Danish prosecutors on Tuesday formally charged inventor Peter Madsen with last year's murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Who says you have to bundle up for outdoor fun in Sweden during the winter?
People tend to believe two things about Swedish taxes: that they are extremely high and that Swedes pay them readily. But how true is this?
To celebrate International Migrants Day, the team at Beyond Borders hit the streets to chat with Stockholmers about where they come from.
Hollywood icon Greta Garbo's villa in Sweden is now up for grabs for a minimum of 32 million kronor.
Get in the know so you don't risk a serious fadäs (Swedish for faux-pas) at work!
"Sweden is noticeably further ahead than the UK, mainland Europe and US."
Swedish income taxes may be high, but a large share goes into making sure people don’t struggle once they start a family.
When a startup goes from being founded to being listed on Nasdaq within a year, it's a sign of something good. Erik Gatenholm, co-founder of award-winning bioprinting firm Cellink, talks to The Local about his roller-coaster career in Sweden.
Anyone who owns a pet or loves to travel needs to see this.
But while Sweden is ahead of most countries in the share of parental leave allocated to fathers, things are far from equal.
Learn more about the gap year opportunity attracting volunteers from across the globe to a unique community nestled in 600 acres of wood and farmland in upstate New York.
Sweden's schools and pre-schools need to recruit up to 77,000 new full-time teacher positions in the next five years, according to a new forecast by the Swedish National Agency for Education (Skolverket).
There's never been a better time to take a step toward a new future – and Malmö University has a range of international programmes to help you fulfill your promise.
Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.
If there’s one Swedish spot that’s practically designed for a winter weekend away, it's here.
Unemployment in Sweden continued to decline during 2017, according to new stats from the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen).
Is the Swedish approach to leadership really as special as people think? The Local asks a non-Swedish manager at telecom giant Ericsson for a frank appraisal of Swedes' so-called 'lagom' leadership style.
Every week we ask a Swede, or a foreigner in Sweden, to explain their favourite word.
The Local interviewed five Swedish diplomats about how Sweden is perceived in the countries where they work.
Cast Rudolph and his friends to the back of your mind and feast on this traditional dish known as tjälknöl in Swedish.
Find out more about the biggest stories from the Stockholm tech scene in 2017.
The latest edition of a yearly poll measuring voter approval of Sweden’s ministers is in, and with less than a year left until the next general election in the country it provides plenty of food for thought.
Stockholm's Vasa Museum, showcasing a well-preserved centuries-old shipwreck, is now the country’s most visited museum.
Just because there’s no snow on the ground doesn’t mean it’s too early to start planning a ski trip in Sweden this winter.
He could not have chosen a more inappropriate place to powder his nose.
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After a Nobel banquet celebrating another year's crop of winners -- all of them male -- Swedish MP Linda Snecker argues that the country must do more to promote and recognize the scientific achievements of women.