The number of American visitors to Sweden soared this summer

The number of American visitors to Sweden soared this summer

The number of American tourists visiting Sweden was up by 39 percent this summer compared to the previous year.

‘We can’t let racists re-define Viking culture’

‘We can’t let racists re-define Viking culture’

"Viking enthusiasts get mistaken for racists and Nazis all the time, and we're very uncomfortable with that," a member of the Vikings Against Racism group told The Local.

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 2

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 2

Every week we ask a Swede, or a foreigner in Sweden, to explain their favourite word.

Swedish cat found in UK after missing for more than a year

Swedish cat found in UK after missing for more than a year

A missing cat has been reunited with her Swedish owner thanks to the power of social media.

Mail could soon take twice as long to be delivered in Sweden

Mail could soon take twice as long to be delivered in Sweden

Swedish residents may soon have to wait longer for their mail to arrive.

Suspicious object at Gothenburg airport was food, not explosives

Suspicious object at Gothenburg airport was food, not explosives

A man in his 20s who was arrested at Gothenburg's Landvetter Airport after a suspicious object was found in his luggage is no longer a suspect.

Recipe: How to make Beef Stroganoff

Recipe: How to make Beef Stroganoff

With the evenings starting to draw in and the weather turning colder, now's the perfect time to reintroduce hearty, comforting dishes into your evenings.

Swedish-Turkish writer held in Spain returns home to Sweden

Swedish-Turkish writer held in Spain returns home to Sweden

Swedish-Turkish author and journalist Hamza Yalcin has returned home to Sweden after Spain decided not to extradite him to Turkey.