Sweden's news in English
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The TV licence in Sweden could soon be scrapped -- and replaced with a new tax.
Why do people live longer in southern Italy than southern Sweden? A group of Swedes will swap lives with Italians for three months as part of a study which aims to find out.
From Prime Minister and Foreign Minister to photo bomber? Carl Bildt, one of Sweden's most high-profile politicians, has gone viral in a rather unusual way.
Swedish-founded furniture giant Ikea has joined a growing number of international businesses appealing to the UK government for a post-Brexit 'transition period'.
Monday morning was unusually warm for mid-October in Sweden, as the country's Indian summer reached its peak temperatures.
Police and mountain rescue are searching for a hunter who has gone missing in northern Sweden.
Sweden's Migration Agency expects to hand over around 50,000 deportation orders to the police in the coming years, but authorities are already struggling to deport those who have been told to leave.
"Whenever I'm feeling terrible about myself, I remind myself that I've moved to a foreign country, been on a TV baking competition in front of thousands of people, and done it all in Swedish. How many people can say that?!" laughs Bradley Peter.
Wine tasters from Sweden toasted victory on Saturday after winning the fifth edition of an international blind tasting contest, leaving last year's top contenders China and France in the dust, organisers said.
Austria's hard-right Freedom Party has a shot at sharing power after elections on Sunday, having narrowly lost out in a presidential vote last year.
Every week we ask a Swede, or a foreigner in Sweden, to explain their favourite word. Watch the video below and click here to learn more about the Swedish language.
Stockholm is one of the world's safest cities according to a new ranking. But its move towards becoming a smart city could potentially leave it vulnerable to cyber attacks.
In this week's The Local Europe Edition podcast James Savage and Emma Löfgren talk with Ben McPartland of The Local France about why the French are on strike – again.
Swedish Hollywood actor Stellan Skarsgård has become the latest in the industry to comment on the sexual scandal surrounding disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.
Researchers at a Swedish university had a look at the world from a child's perspective by giving three-year-olds access to cameras, and the study revealed stark differences between how children and adults used the gadgets.
Google confirmed to The Local that the internet giant has acquired 109 hectares of land in Avesta municipality in the Dalarna region as part of its data centre strategy.
A large explosion caused severe damage to an apartment building in the southern Swedish city of Malmö early on Friday morning, which police believe was caused by dynamite.
Whether you forage for your rosehips or get them from the store, they'll taste delicious in this jelly, which goes well with toast or roast meats. Food writer John Duxbury shares the recipe.
One person has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Trelleborg, southern Sweden, where four people were injured.
Swedish prosecutors will not charge scandal-hit Italian surgeon Paolo Macchiarini with causing the deaths of three of his patients.