How Sweden handled the refugee crisis: report

How Sweden handled the refugee crisis: report

Swedish authorities were unprepared for the large number of refugees who came to the country in the autumn of 2015, a report on how the situation was handled has determined.

Kista shooting linked to gang crime: police

Kista shooting linked to gang crime: police

Police are stepping up their work to crack down on gang conflicts in the Stockholm area, after two men previously known to officers were shot dead in the Kista suburb last night.

Is Sweden really the best place in the world for women?

Is Sweden really the best place in the world for women?

We asked women from other parts of the world how they feel their lives have changed since moving to Sweden.

Why the #%!&# do Swedes swear in English so much?

Why the #%!&# do Swedes swear in English so much?

English swear words are used freely by Swedes in a way that can seem strange to native speakers. The Local asked an expert to explain why.

US expats: don’t let the IRS put you in a bad mood this tax season
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US expats: don’t let the IRS put you in a bad mood this tax season

Check out these simple ways to avoid the US taxpayer blues while living abroad.

Can we trust banks to keep our money safe?
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Can we trust banks to keep our money safe?

Advances in IT have made mobile banking in Sweden a breeze. Most of the time. But do banks have what it takes to keep customers and their money safe from cyberattacks and IT meltdowns?

WATCH: Swedes mark International Women’s Day with flash mobs

WATCH: Swedes mark International Women’s Day with flash mobs

Flash mobs took place in some of Sweden’s biggest cities on Wednesday as International Women’s Day was marked by mass sing-alongs.

Two men killed in Stockholm shooting

Two men killed in Stockholm shooting

Two men have died after being found with gunshot wounds in a car in Stockholm suburb Kista.

Could Zlatan Ibrahimovic be on his way to the US?

Could Zlatan Ibrahimovic be on his way to the US?

A reported LA Galaxy bid for the Swede would make him "easily" the highest-paid player in MLS history.

10 of the best Swedish games everyone should try

10 of the best Swedish games everyone should try

An estimated one in every 10 people on the planet has played a Swedish video game. Find out what the fuss is about with our list of 10 of the best.