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Where to find your favourite features on The Local
Read about Swedish food every Friday. Photo: Camilla Degerman/Image Bank Sweden

Where to find your favourite features on The Local

The Local · 12 Feb 2016, 15:13

Published: 12 Feb 2016 15:13 GMT+01:00
Updated: 12 Feb 2016 15:13 GMT+01:00

You'll find a range of fresh news stories published throughout the day on The Local, now available via our brand new free app.
 
You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the very latest updates sent directly to your personal news feed.
 
Below is a guide to the regular features we publish every weekday.
 
Monday
 
My Swedish Career: Kick off the week by reading about how other cosmopolitan professionals have built up careers in Sweden. You'll find a new feature on our homepage every Monday, or why not browse some of our most popular profiles in our jobs section, where you can also search for your own unique opportunity in the Nordic nation.
 

Learn about life in a Swedish workplace by reading The Local. Photo: Lena Grandefelt/Image Bank Sweden
 
Tuesday
 
Opinion: From why Syria could pose the biggest threat to Sweden since the Second World War, to whether men should vote for Sweden's feminist party, we feature debate articles written by readers, politicians, businesspeople or academics with strong views on the most hotly debated topics in Sweden. You can join in discussions on our Facebook page.
 
Property of the week: We showcase the best in Swedish design by independently selecting our favourite apartment or house on the market each week.
 

A previous property of the week. Photo: Fastighetsbyrån
 
Wednesday
 
The Local List: What are the five strangest habits of Swedish people? How should you prepare for a Swedish party? Where can you find the best boutique backpackers in Stockholm or source something fun to do when it's dark in Umeå? (hint: that's every day during the winter). Each Wednesday we bring you a quirky list of things you never knew you needed to know about life in Sweden. You'll find a few easy-to-share bonus lists on other days of the week too.
 

Read about what it's like to live in Sweden every Wednesday. Photo: Martin Jakobsson/Image Bank Sweden
 
Thursday
 
What's on: From gigs to cultural exhibitions, we showcase our top handful of events taking place across Sweden each week, alongside an interactive calendar to help you navigate through dozens of other options of things to see and do in Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm. Plus, look out for our related interviews and in-depth guides to some of the hottest tickets in town from music festivals to sport and comedy events.
 

Stockholm's Pride, one of many big events in the Swedish capital. Photo: Lola Akinmade/Image Bank Sweden
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Friday
 
Recipe: Food writer John Duxbury is currently sharing some of his favourite Swedish recipes with The Local. From semlor buns and gravad lax to the healthy cabbage rolls Swedes eat when they're short on cash, we've already brought you some mouth watering classic dishes.
 
Blog: Too busy to read much news during the week? Catch up on the most important and most shared stories by reading our Editor's blog, or click here to have it delivered directly to your inbox.
 

Find out how to make Swedish snacks every Friday. Photo: Tina Stafren/Image Bank Sweden
 
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Today's headlines
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Sweden opposition cools talk of 'Swexit' poll
Anna Kinberg Batra, of the largest opposition party, the Moderates. Photo: TT

"This is a sad day for the British and for Europe."

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Swedish PM swats aside calls for EU renegotiation
"Sweden will now lose an important partner in the EU," Löfven said. Photo: TT

Left Party calls "totally irresponsible."

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'Devastated' - Brits in Sweden shocked by Brexit vote

Expat Brits in Sweden have reacted with shock, despair and uncertainty to the result of the EU referendum in the UK which was won 52-48 by the Leave campaign.

Brexit vote
'A morning of sorrow': Sweden reacts to Brexit vote
Photo: TT

The former Swedish EU minister, Birgitta Ohlsson declared that it was 'a morning of sorrow', after British voters opted to leave the European Union on Thursday.

The Local Recipes
How to make Karin's delicious Midsummer cake
Karin's cake. Photo: swedishfood.com

"We are very tolerant of other cultures except when it comes to strawberries."

Sweden named the world's 'most reputable' country
The flag of the world's most reputable country – at least according to one report. Photo: Fredrik Sanberg/TT

Sweden has been ranked as the most reputable country in the world by a new report. Find out why.

Why most students don't finish Swedish for Immigrants
More students are taking Swedish for Immigrants classes, but completion rates are low. Photo: Pontus Lundahl

Only four in ten students finished their courses at Sweden's state-funded Swedish for Immigrants classes in 2015, according to new statistics from a national agency.

Swedish police nab drunk-driving lawnmower man
Lawnmowers: dangerous, in the wrong hands. Photo: Hasse Holmberg/TT

A man in southern Sweden is at risk of having his licence revoked after drunkenly driving a motorized lawnmower.

Sweden has EU's second highest food prices
A shopper prepares for the inevitable fleecing. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT

If your loaf of bread seems ridiculously expensive that’s because it is.

Here's how much alcohol Swedes drink on Midsummer
Systembolaget is a busy place around Midsummer. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Swedes are known for letting loose on Midsummer, but the most recent figures from the country's state-run alcohol monopoly may surprise you.

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