Your thoughts: What Sweden’s foreign residents think about Covid-19 re-opening plans

Your thoughts: What Sweden’s foreign residents think about Covid-19 re-opening plans

When The Local asked international residents of Sweden how they felt about the country's plans to relax Covid-19 restrictions, many said they did not trust authorities to take the right decisions.

ANALYSIS: What the threat of a snap election means for Swedish politics
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ANALYSIS: What the threat of a snap election means for Swedish politics

Why is Sweden so rich? The Local answers Google’s questions 

Why is Sweden so rich? The Local answers Google’s questions 

EXPLAINED: What do proposed changes to Sweden’s rental laws mean for tenants?
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EXPLAINED: What do proposed changes to Sweden’s rental laws mean for tenants?

My first impression of Stockholmers: Who are all these well-dressed dads?

My first impression of Stockholmers: Who are all these well-dressed dads?

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

Who’s who: The key players in Sweden’s political crisis
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Who’s who: The key players in Sweden’s political crisis

EXPLAINED: Just what are Sweden’s Studenten celebrations all about?

EXPLAINED: Just what are Sweden’s Studenten celebrations all about?

If you’ve been in a Swedish town or city during June, you’ve no doubt been perplexed by the sudden appearance of sharply dressed young people wearing white sailors’ hats and partying on flatbed trucks. But why? Here's what you need to know about this strange and unmissable school leaving ritual.

University applications: how to win a place by being unconventional 

University applications: how to win a place by being unconventional 

Gothenburg at 400: a smart choice for business and tourism

Gothenburg at 400: a smart choice for business and tourism

Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?

Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?

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Five reasons to promote diversity in your Swedish workplace

Five reasons to promote diversity in your Swedish workplace

If you're part of a highly international team, do you find diversity strengthens your workplace and brings results? From better decision-making to creative inspiration, here are five potential benefits of valuing diversity in recruitment.

The Swedish school where children are creating their own futures with digital tech

The Swedish school where children are creating their own futures with digital tech

Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 

Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 

How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents

How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents

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Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?
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Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

There's something heroic about the way Danes and Swedes insist on trying to communicate with one another using their own languages, but more often than not end up nodding, smiling, and only pretending to understand. Why not give up and just speak English?

Opinion: Backlash over Eid well wishes shows the rise of ‘Culture Wars’ in Sweden
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Opinion: Backlash over Eid well wishes shows the rise of ‘Culture Wars’ in Sweden

My first visit to the Swedish tax office: What’s the fuss about ‘personnummer’?

My first visit to the Swedish tax office: What’s the fuss about ‘personnummer’?

How to book your Covid-19 vaccine without a Swedish personnummer

How to book your Covid-19 vaccine without a Swedish personnummer

Everyone in Sweden has a right to receive the Covid-19 vaccine when their age or risk group is eligible, but after several of The Local's readers reported facing obstacles when lacking a Swedish identity number, we raised the issue with Swedish authorities.

Why is it so hard to find eggs in Sweden right now? 

Why is it so hard to find eggs in Sweden right now? 

EXPLAINED: Where can you travel to from Sweden this summer?

EXPLAINED: Where can you travel to from Sweden this summer?

Vaccinations, more opportunities for testing, and lower infection rates make travel a possibility, but it is crucial to keep track of what paperwork and tests are required to cross the border. Here's a look at the situation in several European countries.

Where to find Sweden’s cleanest beaches in summer 2021

Where to find Sweden’s cleanest beaches in summer 2021

Reader question: What does the UK’s traffic light system mean for travel to Sweden?

Reader question: What does the UK’s traffic light system mean for travel to Sweden?

‘Fantastic childcare, but disappointing maternal care’: How Covid-19 has stretched Sweden’s maternity wards

‘Fantastic childcare, but disappointing maternal care’: How Covid-19 has stretched Sweden’s maternity wards

Women who gave birth in 2020 told The Local how they were affected by hospital staff shortages, as a new study shows that more than 900 women in Stockholm could not be offered a place on maternity wards when they gave birth.

‘Robbed of time’: How have foreign mums in Sweden coped with raising ‘pandemic babies’?

‘Robbed of time’: How have foreign mums in Sweden coped with raising ‘pandemic babies’?