As the mercury begins to slide and Swedes revel in what may be the final balmy days of 2012, The Local catches up with American filmmaker Meng Johnson who recently released a film meant to portray all that is tantalizing about summer in Sweden.
Sweden's trade minister on Wednesday promised the government will renew efforts to legalize exports of snus - or moist snuff - following a new EU proposal to ban all smoke-free tobacco products outside of Sweden.
A 67-year-old German jeweller was spared prison on Wednesday despite killing a teenager who held up her shop. A regional court ruled that shooting the intruder in the back of the head was self-defence.
Germany’s “King of Screws” has outraged trade unions by writing a letter to his own sales representatives, blaming them for the company's poor growth rate and telling them to get up earlier.
EU leaders and analysts expressed relief, and financial markets lifted, on Wednesday after the German Constitutional Court cleared the way for the launch of a bailout fund and debt brake.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Wednesday that Switzerland violated an elderly Italian-Egyptian man's rights in its application of UN counter-terrorism resolutions.
An Oslo court will rule on Friday on the legality of a ban on the display of tobacco products in stores after cigarette maker Philip Morris claimed the two-year-old law violated European competition rules.
The Swedish government said Wednesday it was considering introducing a law to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing with their smartphones.
Instead of helping a man who had passed out on a subway track in Stockholm, a passer-by chose to rob the unconscious victim before leaving him to be run over by a train.
A Bundesliga footballer has come out as gay – but fearing publicity and even attacks from fans, has remained anonymous.
Sweden plans to spend 409 million kronor ($62 million) to improve education for foreign-born children, an increasing number of whom have struggled to make the grade after arriving in Sweden.