Good news for foreign professionals in Sweden.
Is the Swedish approach to leadership really as special as people think? The Local asks a non-Swedish manager at telecom giant Ericsson for a frank appraisal of Swedes' so-called 'lagom' leadership style.
As a foreigner on Swedish soil it's tempting to miss home at this time of the year, but these days there are plenty of reasons I love being here for Christmas.
After a family history of forced migration, Haneen Abdel Khaleq is now dedicated to helping others in similar situations.
John Ausonius, one of Sweden's most notorious far-right killers has appeared in court in Germany for the first day of the trial over the murder of an Auschwitz survivor in Frankfurt 25 years ago.
Five quick questions with Ebenezer Scrooge, who’s in Stockholm performing in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol until 31st December.
Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.
The Local spoke to police and firefighters to find out what it is really like working on the ground in Stockholm's most socio-economically vulnerable neighbourhoods.
Whether you approach Christmas with all the fervour of Buddy the Elf or all the disdain of the Grinch, there’s no denying yuletide as an expat can be hard.
Swedes love to indulge on traditional Lucia saffron buns ('lussekatter') on December 13th. Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.
Anyone who has moved or is thinking about moving to Stockholm will want to check this out.
The Local asked some of Sweden's best-known tech companies and startups for their insider tips about what they look for in international talent.
Ranked among the world’s best young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Linköping University (LiU) uses innovative learning techniques that prepare its students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.
Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad and his business were given the Nordic Language Award of 2017 for introducing Scandinavian language and culture to a global audience.
Living in one country and working in another isn't a conventional way of life, but Divya Sharma has made a habit of pursuing adventure.
Stockholm’s ‘strength in numbers’ attitude has become a surprising secret weapon for the Swedish capital, leading to a string of international companies setting up operations in the region.
Herman M. Duarte came to Stockholm University from El Salvador to study commercial arbitration law. When he left, pop star Ricky Martin was among a growing legion of supporters praising this emerging human rights powerhouse.
Could the 2018 Riksdag election produce an outcome similar to Germany, where the main parties struggle to form a government? The Local asked politics experts for their analysis.
The Local's columnist Victoria Martínez, who grew up in Texas in the US, writes about why she and her husband have chosen to raise their children in Sweden.
It's been affectionately dubbed "The Friendliest City in Sweden".
Several Swedish banks allow investment in companies that manufacture nuclear weapons, according to an analysis.
But while Sweden is ahead of most countries in the share of parental leave allocated to fathers, things are far from equal.
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.
Music streaming giant Spotify has revealed the artists and songs people listened to most in 2017.
Everything you need to know in case you accidentally eat a bad herring!
Ryanair’s attempts to stop its staff in Italy going on strike are “shameful”, the Italian economy minister said on Wednesday.
After a Nobel banquet celebrating another year's crop of winners -- all of them male -- Swedish MP Linda Snecker argues that the country must do more to promote and recognize the scientific achievements of women.
Swedish travel veteran Johan Lundgren was named chief executive of British low-cost airline EasyJet on Friday.