Why elderly Swede isn’t the world’s oldest woman

Why elderly Swede isn’t the world’s oldest woman

The 118-year-old Swede who climbed out the window and actually disappeared...

‘I want to be the first Syrian to participate in Eurovision’

‘I want to be the first Syrian to participate in Eurovision’

The Local Voices spoke to Syrian comic Mahmoud Bitar about what he thinks of Sweden’s biggest event of the year - the Eurovision Song Contest - and found out why he wants to represent the country next year.

Police seize weapons ‘en route to Swedish militants’

Police seize weapons ‘en route to Swedish militants’

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling weapons to radical Islamists in Sweden, Bosnian Serb authorities said on Friday.

Why this Swedish restaurant charges women less than men

Why this Swedish restaurant charges women less than men

Should women get better lunch deals because of the gender pay gap?

Five football facts about Sweden ahead of Euro 2016

Five football facts about Sweden ahead of Euro 2016

Here's what you need to know about Sweden coach Erik Hamrén's blue-and-yellow side.

Swedish Greens vote in their new co-leaders

Swedish Greens vote in their new co-leaders

UPDATED: The Swedish Green Party has officially voted in Isabella Lövin and Gustav Fridolin as their future co-leaders.

‘Legend’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces he will leave PSG

‘Legend’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces he will leave PSG

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Friday that he would be leaving PSG at the end of the season.

Pop and politics: Sweden’s Eurovision legacy

Pop and politics: Sweden’s Eurovision legacy

Swedes love Eurovision - and they've won the contest more often than any other country other than Ireland. Each of the winning songs has become a permanent part of Swedish culture. So what do you know about Sweden's Eurovision history? As the capital of Stockholm gets ready to hose the final showdown on Saturday, we take a look at the Swedish songs that conquered Europe.

Brits: don’t let bumbling councils steal your vote

Brits: don’t let bumbling councils steal your vote

If you're a Brit anxious to have your say in the EU referendum, don't let bumbling bureaucrats deprive you of your rights, says Laura Shields.

Nordics knocked out of Eurovision semi-finals

Nordics knocked out of Eurovision semi-finals

Sweden is the only Nordic country left standing ahead of Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final.

Gothenburg’s six-hour work day saved from axe

Gothenburg’s six-hour work day saved from axe

A trial of shorter days at a nursing home in Gothenburg which was in danger of being scrapped ahead of schedule has been saved at the eleventh hour.