A thousand to mock Trump with Copenhagen ‘Pray for Sweden’ vigil

A thousand to mock Trump with Copenhagen ‘Pray for Sweden’ vigil

A Danish artist has launched a fake vigil for the fake attack on Sweden referred to by US President Donald Trump last week. "Please remember to bring fake flowers,” he told The Local.

Swedes should take sex breaks at work, says politician. Sorry, but would that be before or after fika?

Swedes should take sex breaks at work, says politician. Sorry, but would that be before or after fika?

Not only are they known for the office fika breaks and generous parental leave, now Swedes in a town in northern Sweden could be offered the chance to have sex during work hours – without losing any pay.

‘We need to make sure Sweden-Russia relationship is not based on lies’

‘We need to make sure Sweden-Russia relationship is not based on lies’

Sweden's foreign minister Margot Wallström met her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Tuesday in an attempt to thaw frosty ties between the two countries.

Why Sweden is NOT the ‘rape capital of the world’
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Why Sweden is NOT the ‘rape capital of the world’

Is Sweden really a 'rape capital' as repeatedly suggested by sections of the international media? The Local consulted experts to get to the bottom of the matter.

The EU is profiting from Trump: Swedish EU Commissioner

The EU is profiting from Trump: Swedish EU Commissioner

The United States' new hostility to free trade deals under President Donald Trump is benefiting the European Union, the bloc's top trade official said Tuesday.

Police fire on stolen truck driven by drugged out Swede in Barcelona

Police fire on stolen truck driven by drugged out Swede in Barcelona

Spanish police said Tuesday they fired on a truck loaded with butane gas bottles which was driving the wrong way down a road in Barcelona, managing to stop it and detain the Swedish driver.

Swedish press photographer assaulted in Rinkeby riots

Swedish press photographer assaulted in Rinkeby riots

A police officer trained his gun on rioters in the Rinkeby suburb of Stockholm on Monday night.

Far-right editor’s offer to pay travel costs to ‘crime-ridden Malmö’ backfires as dozens accept

Far-right editor’s offer to pay travel costs to ‘crime-ridden Malmö’ backfires as dozens accept

"How long can I stay? Fortnight?

Swedish politician admits crime in bodyguard mortgage fiasco

Swedish politician admits crime in bodyguard mortgage fiasco

Mona Sahlin has admitted she committed a crime by writing an inaccurate certificate for her bodyguard which exaggerated his salary and helped him secure a mortgage.

‘We must verify information that we spread’: Swedish PM responds to Trump

‘We must verify information that we spread’: Swedish PM responds to Trump

"We must all take responsibility for using facts correctly."