'Statistically speaking, experiencing such a high average temperature in May happens three times every million years,' a climate researcher explained.
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 unemployment rate continues to drop in Sweden, with the number of foreigners as well as natives out of work both declining.
For Jana Tumova and Iolanda Leite, a woman's place is in the lab. This episode's guests explain what it's like to be women working in the robotics field and whether a robot invasion really is just around the corner.
Leading Swedish games developer Avalanche Studios has announced an expansion, with a new studio to open in southern city Malmö.
Visit the unique island of Lošinj and discover the hidden gem of the Adriatic sea.
Immigrants to Sweden have made a huge contribution to architecture, journalism, science and more, explains Victoria Martinez, an American historical researcher, writer and author living in Småland, Sweden.
The Local takes you on a whirlwind tour of the hidden gems that Stockholmers like to keep to themselves.
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.
Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo confirmed it will open its first Swedish store at the end of August 2018.
The subject of criticism at an international level, Sweden's zero-tolerance policy on drugs looks increasingly dated, but will it ever change?
Iceland has long been known as one of the most beautiful places in the world, but over the past few years it has also come to be viewed as a rather unusual hotbed of football talent. Here are 12 other things that you might not know about Iceland.
The 2018 World Cup kicks off on June 14th, and with Sweden back at the tournament for the first time since 2006, much of the country will stop and take it in. Here are the best places to soak up the atmosphere and watch the games in the Nordic nation.
Europe’s first business school continues to attract students from all around the world.
Why on earth do Swedes use English phrases so much, even while speaking Swedish? Sign up or log in to join the debate.
Admirers of inspiring landscapes, history, adventure, and Mediterranean cuisine will be delighted by each area of Croatia's Zadar Region.
Young Norwegians are so spoilt that most no longer consider jobs in cafés or restaurants now staffed largely by Swedes, the head of Norway’s national business lobby group has complained.
"It’s one of the reasons I took my current job. It means you get a lot of perks, like a better pension".
In the first of our Q&A series profiling The Local’s readers in Denmark, we spoke to Drew Fisher, an Australian operations developer who works for Danish jewellery manufacturer Pandora.
With the summer here, take the opportunity to make this easy and refreshing smoothie.
It’s official, and anyone who tells you otherwise is wrong.
"Some people say we should blame Margaret Thatcher for this."
Few would complain about the warmer weather Sweden is basking in these days, but in some parts of the country it has caused problems, thawing vast bodies of snow at a faster rate than usual.
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?
OPINION: There's a myth going around and I don't know how it started. The myth: that the Swedish language is really hard to learn.
French entrepreneur in Stockholm Pauline Mialhe explains why she's encouraging kids to judge their own film festivals this summer. Could they be the film critics of the future?
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.
A new poll shows the Sweden Democrats are closing in on the country's two other largest parties ahead of the September general election.
Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.