SAS planes were flying again on Friday morning, but delays and some cancellations were still expected throughout the day.
The Local took a trip to Uppsala to discover Sweden’s fourth-biggest city through the eyes of two of its international residents.
There have been at least ten wildfires and 50 grass fires each day this week, according to the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB). Here's a look at which areas are affected at the moment, and how Sweden is dealing with the situation.
What if we told you that you can learn not just one but three languages that will guarantee you stand out in Sweden’s booming tech industry? With SFX-IT, you can learn Swedish as well as two IT-programming languages. The best thing about it? It’s all for free.
Often overlooked in favour of its southern neighbour Stockholm, Uppsala is stepping out of the capital's shadow and fighting for recognition as a vibrant entrepreneurial hub in its own right.
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.
Eight tonnes of human faeces was spilled all over a road in the small town of ?hus in southern Sweden, leading the road to be closed for an emergency clean-up job.
Over the next year, The Local will be following the personal journey of students on the Executive MBA program at Stockholm School of Economics.
Today we've chosen a word that is especially appropriate for this time of year.
Be honest, who hasn’t dreamed of working remotely with all the perks of employment? If you’ve got the skills, you only need to look UP to make that dream a reality.
Applying to an exchange programme can be truly stressful, considering each application and country has its own set of unique requirements. For those coming to Sweden from a US university, here are the key things to bear in mind when wading through the administrative parts of the application.
Sneezing season is upon us. But how much do you really know about the different pollen allergies in Sweden? Test yourself to protect yourself!
Malm? is leading by example and spearheading the UN's 2030 Agenda for sustainable development in Sweden.
Spotify has passed a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers – but is again losing money.
What makes Gothenburg tick? The Local met with three of the city’s leading minds to find out what inspires them, what challenges them and what next.
How the Swedish pension works, and what you need to do about yours – even if you don't plan to stay in Sweden long-term.
If you’re planning on tourin’ Europe, put Turin on your to-do list.
When Malm? mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and a group of local politicians stepped off a specially chartered train in the troubled district of Roseng?rd in December, she made big claims for the new ring line she was launching.
In Sweden, there are several different classifications of relationships, which each give the partners a different legal status and rights. Here's what you need to know about what it means to be a sambo in Sweden.
With an additional 64,000 passengers expected to be hit by the ongoing SAS pilots' strike on Sunday, the Scandinavian airline has said it will reject all traveller compensation claims.
The Local's Member Terry Clark shares how he and his wife managed to serve up traditional British dinners in Sweden.
Each month, The Local Sweden’s Book Club reads a different book with a Swedish link. In April, we’re reading Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito, an award-winning thriller that was recently adapted for Netflix.
Swedes tuck into waffles on March 25th in celebration of national Waffle Day (V?ffeldagen), but did you know that the whole tradition is the result of a mispronunciation?
Swedish actress Bibi Andersson has passed away aged 83. Let's take a look at some of her best-known work, which doesn't just include Ingmar Bergman movies.
The number of people in Sweden living with insecure rental contracts has risen significantly over the past decade, a new study from Swedish radio shows.
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, Sweden risks facing shortages of important medical products, something the Swedish Medical Products Agency has said it is working hard to avoid.
Stockholm Olympic Stadium defied those who said Sweden wasn't advanced enough to host the Olympic Games in 1912, and has survived to become the world's oldest Olympic stadium actively in use.
This Danish word is frequently heard whenever there is a strike or any kind of industrial dispute.