At the end of a week when it dominated headlines for all the wrong reasons, Sweden's Skåne region has been rated the ninth best place on the planet in a viral travel list.
A plan for a new residential area in the heart of Stockholm includes roof terraces, courtyards - and a public 'sky walk'.
Stockholm's largest swimming centre, Eriksdalsbadet is making waves after deciding to introduce segregated jacuzzis, following reports of groping beneath the bubbles.
Fourteen women have reported being assaulted over New Year in the southern Swedish city of Kalmar, but police are playing down comparisons with the mass attacks in Cologne in Germany.
The Local's music critic, Paul Connolly, has picked six songs to help you through this chilliest of winter months.
Swedish police have dropped an investigation into Snoop Dogg despite saying final tests showed the US rapper was under the influence of drugs when he was arrested in Sweden.
Still in a food coma after the holidays? Culinary writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe for a Swedish winter salad, which uses raw kale to create a lovely light meal full of flavour.
Emergency services have said it is unlikely they will find survivors of a crash in Swedish Lapland, which happened as a plane was transporting mail on the northern Norwegian border.