Copenhagen, Stockholm given dismal rankings in expat city survey

Copenhagen, Stockholm given dismal rankings in expat city survey

Distant locals and a difficult housing market are among the factors resulting in a poor ranking for Scandinavian capitals in a survey on life for internationals in major cities.

Ten essential summer reads according to the Swedish bookstore voted world’s best

Ten essential summer reads according to the Swedish bookstore voted world’s best

Seven of the worst things about July in Sweden

Seven of the worst things about July in Sweden

Bikini cops to sex pigs: The most incredible Swedish stories of 2016

Bikini cops to sex pigs: The most incredible Swedish stories of 2016

Five reasons northern Sweden is actually amazing in summer

Five reasons northern Sweden is actually amazing in summer

Five egg-cellent events in Sweden over Easter

Five egg-cellent events in Sweden over Easter

Five top tips for staying safe on the ice in Sweden

Five top tips for staying safe on the ice in Sweden

Six totally Swedish things that actually aren’t

Six totally Swedish things that actually aren’t

The best places to warm up in Sweden this week

The best places to warm up in Sweden this week

The Swedish stories that made us smile in 2015

The Swedish stories that made us smile in 2015

Ten truly inspiring interviewees from 2015

Ten truly inspiring interviewees from 2015

Three stylish design exhibitions in Sweden

Three stylish design exhibitions in Sweden

Seven Swedish habits you get without trying

Seven Swedish habits you get without trying

Five ace autumn art and photography exhibitions

Five ace autumn art and photography exhibitions

Why Sweden is a long way from six-hour days

Why Sweden is a long way from six-hour days

Ten stunning Swedish songs for October

Ten stunning Swedish songs for October

Five events to keep you calm after the holidays

Five events to keep you calm after the holidays

Ten must-see Stockholm museums and galleries

Ten must-see Stockholm museums and galleries

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish woman

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish woman

Seven ways to beat wet weather in Sweden

Seven ways to beat wet weather in Sweden

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish man

Nine ways to become a truly Swedish man

Sweden enjoys summer heatwave (finally)

Sweden enjoys summer heatwave (finally)

Are these the five worst places to live in Sweden?

Are these the five worst places to live in Sweden?

Ten perfect hiking spots on Stockholm’s doorstep

Ten perfect hiking spots on Stockholm’s doorstep

The ultimate guide to Sweden’s party leaders

The ultimate guide to Sweden’s party leaders

My Swedish habits that foreigners just don’t get
FOR MEMBERS

My Swedish habits that foreigners just don’t get

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden

Where to find your favourite features on The Local

Where to find your favourite features on The Local

Ten tips to snagging a Swede for Valentine’s

Ten tips to snagging a Swede for Valentine’s

Ten cheesiest souvenirs you can find in Sweden

Ten cheesiest souvenirs you can find in Sweden

Ten wackiest licence plates banned in Sweden

Ten wackiest licence plates banned in Sweden

Ten Swedish things you should be talking about instead of Abba

Ten Swedish things you should be talking about instead of Abba

Five reasons to date a Swede (and five not to)

Five reasons to date a Swede (and five not to)

Political calls persist to do-not-call numbers

Political calls persist to do-not-call numbers

placeholder image

Malmö makes hunting illegals harder for cops

Top stately spots for a Swedish wedding party

Top stately spots for a Swedish wedding party

The Local’s most shared stories on Facebook

The Local’s most shared stories on Facebook

Sweden’s five biggest news stories of 2011

Sweden’s five biggest news stories of 2011

Sweden’s top nine spooky superstitions

Sweden’s top nine spooky superstitions

Ten sure-fire ways to bug your Swedish friends

Ten sure-fire ways to bug your Swedish friends

The ten oddest names in Sweden revealed

The ten oddest names in Sweden revealed

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English

The ten best things about Sweden revealed

The ten best things about Sweden revealed

Top ten: Sweden’s all-time hottest men

Top ten: Sweden’s all-time hottest men

Swedes bite into online McDonald’s bookings

Swedes bite into online McDonald’s bookings

Six snappy facts about Swedish crayfish

Six snappy facts about Swedish crayfish

Top ten expat complaints to their Swedish partners

Top ten expat complaints to their Swedish partners