Sweden advised to bring conscription back in 2018

Sweden advised to bring conscription back in 2018

Young men and women could be made to fill in questionnaires for recruitment to the Armed Forces as early as next year, according to a new proposal.

Nationalists suspend aide after Russia propaganda claim

Nationalists suspend aide after Russia propaganda claim

His suspension comes only days after another of the party's political secretaries resigned amid controversy over a property deal in Russia.

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

Olle Linton, a teacher from Stockholm, founded a Facebook community to help teachers deal with racism in schools. He tells The Local Voices how it works, and why it's so important.

Top 7 tips to help you learn Swedish
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Top 7 tips to help you learn Swedish

Struggling to learn Swedish? There are a few ways to make it easier. Here are seven tips from the experts.

Here’s how much Sweden’s highest-earning authors make

Here’s how much Sweden’s highest-earning authors make

From Nordic Noir to a hundred-year-old man (and one called Ove), Sweden's authors had a good year in 2015.

The Swedish celebs you really should not google

The Swedish celebs you really should not google

These are the world's most dangerous viral Swedish celebrities, according to a new report.

Sweden named world’s sixth most competitive country

Sweden named world’s sixth most competitive country

The country moved up three places in the top ten of the latest edition of the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index.

Furious elk mum attacks Swede, breaks his arm

Furious elk mum attacks Swede, breaks his arm

It came back and attacked him not once, but twice.

Report: Stockholm is at risk of a housing bubble

Report: Stockholm is at risk of a housing bubble

Stockholmers are the third most likely to experience a housing bubble in their city, according to an international ranking.

Reverse culture shock: the troubles of leaving Sweden

Reverse culture shock: the troubles of leaving Sweden

Why is that stranger talking to me in the elevator?!