Your fastest route to learning Swedish

Your fastest route to learning Swedish

Want to learn Swedish but feel stuck? You’re not alone. While many international people who move to Sweden get by with English, doing so can create a gnawing sense that you’re not fully embracing your new life and the opportunities it could offer. Two international residents tell us how they cracked the Swedish language.

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

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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The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

Every day we are confronted with news and views on the many issues that concern us in 21st century Europe. But as a new year begins, could it be time to get a fresh perspective on some of those big topics, whether it's migration, climate change or political polarisation?

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

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

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? 

Swedish word of the day: ensamhet

Swedish word of the day: ensamhet

Today's word of the day is the Swedish word for "loneliness" – but why are Swedes considered some of the loneliest people in the world?

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

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
FOR MEMBERS

How to pick mushrooms in Sweden like you’ve been doing it all your life

Repair bonus: How to get money back when electrical items break in Austria

Repair bonus: How to get money back when electrical items break in Austria

There's never a good time for your fridge, washing machine or other device to break, but Austria's 'repair bonus' scheme does at least bring a silver lining by covering some of your costs, and it will soon be extended to the whole country.

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EXPLAINED: Denmark’s new 10-year-plan to improve mental health care

EXPLAINED: Denmark’s new 10-year-plan to improve mental health care

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Your fastest route to learning Swedish
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Your fastest route to learning Swedish

Macron and Putin agree on ‘need for a de-escalation’ in Ukraine crisis

Macron and Putin agree on ‘need for a de-escalation’ in Ukraine crisis

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