A 22-year-old Danish-born man has been sentenced to five years in prison after travelling to Syria to fight for the Islamic State terror group. The man’s passport has also been seized by authorities.
The Danish Immigration Authority has added Saudi preacher Abdullah bin Radi Almoaede Al-Shammary to a ‘blacklist’ of foreign clerics banned from entering the country.
Five quick questions with Ebenezer Scrooge, who’s in Stockholm performing in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol until 31st December.
A relatively cold and windy weekend awaits Denmark, with temperatures falling day by day.
Ranked among the world’s best young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Linköping University (LiU) uses innovative learning techniques that prepare its students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.
Danish employers are experiencing increasing difficulty in filling jobs due in part to a fall in foreign citizens coming to work in the country.
Just because there’s no snow on the ground doesn’t mean it’s too early to start planning a ski trip in Sweden this winter.
You don't have to leave Sweden to find beaches, wine, and world-class chocolate...
The three parties in Denmark’s coalition government reached agreement with parliamentary ally the Danish People’s Party (DF) over a new budget late on Friday.
It’s not difficult to hear Danish voices in the German capital.
Sweden is a treasure-trove of inspiration for design lovers. The whole country really is one big Pinterest board.
A 17-year-old student, who arrived in Sweden as an unaccompanied refugee minor, died on Wednesday after being attacked stabbed at a school in southern Stockholm.
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Scandinavians are among the world's best non-native English speakers according to a global ranking, but have found themselves bested by the Dutch for the second year running.
The Local spoke to Aarhus Letbane's head of communications Jens Velling about the persistent delays to the city's showpiece public transport network.
Academics in Denmark have faced punishment for taking on extra teaching work.
If you're going to own a swimming pool in a Nordic nation, you may as well do it with style. Houzz.se editor in chief Sara Norrman takes a look at some of Scandinavia’s most striking pools.
Everyone knew that the tiny population of wolves in Norway and Sweden was inbred. Using precise genetic techniques, researchers can now describe the severity of the problem.
Denmark could have three million more overnight stays, and the tourist industry could bring in 2.5 billion kroner (336 million euro) more in revenue if the country’s development had followed neighbouring countries.
A junior doctor who was convicted of negligence will be retried at Denmark’s Højesteret supreme court after fellow medical professionals launched a support campaign.
The Danish embassy in Israel will not be moved to Jerusalem, says foreign minister Anders Samuelsen.
Denmark’s Ministry of Transport and Housing has published a new list of so-called ‘ghetto areas’ highlighting deprived neighbourhoods.
The worlds of Copenhagen and Stockholm are both close together and far apart, writes The Local guest columnist Madeleine Hyde, a philosophy researcher from the Swedish capital.