Southern Sweden poised for ‘winter comeback’

Southern Sweden poised for ‘winter comeback’

Snow was forecast for Wednesday night in Gothenburg and other parts of western and southern Sweden as forecasters said it remained unclear which parts of the country could expect warm weather over the Easter break.

Sweden’s hottest music festivals for 2015

Sweden’s hottest music festivals for 2015

Here are The Local's top summer festival tips. Have fun!

Zlatan defends France jibe on home soil

Zlatan defends France jibe on home soil

Sweden's star striker has insisted he enjoys living in France and won't be dragged down by critics, while speaking at a press conference ahead of his national side's European Championship qualifier against Moldova on Friday.

Hiding still ‘indefinite’ for Swedish artist Vilks

Hiding still ‘indefinite’ for Swedish artist Vilks

Swedish artist Lars Vilks who is believed to be the intended target of one of the Copenhagen shootings, says police have told him he can never return to his home in southern Sweden, as he prepares to hold a debate in a secret location on Wednesday night.

Housing boost plan revealed by coalition

Housing boost plan revealed by coalition

UPDATED: Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has unveiled his strategy for tackling the nation's housing crisis, pledging that 150,000 new homes will be built each year from 2016, in a move designed to help both Swedish and international workers.

Sweden in world’s top five for online business

Sweden in world’s top five for online business

A UN study looking at how easy different countries make it for businesses to facilitate online purchases has ranked Sweden among the top five nations in the world.

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April 10: International Day (Linköping)

Gräv Conference: Journalism and digital security in Sweden

Gräv Conference: Journalism and digital security in Sweden

The internet is a huge resource for journalists - but many don't realize the consequences and security risks involved. NFGL member Raghavendra Selvan reflects on a seminar from the Gräv conference addressing the issue.

Swedish royals’ gender equal parenting praised

Swedish royals’ gender equal parenting praised

Sweden's Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel's gender equal approach to parenting has been making a splash on the couple's official visit to South Korea.

Two arrested after man shot dead in Malmö

Two arrested after man shot dead in Malmö

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was shot dead in Malmö in southern Sweden. The incident comes less than a week after two men died in a mass shooting in Gothenburg.

Australia opens door to Swedish subs export

Australia opens door to Swedish subs export

Australia's opposition demanded on Wednesday that Sweden should not be excluded from a major new submarine-building programme, countering Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government.

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April 8: Gender studies seminar – thinking in terms of climate change (Lund)