What’s with all the red? The explanation for Sweden’s colourful cottages

What’s with all the red? The explanation for Sweden’s colourful cottages

Ever notice how common it is to see bright red buildings in Sweden? The explanation is an ingenious Swedish use of what others would discard as a by-product.

2016 saw a surge in neo-Nazi activity in Sweden: here’s why

2016 saw a surge in neo-Nazi activity in Sweden: here’s why

2016 was a record year for neo-Nazi groups in Sweden, with over 3,000 activities carried out by them according to Swedish anti-racism foundation Expo.

Recipe: How to make a Swedish rhubarb crumble

Recipe: How to make a Swedish rhubarb crumble

A classic Swedish rhubarb crumble, rounded with vanilla sauce or ice cream - what more do you need?

The forgotten story of Sweden’s Chilean refugees
FOR MEMBERS

The forgotten story of Sweden’s Chilean refugees

"When people ask me which group is best integrated in Sweden I say the Chileans."

Sweden needs more police officers, union says

Sweden needs more police officers, union says

A lack of adequate staff numbers is preventing more crimes from being solved, accordng to the Swedish Police Union (Polisförbundet).

The future of flying: inspired by nature
PARTNER CONTENT

The future of flying: inspired by nature

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s...kind of both.

Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final

Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final

"We won 2-1 at the Bernabeu this year and they are almost in the Champions League final."

Russell Howard: ‘Brexit gave legitimacy to rabid nationalism’

Russell Howard: ‘Brexit gave legitimacy to rabid nationalism’

Ahead of a run of Scandinavian tour dates, British comedian Russell Howard speaks to The Local about his thoughts on the world, the Nordics, Brexit and getting angrier.