IN NUMBERS: How many people became Swedish citizens in 2021?

IN NUMBERS: How many people became Swedish citizens in 2021?

Processing applications for Swedish citizenship is still the Swedish Migration Agency's biggest job. But how many people became Swedish citizens last year, and how does that compare to previous years?

Swedish word of the day: ensamhet

Swedish word of the day: ensamhet

How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden
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How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden

Card, status, or permit? The different types of permanent residence document in Sweden
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Card, status, or permit? The different types of permanent residence document in 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

Sweden sets tentative date for lifting Covid restrictions

Sweden sets tentative date for lifting Covid restrictions

EU countries agree to simplify travel rules with Covid certificates

EU countries agree to simplify travel rules with Covid certificates

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

If you live abroad or frequently cross borders, staying on top of everything in your personal and working life can be challenging. But in today’s world, there are a host of innovative technologies that can help you to simplify things. 

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

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

Living in Europe: five tips for using your consumer power

Living in Europe: five tips for using your consumer power

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.

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

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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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

An investigative article by The Local into what it's like to work as a foreign teacher at Sweden's largest free school chain, IES, has raised eyebrows and sparked much debate. Here's why it is such a controversial issue – and why its impact goes beyond just teachers.

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’

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

NAKED SHOCK! And the other unique tabloid words you’ll see in Sweden

NAKED SHOCK! And the other unique tabloid words you’ll see in Sweden

You won't learn them in your Swedish for Immigrants class and you probably won't even hear them in daily conversation. But you can't avoid them, because they are splashed across every tabloid frontpage in Sweden. Here's what they mean.

Swedish word of the day: slarva

Swedish word of the day: slarva

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