My My! This is what Sweden’s new Abba venue looks like

My My! This is what Sweden’s new Abba venue looks like

The Local spoke to Swedish Abba legend Björn Ulvaeus and some of the stars behind his new Mamma Mia-themed entertainment venue at a sneak peek of Stockholm's newest attraction.

Why are experts worried about falling prices in the Nordics?

Why are experts worried about falling prices in the Nordics?

It's getting cheaper to buy everyday items at the shops in Sweden and Finland but plenty of economists argue that's a bad thing.

Swedish star on Oscars list for hit transgender movie

Swedish star on Oscars list for hit transgender movie

Alicia Vikander, 27, has been nominated for an Oscar for her role in transgender film 'The Danish Girl', alongside Eddie Redmayne.

Man accused of abusing 100 Swedish kids goes on trial

Man accused of abusing 100 Swedish kids goes on trial

Sweden's biggest online child abuse trial is under way with the suspect accused of mistreating almost 100 children.

Swedish startup turns waste heat into clean energy

Swedish startup turns waste heat into clean energy

Could the solution to the world's climate crisis be simpler than we think? A Swedish team is turning wasted heat into clean energy - in a sustainable and low-cost manner.

Swede’s cardigan revenge against former hookup

Swede’s cardigan revenge against former hookup

A Swedish woman who says she's had enough of male douchebags has caused a stir by posting a witty advert selling a former lover's jumper online.

Single women in Sweden told they can soon get free IVF

Single women in Sweden told they can soon get free IVF

UPDATED: Women living in Sweden will from April be allowed to apply for state-funded fertility treatment in order to become single parents.

Ecuador: We’ll cooperate with Sweden on Assange

Ecuador: We’ll cooperate with Sweden on Assange

Ecuador has said it will cooperate with Swedish prosecutors after they formally requested permission to interrogate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at its embassy in London.

The best places to warm up in Sweden this week

The best places to warm up in Sweden this week

It's below fffreezing across most of Sweden at the moment so here are five toasty tips for things to do over the next week as well as our regular listings.

Swedish police avoid probe after sex ‘cover up’ at festival

Swedish police avoid probe after sex ‘cover up’ at festival

The Swedish prosecutor's office has said it will not investigate whether police withheld information about a wave of sexual assault allegations at a popular teen music festival in 2014 and 2015.