Is art spreading racism in Sweden?

Is art spreading racism in Sweden?

Jailed Swedish artist Dan Park was released last week, pending an appeal judgement. Sarah Isal, Chair of the European Network Against Racism argues that he has already created a dangerous legacy.

The Local’s alternative guide to the Nobel Prizes

The Local’s alternative guide to the Nobel Prizes

Now that the Nobel dust has settled, The Local's Oliver Gee hands out his own prizes for the best and worst moments of the week - from Best Laureate Name to the Most Helpful Simile.

Sweden has ‘large hole’ in finances

Sweden has ‘large hole’ in finances

Sweden's new Social Democrat-led government has lowered the country's growth forecast, blaming sweeping tax breaks by the outgoing conservative coalition for a "large hole" in finances.

Sweden warned for heavy autumn rainfall

Sweden warned for heavy autumn rainfall

Sweden's weather agency has issued a warning for wild weather, which is set to dump 40 millilitres of rain in just 24 hours.

Five golden rules for a Swedish job interview

Five golden rules for a Swedish job interview

You've landed a job interview at a Swedish company, but how should you approach it? Peter Helin - Marketing Coordinator at careerbuilder.se - has given his top tips to The Local.

French professor wins Nobel Economics Prize

French professor wins Nobel Economics Prize

The 2014 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to French Professor Jean Tirole "for his analysis of market power and regulation".

Suspected serial rapist caught in west Sweden

Suspected serial rapist caught in west Sweden

After a series of sexual attacks on women in the town of Hagfors, western Sweden, police have arrested a 22-year-old man.

Xenophobia drops in Europe: Swedish study

Xenophobia drops in Europe: Swedish study

A new Swedish study has found that xenophobia is decreasing around Europe, despite a rise in support for anti-immigrant political parties.

Pictures from the SI Kickoff, Oct. 10th

Pictures from the SI Kickoff, Oct. 10th

The SI NFGL kickoff event for students studying in northern Sweden was held this weekend. The event was packed with learning, networking, and inspiration. Here are pictures from the event.

Support grows for Sweden’s ruling parties

Support grows for Sweden’s ruling parties

The Social Democrats and Green Party have increased their support since Sweden's election last month, according to the first opinion poll since the country voted.

Sweden score solid win over Liechtenstein

Sweden score solid win over Liechtenstein

Sweden are third in Group G as they continue their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign, after a 2-0 win over Liechtenstein in Stockholm on Sunday.