100,000 Swedish families ‘have to buy new TV’

100,000 Swedish families ‘have to buy new TV’

This year around 100,000 Swedish households will have to buy new TV sets or boxes for terrestrial reception, due to the decision by the Swedish government to phase out the 700MHz spectrum band.

Now Gävle’s little Yule goat is torched

Now Gävle’s little Yule goat is torched

Last Sunday the famous Gävle Yule goat (julbocken) was razed to the ground. On New Year’s Day it was the turn of its smaller brother to feel the burn.

How to never be single again in Sweden

How to never be single again in Sweden

Dating can be a minefield of dos and don'ts, particularly if you're living in a foreign country. Here's The Local's ultimate guide to finding a partner in Sweden.