Sweden's parliament has voted in favour of a no-confidence motion against Social Democrat Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, meaning the country could face snap elections later this year.
If you’ve been in a Swedish town or city during June, you’ve no doubt been perplexed by the sudden appearance of sharply dressed young people wearing white sailors’ hats and partying on flatbed trucks. But why? Here's what you need to know about this strange and unmissable school leaving ritual.
What do the plans to change Swedish rental laws mean for residents, and could the row over the proposals really bring down the government? The Local explains.
If you're part of a highly international team, do you find diversity strengthens your workplace and brings results? From better decision-making to creative inspiration, here are five potential benefits of valuing diversity in recruitment.
The Sweden Democrat party has called a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Stefan Löfven’s government, adding a twist to a political conflict sparked by the Left Party.
Follow the latest news about how the coronavirus outbreak is developing in Sweden with The Local's paywall-free blog.
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.
Austria is implementing a digital coronavirus immunity card to allow a return to normality. Here's what you need to know.