Opinion: ‘The assumption that Sweden has reached complete equality is wrong’

Opinion: ‘The assumption that Sweden has reached complete equality is wrong’

"People move to Sweden in the hope of a life lived out and proud, but the assumption that we have reached complete equality is wrong."

Gender segregated school bus not discriminatory, Swedish Discrimination Ombudsman rules

Gender segregated school bus not discriminatory, Swedish Discrimination Ombudsman rules

A Muslim school in Sweden that separated pupils by gender on a school bus did not break anti-discrimination laws in doing so, but the same could not be said about gender segregated sports lessons.

Elderly Swede caught fire after hospital surgery

Elderly Swede caught fire after hospital surgery

A Swedish university hospital has said a "miss in communication" is to blame after one of its surgeons accidentally set an almost 100-year-old woman ablaze in the operation room.

Drinking, fighting and lax training: What coaching Scotland is like, according to Swedish manager

Drinking, fighting and lax training: What coaching Scotland is like, according to Swedish manager

"I got a call telling me that a girl had been hit after a match on the Sunday. Two girls had started quarrelling at the pub and one started to pound away at the other."

‘There were no explosives in the car. There was a dog!’: Police reveal details about Swedish superstore crash

‘There were no explosives in the car. There was a dog!’: Police reveal details about Swedish superstore crash

A 65-year-old man is in compulsory psychiatric care after driving a car into the entrance of a popular Swedish discount store.

Henrik Stenson promises new crazy stunt if he wins the British Open again

Henrik Stenson promises new crazy stunt if he wins the British Open again

"I don't know which is going to be harder."

UN experts ‘spoke to clan leader’s family’ day before murder

UN experts ‘spoke to clan leader’s family’ day before murder

New information has emerged in the case of murdered UN experts Zaida Catalan, from Sweden, and Michael Sharp, from the US.

In pictures: Your Swedish summer snaps

In pictures: Your Swedish summer snaps

Some of the pictures The Local's readers have tagged us in on Instagram this summer.