‘More teachers needed’ to cut long waits for Swedish classes

‘More teachers needed’ to cut long waits for Swedish classes

More Swedish for Immigrants (SFI) teachers are needed to cut waiting times for foreigners wanting to learn the language, a new report by Sweden's education authority suggests.

Meet Sweden’s Social Democrats

Meet Sweden’s Social Democrats

Ahead of the election, the SI News Service meets Sweden's current governing party to find out more about their history and policies.

Five irks and quirks for a Czech in Sweden

Five irks and quirks for a Czech in Sweden

The Local contributor Veronika Chlumska picks out five 'irks and quirks' she noticed after moving to Stockholm from her native Czech Republic.

Why a Swedish gift to Barcelona is still causing a fuss 90 years later

Why a Swedish gift to Barcelona is still causing a fuss 90 years later

Most people aren't even aware of it, but a Swedish gift to Barcelona from 1929 is still causing a stir all these years later.

More than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: study

More than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: study

A new OECD survey looks at student wellbeing in Sweden and elsewhere.

Sweden warned about wildfire risk days after ‘white Easter’

Sweden warned about wildfire risk days after ‘white Easter’

"The grass is almost like gunpowder at this time of the year."

Young Swedes becoming more politically engaged, but don’t trust politicians: survey

Young Swedes becoming more politically engaged, but don’t trust politicians: survey

Young Swedes are growing more politically engaged, but almost half of them have little confidence in politicians, a new survey shows.

Five ‘Swemojis’ that will help you understand Sweden

Five ‘Swemojis’ that will help you understand Sweden

Having a tough time getting your head around Sweden? These 'Swemojis' should help!

Study of Swedish kids questions autism link with antidepressants in pregnancy

Study of Swedish kids questions autism link with antidepressants in pregnancy

"This study suggests use of these medications while pregnant may be safer than previously thought."