‘Sweden ticks all the boxes – except for one’
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‘Sweden ticks all the boxes – except for one’

Ex-Londoner Paul Connolly loves living in northern Sweden. Really, he does. If only the local delicacies didn't taste of asbestos and insulation – and that's BEFORE you even get to the fermented herring.

‘The hardest thing about living in northern Sweden is not what you think’

‘The hardest thing about living in northern Sweden is not what you think’

‘In northern Sweden we lock our door to shut out the friendly people’
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‘In northern Sweden we lock our door to shut out the friendly people’

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’

‘We had forgotten how lucky we are to live in Sweden… until we went abroad’

‘We had forgotten how lucky we are to live in Sweden… until we went abroad’

‘The tech sector should lead the move away from cities’

‘The tech sector should lead the move away from cities’

‘Moving to northern Sweden was the best thing we’ve done’

‘Moving to northern Sweden was the best thing we’ve done’

The Local’s top Swedish songs for September

The Local’s top Swedish songs for September

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

Ten awkward mistakes you must avoid at a Swedish summer party

Ten awkward mistakes you must avoid at a Swedish summer party

Five events to get you dancing this week

Five events to get you dancing this week

‘How Zumba gave me a real life in Sweden’

‘How Zumba gave me a real life in Sweden’

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month:June

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month:June

Sweden reveals star’s Eurovision backing choir

Sweden reveals star’s Eurovision backing choir

The Local’s top Swedish songs of  the month: April

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month: April

Emmylou Harris wins Sweden’s top music prize

Emmylou Harris wins Sweden’s top music prize

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

What’s on in Sweden: March 5th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: March 5th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: February 19th – 26th

What’s on in Sweden: February 19th – 26th

What’s on in Sweden: February 13th – 19th

What’s on in Sweden: February 13th – 19th

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

What’s on in Sweden: February 5th – 12th

What’s on in Sweden: February 5th – 12th

What’s on in Sweden: January 23rd – 30th

What’s on in Sweden: January 23rd – 30th

The Local’s top Swedish music acts for 2015

The Local’s top Swedish music acts for 2015

What’s on in Sweden: January 15th – 22nd

What’s on in Sweden: January 15th – 22nd

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

Sweden’s ‘exhausted’ Lykke Li cancels tour

Sweden’s ‘exhausted’ Lykke Li cancels tour

The Local’s top ten Swedish songs of 2014

The Local’s top ten Swedish songs of 2014

How I used fake sun to beat the winter blues

How I used fake sun to beat the winter blues

Top Swedish songs of the month: December

Top Swedish songs of the month: December

Why I’ll always prefer northern Sweden

Why I’ll always prefer northern Sweden

Top Seven Swedish songs of the month

Top Seven Swedish songs of the month

The five best Swedish songs of the month

The five best Swedish songs of the month

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Five differences between the UK and Sweden

How I tackled northern Sweden’s savage insects

How I tackled northern Sweden’s savage insects

Album of the month: First Aid Kit’s Stay Gold

Album of the month: First Aid Kit’s Stay Gold

Max Martin: Sweden’s biggest pop export since Abba

Max Martin: Sweden’s biggest pop export since Abba

Why Swedish women rule planet pop

Why Swedish women rule planet pop

Five things I love about northern Sweden

Five things I love about northern Sweden

Swedes need to ditch their Abba obsession

Swedes need to ditch their Abba obsession

Why I loathe food shopping in Sweden

Why I loathe food shopping in Sweden

Elk hunting in Sweden: one Englishman’s tale

Elk hunting in Sweden: one Englishman’s tale

Immigrants call the tunes on Swedish music scene

Immigrants call the tunes on Swedish music scene

Five things I hate about Swedes – explained

Five things I hate about Swedes – explained

Why Swedish pop is the best in the world

Why Swedish pop is the best in the world

Warm apple pie and a slice of Swedish paradise

Warm apple pie and a slice of Swedish paradise

‘Are they devil-worshippers looking for their next sacrifice?’

‘Are they devil-worshippers looking for their next sacrifice?’

‘Northern Swedes need to know you before they’ll drink with you’

‘Northern Swedes need to know you before they’ll drink with you’

‘If they have bad news, they’d rather not tell you’

‘If they have bad news, they’d rather not tell you’

The best (and worst) Swedish music of 2012

The best (and worst) Swedish music of 2012

Five Swedish bands to look out for in 2013

Five Swedish bands to look out for in 2013

‘We dug up enough snow to build a competitor to the Ice Hotel’

‘We dug up enough snow to build a competitor to the Ice Hotel’

‘The kids should have alerted me to the horror’

‘The kids should have alerted me to the horror’

Embracing Sweden’s ‘ridiculous’ sports

Embracing Sweden’s ‘ridiculous’ sports

Sweden’s own ‘Adele’: I didn’t like my own voice

Sweden’s own ‘Adele’: I didn’t like my own voice

‘I love it when Swedish stereotypes fall apart’

‘I love it when Swedish stereotypes fall apart’

Why Sweden has Abba to thank for the music

Why Sweden has Abba to thank for the music

Driving in Sweden: Elk, reindeer, and road rage

Driving in Sweden: Elk, reindeer, and road rage

‘Swedes don’t generally have great music taste’

‘Swedes don’t generally have great music taste’

Swedish health-care staff actually care about us

Swedish health-care staff actually care about us

Sweden’s answer to Rihanna: A pop nutter

Sweden’s answer to Rihanna: A pop nutter

‘This is the smell of death and I’m expected to eat it’

‘This is the smell of death and I’m expected to eat it’