Is this ad for diverse Swedish mall too white?

Is this ad for diverse Swedish mall too white?

A shopping centre in one of Sweden’s most ethnically diverse neighbourhoods has come under fire after it published a Christmas advert featuring almost exclusively blonde, blue-eyed Swedes.

Sweden drops down innovation rankings

Sweden drops down innovation rankings

Swedish small and medium sized companies are lagging behind their competitors in Europe and further afield when it comes to innovation, according to a fresh report.

Swedish ‘Isis’ teen girl ‘celebrated Paris attacks’

Swedish ‘Isis’ teen girl ‘celebrated Paris attacks’

UPDATED: A 17-year-old Swedish girl who was arrested in Vienna on suspicion of planning to join Isis militants has been appointed an Austrian criminal lawyer known for defending alleged jihadists.

Mystic Northern Lights dazzle Swedish skies

Mystic Northern Lights dazzle Swedish skies

Swedes were out snapping pictures of the Northern Lights over the weekend. But one stunning image captured by an amateur photographer has gone viral after it was shared on social media.

A holiday wish: only faith can defeat fanatics
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A holiday wish: only faith can defeat fanatics

With much of the world set to celebrate Christmas, it’s important for Christians, Muslims, and Jews not to let what unites them be hijacked by a small group of godless killers, argues an Abu Dhabi-based scholar and author.

Swedish Ericsson and Apple settle patent row

Swedish Ericsson and Apple settle patent row

Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has reached a global licensing agreement with Apple that settles several earlier patent disputes between the two companies, the Swedish firm announced on Monday.

Sweden abuzz with Hugh Grant baby rumours

Sweden abuzz with Hugh Grant baby rumours

Baby gossip quickly spread across Sweden on Monday after a regional newspaper reported that Hugh Grant's Swedish partner Anna Eberstein had given birth to the couple's second child.

Swedes bask in record winter temperatures

Swedes bask in record winter temperatures

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Chances are you're not going to get it in Sweden, which has been enjoying an unusually balmy run-up to the holiday season.

Stunning memory park for moved Swedish town

Stunning memory park for moved Swedish town

What happens when an entire town is knocked down and relocated? In Kiruna, Sweden's most northerly town, a 'memory park' has been created from the rubble as a monument to residents' feelings of loss.

‘Moving to Sweden was my quarter-life crisis’

‘Moving to Sweden was my quarter-life crisis’

He hates the cold and loves making money. So what exactly is 28-year-old American Greg Clayman doing in freezing, high-tax Stockholm? The Local's Maddy Savage finds out for this week's My Swedish Career profile.