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Sweden's feminist party says it will base its election campaign on similar 'pink policies' to those adopted in the past, despite a change in political climate.
Sweden's immigration agency Migrationsverket has reduced processing times for asylum applications, according to a report.
A Chinese company will put forth a proposal to build a tunnel between Helsingborg in Sweden and Helsingør in Denmark, the so-called HH-tunnel.
Two boys aged between 15 and 18 are suspected of physically assaulting a teacher at a school in Karlstad by hitting her on the head with a cucumber.
America's men's curlers produced a dramatic win over Sweden to win their first Olympic gold medal and delight a growing army of fans back home -- and then received the wrong medals.
Sweden's defence budget should be doubled by 2035, the armed forces have said.
In the excitement of getting stuck into life in a new country and tackling all the challenges that presents, it's easy for pensions to slip down the list of things to keep track of. This is especially true if you don't plan to stay in Sweden long-term. But don't let it fall off the radar; follow The Local's guide to manage and maximize your Swedish pension, even if you don't intend to stay here permanently.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will hold a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump when the Nordic leader visits the US in March.
A nine-year-old boy survived a plunge into almost freezing water after the car he was in drove under the surface at a Swedish ferry port, killing one.
This Swedish recipe for cod with spinach by food writer John Duxbury makes a great warm weekend meal.
Östersund's unfathomable European adventure came to an end as they went out of the Europa League despite defeating giants Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates in London.
If you live anywhere north of Skåne you may be loath to believe this, but spring is here! And one village even missed out on winter altogether.
Sweden's intelligence service has warned "foreign powers" could try to meddle in the country's upcoming general election, singling out Russia in light of alleged interference in the last US vote.
Sweden's security service Säpo warns in a new report that the threats to the country are greater than in a long time, citing rising extremism and tension in the rest of the world.
If there is one thing that never gets old it's watching foreigners tackle Sweden's fermented herring delicacy surströmming. Now it's Spain's turn, after one of the country's most popular TV programmes asked a few locals to test the smelly fish for the first time.
A dark secret long held by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren led her to create one of the most beloved heroines of children's literature, Pippi Longstocking, according to a new biopic at the Berlin film festival.
The town in rural Sweden where Ikea was born will not erect a statue in tribute to the company’s founder Ingvar Kamprad, who passed away in January.
Swedish veteran Andre Myhrer took a shock slalom men's gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Thursday as the two favourites both spectacularly bombed out.
The UN Security Council is expected to vote, probably on Thursday, on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations, diplomats said.
Where exactly do Sweden's famous fika breaks come from, and are they really important, or on their way out? The Local takes a look.