How Ikea ‘Hitler child’ is sparking online frenzy

How Ikea ‘Hitler child’ is sparking online frenzy

An innocuous moustache... or a former German dictator?

Why you should ‘grab a chair’ on Stockholm’s tech scene
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Why you should ‘grab a chair’ on Stockholm’s tech scene

Five weeks of paid vacation. Boat rides to work. More than a year of paid parental leave per child. Outstanding diversity. Too good to be true, right? Nope. It’s just life in Stockholm.

Record numbers emigrating from Sweden

Record numbers emigrating from Sweden

The number of people leaving Sweden is even higher than at the height of mass emigration to the US in the 1800s.

Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Swedish helicopter heist film

Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Swedish helicopter heist film

A helicopter drop, explosives, a fake bomb and bags full of banknotes were all part of the 2009 robbery in Stockholm.

Ericsson shares in free fall on stock market

Ericsson shares in free fall on stock market

Shares in Ericsson lost more than a sixth of their value on Wednesday morning.

Four arrested for trying to cross Öresund bridge on foot

Four arrested for trying to cross Öresund bridge on foot

Pedestrians are not permitted to travel over the crossing between Denmark and Sweden.

Police officers injured in Stockholm football riot

Police officers injured in Stockholm football riot

A man has been arrested, accused of leading a riot at a youth football match between Djurgården and Hammarby.

Ericsson earnings miss target as sales slump

Ericsson earnings miss target as sales slump

Ericsson's results for the third quarter of 2016 will be significantly lower than expected, the trouble-hit company warns in a press release.

This is how much it costs to rent an apartment in Sweden

This is how much it costs to rent an apartment in Sweden

The cost of renting a sublet apartment has soared in the past year, according to fresh statistics.

Nine times Swedes and Danes proved they’re totally different

Nine times Swedes and Danes proved they’re totally different

They may be separated by naught but a four-kilometre strait, but there's more than that keeping Danes and Swedes apart, as we often learn here at The Local.