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

How Stockholm’s foodtech scene is helping people and planet

How Stockholm’s foodtech scene is helping people and planet

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

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

The cost of international money transfers from Sweden to a host of countries worldwide has fallen significantly in recent years, according to new data. But how much have costs fallen by and which countries are showing the greatest progress?

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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Videos

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