Sweden rolls out new Covid-19 measures to curb rise in infections

Sweden rolls out new Covid-19 measures to curb rise in infections

Sweden will introduce new measures on Wednesday amid a rise in Covid-19 infections, including recommendations to work from home and wear face masks on public transport. And vaccine passes at restaurants may be in the pipeline.

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

EXPLAINED: How to save money on your energy bill in Sweden
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EXPLAINED: How to save money on your energy bill in Sweden

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

KEY STEPS: How to set up and pay for your electricity contract in Sweden
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KEY STEPS: How to set up and pay for your electricity contract in Sweden

Swedish word of the day: julklapp

Swedish word of the day: julklapp

Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
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Today in Sweden: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

‘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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The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

“It still feels kind of unbelievable and really exciting to be here,” says Wade Wang, a few weeks into his new life in Skövde, a fast-growing city in central Southern Sweden. “Moving from China to Sweden was a very big step for us. But we got the opportunity to live and work together in another country, learn a different culture, and enjoy a different way of life. We see this in a very positive way.”

Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

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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.

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

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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

Swedish ‘female empowerment’ declaration blocked at OSCE council

Swedish ‘female empowerment’ declaration blocked at OSCE council

The Vatican lined up in an unexpected alliance with Russia on Friday to block a Swedish proposal to boost the role of women in resolving international disputes.

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

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

Sweden tightens Covid-19 testing guidelines for international arrivals

Sweden tightens Covid-19 testing guidelines for international arrivals

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

Reader question: Can I travel to Austria for tourism after lockdown?
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Reader question: Can I travel to Austria for tourism after lockdown?

With the end of Austria's nationwide lockdown now confirmed for this weekend, several readers have been in touch to ask us if their hoped-for trips can go ahead.

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ANALYSIS: How could Denmark’s 2022 budget affect foreign residents?
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ANALYSIS: How could Denmark’s 2022 budget affect foreign residents?

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

OPINION: Only two people can win the French presidential election and it will be close

OPINION: Only two people can win the French presidential election and it will be close

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