‘Jihadist’ in Swedish cartoonist plot arrested

‘Jihadist’ in Swedish cartoonist plot arrested

The man, who was travelling with an Irish passport, is wanted by authorities in the US for being part of an al-Qaeda cell suspected of planning an attack on a Swedish cartoonist.

Mummy bishop drives masses to Swedish town

Mummy bishop drives masses to Swedish town

A perfectly preserved mummified bishop who died in the 17th century and was unearthed last year has been given a second funeral, after crowds queued to see him at a museum in southern Sweden earlier this week.

Swedish unicorn app Truecaller sheds jobs

Swedish unicorn app Truecaller sheds jobs

Swedish caller ID app Truecaller has confirmed to The Local that a number of consultants and full time employees have been made redundant by the firm, which is one of the country's most successful startups.

Four Swedish startups improving life for children

Four Swedish startups improving life for children

In April the non-profit Swedish organization Reach for Change began searching for innovative ideas which make life better for the world's children. Hundreds of ideas have been judged by experts in children's rights, the industrial world, and the social sector, and 11 of them had the chance to join an accelerator programme. Finally, four winners emerged.

‘Dear Daddy’ film breaks hearts across Nordics

‘Dear Daddy’ film breaks hearts across Nordics

A charity video campaign to highlight sexual assault and domestic abuse has racked up more than five million views in Sweden and Norway, while a new English version hopes to further share its heartfelt plea.

US Swedophiles get new chance to explore roots

US Swedophiles get new chance to explore roots

A Swedish reality series which sees Americans travel to the Nordic country to unearth their Scandinavian roots is appealing for new adventurous Viking ancestors to go on the show.

Swedish teens drinking least booze for 40 years

Swedish teens drinking least booze for 40 years

The proportion of alcohol drunk by Swedish high school students is at its lowest level in 40 years, according to new national research.

Refugees spend night at this tent camp in Sweden

Refugees spend night at this tent camp in Sweden

Sweden's first tent camp for refugees has opened after a series of delays, with 12 asylum seekers being the first to move into the temporary accommodation, said the country's migration agency.

Glitz and glamour at Sweden’s Nobel banquet

Glitz and glamour at Sweden’s Nobel banquet

Dressed to the nines in tails and long gowns, the 2015 Nobel laureates were honoured at a lavish royal dinner in Stockholm's city hall after they received their prizes at a glittering ceremony.

RECIPE: How to make Swedish saffron buns for Lucia

RECIPE: How to make Swedish saffron buns for Lucia

Swedes love to indulge on traditional Lucia saffron buns ('lussekatter') on December 13th. Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.