In pictures: Eight cool compact Scandinavian houses

In pictures: Eight cool compact Scandinavian houses

Size isn't everything, and Houzz.se's editor in chief Sara Norrman proves it with this looks at nine brilliant uses of compact Scandinavian houses.

Brexit and the growing digital divide

Brexit and the growing digital divide

Modern tech hubs like Stockholm are thriving while smaller regions struggle. We need to close this gap and we need to do it quickly, argues Leif Rehnström, CEO of the Skellefteå-based Hello Future!

‘Brexit is an opportunity for businesses in Stockholm’

‘Brexit is an opportunity for businesses in Stockholm’

The Local speaks to British business owners in Sweden about how they think the Brexit vote will impact their work.

Swedish police to hand out anti-groping armbands

Swedish police to hand out anti-groping armbands

Swedish police have launched a campaign aimed at curbing sexual harassment among young people.

Use it or lose it: Swedish banknotes expire this week

Use it or lose it: Swedish banknotes expire this week

Make sure you don't forget to spend your old Swedish 20, 50 and 1,000 kronor notes, which will no longer be legal tender by the end of the week.

Opinion: ‘Having a Middle Eastern name makes life in Sweden hard’

Opinion: ‘Having a Middle Eastern name makes life in Sweden hard’

"Most Swedes don't accept us," argues one Syrian.

Foul-mouthed attack on young Swedish mother in England

Foul-mouthed attack on young Swedish mother in England

The woman was told to go back to her own country after she was heard speaking Swedish to her children.

Meat-free days soaring in Swedish schools

Meat-free days soaring in Swedish schools

The number of Swedish schools ditching meat has grown significantly according to a study of municipal environmental credentials by a sustainability magazine.

Why these recalled Ikea drawers ‘can result in death’

Why these recalled Ikea drawers ‘can result in death’

Swedish furniture giant Ikea said on Tuesday that 35 million chests and dresser units recalled in North America can 'result in death or injuries to children' if not properly anchored.

Five things to do in Stockholm when it empties for summer

Five things to do in Stockholm when it empties for summer

The Swedish capital can feel a bit empty during the summer, but fear not, there are ways to enjoy it.