Sweden’s The Bridge to become ‘more Danish’

Sweden’s The Bridge to become ‘more Danish’

Danish-Swedish production The Bridge will soon begin filming in Copenhagen, but the film company behind it says the show will become "more Danish than ever".

Big Brother scandal after sex attack claims

Big Brother scandal after sex attack claims

Two contestants in the Swedish Big Brother television show have been kicked out after they apparently tried to force a woman to perform oral sex.

Sweden’s ‘sanest’ residents revealed

Sweden’s ‘sanest’ residents revealed

An extensive study has revealed which part of Sweden houses the most mentally-balanced people. Where would you guess?

The story of a Swedish symbol

The story of a Swedish symbol

Red-painted wooden horses have become a global symbol of Sweden. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? The Local spoke with the company responsible for the Dala horse's fame.

Introducing… Finding a job in Stockholm
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Introducing… Finding a job in Stockholm

So you've arrived in Stockholm, ready to take that next step (or maybe the first step) toward a Swedish career. But where to start? Have no fear, there are plenty of places to turn to kickstart your Swedish job search.

Swedish child bride’s mother ‘heartbroken’

Swedish child bride’s mother ‘heartbroken’

There has been global outrage over a wedding blog supposedly written by Norway's first child bride. But the schoolgirl in the photos is actually an actress from Sweden and her mother has spoken exclusively to The Local.

How to watch your national team in a foreign country

How to watch your national team in a foreign country

Russian NFGL journalist Elena Bazina was one of 49,023 football fans who attended the Euro qualifying match between Sweden and Russia last night. She came to support her national team - but found herself strangely conflicted, not knowing which team to cheer for. Here she explains why.

Unemployment dip in Sweden

Unemployment dip in Sweden

Sweden saw a small drop in the number of people registered as unemployed in September, with more women returning to the workforce.

Sweden draw against Russia without Zlatan

Sweden draw against Russia without Zlatan

Sweden's Ola Toivonen scored a second-half equaliser to hand his country a 1-1 draw with Russia in their Euro 2016 Group G qualifier in Stockholm on Thursday.

Illness halts trial for Swede’s murder

Illness halts trial for Swede’s murder

The trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani on charges of hiring a hitman to kill his Swedish bride in South Africa was adjourned on Thursday after he and a witness complained of stomach problems.