A man who almost killed a woman after attacking her with an axe in Sweden and subsequently threatened her husband has been handed a six-year prison sentence.
A Stockholm-based academic who has been detained in Tehran for nearly a year on suspicion of espionage refuses to drink, his wife has told a Swedish news agency.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent has claimed the striker could be "successful on Mars" at the same time as the headstrong Swede compared himself to "a lion".
Concerns have been raised that refugee children in Sweden are using online forums to plan mass suicides, and are not always receiving the adequate care they need for mental illness.
Sweden's prime minister isn't afraid of a silly photo-op. To prove it, The Local rounds up images of Stefan Löfven looking like the stereotypical Swede.
"Information is suspected to have been passed on to intelligence operatives working for a foreign power."
Police bomb technicians are investigating a suspicious object found inside a bin in the centre of a Stockholm suburb.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic said he appreciates winning the older he gets, after celebrating Manchester United's League Cup final win.
Cinematographer Linus Sandgren was the only Swede to win an Oscar last night, thanking his colleagues, wife and children in speech in English and Swedish.
The Local speaks to Michelle Job, a photographer and blogger from India who recently relocated to Stockholm.