SNAPSHOT: ‘I’m happy to see people get angry about discrimination’

SNAPSHOT: ‘I’m happy to see people get angry about discrimination’

Teenagers Matteo and Adam share their thoughts on Sweden, friendship, and the future.

Palestine envoy angry at ‘insulting’ flag ban

Palestine envoy angry at ‘insulting’ flag ban

The Palestinian Ambassador to Sweden has waded into the row over a Eurovision ban on the Palestinian flag calling it "insulting" and "a big mistake".

Miss Sweden hits back at Obama Trump gibe

Miss Sweden hits back at Obama Trump gibe

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump is "a likeable person" with “good leadership skills", according to a Swedish beauty pageant winner.

Swedish police Roma register ‘not illegal’

Swedish police Roma register ‘not illegal’

Roma in Sweden are deemed “a very exposed group”.

Fire rips through apartment block, 157 homes evacuated

Fire rips through apartment block, 157 homes evacuated

There's a risk the whole building could collapse, emergency services say.

‘This would not have happened if I was white’

‘This would not have happened if I was white’

Former Swedish Muslim politician explains reluctance to shake hands with women as "about my struggle to be allowed to be myself".

Teen boy in sex assault at Swedish asylum home

Teen boy in sex assault at Swedish asylum home

Five men have been arrested after a teenage boy was assaulted.

How Stockholm startups help new employees feel at home
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How Stockholm startups help new employees feel at home

Sweden is famous for work-life balance. So what do startups do to make sure expat employees are happy with life in Stockholm?

Say ‘hej hej hej’ to some Swedish sunshine

Say ‘hej hej hej’ to some Swedish sunshine

UPDATED: Temperatures are set to top 20C in parts of Sweden this week.

Meet the expat who is now Sweden’s youngest PhD

Meet the expat who is now Sweden’s youngest PhD

Stefan Buijsman, 20, just finished a PhD in the philosophy of mathematics. He tells The Local what his work is all about, and why Stockholm was the best place to do it.

Sweden fights for EU border controls to stay

Sweden fights for EU border controls to stay

The Nordic nation is among six countries asking the European Commission to extend temporary border controls.