Sweden named the world’s ‘most reputable’ country

Sweden named the world’s ‘most reputable’ country

Sweden has been ranked as the most reputable country in the world by a new report. Find out why.

‘Swedes don’t treat me differently because I wear a hijab’

‘Swedes don’t treat me differently because I wear a hijab’

Sana Abdullah says that determination and learning the language are key to fitting in and finding work in Sweden - and no-one cares if you look different.

Drunk or Danish? Swedish police eventually work it out

Drunk or Danish? Swedish police eventually work it out

Does Danish really sound like a drunk version of Swedish?

Why most students don’t finish Swedish for Immigrants

Why most students don’t finish Swedish for Immigrants

Only four in ten students finished their courses at Sweden's state-funded Swedish for Immigrants classes in 2015, according to new statistics from a national agency.

Swedish police nab drunk-driving lawnmower man

Swedish police nab drunk-driving lawnmower man

A man in southern Sweden is at risk of having his licence revoked after drunkenly driving a motorized lawnmower.

Sweden has EU’s second highest food prices

Sweden has EU’s second highest food prices

If your loaf of bread seems ridiculously expensive that’s because it is.

Here’s how much alcohol Swedes drink on Midsummer

Here’s how much alcohol Swedes drink on Midsummer

Swedes are known for letting loose on Midsummer, but the most recent figures from the country's state-run alcohol monopoly may surprise you.

What’s the Midsummer weather like? It’s complicated

What’s the Midsummer weather like? It’s complicated

Rain, rain, go away.

Family survives head-on crash with pensioner on motorway

Family survives head-on crash with pensioner on motorway

The family with children made a miraculous escape from a crash with an 80-year-old man who was driving on the wrong side of Sweden's E4 highway.

Police shoot man dead in Stockholm gunfight

Police shoot man dead in Stockholm gunfight

Police shot and killed a man in a Stockholm suburb on Wednesday evening after he had fired several shots at a patrol unit.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I made Sweden ‘my country’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I made Sweden ‘my country’

Sweden's record goalscorer looked back emotionally on his time with the national team after making his final international appearance in a 1-0 defeat to Belgium.

Five alternative ways to celebrate Swedish Midsummer

Five alternative ways to celebrate Swedish Midsummer

From drag queens to big dippers, and even some Latin flair, The Local looks at five alternative ways to take part in Sweden's biggest summer holiday.