Three men are to stand trial in Sweden for an alleged fire bomb attack on a Gothenburg synagogue in 2017, accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at the building.
A gay-friendly city is somewhere that’s supportive of LGBTQ people and their relationships. But what if everyone was welcome everywhere, regardless of their sexual orientation? That’s how it is in Malmö, Sweden’s ‘alternative city’ and the heart of queer life in the Öresund region.
Sweden is one of the most advanced digital economies in the European Union alongside Denmark, Finland and the Netherlands, a new EU ranking shows.
Connecting flight? Time to kill? Whether you arrive in first thing in the morning or just as the sun is setting, The Local has your Stockholm sightseeing plans sorted with tips for even the briefest of stopovers.
From war to international students: how much do you know about the week that was in Sweden?
Summer means strawberries and strawberries mean a great opportunity to make your own jam.
"Isn't it time that we try women in decision making and trying to make peace? Because men have really failed."
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.
The subject of criticism at an international level, Sweden's zero-tolerance policy on drugs looks increasingly dated, but will it ever change?
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.
How much holiday are you entitled to and is it true you get paid more when you're off? Welcome to Sweden, here's what you need to know.
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.
From boiled pork to owls in the bog, the Swedish language has some seriously silly sayings. But do you know what they all mean? Try our quiz for Members to find out.
Finding a full-time job in Sweden comes with many benefits, like more fika breaks than you can shake a stick at (just kidding, you’ll probably only get four or five a day).
Even as a non-Swedish citizen, you have certain rights if you become unemployed in Sweden.
Lush green parks throughout the city centre, imposing heritage buildings, real Central European cafe society and Mediterranean style hospitality. Welcome to Zagreb, Croatia’s stunning capital!
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?
Sweden has the third most powerful passport in the world, according to a new index which ranks the level of visa-free access passports provide to their holders.
"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.
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.
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.
Does Sweden's new electric road lead to the future? Rick Greenough, professor of energy systems at De Montfort University, is not so sure.
Sweden's international student body is growing, according to a new report.
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.
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.
German cuisine doesn’t really have the reputation that countries like Italy or Japan enjoy when it comes to catering to a global palate. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t cities where Bratwurst and Sauerkraut sell like hot potatoes.
Was the Swedish Academy wrong to never honour Philip Roth with a Nobel Literature Prize?
Food writer John Duxbury shares one of his favourite Swedish recipes for a crispy starter with a northern touch.