Terror suspect ‘planned attack in Stockholm’

Terror suspect ‘planned attack in Stockholm’

UPDATED: Police are questioning Moder Mothama Magid, a 22-year-old Iraqi man arrested on Thursday night, who is accused of planning to launch a terror attack on the Swedish capital.

Sweden slides down world talent ranking

Sweden slides down world talent ranking

A global ranking looking at how countries develop, attract and retain business talent has put Sweden in 11th place, down two spots on 2014 and well below its Nordic neighbours.

PM: Sweden has been ‘naive’ about terror threat

PM: Sweden has been ‘naive’ about terror threat

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has said his country is stepping up security measures after being "naive" about the possibility of a terror attack.

Paris attacks ramp up Sweden security hires

Paris attacks ramp up Sweden security hires

A Swedish security services company is stepping up recruitment in Europe in the wake of the Paris attacks and Sweden's raised terror threat level, its director general has said.

Why Sweden’s terror threat is a game changer

Why Sweden’s terror threat is a game changer

Swedes are on high alert for a terror attack for the first time in history. While the move has barely grabbed global media attention, it's a big deal in what is one of the safest countries on the planet, argues The Local's Editor Maddy Savage.

UN calls for help over mystery Swedish death

UN calls for help over mystery Swedish death

The United Nations on has pressed demands that the United States and Britain release secret files on the mysterious death of its former secretary-general, Swede Dag Hammarskjöld.

Police seek ‘tips’ after suspect’s photo shared

Police seek ‘tips’ after suspect’s photo shared

UPDATED: Police say they're hoping a leaked photo of a man suspected of planning terror crimes in Sweden will lead to fresh tips about his potential whereabouts.

Three stylish design exhibitions in Sweden

Three stylish design exhibitions in Sweden

Scandinavians are world famous for design and November is the perfect time to check out three exhibitions in Sweden showcasing Nordic talent. Here's our top pick alongside our regular arts and entertainment listings.

‘We can’t go out without our dads and mums now’

‘We can’t go out without our dads and mums now’

Four weeks after a masked man attacked pupils and staff in Sweden's first school massacre since the 1960s, children in Trollhättan say they're still scared, while community leaders are fighting to restore the town's peaceful reputation.