Meeting between Swedish and Norwegian ministers scrapped following ‘no-go zone’ claims

Meeting between Swedish and Norwegian ministers scrapped following ‘no-go zone’ claims

Sweden's Migration Minister cancelled a meeting with her Norwegian counterpart at the last minute after judging that the trip was part of campaigning for Norway's forthcoming election.

Sweden’s government wants newspapers to pay less tax in an effort to combat fake news

Sweden’s government wants newspapers to pay less tax in an effort to combat fake news

A new proposal from the Swedish government would bring an end to the tax print publications pay on advertising revenue in what is being pitched as an effort to fight fake news.

Danish police scan submarine for hidden compartments

Danish police scan submarine for hidden compartments

The UC3 Nautilus, the submarine at the centre of the case involving the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, is being scanned for hidden compartments.

Meet the Chinese designer making pollution masks out of Ikea bags

Meet the Chinese designer making pollution masks out of Ikea bags

A Billy bookcase meets Batman's Bane...

How this Swedish band helped me learn the language

How this Swedish band helped me learn the language

Every so often a band comes along that teaches you a foreign language, as The Local's former managing editor Paul O'Mahony can testify.

International students struggle to find housing at Swedish university

International students struggle to find housing at Swedish university

International students have been struggling to get accommodation through Sweden's Lund University this year after almost 500 homes normally set aside for them were lost.

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‘There are big business opportunities in Gran Canaria’

If you're looking to start a new business and enjoy a beachside lifestyle, then Gran Canaria might be just the place for you.

These are the employers young Swedes like the most

These are the employers young Swedes like the most

Google is the most popular company if you ask Swedish students and graduates who picked it ahead of some of Sweden's own best-known businesses in a new survey.

Sales of green cars soar in Sweden

Sales of green cars soar in Sweden

Almost half of all new super-eco cars are registered in the Stockholm region.

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

OPINION: It is time to stop moving the EU parliament between Brussels and Strasbourg every month, argues Swedish MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt and the Single Seat Steering group.