Forget the pyramids, the canals of Venice or the Eiffel Tower – the Swedish government has presented a plan to make Sweden the world's most attractive tourism destination by 2030 – but it's not yet clear how.
If you’re following an international career path, what are the key ingredients in your recipe for success? Not so long ago, it would have been all about your qualifications and past experience. Today, the crucial question is: 'Do you have a growth mindset or are you stuck with a fixed mindset?'
What happens when your child falls ill? In Sweden, there's a social safety net to help you out; here's what you need to know about it.
It’s been a long time since many of us thought about flying. But Sweden's Foreign Ministry recently lifted its advice to avoid non-necessary travel and air passenger numbers are picking up. If you’re now ready to fly again, here are some essential tips for making your experience easier and less stressful.
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.
There's something heroic about the way Danes and Swedes insist on trying to communicate with one another using their own languages, but more often than not end up nodding, smiling, and only pretending to understand. Why not give up and just speak English?
So many flats and houses are now being built in Sweden that the country's housing shortage could be over within just six years, a new prognosis from state mortgage provider SBAB has found.
There is more to Swedish life than fika and lagom.
Sweden's jobs agency has urged employers to consider hiring people with limited Swedish skills to fill vacancies, as new stats show a labour shortage amid falling unemployment.
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.
Catch up on the latest Covid-19 news and current statistics in The Local's new roundup.