US firm closes $5.9bn deal with Swedish King

US firm closes $5.9bn deal with Swedish King

One of the biggest gaming deals in recent years has been completed.

Kurdish troops rescue Swedish girl held in Iraq

Kurdish troops rescue Swedish girl held in Iraq

A 16-year-old girl from western Sweden apparently held by Isis militants in Iraq has reportedly been rescued by Kurdish forces.

Five royal reasons Sweden’s Estelle is the coolest princess

Five royal reasons Sweden’s Estelle is the coolest princess

Happy birthday, Princess Estelle! These are your best moments.

‘Attractive ladies’ but not enough growth: Ryanair boss

‘Attractive ladies’ but not enough growth: Ryanair boss

Low-cost airline boss Michael O'Leary has told The Local that Sweden needs to do more to attract European businesses.

Swedish doctor jailed in ‘secret bunker’ case

Swedish doctor jailed in ‘secret bunker’ case

UPDATED: The man nicknamed 'Sweden's Fritzl' by global media has been handed a 10-year sentence.

How dangerous is it to use training apps in Sweden?

How dangerous is it to use training apps in Sweden?

Exercise-mad Swedes have been warned that smartphone training programmes could be threatening their privacy.

‘Northerners don’t get the same services or respect’

‘Northerners don’t get the same services or respect’

The Local’s northern Sweden correspondent, Paul Connolly, argues that southern Swedes too often take the north for granted.

SAS walkout ends with deal on higher wages

SAS walkout ends with deal on higher wages

UPDATED: A strike which saw staff at Sweden's largest airline walk out has ended.