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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
Joe Biden to arrive in Sweden for refugee talks
Stefan Löfven meets Joe Biden during a visit to Washington in March 2015. Photo: Monica Enqvist/Government Offices of Sweden

US Vice President Joe Biden will arrive in Stockholm on Wednesday evening ahead of talks with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven that are expected to focus on migration and refugees.

Boy who attacked goalkeeper 'bet thousands' on game
Photo: Mikael Fritzon/TT

A 17-year-old boy who stormed the pitch and attacked a goalkeeper in Sweden’s top division earlier this month has claimed he had placed a large bet on the result.

Furious fireman lashes out at Malmö car arsonists
Firefighters battle a blaze in Malmö earlier this month. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

A fireman in Malmö has won praise across Sweden for calling out arsonists on the “bullshit” reasons behind a spate of car fires in the southern city.

See Stockholm spectacularly change through the seasons
A bright autumn day in Stockholm. Photo: Delphine Fortin

In order to help her long-distance relationship, one Stockholm-based blogger produced a fascinating visual illustration of the Swedish capital throughout the seasons.

Groped woman had 'gigantic breasts' - player cleared
File image (2010) of Björklöven players in a huddle. Photo: public domain

A former prosector said the reasoning was "absurd" and "illegitimate".

Sweden’s high-speed trains the least punctual in Europe
One of Sweden's high-speed trains during a delay in Stockholm. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

It seems the Swedes are not quite so efficient after all.

Refugee crisis
Asylum seekers leaving Sweden in record numbers
The Swedish Migration Agency offices in Solna. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT

The large number of asylum seekers leaving Sweden in 2016 coincides with a dramatic fall in the number seeking asylum in the country compared to last year.

Long-term damage seen from brain injuries: Swedish study
A model of the human brain. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT

A study carried out in Sweden suggests that youths who suffer traumatic brain injuries are more likely to experience long-term psychological and social problems.

The Local List
30 Swedish movies you must see before you die
Thomas Hedegran and Rolf Lassgård in thriller The Hunters. Photo: Photo: Per Pettersson/TT

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

Malmö police catch car arson suspect in the act
Another car blaze earlier this month. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Malmö police have arrested a man after they caught him setting a vehicle alight in the Rosengård district as the city's spate of summer car fires continued.

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