Is Sweden really a 'rape capital' as repeatedly suggested by sections of the international media? The Local consulted experts to get to the bottom of the matter.
Don’t let inaction or ignorance about your US tax obligations ruin the New Year.
"How long can I stay? Fortnight?
John Andersen dropped out of high school to climb mountains. Decades later, the 73-year-old is still travelling the world - and it's been a priceless education.
This spacious house in Umeå, northern Sweden has a terrace that's perfect for long summer nights. It starts at 1,475,000 kronor ($162,993).
Paris, Madrid, Berlin... For internationally-minded students, it can be tough to choose where to attend university. But at ESCP Europe – one of the top business schools in the world – you don’t have to.
Sergi Angulo from Barcelona talks to The Local about why he thinks that the Spanish school of football will help new team Nacka FC go all the way to the top.
Who says giving your home a new look needs to be a costly endeavour?
The number of fathers taking advantage of Sweden's generous parental leave benefits is slowly rising, according to new statistics.
Back home you always know what to buy to address common winter ailments. But how do you know what to buy abroad? We asked Sweden's largest pharmacy chain for help.
What will happen to reciprocal arrangements between EU countries and the UK when Brits abroad are reduced to an afterthought? Laura Shields of the Liberal Democrats examines the issues faced by anxious Britons.
There are a lot of airlines out there – and a plethora of loyalty programmes. They all promise a dozen benefits – but also an awful lot of fine print. How often do you actually understand the system well enough to take advantage of the perks?
A housing crisis means that short-term sublets are the norm in major cities and rent regulation rules are frequently flouted. But this week, The Local has decided to look on the bright side of renting an apartment in Sweden.
Need to send money to family or friends overseas? Have funds in foreign accounts you need to access in your new home? Sending money abroad may be cheaper and faster than you might think.
Göran Strand has twice won a Swedish award for his images.
Another year may have come and gone, but it certainly left its mark! Here are the top 10 developments from the Stockholm tech scene in 2016.
Swedes love all sweets and one of their favourites is liquorice. Grab your sunglasses, pretend it's spring and enjoy this liquorice ice cream, courtesy of food writer John Duxbury.
Making the decision to move abroad isn’t something to be taken lightly. There’s plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?
The streaming giant says it is losing key people due to Swedish migration rules, calling it a risk to their operations in Sweden.
It's 'high time' Netflix featured more films by women, according to the authors of a Swedish study on the streaming platform's content.
It’s carnival season in Switzerland, a chance to indulge and make merry before the coming of Lent.
Houzz.se's Amanda Strömberg asks two experts about what you should think about if you want to paint your entire home white.