A voice for newcomers in Sweden
Vitali wants to help newcomers integrate in Sweden.
Why this Russian developer is committed to helping refugees - with tech
The driving force behind 25-year-old Vitali Poluzhnikov's work is simple: “I am a newcomer myself, so I'm trying to help other newcomers," he says.
'Swedish people love it, but they find it quite odd'
Meet the web developer and entrepreneur using traditional Scottish ceilidh dancing to break the ice with Swedes.
Education doesn’t always pay in Sweden: study
Half of Swedish graduates would earn more in their lifetime if they instead started work straight after high school, a new study shows.
Sweden has worst skills gap in global survey
Sweden has overtaken the United States as the country most in need of skilled workers, a recent global survey shows.
'We want people to realize it's okay to think outside the box'
Carolynn Baker and Pearly Teo have opened their own café in Gothenburg, and it's nothing like traditional Swedish fika.
'It's tough. Ericsson has been like a second home'
One in five Ericsson workers in Sweden will have to leave their jobs as a result of cuts announced by the telecoms giant on Tuesday.
Why few migrant women enter Sweden's labour market
Only one in four of Sweden's state-subsidized entry level jobs went to newly-arrived women last year.
'Stockholm has a reputation as a fashion capital'
Meet the two Dutchmen who strayed from their beaten path to launch a new watch brand in Sweden.
'As long as you hook Swedes on the first try, they'll be back'
The Local speaks to a Kiwi expat who took on the tricky world of microbreweries in Stockholm and won.
'Theatre brings you closer than just going for a drink'
Why a Malmö-based German and Brit believe English-language theatre could help connect Swedes and foreigners.
Could immigrants save Sweden's rural towns?
Rural Sweden could have lost up to a third of its working age population by 2030 as more and more people move to the city, according to a new report.
How an Italian brought Sicily to Malmö through ice cream
Blogger Silvia La Rosa tells the story of Francesca Maugeri, founder of Malmö's own authentic Italian ice cream parlour, Dolce Sicilia.
'Sweden is a country that has children at its heart'
Having children can be a daunting experience, even more so in a new country. Meet the Scotswoman helping international parents navigate family life in Sweden.
Volvo on hunt for 400 new engineers in Sweden
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This Brit moved to Sweden and opened his dream café
Shaun Corby tells The Local how following his Swedish wife to Härnösand turned out to be the best move he ever made.
'I found the American dream in Swedish Lapland'
Aurora photographer Chad Blakley from the US tells The Local how the Northern Lights made Sweden his home.
'There's something for everybody in Malmö'
Could authentic fish and chips take off in Malmö and the rest of Sweden? Restaurateur Jonathan Luck tells The Local how he hopes to make it happen.
Fewer foreign graduates stay in Sweden to work
The number of non-EU students pursuing careers in Sweden after they graduate is going down.
'Part of me was Swedish before I was Swedish'
Pilates instructor Janessa Clark from New York tells The Local about how she started up her own studio in Stockholm.
Norwegians told to seek their fortune in Sweden
Unemployed Norwegians are being urged to head for greener pastures in Sweden.
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