A popular Swedish Christmas tradition is taking a bite out of Stockholm's housing shortage – by building gingerbread houses to illustrate innovative solutions to the crisis.
Record immigration in Sweden fuelled by soaring asylum claims is likely to push up unemployment in the medium term, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
A powerful storm unleashing its force on Sweden this week was expected to leave behind a several million kronor bill in its wake after authorities began to take stock of the damage.
A Swedish dog has become something of a celebrity after her insistent bark saved a young couple from a fire that gutted the top floor of their home in northern Sweden.
Sweden's oldest university was left red-faced after it accidentally sent out thousands of acceptance letters to children as young as six following a slip-up at the printers.
Sweden's anti-immigration party leader Jimmie Åkesson has recorded a cover of a Christian soft rock song, but the man who wrote it has told The Local he'll give away any composer royalties to charities helping refugees in the Nordics.
UPDATED: Five refugees are believed to have travelled to southern Sweden in an inflatable boat, as part of efforts to avoid border controls.
Fresh video footage has emerged of a South African and a Swede who were kidnapped in Mali four years ago and are being held by Al-Qaeda.
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