Southern Swedes cheer top 2016 travel ranking

Southern Swedes cheer top 2016 travel ranking

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.

‘Sky path’ flats could transform Stockholm

‘Sky path’ flats could transform Stockholm

A plan for a new residential area in the heart of Stockholm includes roof terraces, courtyards - and a public 'sky walk'.

Pool makes splash with gender jacuzzi split

Pool makes splash with gender jacuzzi split

Stockholm's largest swimming centre, Eriksdalsbadet is making waves after deciding to introduce segregated jacuzzis, following reports of groping beneath the bubbles.

Swedish police probe New Year sex assaults

Swedish police probe New Year sex assaults

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.

Six sensational Swedish songs for January

Six sensational Swedish songs for January

The Local's music critic, Paul Connolly, has picked six songs to help you through this chilliest of winter months.

Snoop Dogg won’t face drug charges in Sweden

Snoop Dogg won’t face drug charges in Sweden

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.

How to make crunchy Swedish winter salad

How to make crunchy Swedish winter salad

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.

Nordic plane rescue team stop survivor search

Nordic plane rescue team stop survivor search

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.