Swedish health authorities have warned an outbreak of rabbit fever is expected to grow, with hundreds of people affected so far.
So, you want to learn Swedish? To help you make sure you know what you're getting into, we've looked into some of the most pernicious myths about the language (with help from The Local's readers), from exactly how difficult it is to master to the confusion over a certain Muppet.
Sweden's biggest free newspaper, Metro, has announced it is closing down all its journalistic activities after long-term financial struggles.
The crayfish season in Sweden has begun, so here's a quick introduction to the fishy tradition.
It will soon be time for people in Sweden to pack away their summer clothes and start preparing for cooler weather and shorter days. Autumn is already here, at least in the northern mountain regions.