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.

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

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

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’

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

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

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Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

Thinking of applying to study at a Swedish university? You’ve got a lot to consider. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Narmina Guseinova, an international student at Stockholm University and digital ambassador for Study in Sweden, to bring you seven tips for writing a successful application letter.

Winter getaways: the stunning Swedish region with something for everyone

Winter getaways: the stunning Swedish region with something for everyone

‘SFM changed my life’: the Swedish course for medically-trained internationals

‘SFM changed my life’: the Swedish course for medically-trained internationals

International boarding schools: what’s it really like?

International boarding schools: what’s it really like?

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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.

How to pay less when sending money abroad from Sweden

How to pay less when sending money abroad from Sweden

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Magdalena Andersson nominated as Sweden’s new prime minister

Magdalena Andersson nominated as Sweden’s new prime minister

Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson will face her first big test on Wednesday, when parliament will vote on whether or not to confirm her as Sweden's first female prime minister.

Swedish word of the day: killgissa

Swedish word of the day: killgissa

Living in Sweden post Brexit: Who has to apply for residence status?
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Living in Sweden post Brexit: Who has to apply for residence status?

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.

Cinnamon Bun Day: Six sticky facts about Sweden’s beloved bun

Cinnamon Bun Day: Six sticky facts about Sweden’s beloved bun

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

Tens of thousands protest Austria compulsory vaccination

Tens of thousands protest Austria compulsory vaccination

Tens of thousands of Austrians rallied this weekend to protest against the government's introduction of compulsory vaccination -- the first EU country to do so -- as the chancellor insisted on Sunday that the move would represent "a minor interference" compared to the alternatives.

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IN BRIEF: The Covid-19 rules which take effect in Denmark on November 29th

IN BRIEF: The Covid-19 rules which take effect in Denmark on November 29th

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Is Switzerland delaying imposing new measures due to Covid referendum?
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Is Switzerland delaying imposing new measures due to Covid referendum?

EU border agency plane to be deployed over Channel on Wednesday: France

EU border agency plane to be deployed over Channel on Wednesday: France

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