EXPLAINED: What changes about life in Sweden in August 2021?
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EXPLAINED: What changes about life in Sweden in August 2021?

Between schools starting in Sweden and Covid-19 vaccinations opening up to more people – here are a few things to make sure you have on your radar in August.

Ticks in Sweden: How to avoid them and protect yourself
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Ticks in Sweden: How to avoid them and protect yourself

Discover Sweden: Seven summer towns off the beaten track
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Discover Sweden: Seven summer towns off the beaten track

How to sell, recycle, or (safely) throw away your stuff in Sweden

How to sell, recycle, or (safely) throw away your stuff in Sweden

How to book your Covid-19 vaccine in each Swedish region

How to book your Covid-19 vaccine in each Swedish region

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

Readers reveal: What you need to know about life in Gothenburg
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Readers reveal: What you need to know about life in Gothenburg

Five ways your child’s school can prepare them for tomorrow’s world

Five ways your child’s school can prepare them for tomorrow’s world

The pace of change today means schools are being challenged like never before to ensure their teaching remains relevant. How can you as a parent be sure your child is getting the education they need for tomorrow’s world?

Here’s the secret to landing your first Swedish job

Here’s the secret to landing your first Swedish job

Kickstart your tech career at Stockholm’s new centre for digital culture

Kickstart your tech career at Stockholm’s new centre for digital culture

University applications: how to get in by showing your authentic self

University applications: how to get in by showing your authentic self

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Nine reasons Sweden is heaven for employees

Nine reasons Sweden is heaven for employees

As an international resident of Sweden, you've often heard it said – but is it true? Judge for yourself with this list of reasons why working here is just great: the high level of English, the strong unions, the team coffee breaks and much more ...

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OPINION: Has Sweden’s prime minister paid the price for his passivity?
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OPINION: Has Sweden’s prime minister paid the price for his passivity?

Sweden's government collapsed on Monday after a vote of no confidence won enough support. The Local's columnist Lisa Bjurwald questions if the vote is the natural result of the prime minister appearing to hand over the reins on crucial issues.

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

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

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?

Know your rights: How hot is your apartment in Sweden allowed to be?
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Know your rights: How hot is your apartment in Sweden allowed to be?

Sweden is currently experiencing a heatwave, and for many people it's uncomfortably warm indoors as well as outside. Here are the guidelines you should know about if you're renting an apartment in Sweden in case it gets unbearably hot.

Summer house: How to buy your own Swedish ‘sommarstuga’
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Summer house: How to buy your own Swedish ‘sommarstuga’

Ten beautiful Sámi words that you might not have heard before

Ten beautiful Sámi words that you might not have heard before

There are about ten Sámi languages alive today, spoken across the northern parts of Scandinavia and eastern Russia. But they are among the many Indigenous languages around the world that are at risk of disappearing. 

Why is Sweden called Sweden? 

Why is Sweden called Sweden? 

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

Thinking of moving to Sweden for work? Here are six expert tips to help you boost your career prospects.

Should foreign workers in Sweden join a union?
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Should foreign workers in Sweden join a union?

Where did everybody go? How Stockholm becomes a ghost town in summer

Where did everybody go? How Stockholm becomes a ghost town in summer

It’s July in Stockholm. The streets are empty, the bars are eerily deserted and you don’t have to wait an hour to get a table for brunch. What is going on? 

Eight berries and flowers you’re free to pick in Sweden’s forests
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Eight berries and flowers you’re free to pick in Sweden’s forests

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

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