Find out what's going on in Sweden today with The Local's short roundup of the news in less than five minutes.
Applying to universities can be a nerve-wracking experience. In competitive field, what’s the best way to stand out? The Local looks at how making an unconventional application, using digital media to present your authentic self, could secure your place at a top university or business school.
It makes sense that most items on a Swedish smörgåsbord are served cold, because people in Sweden wait so long to start eating that anything once hot is at best lukewarm anyway.
Keeping up with the latest in digital tech can seem impossible. But for children, the constant flow of new products and features is the norm. So, how should technology be used in schools? The Local learns how a network of schools in Stockholm is using technology to free children from a fear of mistakes.
EU member states paved the way for the return of American tourists on Wednesday when they agreed to add the US to its "white list" of countries with low Covid-19 rates, according to AFP.
Travel is opening up around Europe, but most countries still have testing requirements in place for adults. When it comes to under 18s, however, the rules vary widely on who is exempt and who needs a test.
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?
Sweden’s Left Party has given the government a 48-hour deadline to throw out its proposal to abolish a hotly-debated rent cap on newbuilds – or it will try to organise a vote of no-confidence.
Our vocabulary guide to some of Sweden's most essential weather words and sayings.
Thinking of moving to Sweden for work? Here are six expert tips to help you boost your career prospects.
Everyone in Sweden has a right to receive the Covid-19 vaccine when their age or risk group is eligible, but after several of The Local's readers reported facing obstacles when lacking a Swedish identity number, we raised the issue with Swedish authorities.
Two weeks ago a 100,000-kronor shipment of crisps, chocolate and tea was nearly destroyed at the port of Gothenburg.
Vaccinations, more opportunities for testing, and lower infection rates make travel a possibility, but it is crucial to keep track of what paperwork and tests are required to cross the border. Here's a look at the situation in several European countries.
‘Fantastic childcare, but disappointing maternal care’: How Covid-19 has stretched Sweden’s maternity wards
Women who gave birth in 2020 told The Local how they were affected by hospital staff shortages, as a new study shows that more than 900 women in Stockholm could not be offered a place on maternity wards when they gave birth.
Austrian citizenship is renowned as one of the hardest to get in Europe - but what makes it so difficult?