Several Swedish teenagers were injured in an accident late afternoon on Monday as their school bus was hit by a truck near Borås, central Sweden.
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Police were left scratching their heads after teenage girls playing in the woods in southern Sweden discovered what appeared to be a human foot, but which experts later revealed to be something much more unexpected.
Leading Swedish glassmaker Orrefors Kosta Boda in the southeastern "crystal kingdom" has said that seven out of ten glasses the company produces in the future will be made abroad, where it is also scouting for a new breed of buyers.
Internet voting could become a reality in Sweden by as early as 2018, if a new proposal by a parliamentary committee is given the green light.
The Local meets David V. Hughes, a US expat in Stockholm, that has brought his own label of determination and discovery to the design process.
Swedes are in for a rough economic ride in years ahead, as Finance Minister Anders Borg has warned of rising unemployment, weaker economic growth and rising public debt in the spring fiscal policy bill released on Monday.
Around 30 Islamists have travelled from Sweden recently to fight or to be trained to fight in Syria, Swedish security service Säpo revealed on Monday, expressing its concerns over the development.
The two front men of Swedish mega band Abba have teamed up once again to write the opening melody for May's Eurovision final in Malmö.
Australia paid tribute on Monday to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved thousands of Jews during World War II, by making him the country's first honorary citizen.
A backyard barbecue in central Sweden took a sinister turn on Sunday when an irate neighour buried a hatchet in the back of the man tending the grill.
The world spent less on weapons and military services in 2012 than the year before, the first annual drop since 1998, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.