Brave Trollhättan teacher ‘millimetre’ from death

Brave Trollhättan teacher ‘millimetre’ from death

A teacher who was left fighting for his life when a masked swordman stabbed him in the stomach is on the road to recovery, following the attack in which a pupil and a teaching assistant died.

Sweden on ‘high’ terror alert for the first time

Sweden on ‘high’ terror alert for the first time

UPDATED: Sweden's terror threat level was raised to 'high' for the first time in history, as the head of security service Säpo revealed at a press conference that police were hunting a suspected terrorist.

Bomb joke sparks delays for Nordic travellers

Bomb joke sparks delays for Nordic travellers

UPDATED: Two men were arrested for joking about a bomb at one of Scandinavia's busiest airports, which sparked travel delays for passengers on Wednesday.

Princess awaiting sibling ‘really wants a hamster’

Princess awaiting sibling ‘really wants a hamster’

Pregnant Crown Princess Victoria has denied rumours she is expecting twins and suggested that her daughter Princess Estelle is longing for a new pet alongside her future brother or sister.

Five Swedish stars to know who aren’t Zlatan

Five Swedish stars to know who aren’t Zlatan

Top striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the name on everyone's lips after his double fired Sweden through to the Euro 2016 finals. But here's who else to keep an eye on as the Nordic nation moves on in the contest.

Swedish hotels ban bacon from breakfasts

Swedish hotels ban bacon from breakfasts

Sausages and bacon have been taken off the menu at some Swedish hotels after the owner of one of Scandinavia’s biggest chains yielded to the influence of his environmental campaigner wife.

Sex scandal at teen care home near Stockholm

Sex scandal at teen care home near Stockholm

At least six teenagers who were living at a centre for vulnerable young women are reported to have sold sex, with staff doing little to intervene despite being aware of their actions.

Earthquake strikes spot on Swedish west coast

Earthquake strikes spot on Swedish west coast

A mini earthquake struck western Sweden on Tueday night, causing jitters in the town of Halmstad, but no damage or injuries.

Five great global bars and pubs in Stockholm

Five great global bars and pubs in Stockholm

You don't have to stick to Swedish beer and snaps if you're on a night out in Stockholm. Here are The Local's favourite bars with a delicious international flavour.