Sami minority wins symbolic court victory over Sweden

Sami minority wins symbolic court victory over Sweden

Sweden's indigenous Sami community got one up on the Swedish state over fishing and hunting rights on Wednesday.

Is this the most Swedish video you’ve ever seen?

Is this the most Swedish video you’ve ever seen?

Ice...? Check. Curling...? Check. Wild boar...? Definitely check.

‘How confronting the man who robbed me gave me closure’

‘How confronting the man who robbed me gave me closure’

Would you be brave enough to come face to face with the man who held you at knifepoint?

Swedish hospital probes celeb doctor’s surgeries

Swedish hospital probes celeb doctor’s surgeries

Italian star surgeon Paolo Macchiarini is facing another investigation into some of his pioneering trachea operations.

Russia carried out practice nuclear strike against Sweden

Russia carried out practice nuclear strike against Sweden

When Russian planes carried out a simulated attack against Sweden in 2013, it included nuclear warfare, a Nato report has revealed.

This kids’ note to police is just the cutest job application

This kids’ note to police is just the cutest job application

"Best of all is spying... but we don't want to be involved in any too dangerous crimes."

Swedish energy earnings slump after green tax

Swedish energy earnings slump after green tax

Bad news for Sweden's largest energy provider as green taxes kick in.

Nordic transgender film cheered despite Arab bans

Nordic transgender film cheered despite Arab bans

'The Danish Girl', starring Swede star Alicia Vikander, is being defended by human rights campaigners ahead of is Scandinavian launch, after being banned by six countries.

Firefighters tackle two burning buildings

Firefighters tackle two burning buildings

A industrial complex in Stockholm and a Gothenburg barn housing homeless people both burned overnight.

Are Sweden’s migration forecasts ‘worthless’?

Are Sweden’s migration forecasts ‘worthless’?

The migration agency is set to present its new 2016 refugee prognosis on Thursday. But a top minister has already labelled the figures 'worthless'.

The 10 free apps you need for your trip to Stockholm

The 10 free apps you need for your trip to Stockholm

From transport to food to events, The Local has picked out the smartphone apps you need to get the most out of Stockholm. And did we mention they're all free?