Sweden’s opposition to get new woman leader

Sweden’s opposition to get new woman leader

Sweden's Moderate Party has nominated Anna Kinberg Batra to become its new leader in a move that could see her become the country's first ever female Prime Minister.

Why do so many Swedes have tattoos?

Why do so many Swedes have tattoos?

Tattoos have become so commonplace in Sweden that Stockholm is now believed to be home to the world's most inked population outside of tribal societies. The Local takes a closer look at the trend.

Swedish game maker in British politics spat

Swedish game maker in British politics spat

The makers of hit Swedish game Candy Crush have been drawn into a row about a British politician who was caught playing the popular app in a House of Commons committee meeting.

The Local’s guide to the Nobel Prizes 2014

The Local’s guide to the Nobel Prizes 2014

After being nominated in October, the top scientists, activists, writers selected by the Nobel Prize committee in Stockholm this year, will pick up their prizes on Wednesday. Ahead of the ceremony, here's a recap on the 13 new Nobel names you need to know about.

Flights resume after Arlanda bomb threat

Flights resume after Arlanda bomb threat

Delayed flights are now taking off at Stockholm's Arlanda airport following a bomb threat at terminal five. Police are still investigating what happened.

Dewani family: We only heard half the story

Dewani family: We only heard half the story

The family of a murdered Swedish bride whose millionaire husband was cleared of her killing have blasted the decision by a South African judge not to put him on the stand during his sensational trial.

‘Outstanding’ climate ranking for Sweden

‘Outstanding’ climate ranking for Sweden

Sweden has scored second in the world in an international report looking at how well countries are tackling climate change, released as part of the United Nations Climate Conference which is taking place in Peru this week.

‘Immigration has to become a political issue’

‘Immigration has to become a political issue’

Sweden's politicians will fuel further segregation and the rise of the nationalist Sweden Democrats if they refuse to develop a new language on immigration, argues Mohammed Amin Kharraki, a teacher and spokesperson for Sweden's Islamic Association.

Swedish school suffers vomiting bug outbreak

Swedish school suffers vomiting bug outbreak

A quarter of all pupils at a school in southern Sweden have have been struck down with a winter vomiting bug. 150 children are sick, in addition to a host of teaching staff.

Introducing… Education in Stockholm
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Introducing… Education in Stockholm

They say you can never be too educated - and there's more to life than meatballs and cinnamon buns. So where do you start after relocating to Stockholm?

Swedish thief locks himself in store after raid

Swedish thief locks himself in store after raid

A hapless thief in central Sweden has been arrested after he locked himself inside an electronics store during an attempted robbery.

Inquiry launched into fatal Sweden bus crash

Inquiry launched into fatal Sweden bus crash

The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority has opened an inquiry into the fatal bus accident which left two people dead and scores injured in western Sweden.