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Reverse culture shock: the troubles of leaving Sweden
Does it get more Swedish than this? Photo: Emelie Asplund/imagebank.sweden.se

Why is that stranger talking to me in the elevator?!

The Local List
Ten reasons why it's awesome being knocked up in Sweden
Being pregnant in Sweden can be pretty great. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

US writer Lisa Ferland shares her top reasons why she thinks Sweden is wonderful for expecting mums.

The Local Recipe
Welcome in the autumn with this Swedish tiger cake
Tiger cake and coffee, the perfect combination. Photo: John Duxbury/Swedish Food

Fika: the best part of the day. Make this tiger cake and you'll keep everyone very happy.

Homes
In pictures: Gorgeous summer home and bakery in Halland
Sara and Ante Wennerström. Photo: Matilda Alehke Gunnarsson

Houzz.se's Matilda Alehke Gunnarsson visits this turn-of-the-century home and bakery in southern Swedish region Halland.

Opinion
'It's not that I'm good, it's that your husband is bad'
Stefan Lagergren with his daughter Alice. Photo: Angelica Lagergren

This Swedish blogger has a message for dads who aren't pulling their weight with the kids.

The Local Recipes
How to make this weird but delicious cheese snack
Who can say no to cheese? Photo: John Duxbury/Swedish Food

Cheese marinated in brandy with vanilla. Food writer John Duxbury shares his recipe with The Local.

Homes
In pictures: Stockholm office turned into mini apartment
The apartment. Photo: Fredric Boukari Photography

Decorator Tommy Doverdalen tells Houzz.se's Amanda Strömberg about how he turned a small office into a stylish apartment in Stockholm.

Swedish fashion brand scraps plus-size range
A promotional shot from Lindex’s autumn/winter campaign. Photo: Lindex

Lindex will do away with its plus-size range from September and instead make all of its standard lines available in larger sizes.

In pictures
Spectacular photos show stunning Sweden at night
Sweden's west coast. Photo: Andreas Joakimson

Fall in love with Sweden all over again through these incredible photos.

Royals
In pictures: Sweden's Prince Alexander's royal christening
Prince Alexander of Sweden. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

All the best and cutest pictures from Prince Alexander's big day.

Royal baptism day for Sweden's Prince Alexander
Prince Alexander pictured with his parents in church. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

UPDATED: It has been a busy summer of royal baptisms in Sweden, and on Friday it was Prince Alexander's turn.

How to make your own Swedish pheasant burgers
Pheasant burgers are a new twist on an old Swedish classic, the veal burger. Photo: John Duxbury/Swedish Food

The Swedish recipe for veal burgers dates back to 1879. Using pheasant gives them a unique gamey flavour.

Interview
Don't let size fool you! Meet Sweden's tiniest firefighter
Louise Carlsson, part-time firefighter. Photo: Private

Part-time firefighter Louise Carlsson, who stands at 148cm (or 4ft 10in), tells The Local she hopes her story will help break down barriers.

Homes
In pictures: Ten of the most inspiring Swedish homes
Imagine living in a former church. Photo: Nadja Endler

There are many great homes in Sweden. Amanda Strömberg at Houzz.se lists ten of the most amazing ones.

Computer nerd wins Sweden's best beard
Jonas Bergkvist posing with his VIP pass ahead of the competition. Photo: Jonas Bergkvist/Instagram

Jonas Bergkvist, from Växjö, won both "best in show" and "best natural beard" at the Swedish Beard and Moustache competition 2016, held at Stockholm's Tele2Arena.

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