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Swedish Design Odyssey: the best destinations from north to south

Swedish design: It's beautiful. It's unconventional. And it's everywhere. The Local takes you on a roadtrip through nine of the best design destinations, from north to south - you've got to see it to believe it.

 
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Um, about that Nobel Prize... No word from Bob Dylan ahead of Sweden gigs

Bob Dylan is coming to Sweden this weekend, but will he use the opportunity to collect his Nobel Prize?

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How Stockholm University helps shape Europe's startup hub

With more tech ‘unicorn' companies per capita than any other city other than Silicon Valley, it's safe to say Stockholm is one of Europe's most important tech hubs.

 
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'What I love about Sweden is they say things straight, which isn't the case in many other countries'

The Local speaks to Francois Mauraisin, who organizes international markets on squares across Sweden.

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What's the secret to taking a Stockholm startup global?

The Local talks to one entrepreneur about how flexibility equals success.

 
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Swedish health watchdog criticizes doctor over woman's toilet birth

Sweden's health watchdog has criticized a doctor after a pregnant woman was sent home and gave birth in the toilet moments after being told to take paracetamol.

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How Brexit might affect finances for UK expats in Sweden

Any Britons living in Sweden will probably want to read this.

 
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11 must-have products for expat parents in Sweden

Sunburns and foot warts and lice, oh my! Here are 11 products every expat parent should keep in their medicine cabinet.

 
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Ten ways being an international student in Sweden changes you

And you thought you just came here to study...

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Why everyone should fly Qatar Airways Business Class at least once in their life

One business class to rule them all, and to bring you to new levels of in-air pleasure…even on the longest flight in the world.

 
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Swedish hotel will give you your money back... but only if you get divorced

A Swedish hotel chain is offering all couples a refund – but only if they get divorced within a year of their stay.

Swedish for Programmers: the secret to getting a job

It can be hard to find a job in a foreign country – even if you have skills that are in-demand. The Local spoke with an employer about what they look for – and a few expats who solved the problem.

 
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Recipe: How to make delicious Swedish almondy tosca cake

This classic Swedish almond cake is perfect with coffee. Or just more cake.

What should you do during a terror attack?

The likelihood of ending up in the middle of a terror attack remains low in Sweden. But if the worst should happen, what can you do to boost your chances? The Local asked experts for advice.

'At Malmö University you become part of a global network'

Did you know you can study at Malmö University, no matter where in the world you are? The Local finds out more about the school's 'Glocal classroom' concept and how it brings a top education to your doorstep.

 
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How to help your child adjust to life abroad

Moving abroad can be a big adjustment for anyone - and it's even harder when the move wasn't your choice. So how do you help your children settle in when your family makes the move? One Swedish startup is helping to answer this question.

 
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Eight things to love about renting in Sweden

A housing crisis means that short-term sublets are the norm in major cities and rent regulation rules are frequently flouted. But this week, The Local has decided to look on the bright side of renting an apartment in Sweden.

Stockholm's skyline is about to change dramatically

You're about to see Stockholm like you've never seen it before.

 
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How The Local helped this business school reach smart young global citizens

When a leading European business school wanted to raise awareness of its new pan-European course, The Local delivered.

Why you need a EuroBonus American Express Card

There are a lot of airlines out there – and a plethora of loyalty programmes. They all promise a dozen benefits – but also an awful lot of fine print. How often do you actually understand the system well enough to take advantage of the perks?

 
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OPINION: 'Why is what happened to the Sami in Sweden not common knowledge?'

Internationally acclaimed movie Sami Blood should make Swedes question why Sami oppression in Sweden is not common knowledge, and it's time for that to change, argues Sami Parliament member Oscar Sedholm.

7 reasons you should have international health insurance

Are you covered in your new country? And what happens if there's an emergency?

 
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Islamic Council Norway hires woman in niqab as communications officer

Norwegian Muslim umbrella organisation Islamic Council Norway has been criticised for hiring a woman who wears the full face-covering niqab as a communications officer.

 

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