In pictures: Heavy rain causes flooding in southern Sweden

In pictures: Heavy rain causes flooding in southern Sweden

Heavy rainfall in the south of Sweden on Thursday caused flooding as water poured into cellar spaces and blocked roads.

Opinion: The fakers’ little lies are eating our brains

Opinion: The fakers’ little lies are eating our brains

As fake news sites lose their power, real news organizations risk being hijacked by the spread of little lies, writes The Local's co-founder James Savage.

Zookeeper, 19, dies in bear attack at Swedish wildlife park

Zookeeper, 19, dies in bear attack at Swedish wildlife park

A 19-year-old zookeeper has died after being attacked by a bear at a wildlife park in northern Sweden.

Former Swedish Finance Minister apologizes for ‘blackout’ at party

Former Swedish Finance Minister apologizes for ‘blackout’ at party

Anders Borg has apologized for "inappropriate" behaviour caused by excessive drinking after reports emerged about his conduct at a party.

Sweden’s economic growth predicted to exceed expectations in 2017

Sweden’s economic growth predicted to exceed expectations in 2017

A surprisingly strong performance from the Swedish economy so far this year has led forecasters to update their prediction for GDP growth in 2017, which is now expected to be better than previously estimated.

Sweden’s EU and trade minister confirms she knew about suspected IT failings in 2015

Sweden’s EU and trade minister confirms she knew about suspected IT failings in 2015

Ann Linde has confirmed she was made aware of suspected IT security failings in 2015 while she was state secretary to then Interior Minister Anders Ygeman.

Another week, another new world record for Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström

Another week, another new world record for Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström

The Swedish swimming icon has just set her eighth world record – the third in three weeks.

Recipe: Salmon with Swedish cheese

Recipe: Salmon with Swedish cheese

This recipe for salmon with Swedish Västerbottensost from food writer John Duxbury is simple and delicious.