UPDATED: Swedish authorities are trying to determine the cause of the country's deadliest plane crash in three decades. Here's what we know so far.
The long litany of things to figure out when moving to a new country can be overwhelming. From learning the local language to navigating a new tax system and immigration laws, there are no shortage of things that demand your time and attention.
Here's our list of events geared towards English speakers taking place across Sweden during July. If you have any that you'd like us to add – whether it's language exchanges, social meetups or talks about the impact of Brexit – please let us know.
The Local spent a day with Stockholm-based interior architect Elena Ramirez, exploring the design gems it’s taken her seven years to curate.
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From today it will no longer be legal in Sweden to smoke at pavement cafés, beer gardens and restaurants, meaning there is now almost no public place left where smokers can indulge their habit.
Get in the know so you don't risk a serious fadäs (Swedish for faux-pas) at work!
More and more people who live in second-hand rentals in Sweden are claiming they have been illegally overcharged by landlord.
The Local has been following the journey of Executive MBA students at Stockholm School of Economics. Tune in to find out how they are benefitting from the program and how it could be they key to your future career progression.
This summer may have brought torrential rain, but hey, it's bought some sunshine too. Here are five of the best beaches in Skåne you can rush out to on those cloudless days.
The Local has one of our readers take over our Instagram page every week. This time Madeline Tersigni shows us her Sweden.
Forget flying! The best way to see Europe is via bus and rail. Oh, and it’s usually cheaper and often faster than taking to the skies. The Local rounds up some top tips for planning your next European adventure.
Why there's joy to be found in living in a smaller town in Sweden.
Malmö’s population is expected to rise to 500,000 within 30 years with young people anticipated to comprise much of that growth. The Local investigates how Sweden’s third-largest city is planning ahead for the swell in numbers.
The world's first automatic textile recycling facility will be built in Malmö, in a major step forward in the move towards bringing a circular economy to one of the world's most environmentally damaging industries.
A pregnant woman was sent home from an emergency ward in Sweden with paracetamol after complaining about chest pains. She died hours later from a ruptured aorta.
Our Swedish word of the day is the kind of insult you really only get here in Scandinavia.
Sweden's top chefs have chosen their favourite Stockholm restaurants, from Michelin-starred culinary blow-outs to some of the best-kept secrets across the entire city. Here we present an exclusive sneak peek into the glory of the some of our best chefs’ favourite and funkiest Stockholm food lairs.
Swedish fashion giant H&M looks on track for a budding recovery after a boost in quarterly results sent shares soaring.
Malta may be a small island but size can be deceiving. From an entire ‘village’ full of cats to a neolithic necropolis, there’s much more to Malta than meets the eye.
While the British government appears to have cottoned on to the importance of protecting the citizens' rights of Brits in the EU and EU citizens in the UK, Brussels appears reluctant to act. Five million people living in limbo are in need of action.
At Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket (SSHL), a bilingual boarding school just north of Stockholm, the lush grounds and nearby Lake Mälaren provide vivid reminders of not only the immense natural beauty of Sweden but also the need to protect it for future generations.
Whether you came to Sweden on a student permit, or applied for permanent residence following your doctoral studies – The Local wants to hear your story.
The Local spoke with Uniqlo’s Tomokazu Yokoyama and WeWork’s Wybo Wijnbergen to hear how they got help with everything from scouting a location to understanding local work culture.
Sweden's most southerly county is to launch a stillbirth action plan after 71 babies were born dead in the county in 2018.
From hotels and restaurants to museums and bookshops, this interactive map is the ultimate resource for all visitors to Uppsala.
When recent master's graduate in political science Alyssa Bittner-Gibbs had a chance to attend Sweden's Almedalen festival, she jumped at the chance to experience an event calling itself "the democratic meeting place for everyone". But her experience only highlighted some of the main barriers to political integration, she writes.
A startup founder who had his Swedish work permit extension refused for paying himself too little salary is now being courted by other European countries.
HBO Nordic is reportedly working on a documentary about the Knutby sect murder case, a killing in a small town which gripped the country at the time.
When Malmö mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and a group of local politicians stepped off a specially chartered train in the troubled district of Rosengård in December, she made big claims for the new ring line she was launching.
Swedes tuck into waffles on March 25th in celebration of national Waffle Day (Våffeldagen), but did you know that the whole tradition is the result of a mispronunciation?
Foreigners make up more than half of this group, new government figures show.
The Moderate Party has proposed that foreigners with permanent residency in Sweden should not have an automatic right to subsidized interpreters.
Wondering how to fill those long summer days? Here are seven suggestions of things you simply must do if you want to enjoy the warmer season like a Swede.
Swedish actress Bibi Andersson has passed away aged 83. Let's take a look at some of her best-known work, which doesn't just include Ingmar Bergman movies.