Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:55:19 +0100Facebook has deleted a Swedish fake fact-checking page drawn attention to by Britain’s Guardian newspaper, in a new sign of the seriousness with which the US social media company is taking its role as a news platform.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:04:50 +0100The men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of gang-raping a woman, after one allegedly live-streamed the crime on a closed Facebook page.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:27:41 +0100Yet another teenager has been shot in Sweden’s third city of Malmö — but this time the youth’s life was saved because he was wearing a bullet-proof jacket.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:16:20 +0100A Swedish family from a residential area outside Linköping got a shock on Wednesday when they sat down to breakfast only to see a large wolf lurking in their garden.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:51:03 +0100More than a thousand gathered in Stockholm’s central Norrmalmstorg on Saturday in a peaceful protest against the inauguration of US reality TV star Donald Trump as US president.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:33:55 +0100Swedish football prodigy Alexander Isak -- dubbed the next Zlatan Ibrahimovic -- is on the verge of signing with Borussia Dortmund, snubbing an offer from Real Madrid, Swedish daily Aftonbladet reported on Saturday.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:13:53 +0100Sweden’s Schools Inspectorate has demanded answers from Sweden's most elite boarding school, after one or more pupils were reported to the local police for alleged sex crimes.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:25:50 +0100Donald Trump’s presidency has the potential to be a stumbling block for Sweden’s future relationship with Nato, a security policy expert has told The Local.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:31:06 +0100A Swedish photographer's lost images of David Bowie which were left undeveloped and forgotten in a box for 40 years are finally being exhibited, a year after the icon's death.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:10:38 +0100Sweden is a country with a reputation for using innovation to come up with inventive answers to big problems, and one example is the "E16 Elväg" in Gävle – the world's first electricity powered highway.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:20:06 +0100To mark Sweden reaching ten million people on January 20th, here's some population trivia.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:22:01 +0100The Swedish company which offered Americans the chance to flee Donald Trump's presidency says the overwhelming attention given to their campaign has provoked mixed emotions, as they prepare to bring it to a close.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:03:59 +0100The population of Sweden now for the first time in history exceeds ten million people.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:42:50 +0100A large Viking manor has been found near the ancient town of Birka in Lake Mälaren.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:59:59 +0100Food writer John Duxbury shows us how to turn this simple meal with salmon and potatoes into a special delight.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:24:26 +0100A village in southern Sweden is set to become the first energy self-sufficient settlement in the country thanks to a trial of a new local energy system.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:17:00 +0100Fewer than 3,000 people live in Jokkmokk, north of the Arctic Circle. But in just a fortnight, more than 40,000 visitors are expected to descend on the town for the annual winter market. The Local spoke to Birgitta Nilsson, who leads the team organizing the four-century-old event.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:06:07 +0100On January 21st, thousands are expected to walk in Washington DC's Women's March in favour of equality, women's and human rights. On the same day, hundreds of other cities including Swedish capital Stockholm will hold "sister marches" in solidarity, with the number of people registered to participate across the global network now over the 1.3 million mark.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:33:25 +0100Campaigners have hailed a rule change in Sweden which should make life easier for foreign postgraduates in the country, who have previously lived in an uncertain situation caused by short residence permits.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:51:30 +0100An attempt to put pressure on the Swedish government may have turned into a political own-goal for Sweden's Moderates, whose threat to topple the coalition government by putting forward a joint opposition Alliance budget proposal was quickly shot down by two of the other centre-right parties.