What we know and don’t know about Sweden’s mystery drone sightings
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What we know and don’t know about Sweden’s mystery drone sightings

The Swedish police and security police are investigating reports of drones spotted flying over nuclear power plants, the Royal Palace, parliament and other government buildings. But what do we actually know about these incidents so far?

Which Swedish banks still let foreign citizens apply for a BankID?
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Which Swedish banks still let foreign citizens apply for a BankID?

Omicron ‘sub-variant’ throws up new virus questions

Omicron ‘sub-variant’ throws up new virus questions

How long do non-EU citizens have to be present in EU to avoid losing residency status?

How long do non-EU citizens have to be present in EU to avoid losing residency status?

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?

Why The Local’s IES story has caused such a stir in Sweden

Why The Local’s IES story has caused such a stir in Sweden

Sweden’s travel rules just changed again: A roundup of the new restrictions
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Sweden’s travel rules just changed again: A roundup of the new restrictions

VIDEO: How Gothenburg is leading the world towards emission-free travel

VIDEO: How Gothenburg is leading the world towards emission-free travel

As the global search for cleaner, more sustainable ways to get around gathers pace, Gothenburg on Sweden's west coast has established itself as an international leader in the field. From electric planes for international and domestic short-haul flights to a city centre zone with zero emissions – here's how Gothenburg is turning its ambitious vision into reality.

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

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

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

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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

EXPLAINED: The 2022 salary requirements for Austria’s EU Blue Card
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EXPLAINED: The 2022 salary requirements for Austria’s EU Blue Card

The salary needed to secure the EU Blue Card for third country nationals working in Austria -- an option available to highly qualified workers in in-demand roles -- has risen this year.

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Are these the 30 most ‘Danish’ things in existence?

Are these the 30 most ‘Danish’ things in existence?

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VIDEO: How Gothenburg is leading the world towards emission-free travel
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VIDEO: How Gothenburg is leading the world towards emission-free travel

South west France rail strike: How train and commuter services are affected on Monday

South west France rail strike: How train and commuter services are affected on Monday

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