What’s it like to work as a foreign teacher at Swedish free school chain IES?
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What’s it like to work as a foreign teacher at Swedish free school chain IES?

Internationella Engelska Skolan, the free school chain that made its founder nearly a billion kronor, pays its qualified foreign teachers low wages and gives them duties they have not trained for, several teachers who work for the chain have told The Local.

What’s going on with Covid testing in Sweden?

What’s going on with Covid testing in Sweden?

Foreign residents wrongly told to buy Covid tests before flying back to Sweden

Foreign residents wrongly told to buy Covid tests before flying back to Sweden

COVID NEWS: The latest facts and figures about the pandemic in Sweden
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COVID NEWS: The latest facts and figures about the pandemic in Sweden

When will you next get to see the Northern Lights in Sweden?
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When will you next get to see the Northern Lights in Sweden?

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
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Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Sweden scraps negative Covid test for foreigners from some countries

Sweden scraps negative Covid test for foreigners from some countries

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

People across Europe are finding a wide range of ways to help create a more sustainable world through their power as consumers. From shopping locally to the apps that help you cut out food waste and much more besides, here are five ways your consumer habits can help create a better world.

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

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How Stockholm’s foodtech scene is helping people and planet

How Stockholm’s foodtech scene is helping people and planet

“I really love cheese and I wanted to tackle a really difficult problem," says Sorosh Tavakoli. The Local discovers why one entrepreneur is bringing talent from around the world to Stockholm to create plant-based cheeses (and fight climate change). And why this is just one example of the exciting projects taking shape in the city to create a better food system.

New data: is sending money from Sweden to your country getting cheaper?

New data: is sending money from Sweden to your country getting cheaper?

A parent’s guide: choosing a preschool or international school in Sweden 

A parent’s guide: choosing a preschool or international school in Sweden 

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My first year in Sweden: ‘It’s OK to lighten up and like your country a little’

My first year in Sweden: ‘It’s OK to lighten up and like your country a little’

Learn Swedish. Get a personnummer. Go cashless. Moving to a new country means going through a series of 'firsts'. The Local reader Alexander de Nerée writes about some of the challenges, quirks and adventures he has faced since moving to Sweden.

When will Sweden have daylight again? 
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When will Sweden have daylight again? 

Lucia with Sweden’s vaccine pass: How my daughter’s friends’ relatives got blocked
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Lucia with Sweden’s vaccine pass: How my daughter’s friends’ relatives got blocked

Swedish word of the day: slarva

Swedish word of the day: slarva

Here's how to tell your partner they've done a bad job of the washing up.

Swedish word of the day: pålägg

Swedish word of the day: pålägg

What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?
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What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?

The winter spike in Covid infections across Europe means another ski season will take place under health restrictions and recommendations. Here's what you need to know about the rules in different countries.

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

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

Most regions of Austria to accept at-home antigen tests as 3G proof again

Most regions of Austria to accept at-home antigen tests as 3G proof again

Self-tests for Covid-19 will once again be accepted as 3G in all of Austria except Vienna, after the government updated its guidelines to allow regions and the healthcare sector to cope with a sharp rise in new cases.

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OPINION: Denmark must reform immigration if it wants to solve labour shortage

OPINION: Denmark must reform immigration if it wants to solve labour shortage

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‘Never have I seen so few old trees around’: What’s happening to Sweden’s forests?

‘Never have I seen so few old trees around’: What’s happening to Sweden’s forests?

Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?
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Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?

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