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How do I find student housing in Sweden?

Ask The Local: Every week we will be answering readers' questions about Sweden. This week, Peter from Hamburg wants to know how he can find student housing in Sweden.

Fewer Danes migrate to Sweden

Fewer Danes migrate to Sweden

The number of people moving from Denmark to Skåne in southern Sweden has more than halved over the last year, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden.

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Transatlantic musings on warlike Sweden

In a week when Russia went to war with Georgia, David Bartal reflects on a time when Sweden was more belligerent than benevolent.

Mountain of foreign glass sparks recycling feud

Mountain of foreign glass sparks recycling feud

Bickering between Swedish recycling companies and local councils over who should pay for recycling foreign booze bottles has reached breaking point, with the government now being forced to step in as a mediator.

Stockholm population reaches highest level since 1960s

Stockholm population reaches highest level since 1960s

Sweden's population grew by 32,094 during the first half of this year amid continued high immigration, while population figures for Stockholm municipality passed the 800,000 mark for the first time since the 1960s.

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Gambling baron faces new tax crime charges

One of Sweden's most notorious gangsters, currently on trial for instigating murder, was indicted on Thursday on charges of financial crimes and illicit gambling.

Swedish pharmacy sees sex toy sales rocket

Swedish pharmacy sees sex toy sales rocket

Swedish state-owned pharmacy monopoly Apoteket's sales of sex toys have far exceeded expectations.

What’s on in Sweden: August 15 – 21

What’s on in Sweden: August 15 – 21

What’s on in Sweden: August 15th – 21st. Youth, culture and Salem Al Fakir in Stockholm; theatre, dance and Zlatan in Gothenburg and city festival in Malmö

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Stockholm club and concert guide: August 7 – 9

Stockholm club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information).

Swedish wrestler refuses bronze medal

Swedish wrestler refuses bronze medal

Wrestler Ara Abrahamian took bronze on Thursday in the men's Greco-Roman wrestling competition in Beijing, but the Swede threw his medal away in protest following a highly controversial semi-final defeat.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: August 15 – 17

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly Magazine has the answers (Click links for more information)