Title-holders Sweden booked their place in the final of the world ice hockey championships Saturday with a 6-0 whitewash of the United States.
Connecting flight? Time to kill? Whether you arrive first thing in the morning or just as the sun is setting, The Local has your sightseeing plans sorted with tips for even the briefest of stopovers.
PayPal will buy Swedish online commerce startup iZettle for $2.2 billion in a deal that came as the young company was poised for a stock market debut.
When Professors Jenny White and Mark Rhinard first came to Stockholm they had no idea it would become their home. The Local spoke to the Stockholm University researchers to find out why they came and just what it is that made them stay.
The Local looks at some potential jobs in Sweden that don't require the Swedish language.
How do you inspire gifted mathematics students to become even more excited about the subject? Turning it into an international event and throwing in the word ‘quest’ is a good place to start.
The man was arrested at Copenhagen's Kastrup airport.
"Isn't it time that we try women in decision making and trying to make peace? Because men have really failed."
Starting your own business is a challenge few people will attempt in their lifetime. That challenge is doubled when you’ve also moved halfway around the world and opened a company in a new country.
The subject of criticism at an international level, Sweden's zero-tolerance policy on drugs looks increasingly dated, but will it ever change?
After-vork drinks? VAB? OB? The Swedish workplace can be a jungle of wonderfully-weird terminology. This glossary of terms for working life in Sweden will help you to join the conversation without having to guess what it’s about.
British particle physicist Abbey Waldron talks to The Local about why it is important to help entrepreneurs and scientists navigate the world of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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?
We don't know why Swedish has so many different words that all mean know.
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?
Ignoring a few months in the financial crisis, the Swedish krona is now weaker than it's been in a century. What does that mean for internationals planning to moving here, or those who already have?
On the southernmost tip of Croatia is a region of particular natural beauty known as ‘Konavle Valley’.
The airline has advised travellers not to go to the airport.
Learn more about what employers can do to best support expat workers and their families.
"Some people say we should blame Margaret Thatcher for this."
Don’t waste time learning useless phrases like ‘the bear sat on the tortoise’ when you can learn Swedish you’ll actually use. The Local finds out more about SFX, a series of specialised language courses for professionals.
These historic images shed some light on the lives of Stockholmers decades ago.
Does Sweden's new electric road lead to the future? Rick Greenough, professor of energy systems at De Montfort University, is not so sure.
You might be surprised by how renewable materials are helping the fashion industry turn over a new leaf.
Swedish universities are rigging their recruitment to make sure favoured internal candidates get jobs, according to Sweden's leading university union.
Hiking in the Swiss Alps, visiting local chocolate factories, wine-tastings, jazz festivals and car shows are not part of your typical language course. Unless, that is, it’s an Alpadia language course.
Sweden's centre-right Moderate Party has said it would be willing to bring the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats into a cross-party agreement on immigration.
Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.
Ante Rebic ruined Jupp Heynckes' farewell as Bayern Munich coach on Saturday with the Croatia striker scoring twice as Eintracht Frankfurt claimed an upset 3-1 win in the German Cup final.
Swedish opera singer Nina Stemme has won the one-million dollar prize awarded in memory of the Nordic nation's legendary soprano Birgit Nilsson.
An easy-to-make Swedish summer classic.