Imagine a city that floats on calm expanses of water, a city where 750 years of history meets ultra-modern design, a city that every year becomes the focus of the worlds of science and literature.
With world-class restaurants, glamorous bars and clubs, and galleries and museums to suit every taste, it's no wonder that Stockholm is known as the Capital of Scandinavia. Welcome!
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With summer around the corner and tourists already heading to the Swedish capital, part-time Stockholmer Erik Bloom shares the secrets of how to find the ten best places to visit in Stockholm that the average visitor may never find. READ »
While a reunion of Swedish super group Abba may never happen, a new museum opening on Tuesday in Stockholm offers the next-best chance to witness the foursome on stage. READ »
With the Abba Museum opening on Tuesday, The Local's Oliver Gee gets a sneak peak behind the scenes, has a quick word with Björn Ulvaeus, and tries to find out if Stockholmers are willing to sing their favourite Abba song on camera. Hint: they are. READ »
"“I’m off to march in the protest this morning, Mamma,” my daughter said. Sweden’s right wing political party, discredited after senior..." READ »
"The Seikoen Japanese restaurant across the street from the Sheraton Hotel at Tegelbacken was one of Stockholm’s first Japanese restaurants, set up long before..." READ »
A Facebook post about a chance encounter on the Stockholm metro with a "super hot" guy in a green shirt landed the face of 36-year-old Lisa Tegelmark in newspapers across Sweden, making her our pick for Swede of the Week. READ »
Stockholm's recently opened Abba musuem has come under fire over its entrance fees for toddlers after a woman was forced to pay admission for an infant she was carrying in her arms. READ »
A British man who was stymied in his attempts to retrieve his passport from a Stockholm postal outlet finally has the document in hand thanks to the service-minded efforts of a "heroic" postal employee. READ »
Sweden's Princess Madeleine, the youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf, married New York businessman Chris O'Neill in Stockholm Saturday in Sweden's second royal wedding in three years. READ »
Sweden's Princess Madeleine marries Chris O'Neill today in a lavish royal wedding ceremony in Stockholm. We're following the whole thing live - with reporters around Stockholm providing the latest news, details, and reactions. READ »
Stockholm charged into eighth place in a new list of the world's most competitive cities in attracting capital, businesses, talent, and visitors, according to a ranking released on Tuesday. READ »
Sweden's Princess Madeleine has opted not to take the last name of Chris O'Neill, the American-British financier she is set to marry on Saturday, June 8th in Stockholm. READ »