Elton John can play to a crowd of 45,000 in Stockholm next month after Covid events restrictions lifted

Elton John can play to a crowd of 45,000 in Stockholm next month after Covid events restrictions lifted

A 45,000-person concert should be able to go ahead in October, after Stockholm authorities were putting pressure on the government to give a clear decision on events rules.

LISTEN: What do you think of Abba’s new songs?

LISTEN: What do you think of Abba’s new songs?

The game is on again! Abba set to unveil comeback with new songs

The game is on again! Abba set to unveil comeback with new songs

Are Abba about to release their new songs at last?

Are Abba about to release their new songs at last?

Why one of Sweden’s most famous children’s book series is still so relevant

Why one of Sweden’s most famous children’s book series is still so relevant

How did Sweden become one of the world’s biggest music exporters?

How did Sweden become one of the world’s biggest music exporters?

From coding to co-working: new Stockholm digital centre set to connect international talent
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From coding to co-working: new Stockholm digital centre set to connect international talent

‘Why is it funny to point out something that everyone already knows about Swedish culture?’

‘Why is it funny to point out something that everyone already knows about Swedish culture?’

Muppets and free love: The bizarre documentary that shaped the image of Sweden

Muppets and free love: The bizarre documentary that shaped the image of Sweden

From music to fashion: how Stockholm’s creative talent will bounce back post-Covid
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From music to fashion: how Stockholm’s creative talent will bounce back post-Covid

QUIZ: Which of these ‘bucket list’ trips should you take next?
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QUIZ: Which of these ‘bucket list’ trips should you take next?

How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time
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How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time

This summer, go on a Swedish design odyssey
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This summer, go on a Swedish design odyssey

Would you spend a week on a remote Swedish island watching films? This festival needs you

Would you spend a week on a remote Swedish island watching films? This festival needs you

How to visit Stockholm without leaving your couch
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How to visit Stockholm without leaving your couch

Watch: The biggest blockbusters that were censored or banned in Sweden

Watch: The biggest blockbusters that were censored or banned in Sweden

Ten movies and TV series that helped me learn what Swedishness means

Ten movies and TV series that helped me learn what Swedishness means

Self-isolated? Keep up with Swedish culture from your couch

Self-isolated? Keep up with Swedish culture from your couch

Book Club: Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekbäck

Book Club: Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekbäck

Five amazing live music venues in Malmö
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Five amazing live music venues in Malmö

Malmö’s first national museum to focus on ‘democracy and migration’
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Malmö’s first national museum to focus on ‘democracy and migration’

Book Club: Never Stop Walking by Christina Rickardsson

Book Club: Never Stop Walking by Christina Rickardsson

Stockholm’s international library is moving and not everyone’s pleased

Stockholm’s international library is moving and not everyone’s pleased

Slow TV project follows Sweden’s elk for 450 hours

Slow TV project follows Sweden’s elk for 450 hours

What you need to know about the first Swedish-language Netflix original series

What you need to know about the first Swedish-language Netflix original series

Welcome to The Local Sweden’s Book Club

Welcome to The Local Sweden’s Book Club

WHAT’S ON: Events for English speakers in Sweden in March

WHAT’S ON: Events for English speakers in Sweden in March

How can Stockholm’s cultural scene be more open to internationals?

How can Stockholm’s cultural scene be more open to internationals?

‘It’s been disastrous’: How the pandemic hit performers in Sweden

‘It’s been disastrous’: How the pandemic hit performers in Sweden

Why Dutch fans are raising thousands of euros for Pippi Longstocking actress

Why Dutch fans are raising thousands of euros for Pippi Longstocking actress

Why Sweden marks Sami National Day today

Why Sweden marks Sami National Day today

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

Sweden allows culture and sports events for up to 300 people

Sweden allows culture and sports events for up to 300 people

Opinion: How my perfect picture of Sweden needed adjustment
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Opinion: How my perfect picture of Sweden needed adjustment

Why are so many Germans obsessed with Sweden?
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Why are so many Germans obsessed with Sweden?

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg

Interview: Claire Foy talks #MeToo, Lisbeth Salander and Stockholm

Interview: Claire Foy talks #MeToo, Lisbeth Salander and Stockholm

Take a look inside Sweden’s newly renovated National Museum

Take a look inside Sweden’s newly renovated National Museum

Sweden’s art scene shows its alternative side in Malmö
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Sweden’s art scene shows its alternative side in Malmö

Sweden to return artwork looted by Nazis to Jewish family

Sweden to return artwork looted by Nazis to Jewish family

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do

Six addictive Swedish TV series to binge-watch that aren’t Nordic noir

Six addictive Swedish TV series to binge-watch that aren’t Nordic noir

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role

Malmö is Sweden’s ‘gay heart that pumps love’
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Malmö is Sweden’s ‘gay heart that pumps love’

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum sails into top spot on most-visited list

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum sails into top spot on most-visited list

Skarsgård wins Golden Globe for ‘Big Little Lies’ performance

Skarsgård wins Golden Globe for ‘Big Little Lies’ performance

Southern Swedish region Skåne’s flag gets official status

Southern Swedish region Skåne’s flag gets official status

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: You, the Living

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: You, the Living

Sweden vs Italy: A cultural head-to-head

Sweden vs Italy: A cultural head-to-head

The next Downton Abbey? Swedish postwar drama pulls in record viewing figures

The next Downton Abbey? Swedish postwar drama pulls in record viewing figures

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret
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This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

Abba plot virtual reality ‘reunion’ tour

Abba plot virtual reality ‘reunion’ tour

Five ways to learn Swedish with legendary comedian Hasse Alfredson

Five ways to learn Swedish with legendary comedian Hasse Alfredson

VIDEO: Watch the first trailer for the final season of The Bridge

VIDEO: Watch the first trailer for the final season of The Bridge

Preview: India and Icona Pop take centre stage for Stockholm Culture Festival

Preview: India and Icona Pop take centre stage for Stockholm Culture Festival

Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist’s life in pictures

Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist’s life in pictures

‘Stop! This is what lagom truly means’

‘Stop! This is what lagom truly means’

Ten Instagram pictures that prove Sweden is the best summer country

Ten Instagram pictures that prove Sweden is the best summer country

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: Zozo

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: Zozo

Who is the next Lisbeth Salander?

Who is the next Lisbeth Salander?

First Aid Kit just released a furious anti-rape anthem: listen here

First Aid Kit just released a furious anti-rape anthem: listen here

Guess how many people now pay to use Spotify? Yup, 50 million

Guess how many people now pay to use Spotify? Yup, 50 million

Ten great don’t-miss events in Sweden this spring

Ten great don’t-miss events in Sweden this spring

Interview: Indie icon Jens Lekman finds adulthood has a disco beat

Interview: Indie icon Jens Lekman finds adulthood has a disco beat

Here’s what Swedes say it takes to be truly Swedish

Here’s what Swedes say it takes to be truly Swedish

Ten new (and old) Swedish films to add to your bucket list

Ten new (and old) Swedish films to add to your bucket list

Max Martin wins Grammy for hit sung by tiny, hairy trolls

Max Martin wins Grammy for hit sung by tiny, hairy trolls

Swedish tenor Nicolai Gedda dies aged 91

Swedish tenor Nicolai Gedda dies aged 91

Foul-mouthed Swedes rile English-speaking Eurovision fans

Foul-mouthed Swedes rile English-speaking Eurovision fans

From Sweden with love: unique Bond movie to hit big screen

From Sweden with love: unique Bond movie to hit big screen

Swedish ‘Ove’ movie on 2017 Oscars list

Swedish ‘Ove’ movie on 2017 Oscars list

China’s richest man buys Nordic cinema firm for $930m

China’s richest man buys Nordic cinema firm for $930m

‘I didn’t realize Norwegians were so cool!’ Swedes on hit show ‘Skam’

‘I didn’t realize Norwegians were so cool!’ Swedes on hit show ‘Skam’

Four events to help you avoid Christmas

Four events to help you avoid Christmas

Swedish TV hit ‘Midnight Sun’ shines light on Sami people

Swedish TV hit ‘Midnight Sun’ shines light on Sami people

Stockholm’s Silver Screen: ’The sky’s the limit’
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Stockholm’s Silver Screen: ’The sky’s the limit’

After Nobel no-show, Dylan announces gigs in Sweden next year

After Nobel no-show, Dylan announces gigs in Sweden next year

Swedish Youtube giant PewDiePie threatens to close his channel

Swedish Youtube giant PewDiePie threatens to close his channel

Bob Dylan writes speech for Nobel Prize ceremony

Bob Dylan writes speech for Nobel Prize ceremony

Five unmissable artsy events across Sweden this week

Five unmissable artsy events across Sweden this week

30 of the best Swedish movies to watch at home

30 of the best Swedish movies to watch at home

Five great events coming up in Sweden this week

Five great events coming up in Sweden this week

Six family-friendly activities across Sweden this week

Six family-friendly activities across Sweden this week

Five great ways to kick off July in Stockholm

Five great ways to kick off July in Stockholm

Five unusual musical events in Sweden this week

Five unusual musical events in Sweden this week

‘Bringing my camera to Sweden was the best thing I ever did’

‘Bringing my camera to Sweden was the best thing I ever did’

Four fantastic foodie events across Sweden this weekend

Four fantastic foodie events across Sweden this weekend

Four things to do, look at, eat and listen to in Sweden

Four things to do, look at, eat and listen to in Sweden

Four spring exhibitions for you and your arty friends

Four spring exhibitions for you and your arty friends

Five stunning exhibitions for art lovers in Sweden

Five stunning exhibitions for art lovers in Sweden

‘We bring comedy to the tough things expats deal with’

‘We bring comedy to the tough things expats deal with’

Eight strange things that surprised me about Sweden

Eight strange things that surprised me about Sweden

Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week

Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week

Qatar bans Scandinavian sex change movie

Qatar bans Scandinavian sex change movie

Fans go ape for Swedish Tarzan hunk Skarsgård

Fans go ape for Swedish Tarzan hunk Skarsgård

Five tasty events for foodies in Sweden

Five tasty events for foodies in Sweden

Four groovy music gigs in Sweden this week

Four groovy music gigs in Sweden this week

Four fab cultural events in Sweden this week

Four fab cultural events in Sweden this week

Stockholm Film Festival preview: Top Swedish films

Stockholm Film Festival preview: Top Swedish films

Four international events in Sweden this week

Four international events in Sweden this week

Swedish historical musical highlights integration debate

Swedish historical musical highlights integration debate

Five unmissable music festivals in Sweden

Five unmissable music festivals in Sweden

Sweden’s best summer music festivals for 2015

Sweden’s best summer music festivals for 2015

Summer in Sweden: What’s going on

Summer in Sweden: What’s going on

‘Culture debates are meant to stop questions’

‘Culture debates are meant to stop questions’

Stir over Swede’s advert for  sexy male flatmate

Stir over Swede’s advert for sexy male flatmate

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‘Fashion sustainability requires innovation’

The tradition of Santa Lucia: Lighting up the darkness

The tradition of Santa Lucia: Lighting up the darkness

How to celebrate and enjoy Swedish Advent

How to celebrate and enjoy Swedish Advent

Experiencing the Stockholm Film Festival: Volunteering and watching

Experiencing the Stockholm Film Festival: Volunteering and watching

Five rules for dating in Sweden

Five rules for dating in Sweden

Ten hit songs you didn’t know were from Sweden

Ten hit songs you didn’t know were from Sweden

Introducing: The Swedish crayfish party

Introducing: The Swedish crayfish party

The top six ways the US and Sweden differ

The top six ways the US and Sweden differ

Swedish school told to cover up vagina mural

Swedish school told to cover up vagina mural

Why do Swedes like to be ‘alone together’?

Why do Swedes like to be ‘alone together’?

Swedish principal backs school’s vagina mural

Swedish principal backs school’s vagina mural

‘Immodest Indians’ to heal Swedish malady

‘Immodest Indians’ to heal Swedish malady

Fotografiska to open Shanghai sister gallery

Fotografiska to open Shanghai sister gallery

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‘Isolation in Sweden put my art on world stage’

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Swedish comedy explained

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Library brings Nordic comics to the world

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Talking Heads star plays the building

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Stars on screen at Popcorn

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Academy man quits over Nobel winner

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Led Zeppelin wins Polar Prize

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Soprano Birgit Nilsson dies

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Sweden returns totem pole

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Word Wallahs Willingly Welcome W

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Stockholm’s jazz scene puts up a fight

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Munch picture stolen in southern Sweden

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Swedish auction record for unique Faberge clock

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‘Media jukebox’ to lure youngsters to libraries

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Striking façade for Swedish art showcase

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Government won’t stop agencies Gotland move

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Writer sacked for faking book review

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Church tries to win return of stolen treasure from Spain

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Museums lose visitors after return of entrance fees

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Swedish fights rearguard action against English behemoth

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Author Lars Forssell dead

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Royal Tenenbaums director gets Swedish award

Opening Knight for Sweden’s priciest movie

Opening Knight for Sweden’s priciest movie

Popcorn, Schlager and Reggae: what’s on in Sweden

Popcorn, Schlager and Reggae: what’s on in Sweden

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Swedish pop, photo art and Marilyn Monroe: What’s on in Sweden

‘Break up gaming monopoly’

‘Break up gaming monopoly’

‘Reduce sponsorship of public broadcasting’

‘Reduce sponsorship of public broadcasting’

Burkini and finance crunch add to Swedish vocabulary

Burkini and finance crunch add to Swedish vocabulary

Inquiry proposes major culture policy overhaul

Inquiry proposes major culture policy overhaul

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Transport authority outraged over metro graffiti ‘art’

Police drop charges against metro graffiti art student

Police drop charges against metro graffiti art student

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Rare Swedish films found in Polish cellar

Umeå named European culture capital for 2014

Umeå named European culture capital for 2014

Competition: win tickets to political satire In the Loop

Competition: win tickets to political satire In the Loop

Malmö gets sucked in to world of comics

Malmö gets sucked in to world of comics

Sweden to test ‘culture by prescription’

Sweden to test ‘culture by prescription’

Swedish culture – a forgotten promotional tool

Swedish culture – a forgotten promotional tool

Sweden calls time on lifetime artist stipends

Sweden calls time on lifetime artist stipends

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Norrland church thief demands cash for stolen statue

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Swedes depart church in droves

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Swedish bosses enjoy long holidays: report

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Swedes set to hike holiday spend

Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining

Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining

Does Swedish culture hinder Swedish children?

Does Swedish culture hinder Swedish children?

Culture Night offers cash-strapped Stockholmers a free night out

Culture Night offers cash-strapped Stockholmers a free night out

Peru sues Swedish city over ‘stolen’ artifacts

Peru sues Swedish city over ‘stolen’ artifacts

The Local’s Quick Guide to Stockholm’s Culture Festival 2011

The Local’s Quick Guide to Stockholm’s Culture Festival 2011

Making the most of the 2011 Malmö Festival

Making the most of the 2011 Malmö Festival

Swedish artist to chart Arctic expedition in clay

Swedish artist to chart Arctic expedition in clay

STOFF: a journey through the Cosmos with Britain’s Nick Field

STOFF: a journey through the Cosmos with Britain’s Nick Field

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Long-term unemployed tapped for Swedish cultural preservation bid

Swedes get down and groovy during lunch hour

Swedes get down and groovy during lunch hour

‘Tradition, culture, and religion are not a Swedish Bermuda triangle’

‘Tradition, culture, and religion are not a Swedish Bermuda triangle’

How to lose Swedish friends in just 10 days

How to lose Swedish friends in just 10 days

Occultism claims mar Swedish Christmas show

Occultism claims mar Swedish Christmas show

‘State-funded arts must embrace digital age’

‘State-funded arts must embrace digital age’

Digital channel to make art accessible to all

Digital channel to make art accessible to all

Spotify rakes in half of Swedish music sales

Spotify rakes in half of Swedish music sales

Nordic ‘folklore zombie’ to hit Swedish cinemas

Nordic ‘folklore zombie’ to hit Swedish cinemas

‘Hipster hostile’ Swedish military ads stir debate

‘Hipster hostile’ Swedish military ads stir debate

Ten Swedish books to read before you die

Ten Swedish books to read before you die

‘Cool’ Swedish artists descend on US capital

‘Cool’ Swedish artists descend on US capital

Effective leadership: The art of getting decisions made in Sweden
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Effective leadership: The art of getting decisions made in Sweden

‘Swedes have forgotten leftist US sympathizers’

‘Swedes have forgotten leftist US sympathizers’

‘Politics has no place on my theatre stage’

‘Politics has no place on my theatre stage’

Top ten: Odd Swedish Midsummer traditions

Top ten: Odd Swedish Midsummer traditions

VIDEO: Is this Sweden’s ultimate weekend getaway?
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VIDEO: Is this Sweden’s ultimate weekend getaway?

US herring video is ‘an insult to Sweden’

US herring video is ‘an insult to Sweden’