The UN Security Council is meeting in a secluded farmhouse on the southern tip of Sweden on Saturday in a bid to overcome deep divisions over how to end the war in Syria.
Two alumni of the Executive MBA at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) share their tips for balancing the demanding programme with work and family life.
Here's how many Brits (and Americans) applied for and received citizenship in Sweden in the first months of 2018.
Listen to episode four of A Woman's Place to find out why the straight-talking guests firmly believe that in Stockholm "you're a human beyond your gender".
Avicii, one of the world's most successful DJs who helped lead the global boom in electronic music, died on Friday in Oman, his representative said. He was 28.
You might be surprised by how renewable materials are helping the fashion industry turn over a new leaf.
Did you know that as Europe’s leading job site for international talent, The Local can help you recruit your next dream colleague?
As labour automation becomes a reality, robots are no longer just the domain of sci-fi movies and paranoid conspiracy theorists.
You wouldn’t take out a new mobile phone plan without finding out what’s included. So why would you accept a job offer without doing the same groundwork?
The Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) says there are several failings in the country's Swedish for Immigrants (SFI) courses including a lack of competent teachers.
Don’t let bad dreams about the IRS have you waking up in a cold sweat.
Airline SAS cancelled flights from Scandinavia to Munich and Frankfurt on Tuesday due to strikes by airport staff in Germany.
Don't be fooled into thinking Dubrovnik itself is all this virtually untouched Riviera has to offer.
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.
Football superstars Ada Hegerberg and Liv Cooke are fronting a new UEFA campaign that encourages young girls to kick off careers in ‘the beautiful game’.
Sweden's government on Monday announced its spring budget proposal in full, five months ahead of this year's general election. The Local breaks down what you should know about how the changes could affect you.
Itchy eyes? Check. Runny nose? Check. Uncontrollable sneezing? You get the gist. These symptoms could be mistaken for a common cold, but if you can’t seem to shake them then it might be time for an allergy test.
Plans for a virtual reality tour featuring all four members of Abba will include a televised tribute, Abba member Björn Ulvaeus has revealed.
One of Sweden's most prestigious institutions is falling apart. How did it all come to this for the body that hands out the Nobel Prize in Literature?
What child wouldn’t want to study in a school surrounded by picturesque scenery, an array of international friends, and some much-loved Swedish traditions?
A Swedish university college must refund an American student over sub-standard teaching, after a ruling from the country's top court set a precedent for overseas students in Sweden.
Sweden's justice and digital development ministers will meet Google, Twitter and other media, but not Facebook.
Amid the ferocity of the protests to ‘Save old Slussen!’, the real -- and potentially devastating -- reason for the controversial redevelopment has effectively been drowned out.
Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.
Parenting is challenging in the best of circumstances. Let's not even talk about being an immigrant parent. No, actually, let's.
The deadlock in Italian politics for the past two-and-a-half months shows little sign of loosening after a court ruled that former government officials colluded with Sicily's Mafia in the early 1990s.
One of the remaining women at the Swedish Academy has dismissed feminist outrage over the resignation of the body’s first ever female head.
Winter may be over, but the ski slopes are just warming up! It’s time to embrace that perfect time of year that Swedes call 'Vårvinter' (Spring-Winter).
Swedish food writer John Duxbury provides some inspiration with his simple recipe for delicious salmon in saffron sauce.