A new tax on plastic carrier bags could see your Swedish grocery bill increase sharply.
Malmö has been undergoing a quiet digital revolution courtesy of a collaboration between its administrative HQ and a startup guru whom together are engaging locals to improve their city. The Local finds out more.
Learn Swedish vocabulary through The Local's news.
What if we told you that there’s a European city where fika is taken so seriously that its coffee house culture is protected by UNESCO world heritage?
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At this rate a monthly travel card could break the 1,000-kronor barrier in just a couple of years.
The restaurant scene in the Swedish capital is evolving and becoming more and more diverse – thanks to the openness of Swedish kitchens to techniques and ingredients from around the world.
With talk that London and Brussels have reached a new deal, it's time for a reminder of what exactly the Withdrawal Agreement means for British residents in Sweden.
In Stockholm, developers are making quality of life a priority – and a measure of sustainability.
Enviable work-life balance or soul-destroying bureaucracy? The Local asked our readers about their experiences in Sweden and here's what they had to say.
Learn about impostor syndrome in Sweden and beyond – and how to make it rather than fake it.
Mörk is a word you'll hear a lot during autumn and winter in Sweden, but where does it come from and how exactly do you use it? We've got the answers.
Swedes are good – among the best, in fact – at speaking English as a second language. So should foreigners living in Sweden make the effort to learn Swedish?
Three Swedish universities have again made the top 100 in a prestigious global ranking – with 13 Swedish universities in the top 1000s.
Many of Europe’s 33 million international residents have hit something of a jackpot - at least if recent research is anything to go by.
Swedish supermarket chain Ica has launched what it says may be "the world's first virtual baby influencer": six-month-old Elis.
A single trip has the power to change your perspective - or even your life - for good.
Every week one of The Local's readers take over our Instagram to show the world their Sweden. Today, Alyssa Bittner-Gibbs from the US shows us her part of Stockholm.
Moving overseas changes you in many ways but perhaps most surprising is the way it affects your relationship with your home country.
More hospitals are cancelling non-essential surgeries amid a supply shortage in central Sweden.
Has this university in southern Sweden found the recipe for innovation?
Disruption to a planned flight can ruin a holiday or business trip and cause a lot of stress, but you are legally entitled to assistance and even compensation in many cases.
Malmö police are set to start using camera-equipped drones to prevent crime in troubled areas.
If you're hoping to buy an apartment in Sweden, here's an in-depth guide to the things you should be thinking about.
Ericsson's sales were boosted by a 5G takeoff, but it made a net loss as it set aside 12 billion kronor to settle a US corruption investigation.
A three-day trip to Stockholm made travel and lifestyle writer Marta Rus decide to swap her busy London life for Sweden.
When Malmö mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and a group of local politicians stepped off a specially chartered train in the troubled district of Rosengård in December, she made big claims for the new ring line she was launching.
Before you turn your nose up at Sweden's pungent-smelling fermented surströmming, read this.
There's much more to Ystad than fictional detective Kurt Wallander. Street photographer Dan Gheorghita shares some of his best snaps with The Local.