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A guerilla street art group behind a mouse-sized universe has created its first tiny artworks in the Stockholm area: a hotel and cafe for mice on the archipelago island of Gustavsberg.
A booklet of war precautions sent out to nearly 5 million Swedish households this summer led to hundreds of phonecalls to the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).
Thousands of people who sought asylum in Sweden in 2015 are still waiting for a decision on their case.
Sweden surged into the last 16 of the World Cup with a deserved 3-0 victory on Wednesday over a poor Mexico side, who still qualified ahead of Germany after the holders' loss to South Korea.
'You play the game then wish everyone the best': Sweden coach Andersson refuses to gloat as Germany crash out
Sweden coach Janne Andersson said that he took no satisfaction from seeing Germany crash out of the World Cup on Wednesday, as his side surged through top of Group F in a thrilling and nail-biting finale.
The Local contributor Rupali Mehra had never purchased second hand clothes before she moved to Sweden from India, but now she's a convert.
Sweden's Sports Minister Annika Strandhäll wore a Jimmy Durmaz football jersey in parliament on Wednesday in support of Sweden's World Cup player who faced a wave of racial attacks after a defeat against Germany at the weekend.
A record amount of snowfall in northern Sweden has left one city with a dilemma, as the snow looks likely to survive the entire summer despite a June heatwave.
Sweden is getting its first LGBT-certified sports stadium, in the student city of Uppsala.
It's the moment of truth for Sweden at the World Cup, with 90 minutes against Mexico to decide if they progress to the knockout round, or pack their bags for home. The Local contributors Gaïa Jouan and Andrew Peacock took to the streets of Stockholm to see how Swedes are feeling about their World Cup hopes.
A Swedish man has been sentenced by a Stockholm court for involvement in the genocide against the Tutsi minority in Rwanda in 1994.
Is it ever possible to truly understand the Swedes? Contributor Oliver Gee says he has been "observing Swedes at close proximity for around eight years", and attempts to sum them up in this A-Z guide.
Helsingborg in southern Sweden has for the second year in a row been ranked Sweden's most environmentally friendly municipality.
Tuesday was an unusual day for Sweden’s emergency services to say the least, as their response to a call-out over a burning outhouse was curtailed at the last minute when the person who called it in rang again to say she had seen the fire in a dream.
Norway is to sell its remaining 10 percent stake in Scandinavian airline SAS, foreshadowing a possible sale of Sweden's share in the future.
With the summer now in full swing, The Local reflects on how Swedes have spent their vacation time over the years with these 10 historic images.
A music innovation festival in Stockholm has pledged to include at least 50 percent women across every area of the event, from onstage speakers and performers to the leaders of tech-based workshops.
The Local's Sweden In Focus series looks at the shift in Sweden's immigration debate since the dawn of the refugee crisis.
A record number of wild bears will be killed in a northern Swedish province this year after the county board decided the population had grown too high.
Sweden coach Janne Andersson ramped up his verbal attack on Germany on Tuesday, calling the behaviour of some of their staff in celebrating their last-gasp winner "scornful".