Several people have been taken to hospital after a blaze tore through an apartment block north of Stockholm.
Did you know the University of Gothenburg offers 60 master's programmes in English? And some of them may surprise you.
The Local speaks to Daniel Guest, head chef at Stockholm's Hotel Miss Clara about working in Sweden, Swedish Christmas food, and why he has strong opinions on sugar.
The spotlight is on Nordic tech this week as the Slush conference kicks off. So in the midst of all the excitement we had to ask - what makes Stockholm so special?
BJ Epstein, senior lecturer in literature and public engagement at the University of East Anglia, on what the world can learn from the Swedish work-life balance.
Abba isn't even on this list, promise.
Find out how Swedes are helping ensure songwriters around the world can earn a living from their work – whether songs are streamed on Spotify or played live in an arena.
Norwegian police on Monday night were searching for the person or persons who killed a boy and a woman at a primary school earlier in the day in Kristiansand.
Pioneering filmmaker Katrin Ottarsdóttir tells The Local about Nordic cinema, making the Faroe Islands' first feature film, and why she has no desire to make it in Hollywood.
The famous Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi has just opened its new year-round section. Have a look at some of the first pictures of one of the world's most unusual hotels here.
Looking for a break from Sweden this winter? The buzz of Hong Kong might be the perfect cure to your winter blues.
Sweden is home to the fourth happiest workers in the world, an international survey has claimed.
The number of people in Sweden with HIV increases every year, but many misconceptions remain about the disease and how it affects people’s lives.
Staff at Ikea are getting an early Christmas treat in the form of millions of euros to share between them.
Having a common style throughout your home creates a peaceful and tidy feel.
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?