This Swedish snack could be the world’s poshest cake

This Swedish snack could be the world’s poshest cake

How much would you be prepared to pay for a traditional Swedish cream pastry? One Swedish baker is hoping customers will splash out a lot of dough on his gold-covered roll.

Did top bosses get help jumping housing queue?

Did top bosses get help jumping housing queue?

A Swedish trade union is facing accusations of allowing top bosses and senior politicians jump its Stockholm apartments queue while the capital battles a record housing shortage.

Hot Swedish nurses calendar: yes or no?

Hot Swedish nurses calendar: yes or no?

If you're a children's nurse – is it a good idea to get naked for a saucy calendar? 'Sure,' thought health staff at Sweden's biggest paediatric hospital and landed themselves in very hot water.

Who exactly is the Swedish woman ‘banned’ by Israel?

Who exactly is the Swedish woman ‘banned’ by Israel?

Israel has said it doesn't want Sweden's foreign minister to set foot in the country. So who is Margot Wallström and why is she splitting opinions?

Why Swedish priests have nation’s ‘most stressful’ job

Why Swedish priests have nation’s ‘most stressful’ job

Female priests are more likely to take sick leave because of psychological illness than women working in any other profession, while being a member of the clergy is the third most risky job for men.

Israel: Sweden actions ‘immoral’ and ‘stupid’

Israel: Sweden actions ‘immoral’ and ‘stupid’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed what he called "stupid" and "immoral" remarks of Sweden's Foreign Minister who has demanded investigations into the killing of Palestinians by Israeli forces.

What’s it like being homeless during Sweden’s winter?

What’s it like being homeless during Sweden’s winter?

It's dropped to less than -5C every night this week in Stockholm. So how does the city's homeless population survive?

How to make Swedish stuffed cabbage rolls

How to make Swedish stuffed cabbage rolls

Trying to get in shape in 2016? Here is a Swedish take on tasty, budget-friendly cabbage rolls (kåldolmar), courtesy of The Local's food expert, John Duxbury.