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Moving abroad can be a big adjustment for anyone - and it's even harder when the move wasn't your choice. So how do you help your children settle in when your family makes the move?
Forget about this week's snowy weather in much of Sweden. In other parts spring has already sprung, so much so that forecasters on Friday issued a warning for grass fires in the south.
Back home you always know what to buy to address common winter ailments. But how do you know what to buy abroad? We asked Sweden's largest pharmacy chain for help.
OPINION: Jim Walch, an American living in Sweden, reflects on immigration and his adopted country.
Don't let inaction or ignorance about your US tax obligations ruin the New Year.
The number of fathers taking advantage of Sweden's generous parental leave benefits is slowly rising, according to new statistics.
Paris, Madrid, Berlin... For internationally-minded students, it can be tough to choose where to attend university. But at ESCP Europe – one of the top business schools in the world – you don't have to.
Not only are they known for the office fika breaks and generous parental leave, now Swedes in a town in northern Sweden could be offered the chance to have sex during work hours – without losing any pay.
When you think Malmö, do you think cheap falafel? Think again. Malmö is winning foodie hearts, for good reason.
A housing crisis means that short-term sublets are the norm in major cities and rent regulation rules are frequently flouted. But this week, The Local has decided to look on the bright side of renting an apartment in Sweden.
There are a lot of airlines out there – and a plethora of loyalty programmes. They all promise a dozen benefits – but also an awful lot of fine print. How often do you actually understand the system well enough to take advantage of the perks?
Should we all follow in the shoeless footsteps of Swedes and take our shoes off indoors, asks Gothenburg-based English teacher David Ashby.
Need to send money to family or friends overseas? Have funds in foreign accounts you need to access in your new home? Sending money abroad may be cheaper and faster than you might think.
One of them is almost completely gone.
Another year may have come and gone, but it certainly left its mark! Here are the top 10 developments from the Stockholm tech scene in 2016.
Swedes love all sweets and one of their favourites is liquorice. Grab your sunglasses, pretend it's spring and enjoy this liquorice ice cream, courtesy of food writer John Duxbury.
Making the decision to move abroad isn't something to be taken lightly. There's plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?
The Stockholm stock exchange notched up a new all-time high on Wednesday morning.
It's 'high time' Netflix featured more films by women, according to the authors of a Swedish study on the streaming platform's content.
Donor countries have pledged $672 million (634 million euros) in emergency aid for people threatened by famine in the Lake Chad region.
Houzz.se's Amanda Strömberg asks two experts about what you should think about if you want to paint your entire home white.
Sweden is considering introducing a universal vaccination programme against chickenpox, which would make such vaccinations free for toddlers.