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'I'm pregnant but my husband is being deported from Sweden'

'I'm pregnant but my husband is being deported from Sweden'

Hana Zrida and Chakib Ammar have jobs in Sweden, are married and expecting a child. But because authorities do not consider them to be living together, Ammar now risks being deported.

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Getting from Arlanda to Stockholm just got a lot cheaper

Getting from Arlanda to Stockholm just got a lot cheaper

If you’re planning a visit to Stockholm this summer, here’s an offer you won’t want to miss.

 
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RECIPE: Pickled mackerel and beetroot salad

RECIPE: Pickled mackerel and beetroot salad

If you like pickled herring, then you will surely like pickled mackerel too, and food writer John Duxbury knows exactly how to make it.

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The Nordic way: 'We must trust each other’

The Nordic way: 'We must trust each other’

She grew up surrounded by water, stumbled into politics, and is now one of the most important political voices in the entire Nordic region. The Local finds out more.

 
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The Local's ultimate guide to Midsummer's Eve

The Local's ultimate guide to Midsummer's Eve

Midsummer takes place in June - but what exactly is it all about? The Local's James Savage answers your questions about why Swedes go nuts for the annual festival.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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'In Sweden, everything just fell into place'

'In Sweden, everything just fell into place'

Find out why Sweden is this American's favourite country when it comes to investing and doing business abroad.

 
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Sweden struggles to achieve ambitious e-health dreams

Sweden struggles to achieve ambitious e-health dreams

Think a world-class public healthcare system, a stable of leading tech firms, and an impressive track-record of digital innovation make Sweden a shoe-in for the top spot globally in digital healthcare? Think again.

 
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Take control of your future: get a Rich Dad Education

Take control of your future: get a Rich Dad Education

Increased cash flow. Financial freedom. Sound good to you? Maybe you need a Rich Dad Education.

 
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'Malmö is a paradise for creative people'

'Malmö is a paradise for creative people'

Designer Susana Nakatani's career has taken her on a trek from Spain to France, Switzerland, Morocco, and Germany – to name just a few places.

But then she discovered Malmö – and she's here to stay. Susana tells The Local about her favourite places – and what makes the city perfect for a designer.

 
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No-go zone? Here's how one of Sweden's roughest areas edged out its drug gangs

No-go zone? Here's how one of Sweden's roughest areas edged out its drug gangs

One of Malmö's most infamous districts may be removed from a high-profile police list of 'especially vulnerable areas' in a couple of years, thanks to community efforts to boost the area.

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Got allergies in Sweden? Here’s the guide for you

Got allergies in Sweden? Here’s the guide for you

Allergies come in all shapes and sizes, but whatever their form, they really are a pain. Sometimes literally. Here’s how to fight them – like a Swede!

 
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'Sweden has come out of every challenge victorious and better than before'

'Sweden has come out of every challenge victorious and better than before'

How a 20th century diary and days of exploring Stockholm gave Faisal Khan hope for Sweden's future.

Expat Financial Planning, made easy

Expat Financial Planning, made easy

Financial planning. The words make sense, kind of – but what is it really? And who cares?

 
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The free, fun tool for learning Swedish online

The free, fun tool for learning Swedish online

Learning Swedish on your own is easier than ever!

 
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Swedish universities among top 100 in the world

Swedish universities among top 100 in the world

Several Swedish universities have made the cut in the latest edition of an international ranking of top higher education institutions.

Surrogacy in the Nordics: understanding options and expectations

Surrogacy in the Nordics: understanding options and expectations

Surrogacy in in the Nordics can be complicated - or impossible. Ahead of the region's first surrogacy education conference, one parent of children born via international surrogacy looks at how Nordic citizens are handling the issue.

 
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IN PICTURES: First Aid Kit at Gröna Lund, Stockholm

IN PICTURES: First Aid Kit at Gröna Lund, Stockholm

On June 19th, Swedish folk-rock sisters First Aid Kit played a gig at Gröna Lund, Stockholm, before their summer tour.

Stockholm Symposium CEO Natalia Brzezinski shares her Stockholm favourites

Stockholm Symposium CEO Natalia Brzezinski shares her Stockholm favourites

What makes Stockholm the creative capital of the world – and what are the best places in the city to really experience the creative vibe? Natalia Brzezinski shares her insights.

 
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Eight out of ten new jobs in Sweden go to immigrants

Eight out of ten new jobs in Sweden go to immigrants

Unemployment is falling among foreign-born people in Sweden, as well as the population on the whole.

What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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Children at Sweden's gender-neutral preschools more likely to play with both boys and girls: study

Children at Sweden's gender-neutral preschools more likely to play with both boys and girls: study

Kids are less likely to gender stereotype and more open to socializing with peers of the opposite sex if they attend a gender-neutral preschool, a study shows.

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven slams attacks on police and emergency services: 'Don't touch our heroes'

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven slams attacks on police and emergency services: 'Don't touch our heroes'

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has pledged to step up the fight against drug gangs in vulnerable areas in Sweden.

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Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws

Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws

Proposed new legislation would toughen penalties for terrorists and those supporting terror organizations.

 

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