Find out what's going on in Sweden today with The Local's short roundup of the news in less than five minutes.
As of December 1st, many public events in Sweden require attendees to show proof of double-vaccination status. Here's how to apply for a Swedish Covid-19 vaccine pass – and what to do if you can't get one.
The first stage of Sweden's new three-step plan for new Covid-19 recommendations will come into effect from Wednesday, December 8th.
Sweden just set a new seasonal cold record – and it could get even colder.
Sweden is set to introduce new Covid-19 recommendations this week, with more social distancing, home-working, and face masks on crowded public transport likely to be among them.
With the worsening Covid-19 situation across Europe and the spread of the new Omicron variant, the UK has announced yet more new testing rules for arrivals. Here's what you need to know about the new requirement for pre-departure tests.
Eight million Covid vaccine passes have been issued to 4.5 million Swedish residents so far, the e-Health Agency reports. This means that around half of Sweden's adult population have accessed the service.
Sweden introduced Covid-19 vaccine passes at certain public events and gatherings on December 1st. But which foreign vaccine certificates are accepted?
Today's word of the day is a real banger.
Everyone who has visited a non-Nordic country in the last week before travelling to Sweden is urged to get tested for Covid-19 as soon as possible after arriving.
And what will happen in the run-up to Sweden's September 2022 election?
A prime minister stepping down just hours after she was appointed, coalition partners leaving the government and the passing of Sweden's first budget co-authored by the far-right. Where does Sweden go from here?
The new Covid variant, dubbed Omicron and originally detected in South Africa, poses a "high to very high" risk to Europe, the EU health agency warned on Friday.
Magdalena Andersson, the first woman to get confirmed as prime minister by the Swedish parliament, quit before even taking office. So who's running the country?
Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson will get another chance to become Sweden's first female prime minister, after the speaker of parliament said he would nominate her for the office a second time.
Just hours after her election, Sweden's incoming Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson handed in her resignation after a tense budget vote threw the government into crisis.
A former Iranian prison official who is accused of handing down death sentences during the 1988 purge of dissidents in Iran appeared in court for the first time as part of a landmark trial in Sweden.
What do I do and who am I when nature goes to rest? The Local's contributor Anne Grietje Franssen writes about life in the Gothenburg archipelago this time of the year, when the Swedish winter makes it feel like there's no end in sight.
From nationwide lockdowns to barring the unvaccinated from bars and restaurants and increased travel restrictions, countries around Europe are choosing different strategies to fight a new wave of Covid.
More than 30,000 households in central Stockholm were plunged into darkness after a power blackout on Thursday afternoon. The metro was able to resume traffic after a while, but commuters were warned of knock-on delays.