Sweden just set a new seasonal cold record – and it could get even colder.
When we asked The Local’s readers for your best winter memories of Dalarna in the heart of Sweden, you had plenty to say. “There are many places in the world I love but Dalarna stole my heart completely,” one reader told us. From cross-country skiing and dog sledding to tips for reinvigorating your mind, here's your guide to the best of this region in winter.
EU labour ministers meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss the European Commission's planned minimum wage directive. Why is the proposal causing such unease in Sweden?
Stockholm is full of vibrant local communities. While the likes of Södermalm, Hornstull, and Aspudden have attracted much attention, you can find bustling little enclaves across the whole city, attracting young families, creative minds and new businesses.
Uncertainty is a fact of life even at the best of times and much of what we thought was certain or secure has proven to have shaky foundations over the past couple of years. Long-term unemployment in Sweden recently hit a record level of 190,000, while tens of millions of jobs have been lost worldwide due to the pandemic.
Sweden introduced Covid-19 vaccine passes at certain public events and gatherings on December 1st. But which foreign vaccine certificates are accepted?
The emergence of the Omicron variant won't lead to any major changes in Sweden's Covid response, state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell told AFP on Tuesday, insisting "it has worked in the past".
The best tips always come from those who've been there, done that. The Local's readers share their top tactics for successfully finding, viewing and buying your first apartment in Sweden.
In many companies across Sweden, English is the working language, but understanding at least some Swedish will serve you well in the search for a job.
A new cross-border collaboration to match Swedish job seekers with Danish employers aims to solve the late-pandemic labour crises in both countries.
As the days grow darker and the Swedish weather chillier, The Local lists some of the most haunted places in the Nordic country to help you get into the Halloween spirit.
The seven-day Covid incidence rate has dropped below 1,000 in all Austrian regions, though intensive care admissions are still increasing.