Sweden builds future as EU construction falls

Sweden builds future as EU construction falls

The building industry in Sweden is experiencing a boom as the country's housing crisis continues, bucking the trend for a dip in construction across the EU.

No charges after ‘attack’ at Swedish rail station

No charges after ‘attack’ at Swedish rail station

Two police security guards filmed having a controversial altercation with a refugee child at Malmö train station in southern Sweden in February will not face charges.

Swedish streaker strikes at Skellefteå wedding

Swedish streaker strikes at Skellefteå wedding

UPDATED: A man in his forties ran naked into a wedding ceremony in Skellefteå in northern Sweden over the weekend, following a bet with the groom. The officiant at the wedding has bared all to The Local.

Swedish baby groups help immigrant parents

Swedish baby groups help immigrant parents

Sweden has just been rated the top place in the world for expats to raise families, as The Local reported last week. But there is a flip side and immigrant parents often report feeling isolated from their native neighbours, so some Swedes are helping to break the ice.

Sunshine should stay across Sweden all week

Sunshine should stay across Sweden all week

Dig out your sunglasses. This weekend's warm weather is set to stick around in the coming days, with some parts of Sweden reaching 20C.

Expats face deadline to register for UK election

Expats face deadline to register for UK election

British expats across Europe have until midnight on Monday to register to vote in the upcoming UK general election. Here's how to do it. It only takes a matter of minutes.

‘Cultural events aren’t as common as you expect’

‘Cultural events aren’t as common as you expect’

Parisian Laura Pertuy, 27, helped relaunch Stockholm's French Film Festival this month and is hoping to forge closer links between the two European countries closest to her heart as she embarks on a new life in Sweden.

US student sues Swedish college for tuition fees

US student sues Swedish college for tuition fees

An American mathematics student has sued a Swedish university for rejecting her calls to repay tuition fees after she slammed course organizers for low quality of teaching and such poor logistics that students had to sit on the floor.

Refugees in Sweden fear for families lost at sea

Refugees in Sweden fear for families lost at sea

UPDATED: As around 700 refugees remain missing after this weekend's shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea, devastated relatives in Sweden have told of their anxious wait to find out if their loved ones are dead or alive.