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Nine Swedish members of the European Parliament have written to Spain's prime minister and justice minister, demanding the release of Swedish-Turkish journalist Hamza Yalcin.
A Danish family of four have been found guilty of smuggling after they moved from Denmark to Sweden and brought their 83 animals without the proper paperwork.
Sweden's security police are investigating a terror threat made against Stockholm.
After what seemed like a miserably cold and damp summer, it looks like Sweden is about to get a last chance to enjoy some sunshine before the winter season moves in.
A human rights organization has launched an appeal against a potential begging ban that moved one step closer to becoming the first of its kind in Sweden after a county council gave its approval.
Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has been awarded a prize by a United Nations agency for her work on gender equality.
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has criticised a neo-Nazi march through Gothenburg, saying it is time to think about how to counteract extremist forces in the country.
Like Sweden so much you want to stay forever – or even become a Swede? The process can seem daunting, so in an effort to help, The Local has summarized what you need to know about getting Swedish citizenship or the right to stay in Sweden permanently.
Swedish student Patrik Hermansson, 25, talks to The Local about what he learned when he went undercover for a year with the international alt-right movement.
Film writer Peter Larkin reviews Ingmar Bergman's film Cries and Whispers.
The two Swedish cities were ranked among the world's top-15 friendliest cities by an international travel magazine.
A miserably wet Swedish September may not seem like cause for celebration, but the weather has helped ease the water shortage the country was fretting over earlier in 2017, with two to three times the usual precipitation making sure groundwater reserves are starting to replenish.
A man in Malmö has been seriously injured after police opened fire when he responded to an attempted arrest by attacking them.
A Gothenburg youth in his late teens is believed to be the brains behind a string of date robberies in the city where someone pretended to be a woman on dating app Tinder, then had their unsuspecting date robbed after luring them to meetings.
As the Swedish government presents its budget proposal for 2018, The Local picks out some of the key points to look out for.
A Swedish municipality has hit back after it was criticized for offering a man and his three wives housing in apartments bought for more than 13.9 million kronor ($1.75 million) in total.
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is expected to meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Tuesday, and has revealed what he plans to tell the American leader.
Shaheen, a young asylum seeker who fled to Sweden from Afghanistan, tells his story to journalists Joshua Evangelista and Hanna Tuulonen, and Freshta Dost of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan.
Swedish fintech startup iZettle has been awarded 30 million euros in debt funding from the European Investment Bank to develop financial tools for small businesses.
Swedish police have confirmed they received an anonymous tip-off warning that a neo-Nazi group was planning to march through Gothenburg two days before it took place, but failed to act on the information.