‘Cocaine bananas’ worth millions earn Swede and American jail terms

‘Cocaine bananas’ worth millions earn Swede and American jail terms

Almost 100 kilos of cocaine was smuggled in shipments of bananas and vegetables by the workers at a Swedish fruit and vegetable company.

Santa Claus should live in Sweden, researchers calculate

Santa Claus should live in Sweden, researchers calculate

Sorry Finland (and the North Pole), it seems the most strategic location for Santa's workshop is in Sweden.

Living and working in Sweden: the ultimate guide
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Living and working in Sweden: the ultimate guide

Got a question about living, working, or running a business in Sweden? A new guide for expats and professionals probably has the answer.

The problem with Snow White, and what Sweden can teach us about gender

The problem with Snow White, and what Sweden can teach us about gender

This opinion piece was written by Gabrielle Richard of Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne (UPEC) and was first published by The Conversation.

Ten historic pictures of Sweden at Christmas

Ten historic pictures of Sweden at Christmas

The Local rounds up some of the best Swedish Christmas pictures over the last 100 years.

‘Don’t be afraid to try new things’: advice from Sweden’s first astronaut

‘Don’t be afraid to try new things’: advice from Sweden’s first astronaut

SI News closes out 2016 with an exclusive interview with Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang to hear his thoughts on Sweden, space travel, and reaching for the stars.

Deporting security risks ‘difficult’: Swedish Migration Agency

Deporting security risks ‘difficult’: Swedish Migration Agency

Deporting possible security threats identified during the asylum seeking and residency process is often difficult and not immediately possible, Sweden's migration authority Migrationsverket says.

Christmas gift for commuters: Denmark to Sweden ID checks to get easier

Christmas gift for commuters: Denmark to Sweden ID checks to get easier

Danish rail operator DSB has announced that travelling by train between Denmark and Sweden will become easier in the new year.

My family’s hybrid of Christmas is as confusing as it is amazing

My family’s hybrid of Christmas is as confusing as it is amazing

The Local's intern Tilly Olsson was raised by a Swede and an American. She reflects on the mix of two different cultures that Christmas is to her.

Swedish police carry out check on Berlin flight to Stockholm

Swedish police carry out check on Berlin flight to Stockholm

A section of Stockholm's Arlanda airport was cordoned off and ID checks carried out on passengers who were on board a flight from Berlin to Arlanda on Thursday.