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How one Swede made a city the world's 'most dangerous' to expose fake stats

How one Swede made a city the world's 'most dangerous' to expose fake stats

A Swede has brilliantly exposed the danger in using online sources without first verifying them by manipulating a database to rank sleepy university city Lund as the world's 'most dangerous'.

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'Moving to Gothenburg gave me the ultimate work-life balance'

'Moving to Gothenburg gave me the ultimate work-life balance'

Forest strolls. Seaside vistas. And a job at Volvo Cars. Learn how one woman moved with her family to Gothenburg and why stories like hers are becoming increasingly common in west Sweden.

 
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Acupuncture could help your baby stop crying: study

Acupuncture could help your baby stop crying: study

Swedish researchers say acupuncture "appears to reduce crying" in babies suffering from colic. But not everyone agrees.

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A Swedish guide to the best of New York

A Swedish guide to the best of New York

New York: the city that never sleeps, and never fails to impress. And it's closer to Sweden than you might think!

 
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Opinion: Why the West should not follow Trump's lead

Opinion: Why the West should not follow Trump's lead

Journalist Edinah Masanga writes about why she thinks Donald Trump's election makes it even more important for Sweden to be a champion for human rights.

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5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

Navigating the health care system in another country can be tough, and even when it all works out, sometimes you just miss the comfort of the system back home. But there's a solution.

 
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Sweden has the world's third most expensive Big Macs: report

Sweden has the world's third most expensive Big Macs: report

And the world's third most expensive, the UK's Economist magazine has reported in the 2017 edition of its famous Big Mac Index.

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Yes, housing construction in Stockholm is booming

Yes, housing construction in Stockholm is booming

Find out just how many new homes will be built in Stockholm in the coming years.

 
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Has this Swedish startup crowdfunded the car of the future?

Has this Swedish startup crowdfunded the car of the future?

Australian Lewis Horne speaks to The Local about his career in Sweden and his sustainable vehicle startup.

How US expats can avoid tax trouble in 2017

How US expats can avoid tax trouble in 2017

Don’t let inaction or ignorance about your US tax obligations ruin the New Year.

 
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Property of the week: Fiskebäck harbour, Gothenburg

Property of the week: Fiskebäck harbour, Gothenburg

Our property of the week is this modern apartment in Gothenburg’s Fiskebäck harbour which comes with a priceless view of the western city’s famous archipelago.

Gudrun Rógvadóttir: 'We're Nordic, and that's a huge advantage'

Gudrun Rógvadóttir: 'We're Nordic, and that's a huge advantage'

Ever heard of Faroese wool? Gudrun Rógvadóttir tells The Local about life on the Faroe Islands, tradition, and how a unique jumper epitomizes the Nordic-but-not nature of this isolated society.

 
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30 Swedish movies you must see before you die

30 Swedish movies you must see before you die

Film buff Christian Ekvall picks out 30 definitive Swedish movies you must see to understand the soul of the country's cinema.

Becoming an expat: where to start

Becoming an expat: where to start

Making the decision to move abroad isn’t something to be taken lightly. There’s plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?

 
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Swede who invented 'dummy tree' still tends it 30 years on

Swede who invented 'dummy tree' still tends it 30 years on

The Swedish woman who claims to have started the world’s first dummy tree more than 30-years-ago is still lovingly tending it at its forest spot 30km outside Gothenburg.

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Norway says Breivik treated 'humanely and respectfully'

Norway says Breivik treated 'humanely and respectfully'

State made its closing arguments in its appeals case against having violated the mass murderer's human rights.

 

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Is it a good idea to paint your apartment white?

Is it a good idea to paint your apartment white?

Houzz.se's Amanda Strömberg asks two experts about what you should think about if you want to paint your entire home white.

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