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What's on in Sweden
Five great ways to kick off July in Stockholm
A ghost walk in Gamla Stan is one way to kick off July in Stockholm. Photo: Jeppe Wikström/Visit Stockholm

From Vikings to ghosts, music and more: The Local looks at five great ways to kick off July in Stockholm.

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Five things to do in Stockholm when it empties for summer
Photo: Henrik Trygg/visitstockholm.com

The Swedish capital can feel a bit empty during the summer, but fear not, there are ways to enjoy it.

Opinion - Brexit
'The EU must not become Britain’s hostage'
David Cameron also comes under fire in the Sydsvenskan editorial. Photo: Matt Dunham/AP/TT

Britain should not be allowed to delay the initiation of its withdrawal from the European Union, argues Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan.

Opinion
Why we are part of the Brexit problem - and what to do
Photo: AFP

It’s been a long night, and for those of us Brits who have made our lives elsewhere in Europe, it will be a long road ahead writes The Local's managing editor James Savage.

Five things that make Uppsala a superb university city
Relaxing by the river in Uppsala. Photo: Niklas Lundengård / Destination Uppsala

Still wondering about the best place in Sweden to study? Ponder no more: Uppsala is just perfect, argues exchange student Marie Zafimehy.

Opinion
'Sweden's residency revamp is harmful and inhumane'
The Centre Party's Johanna Jönsson. Photo: Vilhelm Stokstad/TT

Centre Party integration and migration policy spokeswoman Johanna Jönsson explains why her party will vote against Sweden's proposed new asylum and residency rules.

My Swedish Career
'Stockholm has welcomed me with open arms'
Musician and communications professional Sheona Urquhart talks to The Local about her move to Sweden. Photo: Sheona Urquhart

From a part in soap Neighbours to working for a tech start-up and making music, this Australian expat explains why moving to Sweden has filled her with optimism over the future.

The Local List
Why Kalmar is Sweden’s best summer city
Kalmar! Photo: Hedvig Sävenryd

This week Kalmar was voted Sweden’s top summer destination. Here’s way you should go there immediately — and bring your swimming gear.

'As a proud Swede and Brit, I say no to isolation'
Prime ministers David Cameron and Stefan Löfven at a bilateral meeting in Riga last year. Photo: Mindaugas Kulbis/TT

I'm proud to be British and Swedish and worry that UK isolationism will damage both my homes, says journalist Jasmine Andersson.

The Local Recipes
How to make superb Swedish asparagus soup
Asparagus soup with crème fraîche. Photo: John Duxbury/Swedish Food

Easy to prepare and simple to store, this Swedish recipe for asparagus soup is well worth trying this weekend.

What's on in Sweden
Six unique places to watch Euro 2016 in Sweden
Funny wigs and face paint are not obligatory, but recommended. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

In Sweden for the European Championships? Lucky you! Check out our pick of six of the most special venues to watch the tournament from.

The Local List
Seven reasons Gothenburg is way cooler than Stockholm
Gothenburg: cooler than you think. Photo: Beatrice Törnros/Göteborg & Co

Seen enough of Stockholm? Give Gothenburg's mixture of seafood restaurants, bustling bars and local coffee houses a go.

Opinion
'Ban smoking at outdoor restaurants in Sweden'
Should smoking be banned in public places? Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT

It is high time for Sweden to stub out smoking in public places, write Swedish campaigners Mona Wahlgren and Maritha Sedvallson.

The Local Recipes
Three super bizarre but totally Swedish recipes
Great recipes for a Swedish dinner. Photo: Susanne Walström/imagebank.sweden.se

Put together the perfect Swedish dinner using these top-three regional delicacies from all corners of Sweden.

The Local List
Thirteen terrific Swedish summer hits for June
Jumping for joy. Nova Miller is one of our picks this month. Photo: Courtesy of Nova Miller

The Local's music writer, Paul Connolly, has sifted through an avalanche of early summer songs and picked 13 choice cuts for you.

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Business & Money
Swedish banknotes expire this week
Blog updates

1 July

Editor’s blog, July 1st (The Local Sweden) »

"Hello and welcome to this week’s news round-up. The fall-out from the Brexit vote has come…" READ »

 

28 June

A message for British expats in Sweden (The Diplomatic Dispatch) »

"The people of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union. As Prime Minister…" READ »

 
 
 
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