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Where to find your favourite features on The Local
Read about Swedish food every Friday. Photo: Camilla Degerman/Image Bank Sweden

Where to find your favourite features on The Local

The Local · 12 Feb 2016, 15:13

Published: 12 Feb 2016 15:13 GMT+01:00
Updated: 12 Feb 2016 15:13 GMT+01:00

You'll find a range of fresh news stories published throughout the day on The Local, now available via our brand new free app.
 
You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the very latest updates sent directly to your personal news feed.
 
Below is a guide to the regular features we publish every weekday.
 
Monday
 
My Swedish Career: Kick off the week by reading about how other cosmopolitan professionals have built up careers in Sweden. You'll find a new feature on our homepage every Monday, or why not browse some of our most popular profiles in our jobs section, where you can also search for your own unique opportunity in the Nordic nation.
 

Learn about life in a Swedish workplace by reading The Local. Photo: Lena Grandefelt/Image Bank Sweden
 
Tuesday
 
Opinion: From why Syria could pose the biggest threat to Sweden since the Second World War, to whether men should vote for Sweden's feminist party, we feature debate articles written by readers, politicians, businesspeople or academics with strong views on the most hotly debated topics in Sweden. You can join in discussions on our Facebook page.
 
Property of the week: We showcase the best in Swedish design by independently selecting our favourite apartment or house on the market each week.
 

A previous property of the week. Photo: Fastighetsbyrån
 
Wednesday
 
The Local List: What are the five strangest habits of Swedish people? How should you prepare for a Swedish party? Where can you find the best boutique backpackers in Stockholm or source something fun to do when it's dark in Umeå? (hint: that's every day during the winter). Each Wednesday we bring you a quirky list of things you never knew you needed to know about life in Sweden. You'll find a few easy-to-share bonus lists on other days of the week too.
 

Read about what it's like to live in Sweden every Wednesday. Photo: Martin Jakobsson/Image Bank Sweden
 
Thursday
 
What's on: From gigs to cultural exhibitions, we showcase our top handful of events taking place across Sweden each week, alongside an interactive calendar to help you navigate through dozens of other options of things to see and do in Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm. Plus, look out for our related interviews and in-depth guides to some of the hottest tickets in town from music festivals to sport and comedy events.
 

Stockholm's Pride, one of many big events in the Swedish capital. Photo: Lola Akinmade/Image Bank Sweden
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Friday
 
Recipe: Food writer John Duxbury is currently sharing some of his favourite Swedish recipes with The Local. From semlor buns and gravad lax to the healthy cabbage rolls Swedes eat when they're short on cash, we've already brought you some mouth watering classic dishes.
 
Blog: Too busy to read much news during the week? Catch up on the most important and most shared stories by reading our Editor's blog, or click here to have it delivered directly to your inbox.
 

Find out how to make Swedish snacks every Friday. Photo: Tina Stafren/Image Bank Sweden
 
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Today's headlines
Swedes bake during 'record' warm September
Swedes relax on Malmö's Sundspromenaden at sunset on 14th September 2016. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

New record temperatures are expected in a number of places across the country.

Where to see the Northern Lights in Sweden
The Northern Lights pictured in Sweden on Wednesday night. Photo: Norrsken Sverige

An unusually high level of solar activity means the spectacle could be visible from rare spots in the country.

Swedish police 'in crisis' says union head
A file photo of Swedish police officers. Photo: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT

The creation of a new merged national police authority in Sweden has not gone well, according to the Swedish Police Union.

Nobel Prizes 2016
Nobel Literature Prize announcement delayed
Haruki Murakami (pictured) is one of the bookmakers' favourites. Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP/TT

The delay is due to 'arithmetic', an academician said.

Horny elk hold up Swedish hunt
One of the randy animals in question. Photo: Mikael Fritzon/TT

The giant things just can't contain themselves.

Sweden to ban masks but not burqas at football matches
A masked supporter at a Stockholm derby football match last year. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

The ban is designed to curb violence at sporting events in Sweden, but it must also follow conventions on religious freedom.

Video
Heckler humbles Swedish golf champion with perfect putt
Henrik Stenson met his match in the final practice for the Ryder Cup. Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP/TT

Well that wasn't supposed to happen...

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It’s no secret that Stockholm is serious about sustainability. We took a look at how the city's emerging startups are tackling global challenges, making the world a better place.

Warm weather melts H&M profits
An H&M store in central Stockholm. Photo: Maja Suslin/TT

A warm autumn may be good news for Swedes, but it was bad news for Sweden's biggest clothing brand.

Rail delays after heavy winds batter Sweden
The weather is expected to clear up. Photo: Anders Wiklund/TT

Commuters were advised to take it easy in traffic on Friday, after harsh winds toppled trees across roads and railways across Sweden.

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