When The Local asked international residents of Sweden how they felt about the country's plans to relax Covid-19 restrictions, many said they did not trust authorities to take the right decisions.
If you’ve been in a Swedish town or city during June, you’ve no doubt been perplexed by the sudden appearance of sharply dressed young people wearing white sailors’ hats and partying on flatbed trucks. But why? Here's what you need to know about this strange and unmissable school leaving ritual.
Sweden's political landscape was redrawn after the last election, and since then some key players have been replaced and allegiances shifted. Here's a look at who's who, and what they stand for.
If you're part of a highly international team, do you find diversity strengthens your workplace and brings results? From better decision-making to creative inspiration, here are five potential benefits of valuing diversity in recruitment.
Find out what's going on in Sweden today with The Local's short roundup of the news in less than five minutes.
From the start of July, it will be possible to get a vaccine pass in Sweden to facilitate international travel.
There's something heroic about the way Danes and Swedes insist on trying to communicate with one another using their own languages, but more often than not end up nodding, smiling, and only pretending to understand. Why not give up and just speak English?
Sweden’s Left Party has given the government a 48-hour deadline to throw out its proposal to abolish a hotly-debated rent cap on newbuilds – or it will try to organise a vote of no-confidence.
Our vocabulary guide to some of Sweden's most essential weather words and sayings.
Thinking of moving to Sweden for work? Here are six expert tips to help you boost your career prospects.
Everyone in Sweden has a right to receive the Covid-19 vaccine when their age or risk group is eligible, but after several of The Local's readers reported facing obstacles when lacking a Swedish identity number, we raised the issue with Swedish authorities.
Two weeks ago a 100,000-kronor shipment of crisps, chocolate and tea was nearly destroyed at the port of Gothenburg.
Vaccinations, more opportunities for testing, and lower infection rates make travel a possibility, but it is crucial to keep track of what paperwork and tests are required to cross the border. Here's a look at the situation in several European countries.
‘Fantastic childcare, but disappointing maternal care’: How Covid-19 has stretched Sweden’s maternity wards
Women who gave birth in 2020 told The Local how they were affected by hospital staff shortages, as a new study shows that more than 900 women in Stockholm could not be offered a place on maternity wards when they gave birth.
Austria will donate one million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to western Balkan countries, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday.