Journalist facing trial is ‘confident’ he was right to help refugee boy

Journalist facing trial is ‘confident’ he was right to help refugee boy

A Swedish journalist who faces trial over human smuggling says he has no regrets about helping a Syrian boy flee to Sweden.

‘Facebook rape video’ trio in court for detention hearing

‘Facebook rape video’ trio in court for detention hearing

Three men have been remanded in custody in connection with the alleged rape of a woman in her thirties in an Uppsala apartment, reportedly live streamed on Facebook.

How this Syrian escaped imprisonment and torture for a new life in Sweden

How this Syrian escaped imprisonment and torture for a new life in Sweden

The Local contributor Jamil Walli speaks to Omar Alshogre, who spent three years suffering imprisonment and torture in Syria before fleeing and starting a new life in Sweden.

Sweden slips in global corruption rankings

Sweden slips in global corruption rankings

Sweden has dropped from third to fourth in an annual ranking comparing the levels of perceived corruption around the world.

Avalanche warning for northern Sweden

Avalanche warning for northern Sweden

Mountain areas in northern Sweden have been put on high alert for avalanches.

What we’ve learned (and what we love) about studying in Dalarna

What we’ve learned (and what we love) about studying in Dalarna

What's it like studying at Dalarna University? The local SI NFGL network, led by Raushan Sharma, share their insights and what they like best.

Preliminary hearing set for Uppsala ‘Facebook rape video’ trio

Preliminary hearing set for Uppsala ‘Facebook rape video’ trio

Uppsala District Court has set a time for a remand hearing in the case of three men connected with a suspected rape in Sweden which was reportedly live streamed on Facebook.

Most Swedes now want an environmentally friendly funeral

Most Swedes now want an environmentally friendly funeral

Swedes are taking their environmentally conscious ways to a whole new level.

Could this golfer be the next Swedish sporting hero?

Could this golfer be the next Swedish sporting hero?

After winning four European Tour tournaments in 2016, all eyes are on Alex Norén as he attempts to claim the Qatar Masters.

Sweden’s cool hipster neighbourhood that nobody else has heard of

Sweden’s cool hipster neighbourhood that nobody else has heard of

Forget Södermalm, Gothenburg's Majorna gives the Swedish capital big competition in the hipster stakes. Here's why.