Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in jail over the murder of Swedish freelance journalist Kim Wall.
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?
The media is a tough business, and The Local wouldn't exist without its Members. Our co-founder James Savage explains how it all started.
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.
Spotify has unveiled a major expansion of its free service, giving users greater control of what songs to play.
Learn more about what employers can do to best support expat workers and their families.
For Charles Kruse, moving to Sweden was about more than just work or a change of location. It was about meeting his father for the first time in over 20 years.
You might be surprised by how renewable materials are helping the fashion industry turn over a new leaf.
Don't be fooled into thinking Dubrovnik itself is all this virtually untouched Riviera has to offer.
The Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) says there are several failings in the country's Swedish for Immigrants (SFI) courses including a lack of competent teachers.
Listen to episode four of A Woman's Place to find out why the straight-talking guests firmly believe that in Stockholm "you're a human beyond your gender".
Airline SAS cancelled flights from Scandinavia to Munich and Frankfurt on Tuesday due to strikes by airport staff in Germany.
Don’t let bad dreams about the IRS have you waking up in a cold sweat.
While the US debates to what extent Russia influenced its presidential election, a small country in northern Europe is already gearing up to fend off foreign interference in its next election.
Football superstars Ada Hegerberg and Liv Cooke are fronting a new UEFA campaign that encourages young girls to kick off careers in ‘the beautiful game’.
Today 2,000 readers of our sites in France, Germany and Sweden have mbecome paying Members – and half that number has joined in the past month.
The Local asked some of Sweden's best-known tech companies and startups for their insider tips about what they look for in international talent.
Two alumni of the Executive MBA at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) share their tips for balancing the demanding programme with work and family life.
Does Sweden's new electric road lead to the future? Rick Greenough, professor of energy systems at De Montfort University, is not so sure.
One in five of Sweden's municipalities says the influx of refugees to the country in recent years has had a "significant" impact on Swedish for Immigrants (SFI) courses.
Sweden's justice and digital development ministers will meet Google, Twitter and other media, but not Facebook.
Amid the ferocity of the protests to ‘Save old Slussen!’, the real -- and potentially devastating -- reason for the controversial redevelopment has effectively been drowned out.
What child wouldn’t want to study in a school surrounded by picturesque scenery, an array of international friends, and some much-loved Swedish traditions?
Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.
Parenting is challenging in the best of circumstances. Let's not even talk about being an immigrant parent. No, actually, let's.
The founders of an anarcho-capitalist 'private city' established in Southern Norway claim to have already sold plots to 108 people from 28 countries.
Sweden's indigenous Sami people have been moving herds of reindeer between low and high grounds for centuries.
Winter may be over, but the ski slopes are just warming up! It’s time to embrace that perfect time of year that Swedes call 'Vårvinter' (Spring-Winter).
Swedish food writer John Duxbury provides some inspiration with his simple recipe for delicious salmon in saffron sauce.