The Local’s Swedish film of the month: A Man Called Ove

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: A Man Called Ove

Film writer Peter Larkin reviews Oscar-nominated 'A Man Called Ove' (2015), directed by Hannes Holm.

Do you understand Pamela Anderson’s poem about Sweden?

Do you understand Pamela Anderson’s poem about Sweden?

Activist and former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has penned a 1500-word poem/letter to Sweden, which is either beat poetry genius or an incoherent stream-of-consciousness rant.

Easter weather forecast: what to expect

Easter weather forecast: what to expect

Temperatures are expected to creep above zero in the whole of Sweden – south to north – for the first time this year this week... but what about Easter?

Swedish football fans protest mask ban by wearing niqabs

Swedish football fans protest mask ban by wearing niqabs

"We're now wearing masks for religious reasons."

Swedish company sued in handshaking row

Swedish company sued in handshaking row

A woman's job interview was cut short when it became known that she would not shake hands for religious reasons.

Fatal Swedish bus crash ‘like a warzone’

Fatal Swedish bus crash ‘like a warzone’

Emergency services workers and parents have described the horrific scene of a school bus crash in northern Sweden which killed three and left more than 20 injured.

‘Arctic ethics are inspired by Nordic cooperation’
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‘Arctic ethics are inspired by Nordic cooperation’

Greenland has its own culture, language, and government, but isn’t afraid to draw inspiration from its Nordic neighbours. Aqqaluk Lynge, former President of the Inuit Circumpolar Council and Greenlandic politician, tells The Local about politics, poetry, and his passion for his country.

Jewish centre in northern Sweden closes following Nazi threats

Jewish centre in northern Sweden closes following Nazi threats

Umeå's Jewish Association has decided to close after receiving Nazi threats including having their building vandalised with swastikas.

‘I think Sweden wants people to succeed’

‘I think Sweden wants people to succeed’

The Local meets Alex Arquati from Cornwall, who explains why he came to Sweden on holiday then never went home.