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The Swedish government on Sunday demanded that the White House clarifies what US President Donald Trump meant while speaking at a Florida rally on Saturday during which he referred to what appeared to be a serious incident “last night in Sweden”.
In a speech on Saturday, US President Donald Trump suggested that something had happened ‘last night in Sweden” – prompting baffled Swedes to take to Twitter and other social media wondering what on earth the American leader might have been referring to.
Sweden’s fruit and vegetable sections are running unusually dry of Mediterranean produce this winter – a trend experts say could continue for another month or two due to poor harvests in southern Europe.
Swedish daily Eskilstuna-Kuriren was targeted in a major cyberattack on Friday after exposing a so-called fake news factory which creates its stories by getting influential people to give soundbites which are then heavily edited and presented as “quotes”.
Sweden is considering introducing a universal vaccination programme against chickenpox, which would make such vaccinations free for toddlers.
A Swedish pensioner has captured the moment a randy elk came into his garden and mounted the wooden elk statue he has had there for 20 years.
A Swedish 3D artist whose animation of Donald Trump's unusual handshake technique became an internet phenomenon has told The Local how the unexpected success forced him to change his plans.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has compared himself to fictional archaeologist Indiana Jones after scoring his first hat-trick for Manchester United.
Good news, Lisbeth Salander fans: Swedish author David Lagercrantz has revealed that the fifth book in the Millennium series is now finished.
Sweden's pop star Zara Larsson has revealed she is truly a 90s kid in a video where she imitates artists such as Rihanna and Adele, but fails to recognize an Abba legend.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has been criticized after a special version of one of its catalogues featuring no women was released in Israel, echoing a similar case in Saudi Arabia from 2012.
The Swedish Prosecution Authority (Åklagarmyndigheten) has requested that three men be remanded in custody after police raided a suspected paedophile ring on Thursday.
The number of fathers taking advantage of Sweden's generous parental leave benefits is slowly rising, according to new statistics.
Three days after Disney severed ties with PewDiePie over anti-Semitism accusations, the Swedish YouTube star posted a new video apologizing for the joke – and hitting back at his critics.
Swedes love all sweets and one of their favourites is liquorice. Grab your sunglasses, pretend it's spring and enjoy this liquorice ice cream, courtesy of food writer John Duxbury.
A new survey has exposed Sweden's growing wealth gap, with the number of houses in the middle income bracket in the country falling in all but four of its municipalities between 2011 and 2015.
The number of foreign-born people employed in Sweden is on the up, leading an overall increase in employment in the country.
Israel's Foreign Ministry has made what appears to be a thinly-veiled criticism of Sweden's decision to appoint a special envoy to the Israel-Palestine peace process, asking why the Swedes "couldn't come sooner?".
Sweden may have a higher than average divorce rate, but there are some areas where couples tend to stay together – at least according to these official marriage stats.
A 46-year-old Syrian man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Swedish court for violating international humanitarian law through his participation in the execution-style murder of seven men in Idlib, Syria in 2012.