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A Swedish guide to the best of New York
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The Local spoke to Swedes in the UK to find out first hand how their lives had changed following the Brexit vote, if at all. Here's what they had to say.
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18 Stockholm innovations to keep an eye on
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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.
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The hottest snaps from Stockholm's party scene.
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Smart songwriters: Sweden’s next big music export?
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The year 2017 is likely to bring about a number of significant changes in Sweden. Here are ten shifts worth knowing about…
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Why Stockholm attracts so much talent from abroad
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'History will record how everyone reacted to the Syrian tragedy'
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Our property of the week is a modern apartment in central Uppsala, right next to the city’s main rail station.
National
A heartwarming story of how the village of Nattavaara rallied to help passengers after their train broke down in -40C temperatures.
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Sweden to Hong Kong: The Local guide
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The hottest snaps from Stockholm's party scene.
National
What's the context for these chaotic-looking scenes in Malmö? To find out, we asked the person who made the video, as well as the local police.
National
A string of potentially world-altering votes and the deaths of a number of icons mean 2016 is a year few will forget, and in the cold north it was also a year full of twists and turns.
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The hottest snaps from Stockholm's party scene.
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The word experts at the Swedish Language Council have revealed their annual list of new words making it into the Swedish language this year – showing what Swedes were talking about in 2016.
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Smart songwriters: Sweden’s next big music export?
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A Swedish choir may just have taken the crown for funniest Christmas concert of the year after it sang an entire carol service in the style of goats.
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'Learning to trade gave me the life I wanted'
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Swedish furniture giant Ikea has warned teenagers not to follow a new trend after two young girls were discovered to have sneakily stayed the night at one of their stores.
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Stockholm: leading the way in clean energy innovation
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No festive home is complete without a Christmas tree, but while the tradition definitely adds something extra to a yuletide room, it isn't always the most practical thing in the world if you happen to own pets.
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Michael Björklund: 'Being a chef is crazy work'
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Just wait and see what happens when they get to dig in.
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HIV in Sweden today is not like it was yesterday
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The Local speaks to one of the mysterious anonymous artists behind a mouse-sized cafe in Malmö that became a global phenomenon.
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Mette Helbæk: ‘We have a basic human need to connect'
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Did you know that the number of calls to emergency services drops by around 20 percent between 3pm and 4pm on Christmas Eve every year in Sweden?
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The Swedes have no shortage of quirky traditions. Here are 16 to follow to help you fit in around Christmas.
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Lina Thomsgård: 'I try to break down barriers every day'
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The hottest snaps from Stockholm's party scene.
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'We wanted to turn ideas into action'
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"I’m exporting Swedish to my homeland."
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