Find out what's going on in Sweden today with The Local's short roundup of the news in less than five minutes.
Transferring money between countries is big business. According to UN estimates, roughly one billion people worldwide either send or receive international transfers. But did you know there's a state-financed transfer comparison service in Sweden that's fast, transparent and completely free to use?
People vaccinated in an EU or Schengen zone country are being warned that they may have to self-isolate if they travel to the UK, since the British contact tracing service does not recognise them as being fully vaccinated.
Pablo Picasso once said: ”The meaning of life is to find your gift, and the purpose of life is to give it away.” After the CEO of this Stockholm school challenged students to rise to this challenge, The Local finds out how two children with international backgrounds are doing just that – with impressive results.
Handshakes were "avoided as much as possible" at an international Holocaust conference in Sweden, a government spokesperson told The Local after the Latvian president Egils Levits tested positive for Covid-19.
You may already have spotted a few bylines from Becky Waterton, The Local’s new full-time reporter based in Malmö. Here’s a chance for her to introduce herself with an article on one of her favourite topics – lunch.
Whether you're planning for your move to Sweden to be permanent or not, accommodation is one of the key things to arrange, and choosing between buying or renting is a big part of that.
There are about ten Sámi languages alive today, spoken across the northern parts of Scandinavia and eastern Russia. But they are among the many Indigenous languages around the world that are at risk of disappearing.
A new cross-border collaboration to match Swedish job seekers with Danish employers aims to solve the late-pandemic labour crises in both countries.
On October 4th, Swedes celebrate National Cinnamon Bun Day in honour of their favourite sweet treat, but why have a special day dedicated to a sugary snack? The Local has got its teeth into six scrumptious facts about the nation's most popular pastry.
Find out what's going on in Austria on Wednesday, with The Local's short roundup of today's news.