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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. READ
Meet the web developer and entrepreneur using traditional Scottish ceilidh dancing to break the ice with Swedes. READ
Half of Swedish graduates would earn more in their lifetime if they instead started work straight after high school, a new study shows. READ
Sweden has overtaken the United States as the country most in need of skilled workers, a recent global survey shows. READ
Carolynn Baker and Pearly Teo have opened their own café in Gothenburg, and it's nothing like traditional Swedish fika. READ
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. READ
Only one in four of Sweden's state-subsidized entry level jobs went to newly-arrived women last year. READ
Meet the two Dutchmen who strayed from their beaten path to launch a new watch brand in Sweden. READ
The Local speaks to a Kiwi expat who took on the tricky world of microbreweries in Stockholm and won. READ
Why a Malmö-based German and Brit believe English-language theatre could help connect Swedes and foreigners. READ
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. READ
Blogger Silvia La Rosa tells the story of Francesca Maugeri, founder of Malmö's own authentic Italian ice cream parlour, Dolce Sicilia. READ
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. READ
Shaun Corby tells The Local how following his Swedish wife to Härnösand turned out to be the best move he ever made. READ
Aurora photographer Chad Blakley from the US tells The Local how the Northern Lights made Sweden his home. READ
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. READ
The number of non-EU students pursuing careers in Sweden after they graduate is going down. READ
Pilates instructor Janessa Clark from New York tells The Local about how she started up her own studio in Stockholm. READ
Unemployed Norwegians are being urged to head for greener pastures in Sweden. READ