Syrian jailed in Sweden over Facebook beating video

Syrian jailed in Sweden over Facebook beating video

A Swedish court has jailed a Syrian for aggravated assault over a Facebook video of him beating a fellow rebel fighter.

These are some of Sweden’s new gay pride mailboxes

These are some of Sweden’s new gay pride mailboxes

Swedish post boxes painted in rainbow colours are making a splash in Stockholm in a show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

Swedish PM to teach Obama about the ‘Nordic model’

Swedish PM to teach Obama about the ‘Nordic model’

Stefan Löfven and the four other Nordic leaders will hold discussions with the US President on Friday.

Six Eurovision acts you just have to look out for

Six Eurovision acts you just have to look out for

Introducing naked wolf dancing and a Frenchman who's been likened to Enrique Iglesias.

Swedish star Zara Larsson sings summer football hit

Swedish star Zara Larsson sings summer football hit

Europe will soon be hearing a lot more from Sweden's rising star of pop.

Why UberPOP is being scrapped in Sweden

Why UberPOP is being scrapped in Sweden

Uber has announced it is ditching its low-cost car-sharing service in Sweden.

Swedish Democracy: Interview with politician Hillevi Larsson

Swedish Democracy: Interview with politician Hillevi Larsson

What exactly is "the Swedish model"? What is unique about Swedish democracy? How do Swedes even get involved in politics in the first place? We decided to ask a few politicians. First up, Hillevi Larsson, a Social Democrat from Malmö.

First semi-final winners revealed for Eurovision finale

First semi-final winners revealed for Eurovision finale

The first ten countries to qualify for Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final have been announced in Stockholm.

Six signs Sweden takes Eurovision too seriously

Six signs Sweden takes Eurovision too seriously

For Swedes, the annual pop pageant is no laughing matter.

Startups: ‘Housing is a hurdle if you’re coming to Stockholm’

Startups: ‘Housing is a hurdle if you’re coming to Stockholm’

UPDATED: The Local spoke to startup workers taking part in a protest over Stockholm's housing crisis on Wednesday.