Influence

News desks around the world trust The Local's coverage as the basis for their own foreign news articles, regularly citing our reports and seeking guidance from our journalists.

Here are some examples of our own work making the news around the world:

Strikes for Christmas? French unions dig in against Macron pension reform The Debate, France 24 Dec 2019
Conquering Europe one country at a time: The Local The Fix Dec 2019
The Local’s journalists nominated for Swedish foreign-language media award The Local Oct 2019
New models, new journalism: does the funding revolution mean different content? International Journalism Festival Apr 2019
The Local’s Membership shortlisted for European media award The Local Mar 2019
The Guardian’s Brexit live blog The Guardian Mar 2019
Award-winning Aussie barista told to ‘get out of Sweden’ The Sydney Morning Herald Feb 2019
Efter Trump: Bilden av Sverige som sprids över världen mestadels positiv Dagens Nyheter (Sweden) Feb 2019
Hind Aleryani, journaliste yéménite, réfugiée en Suède, face aux verrous européens, menacée d’expulsion TV5-Monde (France) Nov 2018
The Local takes home bronze medal at Native Advertising Awards The Local Nov 2018
The Local wins Sweden’s online publisher of the year award The Local
Åttaåriga Sagas svärdsfynd – en världsnyhet Aftonbladet/TT (Sweden) Oct 2018
This 8-Year-Old Girl Pulled a Pre-Viking-Era Sword From a Lake in Sweden Time
Girl, 8, pulls a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden BBC Oct 2018
Sweden Election Playbook: Dead heat — Far right’s mixed night — Overseas vote crucial Politico Sep 2018
The international press reports that far right party made landslide gains in the Swedish election, but the people of Sweden disagree The Independent
Hundreds of Roman gold coins found in basement of old theater CNN
Swedish election: deadlock as far right makes gains – as it happened The Guardian Sep 2018
After Sweden’s Election, What Next For The Kronor? Forbes Sep 2018
Schwedens Wohlfahrtsstaat bröckelt an vielen Enden NZZ (Switzerland) Sep 2018
Italy’s Florence bans eating in the street CNN
Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence The Journal (Ireland) Aug 2018
The Guardian view on the Genoa bridge collapse: human disaster and Italian parable The Guardian Aug 2018
Dozens Of Cars Torched By Masked Youths In Western Sweden, Authorities Say NPR Aug 2018
This Video Of A 22-Year-Old French Woman Being Slapped Might Change The Law Refinery 29 Jul 2018
La Suède appelle l’Europe à l’aide pour lutter contre les feux de forêts Euractive (EU) Jul 2018
Sweden battles 50 raging wildfires as the entire country is on holiday – and it needs Europe’s help Business Insider Jul 2018
Wildfires rage in Arctic Circle as Sweden calls for help The Guardian (UK) Jul 2018
Protests erupt in French city after a 22-year-old was stopped by police — then shot and killed Washington Post Jul 2018
France’s butchers fear the wrath of ‘militant vegans’ Washington Post Jun 2018
French butchers ask for police protection from vegan activists The Guardian Jun 2018
Denmark’s new burqa ban also covers beards and punishes people for living in ‘ghettoes’ – this isn’t the mark of a secular society The Independent (UK) Jun 2018
Who is Le Spiderman? In France, migrant given citizenship after climbing building to save child’s life Newsweek May 2018
2000-year-old horse discovered in Pompeii’s volcanic rubble Science (US) May 2018
Hur kan vi utvisa dem vi behöver som mest? Aftonbladet (Sweden)
Scientist who regretted living to 104 dies in assisted suicide New York Post (US) May 2018
Swedish MP takes sales engineer’s work permit rejection to parliament after story in The Local The Local May 2018
Schweden setzt auf Aufklärungsvideos NTV (Germany) May 2018
Why do Rome’s buses keep catching fire? BBC (UK)
Can a news organization provide the service of feeling connected through its membership program? Nieman Lab (US) May 2018
‘Extraordinary find’ made in Pompeii bath house Fox News (US) Apr 2018
Balancing editorial analytics with editorial gut instinct: a conversation with The Local Europe’s Paul O’Mahony Content Insights Apr 2018
Nobel prize judges quit over handling of sexual misconduct allegations The Guardian (UK) Apr 2018
How to Navigate the French Train Strikes Happening This Spring Condé Nast Traveler (US) Apr 2018
На юге Франции неизвестный захватил заложников в супермаркете Novaya Gazeta (Russia) Mar 2018
Tingsrätten: Misshandlad kvinna borde inte ha vänt sig till polisen Expressen (Sweden)
James Savage: Börja lyssna på arbetskraftsinvandrarna SvD (Sweden) Mar 2018
Nämndemän stängs av efter skandaldomen Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden) Mar 2018
Nämndemän utesluts ur Centerpartiet efter skandaldom Metro (Sweden) Mar 2018
Man “av bra familj” friad för misshandel Göteborgs Posten (Sweden) Mar 2018
Tingsrätt friade man som kom från ”bra familj” Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)
Adidas’s Latest Sneakers Are Also Public Transit Tickets. But There’s a Catch. Fortune (US) Jan 2018
Sverige är som ett fejkat himmelrike och helvete Dagens Nyheter (Sweden) Jan 2018
Nazi art: Monet, Cezanne paintings among those from Hitler dealer’s collection to go on display Newsweek (US) Jan 2018
Recension: Good Sweden, Bad Sweden SVT (Sweden) Jan 2018
Fake news som ett politiskt vapen Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden) Jan 2018
A man scooped something from the ground in Stockholm. It exploded in his hand. Washington Post (US) Jan 2018
Sweden’s giant Gavle goat survives Christmas BBC News (UK) Dec 2017
Swedish PM backs new law meaning sex without clearly worded or demonstrated consent is rape The Independent (UK) Dec 2017
Sweden child migrant tests ‘reveal many adults’ BBC News (UK) Dec 2017
Du refus de se faire servir un bout de Beaufort par un fromager au «fonduegate» Le Monde (France) Dec 2017
“Fonduegate” sparks row of international proportions Euronews (Belgium) Dec 2017
Slogs för IS – blir av med passet Expressen (Sweden) Dec 2017
Frankrike totalförbjuder mobiler i skolan Aftonbladet (Sweden) Dec 2017
Här införs totalförbud mot mobiler i skolan Expressen (Sweden) Dec 2017
France is banning mobile phones in schools Quartz (US) Dec 2017
Nigel Farage attacked for claiming joggers need armed police escorts in Sweden The Independent (UK) Nov 2017
French minister affirms street prayers’ ban in north Paris Xinhua (China) Nov 2017
Suecia evita referirse a Dios en masculino El Pais (Spain) Nov 2017
Man loses car then finds it decades later Newsweek (US) Nov 2017
Paris Already Canceled Its Christmas Market This Year – Its Ferris Wheel Might Be Next Condé Nast Traveler Nov 2017
France’s butter shortage could put the beloved croissant in danger Condé Nast Traveler (US) Oct 2017
Radioactive boars spark concern in Sweden ZME Science (Romania) Oct 2017
Viking skeleton’s DNA test proves historians wrong New York Post (US) Sep 2017
The French and their cigarettes: the end of the affair? Forbes (US) Sep 2017
Sweden to deport 106-year-old blind Afghan woman who travelled 3,000 miles to reach Europe Newsweek (US) Sep 2017
Jerk Humans Immediately Shoot First Wild Bison Seen in Germany for Over 250 Years Gizmodo (US) Sep 2017
Frankfurt Orders 70,000 To Evacuate To Defuse WWII Bomb National Public Radio (US) Aug 2017
Most important issues: Germans, unlike Americans, more worried about climate change than war or terror Newsweek (US) Aug 2017
A Swedish take on North Korea New Europe (Belgium) Aug 2017
Massive stash of Donald Trump-shaped ecstasy pills seized in Germany The Telegraph (UK) Aug 2017
Tyskland har godkänt samkönade äktenskap Expressen (Sweden) Jul 2017
Swedish Neo-Nazis Frozen Out In Trademark Fight National Public Radio (US) Jul 2017
Strange foamy balls are washing up on the shores of northern France Washington Post (US) Jul 2017
On France’s Île de Ré You Can Get Oysters from a Vending Machine Condé Nast Traveler (US) Jul 2017
France’s Favorite Town is Kaysersberg Condé Nast Traveler (US) Jun 2017
Swiss village votes in photo ban, saying it’s too beautiful for social media News.com.au (Australia) May 2017
Test électoral majeur en Rhénanie-du-Nord-Westphalie Le Monde May 2017
Sweden, immigrants and Trump’s post-Enlightenment world Washington Post (US) Mar 2017
Sweden opts to return to conscription Euractive (Belgium) Mar 2017