‘Avicii is for Sweden what Beyonce is for America’

‘Avicii is for Sweden what Beyonce is for America’

Ahead of Avicii's last ever concert in Sweden, The Local's intern Saina Behnejad took to the streets of Stockholm to find out if Swedes really care about his much talked-about retirement.

Coach jailed for groping girls at football cup

Coach jailed for groping girls at football cup

A 36-year-old soccer coach accused of 'groping' teenage girls at Sweden's Gothia Cup youth football tournament has been locked up for two months by a Gothenburg district court.

Five unexpected things you learn when living with Swedes

Five unexpected things you learn when living with Swedes

The Local details five things worth knowing if you're thinking of renting in one of Sweden's huge apartment blocks.

Hundreds more to protest tougher Swedish asylum laws

Hundreds more to protest tougher Swedish asylum laws

Organizers expect more people to turn up for the second day of protests near the Riksdag than the first, which attracted around 500 demonstrators.

Norwegians told to seek their fortune in Sweden

Norwegians told to seek their fortune in Sweden

Unemployed Norwegians are being urged to head for greener pastures in Sweden.

Would you wear this bizarre Swedish poo emoji sweater?

Would you wear this bizarre Swedish poo emoji sweater?

Always wanted a poo-branded sweater from a high fashion brand? Sweden's Acne Studios can make your dreams come true.

Swedish police officer cut from car after elk crash

Swedish police officer cut from car after elk crash

Emergency services had to come to the aid of two police officers after they crashed into an elk in central Sweden.

Ryanair slashes London routes from Gothenburg

Ryanair slashes London routes from Gothenburg

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair is set to halve its flights from Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg to London this autumn.

Six family-friendly activities across Sweden this week

Six family-friendly activities across Sweden this week

Running out of ways to entertain the children this summer? Here are five exciting events taking place across the country this week.