016

UPDATED: Sweden qualified for next summer's European tournament after two goals from star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw them draw 2-2 with Denmark in Copenhagen.

Swedish PM backs minister in Paris row

Swedish PM backs minister in Paris row

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven has come out in defence of his foreign minister, who sparked an outcry when she appeared to link the Paris attacks to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Hero cat cheered for saving owner from blaze

Hero cat cheered for saving owner from blaze

A cat has been warming hearts in Sweden this week after clawing home the title of feline hero of the year for preventing a fire when his owner's mobile phone charger overheated.

Would this Swedish sign make you more careful?

Would this Swedish sign make you more careful?

Are the tech-savvy Swedes too addicted to their smartphones? Two Swedish creatives seem to think so. The pair have caused a viral stir with an ingenious unofficial road warning sign.

Sweden will help with France’s war on Isis

Sweden will help with France’s war on Isis

UPDATED: European ministers have backed a French request for help in defeating Isis, following Friday's Paris terror attacks. But Sweden has said it is unclear what its role will be.

Life in prison for man who killed Swedish teen

Life in prison for man who killed Swedish teen

UPDATE: A 35-year-old Lithuanian man has been found guilty of murdering Swedish teenager Lisa Holm, whose disappearance sparked one of Sweden's largest missing person searches.

Two dead in mystery Swedish village fire

Two dead in mystery Swedish village fire

UPDATED: Police in southern Sweden are investigating a fire at a house in the village of Kågeröd that left two people dead on Monday night.

‘Men need to be involved in the fight for equality’

‘Men need to be involved in the fight for equality’

Politicians need to consider gender equality early on in their decision making and involve both women and men in the process, argues Åsa Regnér, Sweden’s Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Regnér in an exclusive debate article for The Local.

‘Wise’ elk rescued from frozen Swedish river

‘Wise’ elk rescued from frozen Swedish river

A man from Skansnäs in northern Sweden has told how he and three others rescued an elk from a frozen river, but only because the animal was clever enough to understand their mission.