Local Guide: the best of Rome
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Local Guide: the best of Rome

Rome: history, culture and Italian food - what's not to love?

Burns victim’s photo returns to Facebook after censor row

Burns victim’s photo returns to Facebook after censor row

Burns victim Lasse Gustavson has told The Local that he is 'happy and proud' of the global support he has received after his picture was removed by Facebook.

A Swedish guide to the best of New York
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A Swedish guide to the best of New York

New York: the city that never sleeps, and never fails to impress. And it's closer to Sweden than you might think!

Swedish dockers strike in Scandinavia’s largest port

Swedish dockers strike in Scandinavia’s largest port

Swedish dockers launched a strike on Tuesday in Gothenburg, Scandinavia's largest port, demanding better wages and working conditions.

Sweden to Hong Kong: The Local guide
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Sweden to Hong Kong: The Local guide

Looking for a break from Sweden this winter? The buzz of Hong Kong might be the perfect cure to your winter blues.

Assange questioning ends after two days

Assange questioning ends after two days

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's questioning at the Ecuadoran embassy in London over a longstanding rape allegation ended on Tuesday.

Swedish politician suspends Twitter account over ‘hate’

Swedish politician suspends Twitter account over ‘hate’

Veronica Palm is one of the Social Democrats' most outspoken feminist and anti-racist campaigners.

Los Angeles: the ultimate escape from Swedish winter?
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Los Angeles: the ultimate escape from Swedish winter?

Did you know SAS has affordable flights from Sweden straight to LA? Hollywood, sun, sand, and a hunger for fun...

‘We wanted to turn ideas into action’
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‘We wanted to turn ideas into action’

Find out how international students at Malmö University deployed a pioneering approach to help revitalize the city, attracting attention from major corporations along the way.

What Mexicans in Sweden think of Donald Trump

What Mexicans in Sweden think of Donald Trump

'It's strange watching it unfold from so far away.'

Swedes world’s third best non-native English speakers

Swedes world’s third best non-native English speakers

And guess WHERE in Sweden the best English speakers live...?

How Sweden negotiated a seat on the UN Security Council

How Sweden negotiated a seat on the UN Security Council

Documents seen by the Swedish press provide a fascinating insight into how the country courted votes in the build up to last June's Security Council election.

Five ways to boost Sweden’s sharing economy

Five ways to boost Sweden’s sharing economy

How can Sweden ensure that the sharing economy is put to the best use? Mattias Goldmann from liberal-green thinktank Fores shares his five best strategies.

‘Trump lookalike’ chef slams media coverage of beating

‘Trump lookalike’ chef slams media coverage of beating

A Swedish chef who was beaten up in a fast food outlet in Malmö because he looked like Donald Trump, has slammed "scary" international media coverage of the attack.

Man in his 30s dies in Malmö shooting

Man in his 30s dies in Malmö shooting

The suspected murder would be the eleventh in Malmö in 2016.