Stockholm second best in Europe for startups

Stockholm second best in Europe for startups

Swedish capital Stockholm has been ranked among the finest cities in Europe for digital entrepreneurs in a new study, beating 58 other cities and trailing only one.

‘Swedes are stylish: you need to dress well if you want to fit in’

‘Swedes are stylish: you need to dress well if you want to fit in’

Once you’ve put down some roots in the icy north you soon notice that Swedes are pretty snappy dressers — and newcomers would do well to up their style game if they want to slot in, says Deepak Kamboj, a management consultant from India.

Sweden to ditch tax on solar energy in renewables push

Sweden to ditch tax on solar energy in renewables push

Sweden is set to ditch taxes on its production of solar energy in 2017 in a bid to run entirely on renewable energy by 2040, the government said on Monday.

Men call Sweden’s mansplain hotline for mansplaining tips

Men call Sweden’s mansplain hotline for mansplaining tips

The hotline, launched last week by Swedish trade union Unionen, has attracted global media attention.

Fermented fish attack leaves Swedish flower shop in a stink

Fermented fish attack leaves Swedish flower shop in a stink

An unfortunate Karlstad flower shop has been sabotaged by vandals who threw surströmming (Swedish fermented herring) in through a broken window.

Are these Sweden’s 12 prettiest towns?

Are these Sweden’s 12 prettiest towns?

A Swedish travel news site has listed the country's 12 most beautiful towns and cities. Do you agree with their picks?

Life lessons from a dancer: Ohad Naharin

Life lessons from a dancer: Ohad Naharin

Israeli dancer and choreographer Ohad Naharin is also known as Mr. Gaga - the creator of "gaga movement". But what is it - and how can it affect your perspective on life? Ohad Naharin came to Stockholm to explain.

Revealed: Swedes expected to work longest in Europe

Revealed: Swedes expected to work longest in Europe

Workers can expect to spend a decade more in the labour market in Sweden than in Italy, according to a new survey.

Swedish paper criticized for ‘anti-Semitic’ Trump cartoon

Swedish paper criticized for ‘anti-Semitic’ Trump cartoon

Dagens Nyheter admits that publishing a cartoon featuring Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and US President-elect Donald Trump being carried by figures like a KKK member and an Orthodox Jew was 'a mistake'.

HIV in Sweden today is not like it was yesterday
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HIV in Sweden today is not like it was yesterday

The number of people in Sweden with HIV increases every year, but many misconceptions remain about the disease and how it affects people’s lives.

No suspects after shooting in central Gothenburg

No suspects after shooting in central Gothenburg

Police have not arrested any suspects after a man was shot in central Gothenburg.

Henrik Larsson fearing for safety after hooligan attack

Henrik Larsson fearing for safety after hooligan attack

Swedish football coach Henrik Larsson has said he may be concerned for his safety after hooligans attacked his son.

How homesickness inspired this Indian’s Swedish startup

How homesickness inspired this Indian’s Swedish startup

The Local meets Renjith Ramachandran, the founder of Sweden-based Indian expat platform Search Indie.