Why Sweden is bringing back the draft

Why Sweden is bringing back the draft

Confused as to why Sweden has brought back conscription? Here's everything you need to know.

Traffic delays expected after trams crash in central Gothenburg

Traffic delays expected after trams crash in central Gothenburg

Two trams collided in central Gothenburg on Thursday afternoon.

Did you know today is an unofficial ‘national day’ in Sweden?

Did you know today is an unofficial ‘national day’ in Sweden?

Living in Småland and wondering what all the fuss about the first Thursday in March is? Here's everything you need to know about the increasingly popular "fössta tossdan i mass" celebration.

Here’s what happened when this Swede introduced fika at her London office

Here’s what happened when this Swede introduced fika at her London office

You can take the Swede out of Sweden, but you can never take their fika. Hanna Månsson writes about what happened when she brought the concept to her London office.

Meet Sweden’s Centre Party

Meet Sweden’s Centre Party

The Center Party of Sweden was founded on March 2, 1913. So who are they? We spoke with party secretary Michael Arthursson to learn more about the party, its history, and its beliefs.

‘Women can do anything they decide to’: Sweden team sends a message with new shirts

‘Women can do anything they decide to’: Sweden team sends a message with new shirts

The Sweden women's national football team has launched a new line of matchday shirts featuring phrases by feminist figures instead of players' names.

Young Swedes swapping alcohol for social media and the gym: study

Young Swedes swapping alcohol for social media and the gym: study

Sweden's youngsters are becoing more strict in their attitudes towards alcohol – unlike their older counterparts – a new study shows.

Ten great don’t-miss events in Sweden this spring

Ten great don’t-miss events in Sweden this spring

Still cold where you are? All the more the reason to start planning the upcoming spring. We have picked ten events all around Sweden between March and May you should not miss.

Woman and sons jailed for faking disability to claim benefits

Woman and sons jailed for faking disability to claim benefits

Malmö District Court jailed the woman and her two adult sons for fraud after the elder brother pretended to be mentally disabled for more than a decade to receive social benefits.

‘At Malmö University you become part of a global network’
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‘At Malmö University you become part of a global network’

Did you know you can study at Malmö University, no matter where in the world you are? The Local finds out more about the school's 'Glocal classroom' concept and how it brings a top education to your doorstep.

Thousands of teens to be called up for military service

Thousands of teens to be called up for military service

Sweden's government has formally announced that it is bringing back conscription.