Stockholm named one of world’s best gay cities


Stockholm is one of the world’s best cities for gay people, according to a new ranking. LGBTQ travel site GayCities collected more than 23,000 votes from its members and named Stockholm as the winner in the Up-And-Coming category. “Sweden has always been a the forefront of the LGBTQ rights movement, so we are proud to provide … More Stockholm named one of world’s best gay cities

Swedish Nazi group hails Trump in largest demo yet


Swedish Nazis cross Stockholm’s Strömsbrön on their way to the parliament. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT Sweden’s neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement (NMR) mounted the biggest march in its history on Saturday, with its leadership saying the election of Donald Trump in the US marked the start of a world revolution. Five people were arrested and two were … More Swedish Nazi group hails Trump in largest demo yet

Sweden’s Ice Hotel offers a chillin’ good time


Recently voted “Best experience in Sweden” at the TRIP Global award, the Swedish Ice Hotel is still a hot destination among travellers around the world. Contributor Malin Nyberg jumped on a plane to Kiruna to see what all the fuss is about. By:Malin Nyberg/The Local   “Can you get frostbite from -7? Would it be romantic to be here … More Sweden’s Ice Hotel offers a chillin’ good time

Anna, 105, offered spot in Swedish preschool


A 105-year-old Swedish woman was surprised recently when she received a letter explaining she had been offered a spot at a local preschool class. Anna Eriksson, 105, lives in a nursing home near Tierp in eastern Sweden, about 130 kilometres north of Stockholm. But the Swedes‘s three-digit age didn’t stand in the way of her receiving a letter recently … More Anna, 105, offered spot in Swedish preschool