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.

How easy is it to book a Covid-19 vaccine in Sweden if you don’t speak Swedish?

How easy is it to book a Covid-19 vaccine in Sweden if you don’t speak Swedish?

READERS REVEAL: Five tricks for winning the apartment hunt in Sweden
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READERS REVEAL: Five tricks for winning the apartment hunt in Sweden

EXPLAINED: Can you travel to Sweden via Denmark?

EXPLAINED: Can you travel to Sweden via Denmark?

I’m building my own Swedish summer house – here’s what I’ve learned
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I’m building my own Swedish summer house – here’s what I’ve learned

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

How will Sweden’s population change over the next 20 years?
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How will Sweden’s population change over the next 20 years?

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.

How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents

How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents

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?

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

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Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 

Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 

Whether you prefer hiking or heritage, wilderness or wild adventure activities, Dalarna in central Sweden has plenty to offer. If you’re looking for a summer break, this could be the answer – for a long weekend or something more. The Local finds out more with a little help from a Stockholm-born blogger who now lives in her “childhood paradise”.

From music to fashion: how Stockholm’s creative talent will bounce back post-Covid

From music to fashion: how Stockholm’s creative talent will bounce back post-Covid

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Europe remains at risk of Autumn Covid resurgence, WHO warns

Europe remains at risk of Autumn Covid resurgence, WHO warns

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Thursday that vaccination rates in Europe were still far off what was needed to stop a virus resurgence and called on countries to maintain protective measures.

Tell us: What do you think about Sweden’s re-opening plan?

Tell us: What do you think about Sweden’s re-opening plan?

Reader question: What are the rules for weddings in Sweden this summer?
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Reader question: What are the rules for weddings in Sweden this summer?

Swedish football team brings in new Covid rules after two players test positive

Swedish football team brings in new Covid rules after two players test positive

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’?

What is a ‘kolonilott’ and why do Swedes love them so much?

What is a ‘kolonilott’ and why do Swedes love them so much?

It is a not too uncommon sight in Sweden’s cities to stumble upon what at first glance looks like a miniature town; small patches of land rife with little houses atop carefully cured gardens.

Swedish property prices reach record highs with double-digit growth

Swedish property prices reach record highs with double-digit growth

What fees do you need to budget for when selling your Swedish apartment?
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What fees do you need to budget for when selling your Swedish apartment?

What extra fees should I expect when buying an apartment in Sweden?
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What extra fees should I expect when buying an apartment in Sweden?

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? 

‘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’?