Dozens of forest wildfires raged across Sweden Wednesday, prompting Stockholm to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the Nordic region.
It is June 6 1969 and Spain is living through the final years of Franco’s dictatorship. At a clinic in Madrid, a woman gives birth to a baby girl she will never see again. Little is known about what happened to that mother – but almost 50 years later, her daughter Inés Madrigal has just given evidence in a shocking trial.
In 2007, guitar-maker Michele Benincaso found himself in the first generation of music tech entrepreneurs moving to Stockholm. Now he’s at the helm of the award-winning startup company, MIND Music Labs, and hiring music tech talent from all over the world just four years after launching.
Finding a sense of purpose for relocation to a new country is key for happy relationships and good mental health amongst internationals, writes our guest columnist Hanne-Berit Hahnemann.
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Amazon employees throughout Germany will stage a walk-out on Tuesday timed to coincide with the global giant's annual bumper sales event.
Several key industry leaders have rallied against a World Health Organization report that calls for governments and national institutions to reduce citizens' salt and sugar intake as a move towards a healthier diet.
Swatch, the world's top watchmaker, on Wednesday July 18th announced an all-time record in half-year sales, saying it has millennials to thank for bringing wristwatches back.
Swedes have been reminded not to eat frozen strawberries without properly heating them up first, after 13 people contracted hepatitis A from imported fruit.
From juggling chainsaws to riding a unicorn, the Stockholm Street Festival began its nationwide tour in Stockholm this week, and The Local went along to find out what the event is all about.
German is famous for its long compound nouns and logical word formations, but it isn't always that straight-forward. These words have no exact English translation but can you decipher what they really mean?