Newspapers and healthcare queues: Essential articles for life in Sweden

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Newspapers and healthcare queues: Essential articles for life in Sweden
What's the difference between a morgontidning and a kvällstidning? Photo: Helena Landstedt/TT

From the ins and outs of income tax and what to do if you're stuck in the healthcare queue to how Swedish newspapers work, here are six must-reads from The Local about life in Sweden.


Having trouble understanding Sweden and Swedes? These unwritten rules - some of which are more important than those on paper - may help.

Tax season is coming up, and you may find yourself paying a much higher or lower rate than other people you know working in Sweden. Here's why.

A digital mailbox is a way to receive important information from the Swedish public sector, as well as from private businesses. How can you get one, and how does it work?

Are you self-employed and thinking about moving to Sweden? Not sure what to do, or what rules apply to you? Here's our guide.

Sweden theoretically has a "healthcare guarantee" limiting your wait to see a GP to three days, and to see a consultant to three months. The reality is somewhat different. Here's what you can do if you face a long wait.


Finally, you may be wondering what a Swedish morgontidning is, whether it's worth subscribing to a local newspaper, or whether Swedish newspapers are political. Here's a run-through of the different types of newspaper in Sweden.


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