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Sweden to UK: Increased risk of no-deal Brexit 'serious'

Sweden to UK: Increased risk of no-deal Brexit 'serious'

Sweden's Europe Minister has told the new UK government that it is "serious" that its tougher position on Brexit has boosted the risk of the UK leaving the EU without an agreement.

Acclaimed chef Frida Ronge: Stockholm has ‘truly fantastic restaurants’

Acclaimed chef Frida Ronge: Stockholm has ‘truly fantastic restaurants’

It’s fair to say chef Frida Ronge is excited about the Stockholm food scene.

 
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Linköping bomb up to 40 times as big as recent Malmö blasts

Linköping bomb up to 40 times as big as recent Malmö blasts

As much as 15-20 kilos of industrial explosives – placed in a cargo bike – was used to carry out the bomb attack in Linköping in June, making it up to almost 40 times as big as charges used in recent attacks in Malmö.

Plan a trip to Uppsala this August with our interactive map

Plan a trip to Uppsala this August with our interactive map

Discover plenty of things to do in Uppsala with this interactive map.

 
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A New Yorker's guide to surviving the first few months in Stockholm
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A New Yorker's guide to surviving the first few months in Stockholm

Opinion: Moving to a new city is anything but easy. Here are some of the highs and lows the city offers, according to New York native Madeline Tersigni.

New Malmö museum will focus on ‘democracy and migration’

New Malmö museum will focus on ‘democracy and migration’

Change starts with one small step, whether it be a large or small scale project, it all requires movement. It’s a logic that can be applied to starting a new national museum from scratch, especially one with an innovative theme that is going to take several years to come to fruition.

 
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These are Sweden's 13 best universities according to a new ranking

These are Sweden's 13 best universities according to a new ranking

Three Swedish universities have again made the top 100 in a prestigious global ranking – with 13 Swedish universities in the top 1000s.

Swedish word of the day: medelsvensson

Swedish word of the day: medelsvensson

This is a useful Swedish word to know if you're looking at statistics or talking about Swedes and Swedishness.

The Local's guide: Should you join a union as a foreigner in Sweden?
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The Local's guide: Should you join a union as a foreigner in Sweden?

For many international workers in Sweden, joining a trade union might not be something that crosses your mind, especially if it's not common in your home country. Here are the benefits and key things to bear in mind when considering joining.

Interrail sales have nearly doubled in Sweden this year

Interrail sales have nearly doubled in Sweden this year

The number of Interrail tickets sold in Sweden has nearly doubled so far this year as the country's no-fly trend has taken off.

#MySweden: 'It's so easy to discover new places constantly'

#MySweden: 'It's so easy to discover new places constantly'

Every week one of The Local's readers takes over our Instagram. Today, Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez shows us her Sweden.

The six waves of migration that made Malmö
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The six waves of migration that made Malmö

Malmö is home to people from more than 180 different countries. These newcomers have helped transform the city.

Essential guide: How to buy the Swedish summer house of your dreams
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Essential guide: How to buy the Swedish summer house of your dreams

It might be easier than you think to get a Swedish summer house of your own.

Sweden's Klarna is now Europe's most valuable fintech company

Sweden's Klarna is now Europe's most valuable fintech company

Swedish startup Klarna has become Europe's most valuable fintech company at $5.5 billion, after raising $460 million in an equity round.

Why America's gun culture made us raise our children in Sweden
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Why America's gun culture made us raise our children in Sweden

The Local's columnist Victoria Martínez, who grew up in Texas in the US, writes about why she and her husband have chosen to raise their children in Sweden.

The small ways you adapt to Sweden without even noticing
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The small ways you adapt to Sweden without even noticing

How do you know when you've adapted to a new country? It's about the little things, writes The Local's Catherine Edwards.

Sweden's economy unexpectedly shrinks in second quarter

Sweden's economy unexpectedly shrinks in second quarter

Sweden's economy saw an unexpected contraction in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the same quarter last year, preliminary data shows.

Readers reveal: Where to find the best of French culture in Sweden

Readers reveal: Where to find the best of French culture in Sweden

Missing warm eclairs or savory frog legs? The Local's readers share their best tips.

Ring to bind: Will Malmö's new rail line fight segregation?

Ring to bind: Will Malmö's new rail line fight segregation?

When Malmö mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and a group of local politicians stepped off a specially chartered train in the troubled district of Rosengård in December, she made big claims for the new ring line she was launching.

Goose blood? Five Scanian specialities you may or may not want to try
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Goose blood? Five Scanian specialities you may or may not want to try

With its warm climate and fertile land, the southern county of Skåne has some of the best ingredients in Sweden. Here are five of the most famous Scanian delicacies.

Homeless US man who murdered Spanish golfer jailed for life

Homeless US man who murdered Spanish golfer jailed for life

A homeless man who murdered champion Spanish college golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena after attacking her on a golf course in Iowa last year was jailed for life on Friday.

 

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Swedish MP under fire over Twitter attack on former prime minister

Swedish MP under fire over Twitter attack on former prime minister

Swedish conservative party the Moderates have asked one of their most high-profile MPs to give up some of his parliamentary posts after accusing him of repeatedly overstepping the line on Twitter.

What's the best way to make friends in Malmö?

What's the best way to make friends in Malmö?

For those who come to live in Sweden, it can be frustratingly hard to make friends. While Malmö is generally seen as more friendly than Stockholm, it is still quite rare for work colleagues to socialize together. So how do you make friends? We asked some locals for tips.

In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for Stockholm Pride parade

In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for Stockholm Pride parade

Around 50,000 people took part in the Pride parade in Stockholm this year, with close to an estimated figure of half a million spectators cheering them on. Here are the best pictures.