A group of 'super mothers' have told The Local how they calmed the streets of a Stockholm suburb by commanding respect from the area's youths.
Think a world-class public healthcare system, a stable of leading tech firms, and an impressive track-record of digital innovation make Sweden a shoe-in for the top spot globally in digital healthcare? Think again.
Flammable liquid was poured through a Stockholm apartment's mailbox then set alight while a woman and her four children slept inside.
Designer Susana Nakatani's career has taken her on a trek from Spain to France, Switzerland, Morocco, and Germany – to name just a few places.
But then she discovered Malmö – and she's here to stay. Susana tells The Local about her favourite places – and what makes the city perfect for a designer.
Lonely Planet recently named Gotland second on its 2017 list of the best places to see in Europe. The Local rounds up some of the prettiest spots on the Swedish island.
By now you may have heard that Sweden is the best country in the world to do business in. But do you know why?
In the first of our Sweden In Focus series, The Local looks at how Sweden is trying to integrate the thousands of newcomers to the country in recent years.
Zagreb is a favourite summer getaway for sun-and-fun loving Swedes. But they're not alone. Here are 8 great summer events that will have you booking a ticket!
Sweden ranks among the best countries in the world in terms of gender equality. An exception is the tech industry, which still heavily dominated by men. One coding programme in Gothenburg and Stockholm is looking to change that statistic, one dedicated, passionate, hardworking woman at a time.
But some positive steps have been taken to improve the situation, OECD education boss Andreas Schleicher thinks.
Sweden is one of the most sustainable countries in the world, and Stockholm University plays a critical role in this. ..
Brexit has kept Europe and the EU in the headlines, but how many out there really understand the whole story?
Eight out of 10 of Sweden's largest cities are investigating how security can be raised on streets and squares following the April 7th attack in Stockholm.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s...kind of both.
A tug of war between Sweden, Denmark and Finland over where Nordic banking giant Nordea should base its head office in the future is beginning to heat up.
Foodies already know that Malmö is the place to go to get top-notch grub in Sweden. But the selection just got even better.
Allergies come in all shapes and sizes, but whatever their form, they really are a pain. Sometimes literally. Here’s how to fight them – like a Swede!
A new OECD survey looks at student wellbeing in Sweden and elsewhere.
You don’t have to be an architect or a tree-hugger to be dazzled by this new generation of wooden buildings.
The Local contributor Veronika Chlumska speaks to Mark Stein and Austin Davis, the two people behind the Katarina Kegger in Stockholm.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
Temperatures in the Italian-speaking southern Swiss region of Ticino surpassed 20 degrees in the night of Wednesday to Thursday, making it the country’s first ‘tropical’ night of the year.
No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?
How has global demand for the most sought-after designers changed in last decade? A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends.
Abba icon Björn Ulvaeus takes The Local through the new Gröna Lund Backstage exhibition, celebrating historic performances from The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and more.
"If it's a small unintentional mistake there has to be the possibility to fix the error."