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The ten weirdest taboos you must never break in Sweden
Don't. Just... don't.
Six totally Swedish things that actually aren't
Ikea, Volvo and meatballs. What could be more Swedish than that? Quite a lot, it turns out. The Local investigates six super 'Swedish' things that actually came from abroad.
Seven Swedish habits you get without trying
There are plenty of Nordic traits that might first seem unusual, but can quickly become part of everyday life if you move to Sweden.
Five reasons northern Sweden is actually amazing in summer
It's not just all reindeer and snow up north.
Eight things to love about renting in Sweden
Seven tips for making firm friends in Sweden
Sweden was last year named the worst place in the world for expats looking to make friends. But it is possible to find lasting friendships in the frozen north.
Fend off the bad weather with a Swedish beetroot salad
Rain, rain, go away.
Swedish summer strawberries with elderflower parfait
Simple to make, delicious to taste. Here's our favourite summer dessert recipe.
The Swedish strawberry drink that's perfect for summer
The sun's out! Here's our favourite refreshing Swedish drink.
Nine startling ways Sweden's capital will steal your heart
It's easy to fall in love with Stockholm's architecture, parks and sense of style. But there are so many more reasons to be passionate about the stunning city.
Five great ways to celebrate Walpurgis in Sweden
This Saturday Swedes will light bonfires to celebrate Walpurgis Night. The Local brings you the five best events this weekend, alongside our regular interactive listings.
Seven brilliant historical snaps of Sweden's king at 70
King Carl XVI Gustaf turns 70 this Saturday. We mark the occasion with a look back at some of the monarch's best birthdays. Expect owls, horses, and very young firemen.
'Why all of Sweden needs to fight extremism'
Sweden's national coordinator against violent extremism, Mona Sahlin, argues that all parts of Sweden must join the fight against terror.
'Refugees must be taught the Swedish way of doing things'
Sweden should be proud of the way it has dealt with the refugee crisis but the hard work has only just begun, argues columnist Paul Connolly.
Eight amazing Swedish spring hits for your April playlist
A sparkling selection of Sweden's best tunes this month from The Local's music guru Paul Connolly.
Nine bizarre Swedish eating habits that confuse foreigners
Way more than meatballs.
Four Swedish spring markets for foodies and shoppers
The best spots to bag a bargain or a tasty snack in Sweden this week.
Sweden flies flag for gay rights with new stamp
The Pride rainbow flag will be popping through letter boxes around the world from May 4th.
Happy Birthday! Sweden's Ikea founder turns ninety
One of Sweden's biggest business icons Ingvar Kamprad has turned 90. Here's a look at some of the secrets of his success.
'Sweden's a fantastic tourist spot so we must promote it'
Sweden must do more to sell itself as a leading tourism destination, argues Business and Innovation Minister Mikael Damberg.
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French court rejects damages over 1994 Stockholm-Tallinn ferry disaster
Taliban allows Swedish charity clinics to re-open in Afghanistan
The ultimate guide to exploring Stockholm's archipelago islands
Sweden has EU's second highest rate of drugs-related deaths
Swedish police want to introduce facial recognition technology to fight crime
ASAP Rocky assault allegations: What happens now?
What you need to know about public transport disruption in Stockholm this summer
Swedish word of the day: hemester
Volvo hits record sales, but trade war dents profits
Sweden's Disgusting Food Museum gets a permanent home