When will Sweden introduce vaccine passes in restaurants?
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When will Sweden introduce vaccine passes in restaurants?

Sweden has again stepped up its Covid-19 guidelines to curb a rise in infections. But when could vaccine passes be rolled out to restaurants? Here’s what we know so far.

IN BRIEF: How to get your Covid-19 vaccine pass in Sweden
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IN BRIEF: How to get your Covid-19 vaccine pass in Sweden

Coronavirus: The latest news about the pandemic in Sweden
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Coronavirus: The latest news about the pandemic in Sweden

Swedish word of the day: vinterkräksjuka

Swedish word of the day: vinterkräksjuka

Swedish PM defends new minister over teenage ‘Hitler salute’ photo

Swedish PM defends new minister over teenage ‘Hitler salute’ photo

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

EXPLAINED: What are Sweden’s new Covid-19 recommendations?
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EXPLAINED: What are Sweden’s new Covid-19 recommendations?

‘Dalarna stole my heart’: 16 reasons to visit Sweden’s winter gem

‘Dalarna stole my heart’: 16 reasons to visit Sweden’s winter gem

When we asked The Local’s readers for your 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.

Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

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

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

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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.

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

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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Here’s how to learn Swedish if you have a medical degree

Here’s how to learn Swedish if you have a medical degree

Are you new to Sweden with a medical degree from your home country and not sure how to tackle the notoriously tricky language? Don’t panic, help is close at hand. Here, three medically-trained international healthcare workers tell us about the course that helped them crack Swedish.

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Half of Swedish adults have received a Covid-19 vaccine pass

Half of Swedish adults have received a Covid-19 vaccine pass

Eight million Covid vaccine passes have been issued to 4.5 million Swedish residents so far, the e-Health Agency reports. This means that around half of Sweden's adult population have accessed the service.

Tell us: What do you think of Sweden’s vaccine pass rules for events?

Tell us: What do you think of Sweden’s vaccine pass rules for events?

Which foreign Covid vaccine passes are valid at public events in Sweden?
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Which foreign Covid vaccine passes are valid at public events in Sweden?

Sweden rolls out Covid passes for events – but some foreigners are still excluded

Sweden rolls out Covid passes for events – but some foreigners are still excluded

Explained: Why is Sweden so worried about the EU’s minimum wage plan?
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Explained: Why is Sweden so worried about the EU’s minimum wage plan?

EU labour ministers meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss the European Commission's planned minimum wage directive. Why is the proposal causing such unease in Sweden?

Swedish ‘female empowerment’ declaration blocked at OSCE council

Swedish ‘female empowerment’ declaration blocked at OSCE council

Anders Tegnell: ‘Omicron won’t change Sweden’s Covid strategy’

Anders Tegnell: ‘Omicron won’t change Sweden’s Covid strategy’

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.

COMPARE: What Covid rules are in place for the ski season across Europe?
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COMPARE: What Covid rules are in place for the ski season across Europe?

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: What restrictions will remain in place in Austria from Sunday?

EXPLAINED: What restrictions will remain in place in Austria from Sunday?

With Austria’s nation-wide lockdown set to end this weekend, the government on Wednesday afternoon announced an updated set of Covid measures which are set to come into effect.

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Denmark discusses lower minimum age for bus drivers

Denmark discusses lower minimum age for bus drivers

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Travel: What are Switzerland’s Covid test requirements?
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Travel: What are Switzerland’s Covid test requirements?

What are the Covid recommendations around socialising in France this Christmas?

What are the Covid recommendations around socialising in France this Christmas?

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