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Sweden’s government is preparing economic relief for farmers hit by this summer’s dry weather.
Despite new EU rules, the process to send convicted criminals from Sweden to their home countries remains a difficult and time-consuming prospect, according to the Swedish Prison and Probation Service.
A 24-year-old man has been charged on suspicion of killing a 36-year-old in a hotel in Stockholm in January this year.
A convicted murderer who escaped from a transport near Laxå in Örebro County on Thursday is now the subject of an international search.
The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) has issued a hot weather warning as high temperatures continue to grip the country.
Forest and grassland fires in Sweden have caused delays and diversions to rail services.
Indian filmmaker Dheeraj Akolkar talks candidly about what iconic Swedish director Ingmar Bergman meant to him, and why there should be more Indo-Swedish films made.
As a lifelong Abba superfan, Annabelle Leith was destined to love Mamma Mia. But the real magic of the musical is what it says about family, she writes.
The Swedish government is considering legislating against the existence of racist organizations.
Founder of the Swedish Food website, John Duxbury, shares his take on the classic British trifle with The Local, adding his own Swedish twist to it.
Stockholm's two main commuter train stations – City and Odenplan – are completely closed until further notice for safety reasons, authorities announced in a shock decision on Friday morning.
A murder suspect escaped from the custody of the Swedish Prison and Probation Service (Kriminalvarden) on Thursday, setting off a large-scale police action.
A woman in Lund has reported one of her neighbours to police for allegedly using a drone to photograph her while sunbathing in her underwear.
Sweden’s prisons are nearing capacity and as a result both violence against correctional workers and the presence of illegal weapons are on the rise, according to a report by broadcaster SVT.
A restaurant worker who has lived in Sweden for five years has been ordered to leave the country because he didn't take enough holiday at a previous job. But his former employer assured him he was complying with Swedish rules, Ganesh Bista told The Local.
Police on Thursday were still unable to provide clear answers to mysterious hand injuries suffered by two employees at a Malmö postal sorting facility on Wednesday.
Sweden's heatwave shows no sign of ending, but there is a risk of forest fires in almost all of the country, and the drought is a problem for farmers.
Do you know what these Swedish words really mean? Try our quiz for Members of The Local to find out.
Sweden's oldest oak tree is fighting for survival, with concerns raised over its deteriorating health.
The unusual way some northern Swedes say 'yes' often surprises those unfamiliar with the dialect: a cross between a gasp and a slurp, it's a curious linguistic phenomenon. The Local explores where it comes from and what exactly it means.