Opinion: Sweden and India – the many flavours of two thriving democracies
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden and India – the many flavours of two thriving democracies

Rupali Mehra compares the flavours of Swedish elections to those in her home country India. Are there any similarities in the democratic process of the two countries?

Sweden’s election is being misreported abroad – and this is a problem
Sweden

Sweden’s election is being misreported abroad – and this is a problem

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’
Sweden

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’

How I came to appreciate Malmö’s underdog charm
Sweden

How I came to appreciate Malmö’s underdog charm

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election
Sweden

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election

Swedish election: politicians, where’s the vision?
Sweden

Swedish election: politicians, where’s the vision?

What sort of government might Sweden have after the election?
Sweden

What sort of government might Sweden have after the election?

Opinion: Sweden’s healthcare system lets down victims of sexual violence
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden’s healthcare system lets down victims of sexual violence

Five challenges Ikea faces as it opens in India
Sweden

Five challenges Ikea faces as it opens in India

As racist attacks increase, is there a ‘climate of hatred’ in Italy?
Italy

As racist attacks increase, is there a ‘climate of hatred’ in Italy?

What we could all learn from the German attitude to sickness
Germany

What we could all learn from the German attitude to sickness

OPINION: Tourism is a solution, not a problem
Spain

OPINION: Tourism is a solution, not a problem

Opinion: ‘Sweden’s wildfires are everyone’s business’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘Sweden’s wildfires are everyone’s business’

ANALYSIS: The ‘stolen babies’ trial in Spain finally shines a light on a scandal that cannot be forgotten
Spain

ANALYSIS: The ‘stolen babies’ trial in Spain finally shines a light on a scandal that cannot be forgotten

‘Don’t be afraid of foreign workers. We are a key part of Sweden’s future’
Sweden

‘Don’t be afraid of foreign workers. We are a key part of Sweden’s future’

Why is Sweden deporting skilled foreign workers?
Sweden

Why is Sweden deporting skilled foreign workers?

‘The magic of Mamma Mia is in the unconditional love of family’
Sweden

‘The magic of Mamma Mia is in the unconditional love of family’

Danes worry about Brexit but reject cherry picking over free movement
Denmark

Danes worry about Brexit but reject cherry picking over free movement

Why Sweden won’t be scared of England at the World Cup
Sweden

Why Sweden won’t be scared of England at the World Cup

Five great reasons to move to northern Sweden
Sweden

Five great reasons to move to northern Sweden

Opinion: Swedish democracy is strong, but there are warning signs
Sweden

Opinion: Swedish democracy is strong, but there are warning signs

‘We immigrants mustn’t silence problems of gender inequality’
Sweden

‘We immigrants mustn’t silence problems of gender inequality’

What happens if you break Sweden’s coronavirus restrictions?
Sweden

What happens if you break Sweden’s coronavirus restrictions?

Members’ debate: should Germany expel the US ambassador?
Germany

Members’ debate: should Germany expel the US ambassador?

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?
Denmark

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?

How likely is impeachment of the Italian president?
Italy

How likely is impeachment of the Italian president?

How much power does the Italian president actually have?
Italy

How much power does the Italian president actually have?

How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world
Sweden

How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world

ANALYSIS: Why aren’t Spanish companies preparing for Brexit?
Spain

ANALYSIS: Why aren’t Spanish companies preparing for Brexit?

Why Putin’s swearing-in ceremony showed Germany’s key role in Russia relations
Germany

Why Putin’s swearing-in ceremony showed Germany’s key role in Russia relations

Five reasons why it’s actually quite easy to learn Swedish
Sweden

Five reasons why it’s actually quite easy to learn Swedish

What’s the environmental impact of Sweden’s new electric road?
Sweden

What’s the environmental impact of Sweden’s new electric road?

Why moving to Denmark can cause feelings of loneliness – and what you can do to feel better
Denmark

Why moving to Denmark can cause feelings of loneliness – and what you can do to feel better

‘Using language apps won’t get your German skills where you need them’
Germany

‘Using language apps won’t get your German skills where you need them’

Opinion: Why the rise of Amazon won’t change Italy’s shopping culture forever
Italy

Opinion: Why the rise of Amazon won’t change Italy’s shopping culture forever

How does income tax in Denmark compare to the rest of the Nordics?
Denmark

How does income tax in Denmark compare to the rest of the Nordics?

Let’s talk about the Swedish Academy’s rapid descent into farce (and pussy bows)
Sweden

Let’s talk about the Swedish Academy’s rapid descent into farce (and pussy bows)

ANALYSIS: How fake degree scandal is provoking a new crisis in Spain’s government
Spain

ANALYSIS: How fake degree scandal is provoking a new crisis in Spain’s government

What to expect from Italy’s government talks
Italy

What to expect from Italy’s government talks

Here’s the most pointless pastime of the Swedes
Sweden

Here’s the most pointless pastime of the Swedes

Catalonia separatist movement risks taking radical path
Spain

Catalonia separatist movement risks taking radical path

OPINION: Snus, the disgusting Swedish habit I just can’t stand
Sweden

OPINION: Snus, the disgusting Swedish habit I just can’t stand

Want to know how to be a super-successful immigrant parent in Sweden? So do I…
Sweden

Want to know how to be a super-successful immigrant parent in Sweden? So do I…

Does Islam ‘belong to’ Germany? The most meaningless debate of the year
Germany

Does Islam ‘belong to’ Germany? The most meaningless debate of the year

Opinion: Proposed law change threatens to erode Sweden’s press freedom
Sweden

Opinion: Proposed law change threatens to erode Sweden’s press freedom

How women weeding Italy’s rice fields took on fascism and became heroines of the left
Italy

How women weeding Italy’s rice fields took on fascism and became heroines of the left

The impact of ‘fake news’ on the Italian election
Italy

The impact of ‘fake news’ on the Italian election

Understanding the Italian election result, and what happens now?
Italy

Understanding the Italian election result, and what happens now?

What the election result tells us about Italy’s north-south divide
Italy

What the election result tells us about Italy’s north-south divide

Opinion: Sweden needs change to stop cashless future creating problems in time of crisis
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden needs change to stop cashless future creating problems in time of crisis

Analysis: What can we expect after the Italian election, and how did we get here?
Italy

Analysis: What can we expect after the Italian election, and how did we get here?

What to expect after the Italian election: a look at the possible outcomes
Italy

What to expect after the Italian election: a look at the possible outcomes

Silvio Berlusconi: what to expect from the comeback king in Italy’s election
Italy

Silvio Berlusconi: what to expect from the comeback king in Italy’s election

Italy election: how the populist Five Star Movement is wrecking government hopes for the mainstream
Italy

Italy election: how the populist Five Star Movement is wrecking government hopes for the mainstream

Italy’s political parties have made big promises to voters, but do the numbers add up?
Italy

Italy’s political parties have made big promises to voters, but do the numbers add up?

OPINION: It’s not sexist to say this French MP shouldn’t wear revealing clothes on TV
France

OPINION: It’s not sexist to say this French MP shouldn’t wear revealing clothes on TV

‘Scrapping compulsory TV licence fees would be dangerous for Switzerland’s direct democracy’
Switzerland

‘Scrapping compulsory TV licence fees would be dangerous for Switzerland’s direct democracy’

The Local’s complete guide to the Italian election: what you need to know
Italy

The Local’s complete guide to the Italian election: what you need to know

OPINION: Why PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s error-strewn English is fine by us
Denmark

OPINION: Why PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s error-strewn English is fine by us

Who is Silvio Berlusconi? The four-time PM seeking ‘one last win’
Italy

Who is Silvio Berlusconi? The four-time PM seeking ‘one last win’

Sweden seeks closure as ‘unique’ terror trial progresses
Sweden

Sweden seeks closure as ‘unique’ terror trial progresses

‘Stop deporting skilled migrants!’ Swedish CEOs say
Sweden

‘Stop deporting skilled migrants!’ Swedish CEOs say

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark
Denmark

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark

Swiss PostBus scandal: ‘It’s much more than the money. It’s a cultural shock’
Switzerland

Swiss PostBus scandal: ‘It’s much more than the money. It’s a cultural shock’

How the discovery of prehistoric wine in Italian caves made us rethink ancient Sicilian culture
Italy

How the discovery of prehistoric wine in Italian caves made us rethink ancient Sicilian culture

Abortion in Germany – ‘where providing information is a crime’
Germany

Abortion in Germany – ‘where providing information is a crime’

From frugality to fika: How Ikea exported a certain image of Sweden
Sweden

From frugality to fika: How Ikea exported a certain image of Sweden

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party
Italy

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party

Citrus fruits, scurvy and Cosa Nostra: Analyzing the origins of the Sicilian mafia
Italy

Citrus fruits, scurvy and Cosa Nostra: Analyzing the origins of the Sicilian mafia

Is Italy’s Five Star Movement still an ‘anti-establishment’ party?
Italy

Is Italy’s Five Star Movement still an ‘anti-establishment’ party?

‘Germany’s network agency should stop telling parents to smash their kids’ toys’
Germany

‘Germany’s network agency should stop telling parents to smash their kids’ toys’

Let’s be careful before we talk about rising anti-Semitism in Germany
Germany

Let’s be careful before we talk about rising anti-Semitism in Germany

Why Brexit could give cashless Sweden a big tech boost
Sweden

Why Brexit could give cashless Sweden a big tech boost

‘Those who manage to get out of Afghanistan should be given the benefit of the doubt’
Sweden

‘Those who manage to get out of Afghanistan should be given the benefit of the doubt’

‘We can never forget – we must defend democracy and human rights’
Sweden

‘We can never forget – we must defend democracy and human rights’

How I embraced Sweden’s second-hand culture (and why you should, too)
Sweden

How I embraced Sweden’s second-hand culture (and why you should, too)

ANALYSIS Even if separatist parties win the Catalan election, international law doesn’t provide a right to independence
Spain

ANALYSIS Even if separatist parties win the Catalan election, international law doesn’t provide a right to independence

What you need to know about Italy’s 2018 election
Italy

What you need to know about Italy’s 2018 election

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii
Italy

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii

Analysis: Does Spain need to reform its constitution?
Spain

Analysis: Does Spain need to reform its constitution?

Opinion: ‘Give half of research grants to women, then we’ll have more women Nobel Prize winners’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘Give half of research grants to women, then we’ll have more women Nobel Prize winners’

OPINION: Four things the Catalan crisis can teach us about social unity
Spain

OPINION: Four things the Catalan crisis can teach us about social unity

‘Losing all the glaciers in Switzerland is not that far away’
Switzerland

‘Losing all the glaciers in Switzerland is not that far away’

‘Why Sweden’s #MeToo wave is not despite but because of its gender equality’
Sweden

‘Why Sweden’s #MeToo wave is not despite but because of its gender equality’

Why America’s gun culture made us raise our children in Sweden
Sweden

Why America’s gun culture made us raise our children in Sweden

‘Sweden in breach of EU law for refusal to issue a personnummer to EU citizens’
Sweden

‘Sweden in breach of EU law for refusal to issue a personnummer to EU citizens’

Why Farage and his friends are willing Sweden to fail
Sweden

Why Farage and his friends are willing Sweden to fail

Opinion: Yes, poverty exists in Sweden, but it has been made invisible
Sweden

Opinion: Yes, poverty exists in Sweden, but it has been made invisible

15 lessons my life in Sweden has taught me
Sweden

15 lessons my life in Sweden has taught me

‘After two years in Sweden, it finally feels like home’
Sweden

‘After two years in Sweden, it finally feels like home’

Opinion: Racism alone does not explain far-right school attack
Sweden

Opinion: Racism alone does not explain far-right school attack

OPINION: The German beer industry is failing to live up to its potential
Germany

OPINION: The German beer industry is failing to live up to its potential

‘Right now we’re seeing a blame game’: analysts on where the Catalonia stalemate is heading
Spain

‘Right now we’re seeing a blame game’: analysts on where the Catalonia stalemate is heading

‘Germany is Sweden’s most important EU ally post-Brexit’
Sweden

‘Germany is Sweden’s most important EU ally post-Brexit’

READERS: Share your experiences of living in Zug
Switzerland

READERS: Share your experiences of living in Zug

Austria set to elect youngest EU leader in right-wing push
Austria

Austria set to elect youngest EU leader in right-wing push

Opinion: Why Americans in Switzerland need to call their members of Congress
Switzerland

Opinion: Why Americans in Switzerland need to call their members of Congress

Opinion: ‘Much of Spain’s political history has been a tale of savage partisan strife’
Spain

Opinion: ‘Much of Spain’s political history has been a tale of savage partisan strife’

Why Americans in Germany need to call their members of Congress
Germany

Why Americans in Germany need to call their members of Congress

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