Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden

A thousand-year-old rune stone that went missing for almost two centuries has been found near Uppsala, almost by chance.

‘My hijab isn’t about religion any more – it’s about identity and I’m not taking it off’

‘My hijab isn’t about religion any more – it’s about identity and I’m not taking it off’

Some classmates mocked her Swedish and prospective employers disliked her veil, but Najat Benyahia explains why she’s proud of graduating from university and has no intention of shedding her hijab.

Eight questions to help you talk about molecular machines

Eight questions to help you talk about molecular machines

The Local spoke to one of the Swedish Nobel judges about this year's Chemistry winners. We ask the stupid questions so you don't have to.

Who are the 2016 Nobel Chemistry winners?

Who are the 2016 Nobel Chemistry winners?

A Frenchman, a Dutchman and a Scot are this year's winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, all thanks to very tiny machines.

BLOG: Sweden’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

BLOG: Sweden’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

The Local reported live from the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Swedish state ‘prepared to act’ on Ericsson cuts: minister

Swedish state ‘prepared to act’ on Ericsson cuts: minister

But the telecoms giant is 'expected to take responsibility', Sweden's enterprise minister Mikael Damberg says.

Swedish household debt hits record high

Swedish household debt hits record high

Mortgage loans are still growing despite recent rules designed to help temper household debt, a major bank's new figures show.

Sweden proposes tougher laws on sexual offences

Sweden proposes tougher laws on sexual offences

UPDATED: Changes to the rules on consent, negligence, and online abuse are among the proposals.