After the Almedalen week of Swedish politics, the news pages slip into a coma... or do they? Sweden's ministers instead lure journos into their lair by offering them morning coffee every week. The Local's Steffen Daniel Meyer takes us on a tour to see what's happening when nothing is happening.
With a new stage show about Greta Garbo on the way to Stockholm, The Local's Ann Törnkvist caught up with leading lady Ottiliana Rolandsson to find out why the Swedish silver screen legend haunts her.
The story of an American man who awoke from a coma able to communicate only in Swedish made headlines this month and brought attention to the re-enactment movement which will gather in Visby in August for the 30th annual Medieval Week festival, Peter Vinthagen Simpson reports.
It is more common for homosexual women to get married than gay men in Sweden, according to nationwide statistics published on Friday.
Gothenburg has been rated as the third most beautiful and most underrated city in Europe by a travel website, but local tourist officials have been left with a bitter taste after learning which city was number one.
After forcing his way through a meal of fermented fish, former Londoner Paul Connolly talks Swedish food. And he's not too impressed.
A heavy rainfall in central southern Sweden on Friday morning flooded a main highway and blocked off access to a local hospital.
Police have turned to the Swedish version of eBay, Blocket, in order to sell off a house that was seized during a raid on drug dealers in northern Sweden.¨
A Stockholm policewoman is suspected of assault after a witness filmed her beating a drunken man with a baton and setting her dog on him in a violent attack.