Ikea assembles global net profit increase

Ikea assembles global net profit increase

Swedish furniture giant Ikea's net profit has soared thanks to rising sales and new locations.

Bollywood beams into cities across Sweden

Bollywood beams into cities across Sweden

Sweden's set to get a taste of Bollywood later this month after an Indian entrepreneur bought the rights to show some of the hottest upcoming movies from South Asia.

Sweden launches fake passport crackdown

Sweden launches fake passport crackdown

Sweden's major parties have announced a cross-party agreement on a range of anti-terror measures including stricter rules to stop passport fraud.

Linköping hosts radio show for climate change
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Linköping hosts radio show for climate change

The city of Linköping is set to host Sweden's annual radio charity show, Musikhjälpen, kicking off this Sunday. The Local finds out more.

Fans go ape for Swedish Tarzan hunk Skarsgård

Fans go ape for Swedish Tarzan hunk Skarsgård

Fans have gone bananas for the first official trailer of 'The Legend of Tarzan', a role which forced Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård to hone his acting skills…as well as his abs.

Ace of Base star gig flops, selling 12 tickets

Ace of Base star gig flops, selling 12 tickets

They were one of Sweden's biggest bands of the 1990s, but when Ace of Base singer Jenny Berggren attempted to put on a charity concert for up to 1,200 people, the idea bombed.

Stockholm school celebrates global citizens
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Stockholm school celebrates global citizens

As Nobel Week kicks off in the Swedish capital, Stockholm International School held its own event celebrating learning and global citizenship at the Nobel Museum.

Nobel fashion: The prizes in Swedish design

Nobel fashion: The prizes in Swedish design

It's Nobel Week in Stockholm - and while you may not be able to go to the banquet itself, you can go to the Nobel Museum and see a unique exhibit of Nobel-inspired design.

‘Sweden has hit its limit. Denmark has not’

‘Sweden has hit its limit. Denmark has not’

After the Swedish government announced that tougher ID checks between Denmark and Sweden would come into force on January 4th, the two Scandinavian countries’ leaders once again traded barbs over asylum and immigration policies.

Did a beaver burn down a Swedish family home?

Did a beaver burn down a Swedish family home?

Police have revealed that a list of usual suspects has been narrowed down to one main culprit believed to be responsible for a fire which gutted a Swedish family home: a beaver.

Six festive winter events in Sweden this week

Six festive winter events in Sweden this week

We've picked out six of the top events most likely to get you into the Christmas spirit this December, alongside our interactive calendar of everything else going on in Sweden this week.

Sweden honours 2015 Nobel Prize winners

Sweden honours 2015 Nobel Prize winners

Some of the world's biggest brains have been honoured at Sweden's 2015 Nobel Prize award ceremony.