Will this Swedish cat be home for Christmas?

Will this Swedish cat be home for Christmas?

An appeal was launched on Monday to find the owners of an adventurous cat after a video of the determined feline making several persistent attempts to board a ferry from Sweden to Poland went viral.

Young Swedes leave Norway as oil boom ends

Young Swedes leave Norway as oil boom ends

Young Swedes drawn to Norway by the high salaries on offer in restaurants, shops and bars, are starting to go home as their Nordic neighbour's oil-powered boom peters out.

Meet the next hosts of Eurovision in Stockholm

Meet the next hosts of Eurovision in Stockholm

Sweden's Eurovision winner Måns Zelmerlöw is set to return to the stage – to co-host next year's round of the Europe-wide music competition in Stockholm with comic Petra Mede.

Swedish pair get life in jail for Syria terror crimes

Swedish pair get life in jail for Syria terror crimes

UPDATED: Two Gothenburg men have been sentenced to life in prison after a court ruled that graphic video evidence showed the duo taking part in the beheading of another two people in Syria.

9 easy steps for applying to Stockholm University
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9 easy steps for applying to Stockholm University

Dreaming of studying in Stockholm? Check out our handy guide on applying for admission to Stockholm University. But don't delay -- the deadline is fast approaching.

Arctic blast brings snow and ice to Swedish roads

Arctic blast brings snow and ice to Swedish roads

Swedes split into two camps on Monday after temperatures dropped. Some commuters battled travel chaos on icy roads, while Stockholmers celebrated the arrival of their first snow this season.

Is Sweden’s property market cooling down?

Is Sweden’s property market cooling down?

Previously spiralling property prices in Stockholm and Gothenburg have dipped this autumn. But will they pick up again in 2016?

1,000 jogging Santas run for charity in Sweden

1,000 jogging Santas run for charity in Sweden

More than 1,000 joggers dressed as Santa Claus wearing red suits, boots and long white beards ran through the streets of Stockholm for charity on Sunday.

‘Chocolate is more than just Willy Wonka’

‘Chocolate is more than just Willy Wonka’

Australian craftsman Trevor Smith tells The Local why the Swedes and the rest of the world should think of chocolate as a luxury product similar to fine wine.

Refugees cancel asylum claims as residency cut

Refugees cancel asylum claims as residency cut

Rising numbers of asylum seekers in Sweden are withdrawing their applications, in the wake of the government's decision to introduce temporary permits and limit family reunification.