For six years, the recordings of some 2.7 million confidential phonecalls made to Sweden's healthcare hotline, Vårdguiden 1177, were left accessible on an unprotected server online.
A new Nordic Urban Planning master’s programme gives students a Scandinavian perspective on shaping the environments in which we live.
How many of your neighbours are Brits? We've got the stats, municipality by municipality.
Having relevant work experience is essential for your CV but how do you acquire it, especially when you are a student? Simple: by learning and by doing as is the norm for students at EU Business School. The Local caught up with one recent graduate who has reaped the benefits of an international education at EU Business School.
Compare how each country has promised to protect the rights of Britons (or not quite in some cases) if there's a no-deal Brexit.
The Local’s Sophie Miskiw is joined by Henrik Fröjmark to discuss the most common mistakes companies make during the recruitment process and what they can do to avoid them.
Are you one of the more than 20,000 international students in Sweden? You can now benefit from a 50 percent student discount on Membership of The Local – our editor Emma Löfgren explains more.
Every week a new reader takes over The Local's Instagram to show us their Sweden. Today, David Hurtado Gomez from Colombia shows us one of Stockholm's hidden gems.
Moving abroad can be daunting, especially if you’re used to regularly seeing close friends and family. It might not be as easy to drop in for a cup of coffee but with a bit of effort you can maintain and even strengthen your relationships.
MY SWEDISH CAREER: "Sweden has been good to me, and I feel very lucky that I've been able to be myself here," says singer, vocal coach and theatre school director Kimberley Akester.
Find Croatia on a map and turn your attention south. It's there you'll find Orebić, an idyllic harbour on Croatia's Pelješac peninsula.
Stockholm's decision to scrap plans to allow Apple to build a new flagship store in the Swedish capital caused the tech giant to move to sever its ties with the city, according to a councillor.
London has been a global nerve centre for nearly 2000 years and has no plans to abdicate now.
A municipality in central Sweden must hold a second election due to ballots being delivered late in the election of September last year.
Raising an empathetic, open-minded child is high up on the agenda for most parents. But how can you guarantee these values are reinforced during the school day? At Futuraskolan International School Bergtorp teachers take up the reins, organising global citizenship projects that foster tolerance and intercultural awareness.
"I live here, I have lived here for years, and I want to make a difference."
Sustainable air travel is no longer a flight of fancy, it’s here and Sweden is at its helm.
For most Swedish schoolchildren, February (or the beginning of March) is synonymous with sportlov, or the annual sports vacation. The vacation was initially created during World War Two as a response to Sweden's energy crisis.
Three men have been detained in Malmö for involvement in last September's so-called 'cycle shooting' in the suburb of Fosie.
Almost one in two major Swedish businesses are not prepared for a hard Brexit if the United Kingdom comes crashing out of the European Union on March 29th, according to a new survey.
What happens when your child falls ill? In Sweden, there's a social safety net to help you out; here's what you need to know about it.
In India, Indian-Chinese and Indian-Italian food is a rage. However Indian and Scandinavian food have not yet found common ground. How can these two flavours be combined to create a new palate of Indo-Nordic cuisine?
Between Brexit and Sweden's newly-announced integration reforms, Tomas Spragg Nilsson writes that his path to citizenship has become a bit less clear.
Grandmaster Flash, one of the pioneers of hip hop and DJ music, on Wednesday shared Sweden's Polar Music Prize with German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and US charity Playing for Change Foundation.
With at least 60 different restaurants serving food from more than a dozen countries, Möllevången is a great place for food adventurers. Here's a selection reviewed by The Local.
See Malmö and Copenhagen from a different angle in these 14 snaps of the cities' architecture, landscapes, and light.
The most expensive property sale in Sweden last year took place in the Stockholm archipelago municipality of Ekerö, a new list reveals.
Arrive in Sweden: check. Find an apartment: check. Start your new job: check. Get sick with the flu: ... check.
Sweden can be a confusing place for dating, so here's The Locals guide to get you through the minefield.
Germany’s biggest rail operator Deutsche Bahn paid out €53.6 million in compensation to customers last year.