Muslim Santa spreads Swedish Christmas joy

Muslim Santa spreads Swedish Christmas joy

A Muslim student in Sweden is dressing up as Santa Claus to spread festive joy among Swedish families on Christmas – and to extend a hand of friendship between religions.

Sweden’s princess sends cutest Christmas wishes

Sweden’s princess sends cutest Christmas wishes

Princess Estelle of Sweden, 3, has wished everyone a Merry Christmas in an adorable annual video which shows her helping her mum and dad make Swedish flatbread.

Fans go crazy for hunky Swedish Eurovision host

Fans go crazy for hunky Swedish Eurovision host

Steamy pictures of Sweden's own Eurovision heart-throb Måns Zelmerlöw shedding his clothes for charity have had fans feeling the heat despite the cold Nordic winter.

All children in Sweden set for free prescriptions

All children in Sweden set for free prescriptions

Parents across Sweden are being reminded that they will no longer have to pay for medicines for children under the age of 18, from the start of the new year.

Will Ferrell puts odd spin on Swedish Christmas

Will Ferrell puts odd spin on Swedish Christmas

Swedish Hollywood star Alicia Vikander and US married-to-a-Swede comic Will Ferrell have been spreading the Christmas spirit with a unique rendition of a famous Swedish drinking song.

Teen ‘killed gay man and put snake on body’

Teen ‘killed gay man and put snake on body’

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a gay man at his apartment in Gothenburg and leaving him for dead with a snake around his neck, in what police say was a hate crime.

NFGL network innovation: ‘We wanted to do something different’

NFGL network innovation: ‘We wanted to do something different’

Redwan Hasan of Bangladesh tells SI News about a recent innovation the NFGL Local Network at Linnaeus University he believes could be a model for local networks at other universities.

EU agrees Sweden could have refugee duties cut

EU agrees Sweden could have refugee duties cut

UPDATED: Sweden's request to be excluded from a controversial EU refugee relocation scheme will be considered, it emerged on Thursday night as EU leaders met for a summit in Brussels.

Is this the most Swedish startup on the planet?

Is this the most Swedish startup on the planet?

Swedes love coffee, are addicted to exercise and can count themselves among Europe's keenest charity donors. The Local meets two entrepreneurs from the Stockholm startup scene who are combining all three passions.

How to make Swedish potato and fish gratin

How to make Swedish potato and fish gratin

It's been a chilly week across Sweden. This dish (called Janssons frestelse in Swedish) is guaranteed to warm you up. Food writer John Duxbury shares his recipe with The Local.