Swedish court orders striking waste collectors to return to work

Swedish court orders striking waste collectors to return to work

A strike in Stockholm looked set to continue as waste collectors refused to return to work despite a court order.

Six convicted of murder in Swedish honour killing case

Six convicted of murder in Swedish honour killing case

Six people have been convicted of murder by a Swedish district court in an honour violence case in which a man was killed after having an affair with a married woman.

BLOG: Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria turns 40

BLOG: Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria turns 40

The Local live blogged Crown Princess Victoria's birthday celebrations in Stockholm on Friday morning.

Record number of used cars sold in Sweden in 2017: Here are the most popular

Record number of used cars sold in Sweden in 2017: Here are the most popular

Used cars are experiencing a surge in popularity in Sweden, where 646,000 previously owned vehicles were bought in the first half of 2017 – more than the entirety of 2016.

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria celebrates 40th birthday

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria celebrates 40th birthday

It's a big day for Crown Princess Victoria as the Swedish royal celebrates turning 40, with festivities set to take place in Stockholm and Öland.

Ravens can plan ahead similar to humans, Swedish study shows

Ravens can plan ahead similar to humans, Swedish study shows

A new study by Swedish researchers has revealed that ravens have the capacity to plan ahead – a skill previously thought to belong only to humans and great apes.

Recipe: How to make Swedish saffron pudding

Recipe: How to make Swedish saffron pudding

This recipe for a tasty Swedish classic should help you understand the country's obsession with saffron.