Vaccine passes, a new prime minister (if all goes to plan this time), winter tyres and Christmas festivities. Here's what December has in store for Swedish residents.
“It still feels kind of unbelievable and really exciting to be here,” says Wade Wang, a few weeks into his new life in Skövde, a fast-growing city in central Southern Sweden. “Moving from China to Sweden was a very big step for us. But we got the opportunity to live and work together in another country, learn a different culture, and enjoy a different way of life. We see this in a very positive way.”
With the worsening Covid-19 situation across Europe and the spread of the new Omicron variant, it's all change again for people travelling to the UK from Europe. Here's what you need to know.
Boarding schools are a rarity in Sweden. But one historic school, in a magnificent forest setting near Stockholm, counts around 200 boarders among its 700 students. Here, a student from Germany talks us through a typical day and how the boarding experience is allowing her to reconnect with her Swedish family roots.
Uncertainty is a fact of life even at the best of times and much of what we thought was certain or secure has proven to have shaky foundations over the past couple of years. Long-term unemployment in Sweden recently hit a record level of 190,000, while tens of millions of jobs have been lost worldwide due to the pandemic.
Covid-19 infections in Europe are rising, and now the Public Health Agency is seeing an increase in the rate of infection in Sweden.
Today's word of the day has a number of different meanings.
The best tips always come from those who've been there, done that. The Local's readers share their top tactics for successfully finding, viewing and buying your first apartment in Sweden.
In many companies across Sweden, English is the working language, but understanding at least some Swedish will serve you well in the search for a job.
A new cross-border collaboration to match Swedish job seekers with Danish employers aims to solve the late-pandemic labour crises in both countries.
As the days grow darker and the Swedish weather chillier, The Local lists some of the most haunted places in the Nordic country to help you get into the Halloween spirit.
The Austrian Federal Government has announced mandatory Covid-19 vaccination from February 2022. What will that mean in reality and how will it work?