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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
1 day ago

Find out when you can get a guaranteed food, business, property or fix or get involved in the debates The Local's readers are talking about.

What's on
Five fab Valentine's ideas whether you're dating or not
Photo: Found Animal Foundation/Flickr

Five fab Valentine's ideas whether you're dating or not
3 days ago

Here are the the best ways to spend Valentine’s Day in Sweden, as well as our regular weekly listings.

The Local Guide
Who is the shy Swede behind all those global smash hits?
Taylor Swift, Max Martin and Katy Perry. Photo: Matt Sayles/Chris Pizzello/Felipe Dana/AP/Invision

Who is the shy Swede behind all those global smash hits?
3 days ago

You may not know his name, but you have definitely heard his music. This is Max Martin, the Swede behind your favourite pop hits.

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Six tales that prove romance is far from dead in Sweden
Could your Swedish romance start like this? Photo: Ulf Lundin/Image Bank Sweden

Six tales that prove romance is far from dead in Sweden
4 days ago

Dating can be tough in Sweden, but love stories still exist, so if you're single ahead of Valentine's Day, read this!

Opinion
'Look closer at the facts on Swedish sex attacks'
Young women with foreign backgrounds in Stockholm in 2015. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

'Look closer at the facts on Swedish sex attacks'
February 09, 2016

Swedish media reporting on sex crimes have steered clear of the real facts, argues women, peace and security lecturer Martina Lindberg.

Video
Hello! This Swedish cover of Adele's hit will blow you away
This is the real Adele. Photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Hello! This Swedish cover of Adele's hit will blow you away
February 08, 2016

What would Adele sound like if she were Swedish?

My Swedish Career
'I was pretty lucky, I sort of just walked into it'
Scott Wallace is manager at a juice bar in Stockholm. Photo: Emma Lidman/The Local

'I was pretty lucky, I sort of just walked into it'
February 08, 2016

Scott Wallace moved to Sweden in October 2014. Today he runs a busy juice bar in one of Stockholm's trendiest areas.

This Syrian boy wants to meet the King of Sweden
Ahmed wants to tell his story to the king. Photo: Pooja Sharafi

This Syrian boy wants to meet the King of Sweden
February 04, 2016

Ahmed fled from Syria four months ago. Now he wants to meet the King of Sweden to tell him his story.

What's on
Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week
You'll feel like a true Swede in no time. Photo: Karim Jaafar/Al-Watan Doha/AFP

Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week
February 04, 2016

From comedy to cinema to sports, The Local's guide to expat events around Sweden this week, alongside our regular listings, will give you a reason to get out and embrace Swedish culture.

The Local List
The 10 free apps you need for your trip to Stockholm
What apps do you need for a trip to Stockholm? Photo: Simon Paulin/imagebank.sweden.se

The 10 free apps you need for your trip to Stockholm
February 03, 2016

From transport to food to events, The Local has picked out the smartphone apps you need to get the most out of Stockholm. And did we mention they're all free?

Opinion
'Sex attacks and fascism are not the new Swedish norm'
Pro-refugee campaigners welcoming new arrivals to Stockholm in September 2015. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

'Sex attacks and fascism are not the new Swedish norm'
February 01, 2016

The global media is presenting an exaggerated picture of tensions between locals and refugees, argues The Local's Editor Maddy Savage.

My Swedish Career
Meet the Brit bringing cricket to Sweden
David Williman at a Sweden-Norway cricket match. Photo: Private

Meet the Brit bringing cricket to Sweden
February 01, 2016

49-year-old David Williman tells The Local how he forged a very English career in Sweden, coaching and promoting cricket.

The Local Recipes
How to make homely Swedish flatbread from Hönö island
Flatbread from 'Hönö' island. Photo: John Duxbury

How to make homely Swedish flatbread from Hönö island
January 29, 2016

These traditional Swedish flatbreads will improve your breakfast by miles.

The Local investigates
Sweden has similar law to shamed Danish bill
Refugees in Sweden in Märsta to protest violence at their centre in Dalarna. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

Sweden has similar law to shamed Danish bill
January 28, 2016

How many outraged Swedes knew their own authorities have been able to take money from refugees for more than two decades?

What's on in Sweden
Five winter sports events for daredevils and first-timers
Ice skating in Sweden. Photo: Helena Wahlman/imagebank.sweden.se

Five winter sports events for daredevils and first-timers
January 28, 2016

As the snow turns to slush, January might make you want to hibernate, but this is the perfect time to embrace Sweden's wintery sports. Our list includes options for all abilities, tastes and risk levels, plus our regular What's On guide.

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US taxes and FATCA: 'The time for hiding is over'
National
Can you spot the dildo in this photo?
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Just landed? Here's the secret to finding work in Stockholm
Culture
Seven facts about the shy Swede behind the world's pop music
Travel
Why are people so happy in Malmö?
Blog updates

12 February

Editor’s blog, February 12th (The Local Sweden) »

"Hi readers, Sweden’s most southern city, Malmo, hasn’t had the easiest start to the year, grabbing global…" READ »

 

9 February

Förr, förut, förrän, före and … innan! (The Swedish Teacher) »

"Hejsan! A long time ago, I got this question: It would be a huge help if you could…" READ »

 
 
 
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