Sweden’s summer is hotting up – yes, really

Sweden’s summer is hotting up – yes, really

You might be shivering on a beach or sitting at home in a chunky sweater but according to the Swedish weather agency, SMHI, so far July is warmer than usual.

Outsourcing drives Apreel’s Europe growth
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Outsourcing drives Apreel’s Europe growth

In the last decade outsourcing and 'nearshoring' have evolved from being more than just buzzwords. Maciej Jonczyk explains how his company, Apreel, has ridden the wave to success.

Sweden votes to use EU cash in Greek bailout

Sweden votes to use EU cash in Greek bailout

Swedish politicians voted in favour of using EU cash to fund an emergency loan to Greece on Friday after receiving assurances that Swedish taxpayers would not be contributing.

Swedish couple tell of heartbreak after pet killed

Swedish couple tell of heartbreak after pet killed

The tragic death of a beloved pet cat has sparked outrage in Sweden after his tale was one of the most shared stories online on Friday.

Ten awkward mistakes you must avoid at a Swedish summer party

Ten awkward mistakes you must avoid at a Swedish summer party

Summer's here. The Local's Paul Connolly shares his (sometimes painful) experiences of the things you can't do and say if you're being hosted by Swedes.

Big boost for Sweden’s Ericsson as profits rise

Big boost for Sweden’s Ericsson as profits rise

Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson reported an unexpected jump in profits on Friday, with shares rising following the news.

Fresh fears over Swedish women joining Isis

Fresh fears over Swedish women joining Isis

Up to 40 women have travelled from Sweden to join radical Islamist groups in the Middle East, according to Sweden’s Security Service, Säpo.

Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open

Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open

World number one and six-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has spoken about how an elbow injury forced her to pull out of the Swedish Open in Båstad at the last minute.

How to make Sweden’s best west coast salad

How to make Sweden’s best west coast salad

This prawn and asparagus salad from the west coast of Sweden makes for the perfect summer meal. Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.

Two quizzed over ‘arson’ attack in Gothenburg

Two quizzed over ‘arson’ attack in Gothenburg

Two men were being held by police on Friday on suspicion of arson after a powerful blaze gutted a retail park building in Gothenburg.