Meet the Swede who invited a homeless Scot home for Christmas

Meet the Swede who invited a homeless Scot home for Christmas

A Swedish woman has told The Local she is overwhelmed by the attention she has received after she and her husband invited a homeless man from Edinburgh to their home for Christmas.

Dinner for who? Sweden’s weirdest New Year’s Eve habit explained
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Dinner for who? Sweden’s weirdest New Year’s Eve habit explained

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Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry

Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry

A top Swedish court has allowed the hunting of 24 wolves early in 2017 in a decision slammed by environmental campaigners who fear a shooting spree could put the species at risk.

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve like a Swede: six essential traditions

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve like a Swede: six essential traditions

What on earth does Ivanhoe have to do with New Year's celebrations anyway?

Ten things that will change in Sweden in 2017

Ten things that will change in Sweden in 2017

The year 2017 is likely to bring about a number of significant changes in Sweden. Here are ten shifts worth knowing about…

Malmö’s famous mini mouse restaurant destroyed by vandals

Malmö’s famous mini mouse restaurant destroyed by vandals

Sweden's world-famous tiny mouse restaurant has been vandalized just days before the new year.

Asylum seekers should do more to prove their identities: Swedish minister

Asylum seekers should do more to prove their identities: Swedish minister

Sweden's Interior Minister has called for the standard of proof of identity demanded in the asylum process in the country to be toughened.

Thousands of Christmas cards were stolen in Sweden this year

Thousands of Christmas cards were stolen in Sweden this year

The country's postal service has warned Swedes not to put valuable items in the envelopes of cards just in case.

Recipe: How to cook a New Year’s lobster, Swedish style

Recipe: How to cook a New Year’s lobster, Swedish style

Feel like doing as the Swedes do and cooking up a lobster for a special New Year's Eve meal? Here's how they cook it.