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International workers have been hard hit by bureaucratic residence permit rules. The Local takes a closer look at why Sweden needs to act before it's too late.
EU President Donald Tusk warned Britain Friday to make "much more progress" on its Brexit bill and the Irish border by the start of next month to unlock the next phase of talks.
Almost 2,000 women in the Swedish music industry have signed a petition condemning sexual harassment in the industry.
On this week's podcast we look at Sweden's controversial work permit maze, and we also swear a bit (sorry).
Long-term injury victim Zlatan Ibrahimovic will make his Manchester United return against Newcastle United on Sunday, manager José Mourinho announced on Friday.
The labour market in Sweden is under more pressure than in any other country included in a new global report. And the situation is deteriorating each year.
Every week we ask a Swede, or a foreigner in Sweden, to explain their favourite word. Watch the video below and click here to learn more about the Swedish language.
Swedish scientists have found that owning a dog can lower a person's risk of mortality, in a study published in Scientific Report.
Every language has common sayings which, when directly translated, seem to make absolutely no sense, and the German phrase "alter Schwede", meaning "old Swede" is a perfect example.
Swedish singer, TV host, and former Eurovision winner Måns Zelmerlöw will host the TV search for the UK's entry to the contest.
Speaking to a Swedish newspaper on Thursday, British Prime Minister Theresa May suggested that she hoped to offer a financial deal to the EU next month – and claimed that all UK ministers were behind her vision for Brexit.
EU leaders will pressure British Prime Minister Theresa May to do more to reach a Brexit deal as they meet at a summit in Sweden.
Still waiting to receive a personal ID number in Sweden? Surviving comfortably in the meantime can be frustrating, so with that in mind, we've pulled together some tips for getting by.
The Local is investigating how easy or difficult it is for non-Swedes to get by without the ubiquitous personal ID number ('personnummer'). Read our report here and share your own stories below.
Most people in Sweden have one, but for those who don't, just how difficult is life in the country without a personal identity number (personnummer)?
If there's such a thing as a key to Sweden, it may just be the personal number (personnummer). Used for everything from joining loyalty schemes to bank accounts, the common wisdom is that it's virtually impossible to get by in the Scandinavian country without the sacred 10-digit code.
Food writer John Duxbury shares his recipe for this stylish beetroot, baked in salt.
A Swede who was jailed for 13 years for a murder of which he was later acquitted will now receive a record amount of compensation, according to reports in Swedish media.
A school north of Stockholm has come under fire after a teacher gave a class of ten-year-olds a homework assignment which included a racist slur.
A quick glance at Scandinavian interiors on Instagram and you'll notice that, residing alongside the statement grey walls and the clean, minimalist lines, there's increasingly another common feature running through the images: different variations of the unassuming succulent plant.