Hundreds turn out for stabbed teacher’s funeral

Hundreds turn out for stabbed teacher’s funeral

Trollhättan pupils and staff on Thursday turned out to remember one of their favourite teachers who became the third victim of a far-right killer in a rare Swedish school attack.

Kindhearted Swedes spread Christmas cheer

Kindhearted Swedes spread Christmas cheer

Who said the Swedes were cold and distanced? The Local has spoken to three families who are opening their homes to strangers this Christmas in an act of festive generosity.

Swedish job boost after Chinese green car order

Swedish job boost after Chinese green car order

A billion dollar deal for Chinese-owned carmaker Nevs, formerly Saab, to build 250,000 electric cars at its Trollhättan factory is set to create hundreds of jobs in west Sweden.

Which stars will sing in Sweden in 2016?

Which stars will sing in Sweden in 2016?

Sweden's set to host a string of super stars next year, from Justin Bieber to Jamie xx. Here's a round-up of some of the biggest announcements so far.

Zlatan casts doubt on future after Euro cup

Zlatan casts doubt on future after Euro cup

Sweden's striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed he will play the Euro 2016 for Sweden – but added his future is uncertain after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain runs out in June.

Swedish parliament says yes to ID border checks

Swedish parliament says yes to ID border checks

UPDATED: Sweden's parliament has approved a controversial new law which will see mandatory border checks introduced on all trains crossing the Öresund bridge from Denmark.

Swedish teen meets doppelganger ‘twin’

Swedish teen meets doppelganger ‘twin’

Photos of a 17-year-old Swedish teenager have gone viral after she took part in a 'doppelganger' project for a website and ended up meeting an Irish student who looks just like her.

Support for nationalists up despite refugee cuts

Support for nationalists up despite refugee cuts

UPDATED; The nationalist Sweden Democrats are still gaining support, despite recent measures by Sweden's Social Democrat-Green coalition to limit the number of people granted asylum.

Five great events to help you avoid Christmas

Five great events to help you avoid Christmas

Bored of Christmas carols and gift wrapping already? Or simply want to escape the hype? Here are our favourite events that have nothing to do with Christmas, alongside our regular listings table.