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 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
This video of a group of Swedish children putting a smile on a pensioner’s face shows how easy it is to spread joy. By:Emma Lofgren/The Local Filmed at a Stockholm train station, the clip shows an elderly man alone on the platform, waiting for his train, when a group of children run up to him. … More Swedes moved to tears by this adorable prank on old man
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
After applauding a woman at a dinner party for importing her husband, love columnist Emilia Millicent faced a social fallout that confused her dearly. Why are binational marriages such an issue in Sweden? Last year, I had the scary fortune of spending an entire weekend with women I did not know. Our mutual friend was … More Isn’t it time to start Importing Husbands ?
A town in western Sweden has agreed to pay damages to a man who was told he wouldn’t be hired if he refused to shake a woman’s hand for religious reasons. The decision by officials in Trollhattan,Sweden to pay the man ($4,500) means the municipality won’t have to face a review of the case by Sweden’s Equality … More Man gets payout for not shaking woman’s hand
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