Swedish pupil dies in hospital after ‘stabbing’

Swedish pupil dies in hospital after ‘stabbing’

A 15-year-old boy has died from knife wounds after an argument with a younger pupil escalated at a school in southern Sweden, police reported on Monday afternoon.

Swede’s surreal meeting with Bowie’s ‘China Girl’

Swede’s surreal meeting with Bowie’s ‘China Girl’

A Swedish photographer has shared the moment he chased David Bowie's BMW to the seaside to snap world exclusive pictures of the star's secret romance in Gothenburg.

Swedish tumour man wants to inspire world

Swedish tumour man wants to inspire world

Kim Nilsson, 41, has tumours across half of his face. Now the Swede wants to inspire others to believe in themselves in a documentary by the Discovery Channel.

Tests for teen suspect in snake ‘gay hate crime’

Tests for teen suspect in snake ‘gay hate crime’

A 16-year-old boy charged with stabbing a gay man and putting a snake around his neck has been ordered to undergo psychiatric tests, while another teenager has been sentenced to three months in a youth detention centre.

Refugees tried to cross Öresund bridge on foot

Refugees tried to cross Öresund bridge on foot

UPDATED: Swedish police say that five asylum seekers stopped while apparently attempting to cross the Öresund bridge on foot may have been trying to avoid Sweden's new ID checks.

Sweden’s Electrolux gets new CEO after boss quits

Sweden’s Electrolux gets new CEO after boss quits

Swedish and international staff working at white goods giant Electrolux are getting a new boss after its US CEO Keith McLoughlin announced his retirement following a turbulent few months for the firm.

‘Health, for parents or kids, makes you happy’

‘Health, for parents or kids, makes you happy’

Nargis Rahimi from Tajikistan tells The Local how her family's Stockholm-based startup is using data and tech to boost children's health in developing nations.

Teen arrested after police ‘cover up’ sex attacks

Teen arrested after police ‘cover up’ sex attacks

UPDATED: A 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault and sexual assault at a music festival in Stockholm, after police were accused of withholding information about a string of attacks there.