Moving to Sweden can be a culture shock, no matter where you come from, whether it's the cold winters, the hatred of small talk or bureaucracy. However, you might not have expected a culture shock in your local supermarket. This article will lead you through the Swedish food mistakes you only make once.
We all want more out of life. But exactly what do you want more of? Whether it's free time, connection with nature, or career opportunities, this fast-growing Swedish city – in a fantastic location between Stockholm and Gothenburg – really ought to be on your radar.
A parliamentary majority has voted no to allowing exemptions for international researchers who want to stay in Sweden permanently after their doctoral studies.
The devastating impact of climate change and the need for positive solutions is increasingly apparent all around the world. Sweden is recognised for its progressive approach to many issues, including sustainability – find out how one university is punching far above its weight in this area.
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.
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 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.
Austria's government on Saturday set out its plans for legalising assisted suicide from 2022 in response to a court ruling, which found that the current ban violated fundamental rights.