Ibrahimovic confirms Manchester United move

Ibrahimovic confirms Manchester United move

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has put months of speculation over his future to an end by confirming that he will join Manchester United.

Man detained in Sweden over poison plot

Man detained in Sweden over poison plot

The case, which involved assistance from the FBI, regards poisonous substance ricin that was allegedly stolen from Uppsala University to aid a blackmail plot.

Fifty Stockholm heart patients hit by superbug

Fifty Stockholm heart patients hit by superbug

A potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria has spread to more than 50 heart patients at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, Stockholm.

The Syrian body-building champion fighting the urge to eat sweets in Sweden

The Syrian body-building champion fighting the urge to eat sweets in Sweden

Alaa Tello was determined to win after his friends said he didn't stand a chance competing against Swedes.

Two jailed for match-fixing in Swedish football

Two jailed for match-fixing in Swedish football

A Swedish appeals court has jailed two football players and handed suspended sentences to four others for their involvement in a match-fixing scandal.

How many Swedes were unfaithful last year?

How many Swedes were unfaithful last year?

It kind of depends how you define it.

‘A Swedish passport means more than a British one now’

‘A Swedish passport means more than a British one now’

The Local spoke to Brits living in Sweden on how they feel about the Brexit vote, one week on.

Want a job? Here’s where Sweden needs people

Want a job? Here’s where Sweden needs people

It’s not always easy to find work in Sweden, but there are quite a few professions crying out for new workers in the coming year.

Top Swedish businesswomen slam boardroom quota plan

Top Swedish businesswomen slam boardroom quota plan

It's a slippery slope, they say.

Five great ways to kick off July in Stockholm

Five great ways to kick off July in Stockholm

From Vikings to ghosts, music and more: The Local looks at five great ways to kick off July in Stockholm.