This Swede is the world’s best mosquito catcher

This Swede is the world’s best mosquito catcher

Yes, there is such a thing as the world championship in mosquito killing.

Which of these two Swedes is Vincent van Gogh’s lost twin?

Which of these two Swedes is Vincent van Gogh’s lost twin?

Question: What is even more bizarre than a Swede who really, really looks like Vincent van Gogh? Answer: TWO Swedes who look like Vincent van Gogh.

Date set for verdict in asylum home murder trial in Sweden

Date set for verdict in asylum home murder trial in Sweden

The trial of a man accused of killing a worker at a home for young refugees earlier this year has ended.

High security as Orlando top of mind at Stockholm Pride

High security as Orlando top of mind at Stockholm Pride

Nothing is being left to chance, organizers insist.

Sweden halves migration forecast figures for 2016

Sweden halves migration forecast figures for 2016

The Swedish Migration Agency has cut its predictions for how many asylum seekers they expect will come to Sweden this year.

Royal husband: ‘Britain should not leave the EU’

Royal husband: ‘Britain should not leave the EU’

What does this British-American husband of a Swedish princess think of Brexit and Hillary Clinton?

The Jewish Syrian who dreams of rebuilding his country

The Jewish Syrian who dreams of rebuilding his country

Being Jewish in Syria was not easy, says Alanov, 25, who has been in Sweden since 2014, but he still dreams of returning home to help rebuild his country.

Fired Ericsson boss to get millions in payouts

Fired Ericsson boss to get millions in payouts

Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has fired its long-standing CEO Hans Vestberg, but said he will receive a severance package amounting to millions of kronor.

Private holiday rentals boom in Sweden

Private holiday rentals boom in Sweden

More tourists in Sweden are choosing to rent private homes from the likes of Airbnb – but the hotel industry is just fine.

‘Fashion is this big industry that can really do better’

‘Fashion is this big industry that can really do better’

The Local talks to US social entrepreneur Stefanie Smith about transparent fashion and why Sweden's startup scene is about more than just tech.