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Football fans attack Swedish police in 'violent riot'

Football fans attack Swedish police in 'violent riot'

More than two dozen football supporters attacked police after a home game in Norrköping.

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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

 
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Swedish startup's tech could help us talk to dolphins

Swedish startup's tech could help us talk to dolphins

Understanding dolphins is a "very realistic" outcome of a new research project, thinks the CEO of the tech company involved.

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Professionals offer revealing career advice to Stockholm International School students

Professionals offer revealing career advice to Stockholm International School students

Did you know what you wanted to do with your life when you were 14 years old? Maybe – but probably not. But luckily students at Stockholm International School get career guidance from international CEOs, UN committee board members, foreign ministry officials, entrepreneurs, and more.

 
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Stockholm pulls out of Winter Olympics bid... again

Stockholm pulls out of Winter Olympics bid... again

Swedish capital Stockholm will not vie to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games over financial concerns, council bosses said.

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How Stockholm University helps shape Europe's startup hub

How Stockholm University helps shape Europe's startup hub

With more tech ‘unicorn’ companies per capita than any other city other than Silicon Valley, it’s safe to say Stockholm is one of Europe’s most important tech hubs.

 
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Opinion: We must deal with this attack in a very Swedish way

Opinion: We must deal with this attack in a very Swedish way

Don't let Sweden descend into chaos and arguments, writes Faisal Khan.

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Why flexibility is the 'modern way' for startups to grow

Why flexibility is the 'modern way' for startups to grow

What's the secret to taking a new business global? The Local talks to one Stockholm entrepreneur about how flexible office space became an 'integral part' of his company's international expansion.

 
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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.

 
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Lottery system proposal for Swedish school enrolment met with criticism

Lottery system proposal for Swedish school enrolment met with criticism

Proposals from a commission set up to find ways of improving Sweden's schools have been met with a mixed reception.

Social entrepreneur: 'I learned early on that I was an outsider'

Social entrepreneur: 'I learned early on that I was an outsider'

Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde is one of Sweden's most interesting young entrepreneurs, working hard to combat social exclusion through innovation. But it hasn't been an easy journey.

 
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Sweden releases second man held over Stockholm attack: no longer a suspect

Sweden releases second man held over Stockholm attack: no longer a suspect

Sweden on Tuesday released a second suspect held in connection with the deadly Stockholm truck attack earlier this month, prosecutors said.

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EU antitrust watchdogs raid Swedish telecom groups

EU antitrust watchdogs raid Swedish telecom groups

The European Commission on Tuesday said it had carried out surprise inspections at four major Swedish mobile telecommunication companies, which it suspects of having breached EU antitrust rules.

10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite

10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite

Double beds, pyjamas, a family dinner table, actual closing doors, and 3,000 films? Yes, this is a plane we’re talking about – not a mansion. Here are 10 reasons you should get on board with Qatar Airway’s new QSuite.

 
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There's a light in every window, and other decorating challenges for non-Swedes

There's a light in every window, and other decorating challenges for non-Swedes

Victoria Martínez writes about some of the things you did not realize you would have to invest in when you first moved to Sweden.

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Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

April 7th is World Health Day, and this year’s theme is depression – a problem more common among expats than many people realize. Luckily there are steps you can take to beat back the expat blues!

 
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Five inspiring career stories to read in 2017

Five inspiring career stories to read in 2017

Every Monday The Local interviews an international worker about the ups and downs of their lives in Sweden as part of our My Swedish Career series. Here are our most-read interviews in 2016.

25 ways Stockholm has become more international in the past year

25 ways Stockholm has become more international in the past year

Stockholm is becoming more international each and every day.

 
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Cautious optimism as Spain graft-busters gain ground

Cautious optimism as Spain graft-busters gain ground

For years, Spaniards watched angrily as corruption-hit politicians appeared to benefit from a get-out-of-jail-free card, but the mood is cautiously changing as the once-powerful find themselves behind bars.

 

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How to make a Swedish spring salad with an exotic twist

How to make a Swedish spring salad with an exotic twist

This salad is healthy and delicious all in one. Get some spring fever with Swedish food writer John Duxbury's recipe.

Why you need a EuroBonus American Express Card

Why you need a EuroBonus American Express Card

There are a lot of airlines out there – and a plethora of loyalty programmes. They all promise a dozen benefits – but also an awful lot of fine print. How often do you actually understand the system well enough to take advantage of the perks?

 
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15 movies that will help you discover Sweden

15 movies that will help you discover Sweden

Travel across the Nordic country through the lenses of some of the most acclaimed Swedish directors.

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Young Swedes becoming more politically engaged, but don't trust politicians: survey

Young Swedes becoming more politically engaged, but don't trust politicians: survey

Young Swedes are growing more politically engaged, but almost half of them have little confidence in politicians, a new survey shows.