Brexit, migration, and jobs: Swedish PM outlines his vision for the EU

Brexit, migration, and jobs: Swedish PM outlines his vision for the EU

In a speech and press conference attended by The Local, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on Thursday outlined his vision for the European Union and shared his thoughts on how best to deal with the problems facing the bloc.

Swedish ecologists discover a plant never seen before in the Nordics

Swedish ecologists discover a plant never seen before in the Nordics

A plant never before observed in the Nordics has been found in southern Sweden for the first time this autumn.

Life Below Water: ‘I’ve never been to an event like this’

Life Below Water: ‘I’ve never been to an event like this’

NFGL members share their thoughts about the Life Below Water 2017 Conference, which took place in Malmö earlier this month.

Two Swedish schools evacuated over shooting ‘hoax’

Two Swedish schools evacuated over shooting ‘hoax’

A school in southern Sweden was evacuated on Thursday morning after a student "joked" about carrying out a mass shooting.

Omega watch found in Swede’s attic SMASHES auction world record

Omega watch found in Swede’s attic SMASHES auction world record

An ordinary wristwatch has fetched a record-breaking sum at an auction in Sweden.

Here’s what Sweden’s banknotes looked like 100 years ago

Here’s what Sweden’s banknotes looked like 100 years ago

Sweden may be on its way to becoming a cashless society, but historical examples of its currency offer an interesting insight into the country's history.

Nordea to cut 6,000 jobs

Nordea to cut 6,000 jobs

Banking giant Nordea, which recently stirred debate with its controversial HQ move from Sweden to Finland, has announced plans to cut around 13 percent of its total workforce.

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: Jönssonligan

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: Jönssonligan

Film writer Peter Larkin reviews Swedish classic 'Varning för Jönssonligan'.

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven to outline vision for EU’s future

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven to outline vision for EU’s future

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is expected to stake out Sweden's path in the EU in a speech on Thursday.