Winter? This isn’t winter, Sweden says

Winter? This isn’t winter, Sweden says

Don't let the heavy snowfall fool you, it still isn't officially winter in large parts of Sweden.

We love Europe, so give us the passports to prove it

We love Europe, so give us the passports to prove it

The 16 million Brits who voted to stay in the EU could soon be deprived of their European citizenship. EU countries should let them keep it, says Swedish learner Stuart Bonar.

Digital appointments with doctors trialled in Sweden

Digital appointments with doctors trialled in Sweden

Would you consider seeing a doctor from home via your smartphone? In one part of Sweden it's now possible.

Just how obsessed are Swedes with the US election?

Just how obsessed are Swedes with the US election?

The Local spoke to an American, Stockholm-based journalism professor to find out why Sweden can't get enough of American politics.

Sweden’s five craziest Donald Trump stories

Sweden’s five craziest Donald Trump stories

The Local looks back on some of Sweden's unique takes on the race to the White House. Featuring a trumpet, a troll, an action hero and more.

I’ll have a fika, woman thinks, almost swallows dead frog

I’ll have a fika, woman thinks, almost swallows dead frog

This is nothing like having frog legs at a posh French restaurant.

This is how long you have to wait for Swedish work permits

This is how long you have to wait for Swedish work permits

But the Migration Agency's long waiting times for work permits may be on their way down, The Local has been told.

‘It could be lonely,’ says Queen of first year in Sweden

‘It could be lonely,’ says Queen of first year in Sweden

Sweden's Brazilian-German Queen Silvia has spoken about her first encounter with Sweden and her loneliness during the first year of her marriage to King Carl XVI Gustaf 40 years ago.

‘We need to defend the transatlantic economic link’

‘We need to defend the transatlantic economic link’

Less openness to foreign trade risks making both the US and countries such as Sweden poorer, argue Maria Rankka and Andreas Hatzigeorgiou of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.