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Sweden's Alex Noren came back from a seven-shot overnight deficit to claim a dramatic French Open victory at Le Golf National on Sunday, as the difficult closing stretch of the Ryder Cup course saw a host of challengers slip up.
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has tipped Gareth Southgate's team to beat Colombia in the World Cup last 16 but said his native Sweden would be tough opponents if they meet in the quarter-finals.
For decades, plastic straws have been essential props for cocktail makers, smoothie lovers and fast food addicts. But that may be starting to change, thanks largely to vigorous environmental campaigning.
Four young men were hurt in a shooting in central Helsingborg on Saturday night.
Swedish youngster Marcus Kinhult will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the French Open after a four-under 67 on Saturday, as Spaniards Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm surged into contention on the Ryder Cup course at Le Golf National.
Emotions may run high at this year’s Almedalen Week political forum and Swedish police say they will be ready.
Sweden’s tightened laws on sex crimes take effect on Sunday, meaning that having sex with someone without their explicit consent will now be illegal.
Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Spanish striker David Villa will lead the Major League Soccer All-Stars against Italian giant Juventus in the MLS All-Star Game, the league announced on Friday.
World number 183 Marcus Kinhult of Sweden tamed Le Golf National's Ryder Cup course on Friday, carding a stunning second round of 65 for a two-shot lead at the French Open.
Thousands of Stockholmers were expected to attend a demonstration on Friday showing support for Swedish footballer Jimmy Durmaz, who received racist abuse online after Sweden lost to Germany at the World Cup.
A move to northern Sweden is a chance to embrace a relaxed, family-friendly lifestyle in beautiful natural surroundings, writes Paul Connolly, but it will also throw up unexpected challenges. He explains how he overcame the five biggest obstacles in his new Swedish life.
Sweden's government wants to extend the home delivery options from the state-run alcohol monopoly Systembolaget, so that everyone in the country can use the service.
Want to get the full Viking experience in Stockholm? The Local has compiled a list of strapping, burly places for you to check out during your day with axe and shield.
Several things are changing in Sweden this July, from new taxes to benefits changes, as a range of new laws come into force from the start of the month.
The Swedish government has decided to end its diplomatic boycott of the Russia World Cup now that Sweden have qualified for the knockout stage of the tournament.
Sweden sold more ski passes during the previous winter season than ever before, raising 1.7 billion kronor ($189 million).
The sight of young men waving what looked like weapons at a barbecue sparked the Swedish Police National Task Force special operations unit to be called out to Valdemarsvik south of Stockholm on Thursday. When the guns turned out to be fakes, the police were less than impressed.
Food writer John Duxbury shares a recipe for eggs with Swedish anchovies.
Swedish ready-to-wear giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) on Thursday said profits fell in the second quarter as too much stock, triggered by logistics problems, pulled prices further down amid declining sales in key markets.
'Sweden shut Zlatan's mouth': The best reactions to Sweden's qualification for the World Cup last 16
Sweden pulled off the remarkable feat of defeating Mexico 3-0, finishing top of group F and qualifying for the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup with an outstanding performance in Ekaterinburg, and understandably that hasn't passed unnoticed. The Local rounds up the best reaction to a dream night for the Swedes.