Swedish church boss: ‘Homosexuality is a trend’

Swedish church boss: ‘Homosexuality is a trend’

His comments are causing a stir in famously open and tolerant Sweden.

Swedish beaches are cleaner, but these are still too dirty

Swedish beaches are cleaner, but these are still too dirty

Nine Swedish public swimming spots have failed EU water quality tests.

Delays after IT problems halt Stockholm air traffic

Delays after IT problems halt Stockholm air traffic

UPDATED: A computer problem which led to the closure of Stockholm airspace has been fixed, according to Swedish air traffic control.

How Arthur the jungle dog ‘opened doors and minds’

How Arthur the jungle dog ‘opened doors and minds’

The Local speaks to Swede Mikael Lindnord, on the day he releases a book about the rescue of stray dog Arthur from the Ecuadorian rainforest – a story which warmed hearts across the globe.

‘Not knowing what happens next makes you unlimited’

‘Not knowing what happens next makes you unlimited’

NFGL member Bohdana Kozubenko is preparing to graduate and preparing her speech for the SI Diploma Ceremony - and she feels the adrenaline already. But she's ready for whatever may come next.

Swedish police shoot armed man in Malmö

Swedish police shoot armed man in Malmö

UPDATED: The suspect had locked himself into an apartment, reported Swedish media.

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

The right to move around Europe is an incredible privilege. Brits about to vote in their referendum should know that this right is at risk, says The Local's Managing Editor James Savage.

Is neo-Nazi activity decreasing in Sweden?

Is neo-Nazi activity decreasing in Sweden?

Swedish neo-Nazi groups were less active in 2015, at least on paper, according to a new report.

Hundreds of refugee children have gone missing in Sweden

Hundreds of refugee children have gone missing in Sweden

More than 300 refugee children have disappeared in Sweden in the first four and a half months of the year, according to the most recent figures.

Four things to do, look at, eat and listen to in Sweden

Four things to do, look at, eat and listen to in Sweden

Can't think of anything to do in Sweden this weekend? Here are some great ideas!