Sweden is considering rolling out new guidelines and restrictions amid a renewed rise in Covid-19 infections, health chiefs told a press conference on Thursday morning.
When we asked The Local’s readers for their 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.
Vaccine passes, a new prime minister, winter tyres and Christmas festivities. Here's what December has in store for Swedish residents.
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.
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.
Everyone who has visited a non-Nordic country in the last week before travelling to Sweden is urged to get tested for Covid-19 as soon as possible after arriving.
Two new cases of the Omicron variant, first detected in South Africa on November 9th, have been discovered in tests taken less than a week ago from residents of the Stockholm region. Those affected had recently returned from South Africa.
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.
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.
A new cross-border collaboration to match Swedish job seekers with Danish employers aims to solve the late-pandemic labour crises in both countries.
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.
A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Franco-Austrian biotech company Valneva is being assessed by the European Medicines Agency with a view to roll it out. The EU has already ordered close to 60 million doses.