How one Swede made a city the world’s ‘most dangerous’ to expose fake stats

How one Swede made a city the world’s ‘most dangerous’ to expose fake stats

A Swede has brilliantly exposed the danger in using online sources without first verifying them by manipulating a database to rank sleepy university city Lund as the world's 'most dangerous'.

Five questions about Formex and Nordic design

Five questions about Formex and Nordic design

The largest Nordic design fair, Formex, kicks off on Wednesday. We asked Project Manager Christina Olsson what to expect.

Swedish company rues ‘white power’ merchandise blunder

Swedish company rues ‘white power’ merchandise blunder

A Swedish advertising company has been caught in an embarrassing mix-up after it released a product with the phrase "white power" printed on it as part of a new range of merchandise for a handball team.

Increased xenophobia or business as usual? Swedes on life in Brexit Britain

Increased xenophobia or business as usual? Swedes on life in Brexit Britain

The Local speaks to Swedes living in the UK about life there following the Brexit vote.

Sweden has the world’s third most expensive Big Macs: report

Sweden has the world’s third most expensive Big Macs: report

And the world's third most expensive, the UK's Economist magazine has reported in the 2017 edition of its famous Big Mac Index.

Swedish minister reveals stories of xenophobia towards Swedes in UK

Swedish minister reveals stories of xenophobia towards Swedes in UK

Sweden's minister for EU affairs and trade has relayed stories of xenophobia experienced by Swedes in the UK in the aftermath of the Brexit vote last June.

Acupuncture could help your baby stop crying: study

Acupuncture could help your baby stop crying: study

Swedish researchers say acupuncture "appears to reduce crying" in babies suffering from colic. But not everyone agrees.

Zlatan: ‘I’m not satisfied until I get what I want’

Zlatan: ‘I’m not satisfied until I get what I want’

Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic says the pressure on him that comes from outside is child's play.

Opinion: Why the West should not follow Trump’s lead

Opinion: Why the West should not follow Trump’s lead

Journalist Edinah Masanga writes about why she thinks Donald Trump's election makes it even more important for Sweden to be a champion for human rights.