Is it possible to get by in Sweden without a fabled personal number (personnummer)? We found out in six different areas, from banking to shopping.
Tickets for what has grabbed global headlines as Sweden's first 'man-free' music festival, organized in response to reports of sexual assaults at concerts, will go on sale in less than two weeks.
A lot, according to the research. The Local finds out more.
The labour market in Sweden is under more pressure than in any other country included in a new global report. And the situation is deteriorating each year.
Anyone who has moved or is thinking about moving to Stockholm will want to check this out.
While the US debates to what extent Russia influenced its presidential election, a small country in northern Europe is already gearing up to fend off foreign interference in its next election.
Five quick questions with Ebenezer Scrooge, who’s in Stockholm performing in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol until 31st December.
But while Sweden is ahead of most countries in the share of parental leave allocated to fathers, things are far from equal.
Everything you need to know in case you accidentally eat a bad herring!
Just because there’s no snow on the ground doesn’t mean it’s too early to start planning a ski trip in Sweden this winter.
Sweden must help those citizens living in poverty, argues Lotta Säfström of charity organization Sweden's City Missions.
Find out what Stockholm is doing to stamp out sexism in the film industry.
Sweden and France are to join forces to develop innovation and green solutions for businesses and the public sector.
Its graduates are also among the first in Sweden to gain employment once they've completed their studies.
International workers have been hard hit by bureaucratic residence permit rules. The Local takes a closer look at why Sweden needs to act before it's too late.
It's not just one of the world’s leading business schools. It’s also a chance for students to have a truly international undergraduate experience.
Every week we ask a Swede, or a foreigner in Sweden, to explain their favourite word.
Researchers at Stockholm University have used the data tied to Swedish personal numbers to answer complicated questions about family dynamics and other population processes.
A school north of Stockholm has come under fire after a teacher gave a class of ten-year-olds a homework assignment which included a racist slur.
A Sweden Democrat member of parliament has denied sexually assaulting a fellow MP.
Switch SFI for SFX-IT and start learning the language you actually need to work as a programmer in Sweden.
Swedish travel veteran Johan Lundgren was named chief executive of British low-cost airline EasyJet on Friday.
Sweden is a treasure-trove of inspiration for design lovers. The whole country really is one big Pinterest board.
Fair jobs and growth are on the agenda when heads of government and senior EU officials meet in Gothenburg on Friday. But travel chaos is expected in the city, with several roads being closed off for the occasion.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri distanced himself from taking up the vacant post as Italy coach on Saturday, but left the door open to eventually accepting the job.
Every language has common sayings which, when directly translated, seem to make absolutely no sense, and the German phrase "alter Schwede", meaning "old Swede" is a perfect example.
"The bloodiest, most terrifying day in Stockholm's history" is being relived in a new play.