UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

With the worsening Covid-19 situation across Europe and the spread of the new Omicron variant, the UK has announced yet more new testing rules for arrivals. Here's what you need to know about the new requirement for pre-departure tests.

Explained: Why is so Sweden so worried about the EU’s minimum wage plan?
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Explained: Why is so Sweden so worried about the EU’s minimum wage plan?

Swedish 17-year-old shot dead at hairdressers in Copenhagen

Swedish 17-year-old shot dead at hairdressers in Copenhagen

Swedish word of the day: prinskorv

Swedish word of the day: prinskorv

Swedish ‘female empowerment’ declaration blocked at OSCE council

Swedish ‘female empowerment’ declaration blocked at OSCE council

Half of Swedish adults have received a Covid-19 vaccine pass

Half of Swedish adults have received a Covid-19 vaccine pass

Tell us: What do you think of Sweden’s vaccine pass rules for events?

Tell us: What do you think of Sweden’s vaccine pass rules for events?

‘Dalarna stole my heart’: 16 reasons to visit Sweden’s winter gem

‘Dalarna stole my heart’: 16 reasons to visit Sweden’s winter gem

When we asked The Local’s readers for your best winter memories of Dalarna in the heart of Sweden, you had plenty to say. “There are many places in the world I love but Dalarna stole my heart completely,” one reader told us. From cross-country skiing and dog sledding to tips for reinvigorating your mind, here's your guide to the best of this region in winter.

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

‘A real eye-opener’: the Swedish university future-proofing careers

‘A real eye-opener’: the Swedish university future-proofing careers

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Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

Stockholm is full of vibrant local communities. While the likes of Södermalm, Hornstull, and Aspudden have attracted much attention, you can find bustling little enclaves across the whole city, attracting young families, creative minds and new businesses.

Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

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How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

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Working in Sweden: five reasons to protect your income

Working in Sweden: five reasons to protect your income

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.

Here’s how to learn Swedish if you have a medical degree

Here’s how to learn Swedish if you have a medical degree

Swedish schools: a day in the life of an international boarding student

Swedish schools: a day in the life of an international boarding student

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Anders Tegnell: ‘Omicron won’t change Sweden’s Covid strategy’

Anders Tegnell: ‘Omicron won’t change Sweden’s Covid strategy’

The emergence of the Omicron variant won't lead to any major changes in Sweden's Covid response, state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell told AFP on Tuesday, insisting "it has worked in the past".

Sweden tightens Covid-19 testing guidelines for international arrivals

Sweden tightens Covid-19 testing guidelines for international arrivals

Two new cases of Omicron Covid variant discovered in Sweden

Two new cases of Omicron Covid variant discovered in Sweden

READERS REVEAL: Five tricks for winning the apartment hunt in Sweden
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READERS REVEAL: Five tricks for winning the apartment hunt in Sweden

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.

Buying vs renting in Sweden: Which is best?
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Buying vs renting in Sweden: Which is best?

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

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.

Eight essential Swenglish words the world should adopt right now
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Eight essential Swenglish words the world should adopt right now

How Denmark plans to attract more workers from Sweden

How Denmark plans to attract more workers from Sweden

A new cross-border collaboration to match Swedish job seekers with Danish employers aims to solve the late-pandemic labour crises in both countries.

Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now
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Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now

Nine spooky spots and ghosts around haunted Sweden
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Nine spooky spots and ghosts around haunted Sweden

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.

COMPARE: What Covid rules are in place for the ski season across Europe?
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COMPARE: What Covid rules are in place for the ski season across Europe?

How to pick mushrooms in Sweden like you’ve been doing it all your life
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How to pick mushrooms in Sweden like you’ve been doing it all your life

UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

With the worsening Covid-19 situation across Europe and the spread of the new Omicron variant, the UK has announced yet more new testing rules for arrivals. Here's what you need to know about the new requirement for pre-departure tests.

‘I simply forgot’: Danish PM apologises for shopping without face mask

‘I simply forgot’: Danish PM apologises for shopping without face mask

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REVEALED: Why Covid rates in some Swiss cantons are ‘five times’ higher

REVEALED: Why Covid rates in some Swiss cantons are ‘five times’ higher

Le Havre rules: How to talk about French towns beginning with Le, La or Les
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Le Havre rules: How to talk about French towns beginning with Le, La or Les

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