Between schools starting in Sweden and Covid-19 vaccinations opening up to more people – here are a few things to make sure you have on your radar in August.
The pace of change today means schools are being challenged like never before to ensure their teaching remains relevant. How can you as a parent be sure your child is getting the education they need for tomorrow’s world?
Have you ever wondered exactly how the four-week summer holiday became so entrenched in Swedish society?
As an international resident of Sweden, you've often heard it said – but is it true? Judge for yourself with this list of reasons why working here is just great: the high level of English, the strong unions, the team coffee breaks and much more ...
This week's behind-the-scenes look at the biggest news stories in Sweden with the journalists who know them best.
Sweden's new migration law came into effect on July 20th, and contains some important changes for people applying for permanent residency or who want to bring a family member over to Sweden.
The Swedish government has proposed a new exemption to the non-EU entry ban, which would make it easier for esports players to take part in competitions in Sweden.
Sweden's government collapsed on Monday after a vote of no confidence won enough support. The Local's columnist Lisa Bjurwald questions if the vote is the natural result of the prime minister appearing to hand over the reins on crucial issues.
Sweden is currently experiencing a heatwave, and for many people it's uncomfortably warm indoors as well as outside. Here are the guidelines you should know about if you're renting an apartment in Sweden in case it gets unbearably hot.
There are about ten Sámi languages alive today, spoken across the northern parts of Scandinavia and eastern Russia. But they are among the many Indigenous languages around the world that are at risk of disappearing.
Thinking of moving to Sweden for work? Here are six expert tips to help you boost your career prospects.
It’s July in Stockholm. The streets are empty, the bars are eerily deserted and you don’t have to wait an hour to get a table for brunch. What is going on?
In order to encourage vaccination and counter the threat of the Delta variant, Austria is tightening rules for entry to certain venues.