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PODCAST: A Woman's Place episode four. 'Denise, Paula, and the naked Swedes'.

PODCAST: A Woman's Place episode four. 'Denise, Paula, and the naked Swedes'.

Listen to episode four of A Woman's Place to find out why the straight-talking guests firmly believe that in Stockholm "you're a human beyond your gender".

 
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Here's how many Brits and Americans applied for Swedish citizenship post-Brexit and Trump
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Here's how many Brits and Americans applied for Swedish citizenship post-Brexit and Trump

Here's how many Brits (and Americans) applied for and received citizenship in Sweden in the first months of 2018.

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This Nordic company wants you to wear trousers made from trees

This Nordic company wants you to wear trousers made from trees

You might be surprised by how renewable materials are helping the fashion industry turn over a new leaf.

 
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How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague

How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague

Did you know that as Europe’s leading job site for international talent, The Local can help you recruit your next dream colleague?

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Six jobs that can’t be stolen by robots

Six jobs that can’t be stolen by robots

As labour automation becomes a reality, robots are no longer just the domain of sci-fi movies and paranoid conspiracy theorists.

 
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10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for

10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for

Sweden is responsible for some of the most successful and critically acclaimed games of recent years, attracting international talent to the country.

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Questions to ask a Swedish employer before accepting a job

Questions to ask a Swedish employer before accepting a job

You wouldn’t take out a new mobile phone plan without finding out what’s included. So why would you accept a job offer without doing the same groundwork?

 
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Dubrovnik Riviera: Take a break in the jewel of Croatia

Dubrovnik Riviera: Take a break in the jewel of Croatia

Don't be fooled into thinking Dubrovnik itself is all this virtually untouched Riviera has to offer.

 
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Learning Swedish: 'In' an hour or 'on' an hour? What's the difference?

Learning Swedish: 'In' an hour or 'on' an hour? What's the difference?

Swedish teacher Sara Hörberg explains the difference between "i en timme", "på en timme" and "om en timme".

Five US expat tax nightmares and how to avoid them

Five US expat tax nightmares and how to avoid them

Don’t let bad dreams about the IRS have you waking up in a cold sweat.

 
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Falling tunnel roof block causes train delays in Stockholm

Falling tunnel roof block causes train delays in Stockholm

Commuters in the Stockholm area faced disruption on Tuesday after a block fell from the roof of a tunnel on a busy train line.

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Executive MBA grads share tips for balancing studies with work and family life

Executive MBA grads share tips for balancing studies with work and family life

Two alumni of the Executive MBA at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) share their tips for balancing the demanding programme with work and family life.

 
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How Sweden's getting ready for the election-year information war

How Sweden's getting ready for the election-year information war

While the US debates to what extent Russia influenced its presidential election, a small country in northern Europe is already gearing up to fend off foreign interference in its next election.

Meet the Norwegian who's scored more Champions League goals than Ronaldo

Meet the Norwegian who's scored more Champions League goals than Ronaldo

Football superstars Ada Hegerberg and Liv Cooke are fronting a new UEFA campaign that encourages young girls to kick off careers in ‘the beautiful game’.

 
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The secret to landing your dream job at a Swedish tech startup
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The secret to landing your dream job at a Swedish tech startup

The Local asked some of Sweden's best-known tech companies and startups for their insider tips about what they look for in international talent.

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Sweden’s most common seasonal allergies (and how to avoid them)

Sweden’s most common seasonal allergies (and how to avoid them)

Itchy eyes? Check. Runny nose? Check. Uncontrollable sneezing? You get the gist. These symptoms could be mistaken for a common cold, but if you can’t seem to shake them then it might be time for an allergy test.

 
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Iceland's 'bitcoin heist' suspect flees to Sweden on PM's plane

Iceland's 'bitcoin heist' suspect flees to Sweden on PM's plane

A man at the centre of one of Iceland's biggest computer heists broke out of prison and is believed to have fled to Sweden – on the same flight as the Icelandic prime minister.

Let's talk about the Swedish Academy's rapid descent into farce (and pussy bows)
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Let's talk about the Swedish Academy's rapid descent into farce (and pussy bows)

One of Sweden's most prestigious institutions is falling apart. How did it all come to this for the body that hands out the Nobel Prize in Literature?

The Swedish school with an international outlook

The Swedish school with an international outlook

What child wouldn’t want to study in a school surrounded by picturesque scenery, an array of international friends, and some much-loved Swedish traditions?

 
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Swedish university must refund international student over sub-standard teaching: why this case matters

Swedish university must refund international student over sub-standard teaching: why this case matters

A Swedish university college must refund an American student over sub-standard teaching, after a ruling from the country's top court set a precedent for overseas students in Sweden.

Social Democrats call for tougher rules on labour migration to Sweden

Social Democrats call for tougher rules on labour migration to Sweden

Sweden's governing party the Social Democrats on Wednesday vowed to tighten labour immigration rules if they win the election in September.

The real reason for Stockholm’s massive Slussen redevelopment

The real reason for Stockholm’s massive Slussen redevelopment

Amid the ferocity of the protests to ‘Save old Slussen!’, the real -- and potentially devastating -- reason for the controversial redevelopment has effectively been drowned out.

 
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'Sweden is being discriminatory towards other EU citizens': Swedish MEP on personal number problems

'Sweden is being discriminatory towards other EU citizens': Swedish MEP on personal number problems

Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.

Want to know how to be a super-successful immigrant parent in Sweden? So do I...
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Want to know how to be a super-successful immigrant parent in Sweden? So do I...

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Woman denied French citizenship for 'refusing to shake official's hand'

Woman denied French citizenship for 'refusing to shake official's hand'

A woman was denied French nationality after refusing to shake hands with officials during the official citizenship ceremony, it has been reported this week.

 

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'Nothing to do with Danius being a woman': female Academy member

'Nothing to do with Danius being a woman': female Academy member

One of the remaining women at the Swedish Academy has dismissed feminist outrage over the resignation of the body’s first ever female head.

Four reasons to try spring skiing in Sweden

Four reasons to try spring skiing in Sweden

Winter may be over, but the ski slopes are just warming up! It’s time to embrace that perfect time of year that Swedes call 'Vårvinter' (Spring-Winter).

 
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How to make Swedish cloudberry parfait

How to make Swedish cloudberry parfait

Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.