More six-hour work days for Swedish hospital

More six-hour work days for Swedish hospital

A Gothenburg hospital has extended trials of a six-hour work day by a year.

Reports dead girl is missing 16-year-old asylum seeker

Reports dead girl is missing 16-year-old asylum seeker

Several Swedish media are reporting that a female found dead in a forest area in southern Stockholm could be a 16-year-old girl who had sought asylum in the Nordic country.

Sweden’s lost forest language gets international recognition

Sweden’s lost forest language gets international recognition

Elfdalian isn't the stuff of fantasy, it's a real language, and now the tongue has reached an important international benchmark.

Why family reunification is about to get tougher in Sweden

Why family reunification is about to get tougher in Sweden

Four out of ten people who get residence permits to live in Sweden cite family reunification as their reason for coming - but the laws are about to change. Lisa Monique Söderlindh from the Swedish Migration Agency tells The Local why they want to hear from people who have moved to be with someone already living here.

Why Sweden is now the world’s ‘goodest’ country

Why Sweden is now the world’s ‘goodest’ country

The latest Good Country Index suggests Sweden is at the top of the pile when it comes to thinking about the rest of the world.

The man behind Sweden’s biggest music festival
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The man behind Sweden’s biggest music festival

Festival season is just around the corner – are you ready? We spoke with Sweden's "king of live music" about the importance of live events, gender equality, and why festivals are going vegetarian.

Ahoy! The Vikings are back in North America

Ahoy! The Vikings are back in North America

The world's largest Viking ship in modern times has reached Canada after a challenging journey across the Atlantic.

Poll: Swedes think PM is ‘sad man without ideas’

Poll: Swedes think PM is ‘sad man without ideas’

A new survey suggests Stefan Löfven is struggling to inspire Swedes.

Teaching student jailed over Sweden terror plot

Teaching student jailed over Sweden terror plot

A 20-year-old former teaching student has been locked up for plotting a suicide attack in Sweden.

Man facing court under Sweden’s new terror laws

Man facing court under Sweden’s new terror laws

UPDATED: Sweden's new anti-terror laws are being tested for the first time. The trial of a 25-year-old man got under way on Thursday.

Swedish King joins heated Nobel Prize row

Swedish King joins heated Nobel Prize row

The King, the Nobel Prize and a huge row. Let the show begin.

Four ways to cheer Sweden this National Day weekend

Four ways to cheer Sweden this National Day weekend

Get in the spirit ahead of Sweden's National Day with these four events.