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Nato in sight, book tips, and is Sweden demanding too much of foreign workers?

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Nato in sight, book tips, and is Sweden demanding too much of foreign workers?
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In this week's episode: how Sweden will change when it’s in Nato, why the country has an annual book sale, what you need to know about pensions in Sweden. Also, for Membership+ subscribers: why a Swedish-American Hollywood wife is all over the news, more details on plans for new work permit rules.


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Host Paul O’Mahony is joined this week by The Local's Emma Löfgren and Richard Orange

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Tony Green 2024/02/26 20:45
I've got the same problem as Gary Cook here. Received a reply today from Support but I still can't access the Membership+ podcasts.
  • Paul O'Mahony 2024/02/29 15:36
    Hi Tony, I understand you got connected in the end. Thanks for your patience and feedback, which we'll use to smooth the process.
Gary cook 2024/02/24 19:06
I've updated to membership+ but can only see the free podcast editions. what am I doing wrong?
  • Richard Orange 2024/02/25 15:13
    Hi, I'm not sure what might be wrong, but we've got a help page here. Get back to me if it doesn't help and I'll get in contact with our tech team.

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