Sweden's general election is fast approaching, with party campaign posters appearing on the country's streets and political promises making headlines. But while there are still more than three weeks to go until most Swedes head to the polls, voting began on Thursday for those living overseas.
Meet Naimul Abd, the self-titled ‘hyper-entrepreneur’ who has gone into hyperdrive since moving to Sweden, learning to speak the language fluently and starting 10 companies in just four years.
The story of how an island with an 800 kilometre coastline is running out of water, and what is being done to stop it.
No more last minute panic about who will take care of your dog if you need to go away.
Try our quick and fun quiz to find out how good your Swedish skills really are.
Whether you’re flying for business or pleasure, you don’t need to break the bank when booking your next transatlantic flight. As one travel blogger explains, there are ways to fly in style without forking out for a first-class ticket.
Are you one of the more than 20,000 international students in Sweden? You can now benefit from a 50 percent student discount on Membership of The Local – our editor Emma Löfgren explains more.
With many young idealists considering their gap year options, sustainable development charity Raleigh International is encouraging young people and their parents to ditch the usual ‘backpacker’ trips in favour of an adventure that matters.
A 42-year-old man will face trial in Sweden on suspicion of having sent threatening letters to Swedish ministers.
The Local talked to two international students who explained why there’s no other city in the world where they would rather study. Their advice? Expect the unexpected.
Sweden's Almedalen Week has been a staple of the political calendar for half a century, but it still of value in the digital age? Journalist Rupali Mehra went to the event to find out.
Want to make the most of even the shortest of stopovers in Sweden’s picturesque capital? What if we told you we’d come up with 10 things you can do in under 20 minutes? That’s right, buckle up for The Local’s whirlwind tour of Stockholm. Your time starts now!
Unemployment went down across Sweden last month, fresh statistics show.
As a major construction boom blasts through Stockholm, is Sweden’s capital headed for global city status or does its distinctive character hang in the balance?
Despite its small population, Sweden is one of the world's leaders in eSports – competitive gaming – but just why is that the case? The Local looks at some of the contributing factors.
The Local's Sweden In Focus series looks at the shift in Sweden's immigration debate since the dawn of the refugee crisis.
"If you just have an organisation with white men, it's going to be very boring." So declares Christer Modig, VP Radio of Nordic Entertainment Group, during an interview with The Local's Sophie Miskiw at Almedalen Week 2018. Find out more in this special episode of 'A Woman's Place'
Parenting is challenging in the best of circumstances. Let's not even talk about being an immigrant parent. No, actually, let's.
VIDEO: Around 40,000 people come to Visby, Gotland, every year to relive medieval times. The Local's contributor Rupali Mehra went to see what it's all about.
Do you know what these Swedish words really mean?
To be more specific: More than 20 million kronor in a single month.
Good luck if you're taking to the roads in France this weekend.
Founder of the Swedish Food website, John Duxbury, shares his take on the classic British trifle with The Local, adding his own Swedish twist to it.
More than 20,000 hectares of forest has burned down in Sweden and the wildfires continue to rage across the country.
The Local explains why many professionals from non-EU countries have been ordered to leave Sweden through no fault of their own.
Robyn, the Swedish singer whose dark yet danceable synth-pop has won her an avid fan base, has returned with a song off her first album in eight years.
Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.