Royal princess couple to quit Stockholm for UK

Royal princess couple to quit Stockholm for UK

Princess Madeleine of Sweden is set to leave her native country and move to London with her British-American banker husband Chris O'Neill, the Royal Court confirmed on Wednesday.

Swedish mum makes kids’ dolls with genitals

Swedish mum makes kids’ dolls with genitals

A Swedish mum-of-three has started making her own hyper-realistic dolls, designed to challenge gender stereotypes. The Local spoke to Julia Taube as she prepared to put the toys on sale, despite a backlash in one of the world's most equal nations.

NFGL Reflections: My Year in Lund

NFGL Reflections: My Year in Lund

Nabila Zaman is doing her one-year Master Program in Economics Program at Lund University. As the year draws to a close and summer approaches, she reflects upon life at Lund as a member of the NFGL.

Are Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Swedish memoirs fake?

Are Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Swedish memoirs fake?

Football fans all over Europe were sent into a mad social media frenzy on Wednesday after the ghost writer of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's autobiography let slip that none of the quotes in the book came from the Swedish footballer himself.

‘Culture debates are meant to stop questions’

‘Culture debates are meant to stop questions’

After Norwegian literary legend Karl Ove Knausgård accused Swedes of being narrow-minded 'cyclops' (one-eyed giants from Greek mythology), Stockholm University business lecturer Carl Cederstöm argues that his fellow countrymen and women should learn to offer more sophisticated cultural debates.

Sweden learns of new EU migrant quota details

Sweden learns of new EU migrant quota details

Sweden has been told to help relocate 821 migrants who have arrived in Italy and 548 who have travelled to Greece as part of the European Commission's controversial plans to ensure refugees are spread more evenly across member states.

‘Rotten’ business claims at Nordic TeliaSonera

‘Rotten’ business claims at Nordic TeliaSonera

Swedish-Finnish telecom operator TeliaSonera has been accused of “rotten” business dealings in Azerbaijan, following a separate bribery scandal in Uzbekistan.

The millionaire teacher who leads by tough love
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The millionaire teacher who leads by tough love

Barbara Bergström, founder of Internationella Engelska Skolan, talks about what’s wrong with Swedish schools, international teacher recruitment, and why she's not above cleaning toilets.

Sweden puffs up outdoor smoking ban proposals

Sweden puffs up outdoor smoking ban proposals

Plans for an outdoor smoking plan in Sweden are hotting up with reports that a majority of politicians in the Swedish parliament will back plans to stop people lighting up on terraces and in beer gardens.

Your ultimate guide to the best shopping spots in Stockholm
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Your ultimate guide to the best shopping spots in Stockholm

Sweden has a reputation for style and the nation's capital is a haven for shopaholics – once you know where to go.

Bones of missing Swede confirmed in US town

Bones of missing Swede confirmed in US town

US coroners have officially identified the skeletal remains of a 21-year-old Swedish student who went missing in California over three decades ago and have relaunched a murder investigation.