What’s On in Sweden: Jan. 29th – Feb. 4th

What’s On in Sweden: Jan. 29th – Feb. 4th

What’s on in Sweden:> Antiques and Reggae in Stockholm, The International Film Festival in Gothenburg, and Ian Brown swaggers into Malmö.

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How to get yourself promoted in Sweden

You're want to move up the career ladder, but you feel that all the good jobs are going to Swedes. What can you do to secure that well-earned promotion, asks Nic Townsend.

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How to quit your job in style

You've found your dream job and are heading on to pastures new. But how can you ensure you leave your current job on a high, asks Nic Townsend.

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How to handle the egalitarian Swedish office

Swedish workplaces are famously non-hierarchical. How should those of us from more hierarchical cultures do to adapt, asks Nic Townsend.

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Jews flee Malmö as anti-Semitism grows

Threats and harassment are becoming increasingly commonplace for Jewish residents in Malmö in southern Sweden, leading many Jews to leave the city out of fear for their safety.

Sweden sets pace as countries race to tackle music piracy

Sweden sets pace as countries race to tackle music piracy

Countries all over the world are following the lead of Sweden, France and South Korea as the battle against illegal music downloads intensifies.

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Ex-police chief arrested for rape

A former high-ranking police official has been arrested in central Sweden on suspicion of raping a woman and attempting to rape several children.

Snowstorms hit traffic and preschool kids

Snowstorms hit traffic and preschool kids

Rescue workers have been kept fully occupied on Wednesday as snowstorms hit all parts of Sweden bar the extreme south east.

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Sweden bullish about prospects for growth

The Swedish government released a more optimistic forecast for the economy on Wednesday, announcing it expects the country’s GDP to climb by 3.0 percent in 2010.

Win tickets to the Gothenburg International Film Festival

Win tickets to the Gothenburg International Film Festival

The Local has eight pairs of tickets to give away to the Gothenburg International Film Festival.

Sweden reacts with joy and caution to Saab sale

Sweden reacts with joy and caution to Saab sale

Unbridled enthusiasm and cautious optimism, along with a dash of outright scepticism, marked the editorial pages of Swedish newspapers on Wednesday in reaction to news of Saab Automobile’s sale to Spyker Cars.