Ten words you (maybe) didn’t know came from the Vikings

Ten words you (maybe) didn’t know came from the Vikings

Here's a list of English words you probably didn't know came from Old Norse.

Swedish tourists ‘worry more about illness than terrorism’

Swedish tourists ‘worry more about illness than terrorism’

Almost half of Swedish tourists worry about having their holiday abroad ruined by sickness, according to a new survey.

Sweden threatens to axe aid in response to Donald Trump’s abortion ‘gag rule’

Sweden threatens to axe aid in response to Donald Trump’s abortion ‘gag rule’

Sweden will no longer offer aid to organizations yielding to an anti-abortion 'gag rule' which demands that health groups funded by the United States do not provide information about abortion.

Swedish MPs file genocide complaint against Turkey’s Erdogan

Swedish MPs file genocide complaint against Turkey’s Erdogan

A small group of Swedish lawmakers have filed a legal complaint accusing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Interview: The stories behind Gotland’s 98 medieval churches

Interview: The stories behind Gotland’s 98 medieval churches

The Local contributor Rupali Mehra interviews Swedish author Eva Sjöstrand about why she decided to tell the story of Gotland's fascinating medieval churches in English.