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A man is wanted by police after setting fire to a house belonging to social services in Örebro.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on his first full appearance for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday to secure a battling 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer.
Swedish firemen raced to help five elk who had fallen through the ice on Friday, only to discover the gangly beasts had simply lain down for a spot of sunbathing.
More than 500 reptiles rescued by Swedish police from animal smugglers have come to a grisly end, being killed instantly by being dropped into liquid nitrogen.
One of the remaining female members of the Swedish Academy has dismissed feminist outrage over the resignation of the august body’s first ever female head.
The city of Malmö has reported Sweden's biggest private education company to the police for allegedly overbilling them at least 4.7m kronor for SFI (Swedish for Immigrants) courses.
This week's warmer weather means it's the perfect time to get outside and onto the water to explore Stockholm's archipelago. Thousands of islands – some boasting towns of picture-perfect wooden cottages, others emptier and more remote – are scattered through the Baltic Sea. Our in-depth guide will help you travel like a true Stockholmer, with tips on where to go and what to do there.
The ousted secretary of the Swedish Academy has issued a defiant statement positioning herself as battling for gender equality, and against cliquey, self-serving arrogance.
One of Sweden's most prestigious institutions is falling apart. How did it all come to this for the body that hands out the Nobel Prize in Literature?
Fourteen rejected asylum seekers have broken out of a secure detention facility outside Gothenburg, in the biggest such escape in seven years.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, appointed a new interim head on Friday as a sexual harassment scandal rocked the prestigious institution.
The world's first electric road, which can charge commercial and passenger vehicles while on the move, has opened in Sweden.
A giant blue penis painted on a Stockholm apartment building is to be covered up after just one week, the company which owns the building has said.
Sweden on Thursday circulated a draft UN resolution on sending a UN mission to Syria to rid the country of chemical weapons "once and for all", according to the text obtained by AFP.
The Swedish Academy, which hands out the Nobel Literature Prize, was plunged into crisis after its head Sara Danius took the fall amid a growing crisis for the prestigious institution.
Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.
Picture a Swedish home. If you’ve spent time in one of the country’s big cities, you’re probably visualizing an apartment: white walls, Ikea furniture, tasteful minimalism… and a single occupant. People in Sweden are more likely to live alone than in any other country, with four out of ten households home to just one person. But what does this actually tell us about the Swedes? Perhaps not the things you'd expect.
A Stockholm startup founded by internationals has launched a free programming course for women in an effort to help close the gender gap in IT.
US tech giant Facebook will not attend a planned meeting with Swedish government ministers and other media in which measures to remove illegal content, threats and harassment from digital platforms will be discussed, Sweden's Justice Department says.
An attempt by a Swedish snus producer to challenge legislation banning the sale of the oral tobacco product in the European Union has been dealt a blow after an EU Advocate General concluded that the restrictions are still valid.