Why advertising on The Local really paid off for this startup

Why advertising on The Local really paid off for this startup

When Gothenburg company Craft Academy wanted to recruit students to its programming course, The Local really delivered.

Ten questions Swedes asked Google in 2016

Ten questions Swedes asked Google in 2016

It's been a year of major events both around the world and in Sweden, from the US elections and ongoing Syrian war to Sweden dealing with the aftermath of last autumn's refugee crisis.

Swedes wildly overestimate Muslim population: survey

Swedes wildly overestimate Muslim population: survey

Swedes are the fifth worst of Europeans surveyed at guessing their country's Muslim population, according to a new survey.

Startups lining up for space in Stockholm’s first fintech hub
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Startups lining up for space in Stockholm’s first fintech hub

Startups like Klarna, iZettle, and Tink have paved the way. Now Stockholm is getting its very own fintech hub.

Gotland makes U-turn on leasing port to Russian gas project

Gotland makes U-turn on leasing port to Russian gas project

Gotland said on Wednesday that it had reconsidered a plan to lease a port to Russian gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2, after the Swedish government expressed disapproval.

Police KKK joke goes horribly wrong

Police KKK joke goes horribly wrong

Lucia's helpers and Ku Klux Klan may both wear white pointy hats, but that's where the similarities end.

Ten new additions to Sweden’s hit mouse restaurant

Ten new additions to Sweden’s hit mouse restaurant

The tiny restaurant and cafe for mice in Swedish city Malmö is a global hit, and locals have now started to add new pieces to it.

Swedish government can’t stop Russian rental of ports: Foreign Minister

Swedish government can’t stop Russian rental of ports: Foreign Minister

The Swedish government will not stop the lease of ports to Russian gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2, but does have clear objections. And that could be enough to convince regional heads to reject the proposal.

Bats carrying antibodies against rabies-like virus found in Sweden

Bats carrying antibodies against rabies-like virus found in Sweden

Bats showing signs of being infected by a rabies-like virus have been found by researchers in southern parts of Sweden, with experts warning that anyone bitten by one should seek medical attention.

Five key julbord points: idiot’s guide to the Swedish Christmas meal

Five key julbord points: idiot’s guide to the Swedish Christmas meal

Daunted at the prospect of a huge, unfamiliar Swedish julbord Christmas meal? Here's a simple guide to help you survive.