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Swedish politics can be a tough sell, but with a general election on the horizon it's important to understand the state of play. To make it all easier to digest, The Local has called upon the help of Sweden's most universal language – Abba hits.
Spotify on Tuesday made its long-awaited debut on the stock market as the streaming platform that has shaken up the music industry hopes to strike a chord with investors.
When you're trying to honour a Swedish company on its first day of public trading on the world's largest stock market there's one thing you don't want to do. Hoist the Swiss flag.
Sweden paid tribute to late artist Barbro 'Lill-Babs' Svensson, who passed away on Tuesday. She leaves behind a legacy spanning more than six decades. Here are some of her finest moments.
The world is talking about Sweden but Swedish politicians are nowhere to be seen. As former Trump aide and Breitbart chairman Steve Bannon declares that he is to visit Sweden, Paul Rapacioli argues that Swedish politicians will soon regret their failure to engage with the international media.
Swedish streaming giant Spotify on Tuesday debuts as a publicly traded company, hoping that its model will be a hit with investors and a boon to artists.
A 21-year-old man has been handed a two-year prison sentence for rape after he admitted he knew the victim did not want to have sex with him in a message on app Snapchat.
Sweden's Pernilla Lindberg held her nerve to claim her first major title on Monday, winning the ANA Inspiration on the eighth hole of a thrilling playoff duel with South Korean star Park In-bee.
No matter how hard he tried, Australian Oliver Gee just couldn't figure out why Swedes enjoy cross-country skiing so much.
Vancouver Canucks' twin brothers Daniel and Henrik Sedin announced their retirements from the NHL on Monday after 18 seasons.
Interest in used Swedish electric cars is surging in neighbouring Norway.
Veterinarians and keepers at Kolmården wildlife park have X-rayed one of the zoo’s giraffes, becoming the first in Scandinavia to conduct the challenging examination.
The first signs of spring could be about to appear with warmer temperatures forecast for the first week of April.
Parenting is challenging in the best of circumstances. But when you're still struggling to learn the language and cultural rules of a new country, it's easy to feel like you're alone in the world. Victoria Martínez writes about the ups and downs of immigrant parents.
Testing of self-driving buses in Stockholm is set to be expanded.
Sweden introduced a new aviation tax on Sunday that will add an extra charge to all passenger flights from the country in a bid to lessen air travel's impact on the climate.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his arrival in Major League Soccer with a 40-yard screamer and an injury-time winner as the Los Angeles Galaxy fought back from three goals down to beat Los Angeles FC 4-3 on Saturday.
What better place to break the world ice skating speed record than the vast expanses of ice in the Luleå archipelago in northern Sweden?
Vandals on Friday night burnt down the traditional Easter bonfire, or ‘påskbrasa’, at the tourist village of Smögen a day early, only for volunteers to rebuild it again in record time.
Sweden risks an invasion of hyper-aggressive floodwater mosquitoes this summer, which could leave some barely able to leave their houses, an expert has warned.