‘In Sweden no kid should ever be left behind’

‘In Sweden no kid should ever be left behind’

The Local speaks to Sweden's education minister Gustav Fridolin on how the Swedish government hopes a new name for the autumn holidays will stop education in the country from faltering.

Is Åre Sweden’s most integrated community?

Is Åre Sweden’s most integrated community?

Last year many newcomers couldn’t get away fast enough from northern Sweden, but one ski resort has convinced lots of refugees to stay, or even to return.

Hundreds of unopened bottles found on mystery shipwreck

Hundreds of unopened bottles found on mystery shipwreck

The mysterious wreck has a well-preserved figurehead, an anchor, and hundreds of unopened bottles.

Sweden extends ID checks for three months

Sweden extends ID checks for three months

The Swedish government has decided to extend photo ID checks on buses, trains and ferries into the country for a further three months.

Game of Thrones makers decide on Swedish shoot

Game of Thrones makers decide on Swedish shoot

Will GOT be coming to Gotland? We now know the answer.

Swedish bomb squad blow up LIVE shell from the 30s

Swedish bomb squad blow up LIVE shell from the 30s

Boom...?

More trains to run between Oslo and Stockholm

More trains to run between Oslo and Stockholm

With the train route between Oslo and Stockholm seeing steadily increasing passenger numbers, the number of daily departures will increase from three to five.

Not to bring you bad news but… look out your window

Not to bring you bad news but… look out your window

Yup, winter is here.

Pope: Why Swedish men look for non-Swedish women

Pope: Why Swedish men look for non-Swedish women

The Pope's reconciliation trip to Sweden ended on a slightly more divisive note when he dismissed the idea of women priests and joked about Swedes.

How to face November in Sweden and conquer it like the Swedish pro you are

How to face November in Sweden and conquer it like the Swedish pro you are

A survival guide to how to make it through Sweden's darkest month of the year.