Man facing trial over refugee worker’s ‘murder’

Man facing trial over refugee worker’s ‘murder’

A man accused of killing a worker at a home for young refugees earlier this year has been charged with her murder.

Smombie Swedes hurt in smartphone accidents

Smombie Swedes hurt in smartphone accidents

The injury count of Swedes' tech-addiction revealed.

How Samir got a job teaching Swedish – after two years in Sweden

How Samir got a job teaching Swedish – after two years in Sweden

Samir Ahmad fled Afghanistan after getting threats from the Taliban. Skip forward two years and he has just landed a job teaching Swedish — on the same day his residence permit came through.

Sweden to launch its first state-funded imam course

Sweden to launch its first state-funded imam course

A school in Stockholm suburb Kista will provide the course.

Swedes cheer arrival of summer’s midnight sun

Swedes cheer arrival of summer’s midnight sun

For the next two months, the sun will never set in the stunning far north of Sweden.

Swedish lay judge quits over Soldiers of Odin link

Swedish lay judge quits over Soldiers of Odin link

UPDATED: A Swedish lay judge has stepped down after admitting he patrolled Stockholm with an anti-immigrant vigilante group.

‘Fika is a coffee break, with emphasis on break’

‘Fika is a coffee break, with emphasis on break’

The Local speaks to Zürich-based budding filmmaker Fabian Schmid about why he decided to travel to Sweden to shoot a documentary about the unique Nordic 'fika' concept.

Why Sweden’s Nato deal could be delayed for a year

Why Sweden’s Nato deal could be delayed for a year

A successful stay of proceedings could hold the planned HNSA agreement up for a year.

‘Sweden has some of the world’s best innovation help’

‘Sweden has some of the world’s best innovation help’

Meet the Australian ex-firefighter helping foreigners navigate Sweden's startup scene.