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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
Fears new funding rules could hobble Swedish startups
Elin Olsson funded the development of her innovative smoke detector through crowdfunding. Photo: Anders Andersson/TT

Crowdfunding is a risky business, but could Swedish plans to regulate it make it too hard for small companies to get investment?

Ikea recalls chocolate over nut allergy fears
Ikea has recalled several chocolate bars. Photo: Cornelius Poppe/NTB Scanpix/TT

Don't eat these bars if you are allergic to nuts or almonds.

Did this Swedish cop just make the arrest of the year?
Mikaela Kellner in action. Photo: Private

Imagine wrestling a criminal to the ground – while wearing a bikini.

Sweden's champion prawn peeler hauls in a big catch
Prawn peelers in action. Photo: Bengt Johansson

The Olympics are getting closer, but Sweden already has a new champion in an hotly contested "sport": prawn peeling.

Baby dies after midwife denies woman's request for c-section
Uppsala University Hospital. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT

The midwife insisted on six attempts at vaginal birth before an emergency caesarean section was carried out.

Don't let them bite! Bedbugs proliferate in Swedish hotels
Swedish bedbug fighter Jonny Ström does his thing in 2014. Library photo: Anders Wiklund/TT

The number of bedbugs in Swedish hotels has doubled in recent years, according to figures from pest control firm Anticimex.

Swedish state agencies 'outsource jobs to spies'
The Stockholm headquarters of the Swedish Security Service, Säpo. File photo: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT

Foreign countries are trying to infiltrate the Swedish state by winning government contracts, it has been claimed.

What's on in Sweden
The most stunning Swedish festival spots this week
The Norberg Festival at an old ore mine. Photo: Peo Bengtsson

How about a party on an island, in an old quarry or a former mining camp? That's all on offer in Sweden this week.

Swedish police backtrack on 'gunfight' claims
The scene of the shooting on June 22nd. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT

Police have retracted a claim that a suspected gunman had fired shots at a patrol unit before officers shot him dead.

Crayfish poachers send Swedes' blood boiling
Has anyone seen this crayfish? Photo: Hasse Holmberg/TT

Oh no, not just before crayfish season!

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