Prosecutor asks court to detain ‘Facebook rape video’ trio

Prosecutor asks court to detain ‘Facebook rape video’ trio

A prosecutor has asked to have three men remanded in custody in connection with a suspected rape in Uppsala, which was reportedly live streamed on Facebook.

Swedish ‘Ove’ movie on 2017 Oscars list

Swedish ‘Ove’ movie on 2017 Oscars list

Swedish movie 'A Man Called Ove' has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

No trace of Facebook video showing alleged rape

No trace of Facebook video showing alleged rape

Prosecutors have yet to obtain full video footage of the alleged rape of a woman in the university town of Uppsala – and believe it is possible the sequence does not exist.

‘I didn’t realize Norwegians were so cool!’ Swedes on hit show ‘Skam’

‘I didn’t realize Norwegians were so cool!’ Swedes on hit show ‘Skam’

Could award-winning Norwegian teen drama 'Skam' end the age-old rivalry between Sweden and Norway? The Local took to the streets of Stockholm to find out.

Brexit: Supreme Court rules Theresa May can’t trigger EU divorce alone

Brexit: Supreme Court rules Theresa May can’t trigger EU divorce alone

Another blow for UK Prime Minister Theresa May's hopes of having complete control over when to trigger the start of Brexit negotiations with the EU.

Swedish police dog interrupts ‘intimate’ couple in bizarre break-in

Swedish police dog interrupts ‘intimate’ couple in bizarre break-in

A Swedish police dog got more than it bargained for when it was released into a basement to hunt for suspected burglars and instead found two people in the middle of an "intimate situation".

Swedish church vandalized with swastikas and Nazi symbols

Swedish church vandalized with swastikas and Nazi symbols

Police are investigating an attack by vandals on a church in Sweden which saw Nazi symbols painted on the facade and gravestones overturned.

China’s richest man buys Nordic cinema firm for $930m

China’s richest man buys Nordic cinema firm for $930m

The move brings Wang Jianlin's Wanda "one step closer to reaching the goal of taking 20 percent of the world's film-market share".

Opinion: With Trump US president, Sweden must stand up for human rights

Opinion: With Trump US president, Sweden must stand up for human rights

With Donald Trump as US President, Sweden needs to stand up and take a greater responsibility for human rights, argues Robert Hårdh, executive director of human rights group Civil Rights Defenders.