Border checks could be stepped up by Christmas

Border checks could be stepped up by Christmas

Sweden's plans to try to further limit the number of asylum seekers arriving in the country by launching mandatory ID checks on all trains from Denmark to Sweden were criticized on Friday as it emerged they could be implemented just days before Christmas.

‘We would rather eat meatballs and real food’

‘We would rather eat meatballs and real food’

A Swedish couple have hit out after losing a long-running court battle over the smell of pizza from a neighbouring fast food outlet which had the pair attempting to claim one million kronor ($117,451) in damages.

Linköping University tackles refugee crisis

Linköping University tackles refugee crisis

In recent months the refugee crisis has blown all proportions, and societies have struggled to handle the influx. Linköping University has decided to help – here’s how.

Innocent ‘terror’ suspect throws party for Swedes

Innocent ‘terror’ suspect throws party for Swedes

UPDATED: An Iraqi asylum seeker has invited the entire country to a huge party in his name in a bid to wipe the slate clean after he was wrongly accused of plotting a terror attack in Sweden.

Seven hot Swedish songs for December

Seven hot Swedish songs for December

The Local's resident music guru Paul Connolly is back with a selection of his favourite new Swedish tracks to see you through December and into 2016.

Housing forces startup to scrap Stockholm move

Housing forces startup to scrap Stockholm move

A Munich-based startup has warned that Stockholm's escalating housing crisis could damage the Swedish capital's global reputation – after being forced to abandon its own plans to relocate to the Nordic city.

Teacher becomes third victim of sword attack

Teacher becomes third victim of sword attack

A Swedish teacher who was believed to be on the road to recovery after an attack on a school in Trollhättan in October has died from his injuries.

How to make Swedish game and veggie stew

How to make Swedish game and veggie stew

As the nights get longer, a bowl of comforting stew is just the thing to keep you warm in the evenings. John Duxbury shares how to make stew with field mushrooms and game.