So when is a fika a fika… and when is it a date?

So when is a fika a fika… and when is it a date?

Sweden can be a confusing place for dating, so here's The Locals guide to get you through the minefield.

Divorce filings spike in Sweden during pandemic

Divorce filings spike in Sweden during pandemic

What they don’t tell you about moving to Sweden for love
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What they don’t tell you about moving to Sweden for love

What happens when you move across the world for love, then break up?
FOR MEMBERS

What happens when you move across the world for love, then break up?

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

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

The Swedish towns where couples stay married

The Swedish towns where couples stay married

A layover at Qatar airport brought this Swedish-Kenyan couple together – now they’re heading for marriage

A layover at Qatar airport brought this Swedish-Kenyan couple together – now they’re heading for marriage

Five reasons to date a Swede (and five reasons not to)

Five reasons to date a Swede (and five reasons not to)

Five fab Valentine’s ideas whether you’re dating or not

Five fab Valentine’s ideas whether you’re dating or not

‘Sweden is a paradise but we’ve lost human values’

‘Sweden is a paradise but we’ve lost human values’

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Swede warms hearts with flashmob movie proposal

Lovesick Swiss tourist hunts for mystery Swede

Lovesick Swiss tourist hunts for mystery Swede

Mystery plants bloom into marriage proposal

Mystery plants bloom into marriage proposal

Eight surprising Swedish celebrity sweethearts

Eight surprising Swedish celebrity sweethearts

How to never be single again in Sweden

How to never be single again in Sweden

Ten unique words you need to date in Sweden

Ten unique words you need to date in Sweden

Five rules for dating in Sweden

Five rules for dating in Sweden

Valentine’s thieves surprise Malmö lovers

Valentine’s thieves surprise Malmö lovers

The Local launches new expat dating service

The Local launches new expat dating service

Nils, 87, warms Swedish hearts on Valentine’s Day

Nils, 87, warms Swedish hearts on Valentine’s Day

Ten tips to snagging a Swede for Valentine’s

Ten tips to snagging a Swede for Valentine’s

Top ten expats types in Sweden: Which are you?

Top ten expats types in Sweden: Which are you?

Five reasons to date a Swede (and five not to)

Five reasons to date a Swede (and five not to)

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Swedish teen hits gold with love tweets to PM

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Swedish women ‘are British men’s favourites’

Princess Madeleine most desirable Swedish Valentine

Princess Madeleine most desirable Swedish Valentine

No Valentine’s roses for Stockholm school children

No Valentine’s roses for Stockholm school children

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Swedish women favour older men

Internet dating goes to the movies

Internet dating goes to the movies

Swedes help find genetic link to men’s relationship problems

Swedes help find genetic link to men’s relationship problems

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A marriage made in Sweden and America

Forest fire caused by spurned teen’s anguish

Forest fire caused by spurned teen’s anguish

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Swedes tight-fisted in quest for love

Are you a love refugee?

Are you a love refugee?

Dating in Sweden: sex, booze and mobile phones

Dating in Sweden: sex, booze and mobile phones

More Swedes seeking love online in tough economic times

More Swedes seeking love online in tough economic times

Couples lock lips in Malmö make-out fest

Couples lock lips in Malmö make-out fest

First dates in Sweden: sabotaged by social welfare

First dates in Sweden: sabotaged by social welfare

Swedish men make the best husbands: study

Swedish men make the best husbands: study

Less trouble and strife: Swedes and the single life

Less trouble and strife: Swedes and the single life

Seduction on the streets of Stockholm

Seduction on the streets of Stockholm

Dating site singles out Swedes as world’s most beautiful men

Dating site singles out Swedes as world’s most beautiful men

Swedish papers say no to ‘lesbian love’ advert

Swedish papers say no to ‘lesbian love’ advert

Single Swedes finding love on the internet

Single Swedes finding love on the internet

Dating site singles out Swedish prince as ‘most beautiful’ royal

Dating site singles out Swedish prince as ‘most beautiful’ royal

New book helps Swedish parents talk about sex

New book helps Swedish parents talk about sex

150-year-old love letter found in Swedish field

150-year-old love letter found in Swedish field

Sweden’s seven ‘sexiest’ places explored

Sweden’s seven ‘sexiest’ places explored

For the love of a Swede

For the love of a Swede

‘Moving to Sweden doesn’t mean winning the romance lottery’

‘Moving to Sweden doesn’t mean winning the romance lottery’

Swedish woman slams ‘restrictive’ dating site

Swedish woman slams ‘restrictive’ dating site

Lazy guys and hairy girls spur Swedish love-rats

Lazy guys and hairy girls spur Swedish love-rats

‘I will never cut corners romantically, ever’

‘I will never cut corners romantically, ever’

‘Why taking a lover won’t give you love’

‘Why taking a lover won’t give you love’

‘Net dating makes me wonder if I’d date myself’

‘Net dating makes me wonder if I’d date myself’

US men date 60 Swedish women in new TV show

US men date 60 Swedish women in new TV show

‘Cyber stalking is now socially acceptable’

‘Cyber stalking is now socially acceptable’

The ultimate love test is a bloody affair

The ultimate love test is a bloody affair

Top ten: Sweden’s all-time hottest men

Top ten: Sweden’s all-time hottest men

Top ten tips for planning a Swedish wedding

Top ten tips for planning a Swedish wedding

‘If only I had said no to bridesmaid slavery’

‘If only I had said no to bridesmaid slavery’

Are Swedish women sexual predators?

Are Swedish women sexual predators?

High-season for Swedish divorces draws near

High-season for Swedish divorces draws near

Swedish word of the day: kärlek

Swedish word of the day: kärlek