‘My dream will come true – and I will make it happen here in Sweden’

‘My dream will come true – and I will make it happen here in Sweden’

Heavy metal guitarist Usama Soliman has discovered a bright musical future in Sweden, thanks in part to fate, Facebook, and the kindness of strangers.

Event: Come and discuss Brexit in Stockholm

Event: Come and discuss Brexit in Stockholm

Are you in Stockholm and want to talk about what Brexit could mean, for Britain, Europe, Sweden - and you?

Blue flight: Swedish cops are quitting in droves

Blue flight: Swedish cops are quitting in droves

And unions fear the situation is about to get much worse.

Dig out your glitter: Sweden counts down to Eurovision

Dig out your glitter: Sweden counts down to Eurovision

Here's how Stockholm is getting ready for a week of Eurovision madness.

‘KKK’ flag mishap messes up Swedish pump makeover

‘KKK’ flag mishap messes up Swedish pump makeover

Today’s lesson: Don’t put three K flags in a row.

Eleven fantastic Swedish summer songs for May

Eleven fantastic Swedish summer songs for May

The Local's music writer, Paul Connolly, offers up the fab fresh Swedish songs to see you through the month.

How Sweden is getting to grips with ‘sleeping rapists’

How Sweden is getting to grips with ‘sleeping rapists’

'Sexsomnia' is a relatively new problem for Sweden's courts.

Sweden set to sizzle with weekend highs of 23C

Sweden set to sizzle with weekend highs of 23C

Sweden's capital was the first spot in the country to formally shake off the spring on Thursday, while warm weather is set to stick around across the country.

Innocent ‘terrorist’ shocked by paltry payout from Sweden

Innocent ‘terrorist’ shocked by paltry payout from Sweden

A man falsely accused of terrorism has reacted with disbelief at how little Sweden will pay him in compensation.

Gender equality: Why it’s important and why Malmö’s so good at it

Gender equality: Why it’s important and why Malmö’s so good at it

Equality is one of the most important Swedish values, in focus in all parts of life. And after a recent visit to Malmö for an event specifically about gender equality, the topic is in the spotlight more than ever for SI students. So how equal is Sweden, really, and how do we define equality?

Now AC Milan is named as option for Sweden’s Zlatan

Now AC Milan is named as option for Sweden’s Zlatan

Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic could consider a return to AC Milan, according to the Sweden striker's agent.

The Swedish strawberry drink that’s perfect for summer

The Swedish strawberry drink that’s perfect for summer

The sun's out! Here's our favourite refreshing Swedish drink.

Sweden’s Greens tumble towards open trapdoor

Sweden’s Greens tumble towards open trapdoor

A crisis in confidence in Sweden’s Greens has put the junior coalition partner in freefall, a new poll shows.