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The four-party deal struck on Friday that would allow Stefan Löfven to remain Sweden’s prime minister will require serious concessions on all sides, Swedish media from across the political spectrum wrote on Saturday.
One man was killed and another injured in a shooting incident that occurred in Borlänge late on Friday night.
The word 'varsågod' is one you'll hear quite early on when learning Swedish, so here's a look at exactly what it means, when to use it, and when not to.
The man suspected of raping a woman in November in Malmö's Möllevången Square is now being held pending trial, after he was arrested in Finland and extradited.
The trauma of Brexit and the fight to make sure the UK's divorce from the EU does not ruin the lives of 1.2 million Brits living across the EU has brought people together both online and in person. This is the story of how the 'citizen of nowhere network' came together.
Thousands of people commute between Denmark and Sweden every day, living in one country and working in the other, and it's a lifestyle the Öresund region is actively trying to promote. But for non-EU workers, the migration law makes things difficult.
Sweden's four-month political deadlock may be reaching a conclusion, as Swedish media reported that a deal had been made while the Centre Party, who have emerged as king-makers, held a party meeting on Friday morning.
Sweden's meteorological institute has issued weather warnings for parts of northern Sweden, where a large storm swept in on Thursday night, causing school closures, power outages and transport disruptions.
Swedish election authorities have proposed that a potential snap election if the country fails to form a government be held on April 7th at an expected cost of 346 million kronor.
Every week one of The Local's readers takes over our Instagram account. Today Geetanjali Saini from India shows us her Umeå.
Sweden's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics faces several obstacles: Stockholm's refusal to back the campaign and the country's lack of a government more than four months after the election.
Here's a Swedish word with no direct English equivalent, but which is useful for everyday conversation.
Stockholm is Sweden's largest city, but what about all the rest? Put your knowledge to the test in our short quiz for Members of The Local.
A woman in Malmö has been jailed for sending more than 100 anonymous letters to her live-in partner, purporting to be from a jealous ex, as well as women’s underwear, handcuffs, and a rusty razor blade.
Most of Sweden is currently grappling with below zero temperatures and bracing for strong winds, but in the north of the country there's reason to celebrate with the sun appearing above the horizon this week for the first time in 2019.
Swedish transport authorities have denied a car owner's request to have his number plate changed to reflect his religious beliefs.
Sweden's search for a new government – four months after the election – is approaching the finishing line. But does that mean a new prime minister or a snap election?
Malmö’s municipal government accidentally laid off 4,800 of its employees during an update to its IT systems, leaving then unable to log into their computers or emails.
The most expensive property sale in Sweden last year took place in the Stockholm archipelago municipality of Ekerö, a new list reveals.
Scanians don't take fools gladly, and that's reflected in the local language. The inhabitants of Sweden's southernmost county have as many ways of calling someone stupid as the indigenous peoples of the Arctic have for snow (almost).