Happy accident? Truck spills Sweden’s fave dish on highway

Happy accident? Truck spills Sweden’s fave dish on highway

Traffic on an iconic bridge in Sweden was disrupted for hours on Saturday after a truck spilled one of Sweden's favourite potato dishes on a busy highway.

Swedish stocks take hit from North Korea H-bomb test

Swedish stocks take hit from North Korea H-bomb test

The Swedish stockmarket has taken a hit from North Korea's nuke bomb test over the weekend, sending its shares tumbling amid rising tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.

Politician steps down after using ‘terrorist bomber’ security alias

Politician steps down after using ‘terrorist bomber’ security alias

A local politician has found himself in hot water after registering with the alias "The Terrorist Bomber" in the council's security system.

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum smashes visitor record

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum smashes visitor record

Sweden's Vasa Museum has beaten its summer record of visitors, reaching an all-time high.

Spectacular Northern Lights dazzle northern Sweden

Spectacular Northern Lights dazzle northern Sweden

Spectacular Northern Lights lit up parts of Sweden over the weekend. Social media was awash with beautiful depictions of the dazzling show.

Prince Gabriel: New Swedish royal baby’s name revealed

Prince Gabriel: New Swedish royal baby’s name revealed

The newest member of Sweden's royal family will be called Gabriel Carl Walther, his grandfather King Carl XVI Gustaf has announced.

‘I think people in Sweden are very scared to dream’: rising pop star Nova Miller

‘I think people in Sweden are very scared to dream’: rising pop star Nova Miller

The Local's contributor Eugenia Tanaka sat down with teen pop singer Nova Miller, poised to be the country's next big music export.

The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad — and back at home
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The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad — and back at home

Moving abroad? Nothing helps you feel at home faster than having a new luxury car to zip around in. And it's easier to get one than you think.

Swedish police shoot armed man on the E4 motorway

Swedish police shoot armed man on the E4 motorway

A man who brandished a weapon at police in Jönköping is in hospital after the officer fired his gun.

The day Sweden switched to driving on the right

The day Sweden switched to driving on the right

Drivers in Sweden celebrated the 50th anniversary of 'H Day' on September 3rd – the day when everyone in the country switched from driving on the left-hand side of the road to the right.