Why does Ikea’s flagship store smell like crap?

Why does Ikea’s flagship store smell like crap?

Älmhult residents have been complaining about the stench for years, prompting the council to take the problem to court.

HOOONNNK! What’s that noise? No need to freak out, Sweden

HOOONNNK! What’s that noise? No need to freak out, Sweden

Don't be alarmed if you hear a long, deafening siren on Monday afternoon in Sweden. It is just 'Hoarse Fredrik' – and it is only a test.

Swedes kick off their post-Zlatan reform phase

Swedes kick off their post-Zlatan reform phase

Do they stand a chance?

iPhone models have worst antenna signal: Nordic study

iPhone models have worst antenna signal: Nordic study

And the newer the model, the worse the signal.

How football is getting refugee girls off the sidelines

How football is getting refugee girls off the sidelines

With much of the debate about asylum seekers in Sweden centred on young men, Göran Smith teamed up with five of his female friends to get girls off the sidelines and onto the football pitch.

This Stockholm building to house huge social startup hub

This Stockholm building to house huge social startup hub

One of the founders of leading Swedish tech company Klarna has unveiled an ambitious new Stockholm hub designed to support tech entrepreneurs who are keen to solve social problems.

Life in Jordan: ‘Undiscovered treasure’
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Life in Jordan: ‘Undiscovered treasure’

What's it like to live in Jordan? The Local spoke with American Wendy Guyot, who moved to Amman last year, to find out.

Man found dead was not murdered, police say

Man found dead was not murdered, police say

Police no longer believe a man found dead in the Värmland region was murdered.

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Sept. 30: Self-driving cars development at Volvo Cars

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Drunk Swede goes on window smashing streak in Denmark

Drunk Swede goes on window smashing streak in Denmark

Police said the man who smashed at least nine windscreens in Aalborg was "extremely drunk".

‘As SI NFGL members, we must do our part for population wellness’

‘As SI NFGL members, we must do our part for population wellness’

Didn't make it to World Water Week? Andres Suarez, SI NFGL member from Colombia and chemical engineer, reflects upon what he learned at the event.

Poll: Fewer Swedes want to help asylum seekers

Poll: Fewer Swedes want to help asylum seekers

Swedes are less willing to help asylum seekers and want to see fewer taken in to the country, a new poll suggests.

Report details Karolinska errors in Macchiarini case

Report details Karolinska errors in Macchiarini case

A report by the former president of the Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden has detailed further errors by the Karolinska Institute in the case of controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.

Sweden’s Norén wins European Masters in play-off

Sweden’s Norén wins European Masters in play-off

The Stockholm native delivered yet another golfing triumph for his nation this weekend by adding to his Scottish Open win from July.

‘Sweden is a country that has children at its heart’

‘Sweden is a country that has children at its heart’

Having children can be a daunting experience, even more so in a new country. Meet the Scotswoman helping international parents navigate family life in Sweden.