A man from southern Sweden was shocked to receive a call from someone who'd found his missing cat Rocko – three weeks after it went missing and 250 kilometres away.
With the 2012 ice hockey world championships underway in Stockholm, The Local has found a few stunning clips of goals by young Swedish players who may someday find themselves donning a Tre Kronor jersey.
A woman who placed her ex-boyfriend's penis in a piping-hot hair straightener and squeezed is not guilty of assault, a Swedish court has ruled.
Australian beach-volleyballer and current Stockholm resident Johannah Rohkämper plans to survive in the Swedish capital on 15 kronor ($2.20) a day to raise awareness about global poverty.
Greenpeace activists halted an icebreaker headed for the Arctic for a third time this week, in a bid to block plans by Anglo Dutch giant Shell to drill for oil in the region, the environmental group said Friday.
Sweden's national ice hockey team, Tre Kronor, is hoping to avenge last year's upset loss to Norway – as well as reverse a recent string of defeats – in the quest for gold at 2012 ice hockey world championships.
Almost half of the serious injuries caused in Sweden's traffic accidents involve cyclists, a new study reveals, raising questions about the need for a new bicycle safety strategy.
A Swedish court sentenced a man to six months in prison on Thursday after for using a samurai sword to try and intimidate a friend into giving him two cats.
Swedish migration authorities have ratcheted up their forecast for the number of asylum seekers and labour migrants who will arrive in Sweden during 2012.
Sweden's Left Party has come in for criticism for allowing young children to take whacks at the faces of centre-right government ministers which were plastered on a piñata at the party's recent May 1st festivities.