Stockholm attack suspect attempted to travel to Syria: reports

Stockholm attack suspect attempted to travel to Syria: reports

Russian news agency reports claim that Stockholm terror suspect Rakhmat Akilov had attempted to travel to Syria to join Isis.

Anti-abortion midwife was not discriminated against, Swedish court rules

Anti-abortion midwife was not discriminated against, Swedish court rules

Ellinor Grimmark plans to appeal the verdict further to the European Court of Human Rights, she has told The Local.

Sweden to consider tougher anti-terror laws

Sweden to consider tougher anti-terror laws

The Swedish government is considering a similar anti-terror law to one in Norway which would make participating in a terrorist organization illegal.

Streaming leads music sales boom in Sweden as vinyl surges

Streaming leads music sales boom in Sweden as vinyl surges

Vinyl sales are up by a huge 38.7 percent, while streaming makes up most of the overall total.

Touching tributes to dog who was fifth victim of Stockholm attack

Touching tributes to dog who was fifth victim of Stockholm attack

Stockholmers have left tributes to Iggy the rescue dog, who was also killed in the truck attack.

Gothenburg thieves use mobile app to rob man in cashless Sweden

Gothenburg thieves use mobile app to rob man in cashless Sweden

The cashless society did not deter a trio of robbers who threatened a young man in Gothenburg in the early hours of Wednesday unless he wired them cash using the popular money transfer app Swish.

Who is the real Rakhmat Akilov?

Who is the real Rakhmat Akilov?

Stockholm terror suspect Rakhmat Akilov had used at least two different identities in Sweden, and public broadcaster SVT reports that several people may have used the name Rakhmat Akilov.

Entering a new-old world: 15 Stockholm vintage shops to lose yourself in

Entering a new-old world: 15 Stockholm vintage shops to lose yourself in

Stockholm is not only a great shopping spot – it also has a large and addictive second hand and vintage scene. The Local's contributor Miriam Bade guides you to 15 gems in the capital.