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Weather: big freeze continues across Sweden

Weather: big freeze continues across Sweden

Temperatures were set to stay below freezing in most of Sweden on Wednesday.

PODCAST: How to bring a gender equality policy to life

PODCAST: How to bring a gender equality policy to life

The Local’s Sophie Miskiw speaks with Johanna Lundin, CEO and founder of Equalate, a Stockholm-based consultancy service dedicated to developing equality, diversity and inclusion within organisations.

 
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Who's who in Sweden's new government?
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Who's who in Sweden's new government?

There are some new faces as well as experienced ministers taking on new roles.

ESCP Europe’s hands-on business degree opens international doors

ESCP Europe’s hands-on business degree opens international doors

Business internships are more than just a practical way for business students to gain workplace skills and experience. They’re highly valued by future employers too, as recent graduates of prestigious business school ESCP Europe’s Bachelor in Management (BSc) programme are finding out.

 
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Don't panic! How to find student housing in Sweden
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Don't panic! How to find student housing in Sweden

Help, I'm starting university in Sweden but I don't have a place to live! Read these top tips.

Get real-world experience while you study at EU Business School

Get real-world experience while you study at EU Business School

Having relevant work experience is essential for your CV but how do you acquire it, especially when you are a student? Simple: by learning by doing as is the norm for students at EU Business School. The Local caught up with one recent graduate who has reaped the benefits of an international education at EU Business School.

 
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BLOG: Stefan Löfven set to be Swedish PM again after Left Party gives go-ahead

BLOG: Stefan Löfven set to be Swedish PM again after Left Party gives go-ahead

Sweden's Left Party has cleared the way for Stefan Löfven, ending four months of political deadlock.

#MySweden: 'In the morning you could go for a run along the beach'

#MySweden: 'In the morning you could go for a run along the beach'

Every week one of The Local's readers takes over our Instagram account. Today Zubair Ahmed from Pakistan shows us his Jönköping.

10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019

10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019

Whether you’re interested in history, sports, food, art, doing business or learning something new, the Maltese Islands should be your next port of call – and this is why.

 
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Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago

Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago

The remains of what is believed to be a person who died in the 17th century have been found in a building in Kalmar.

Why 2019 is a great year to live abroad

Why 2019 is a great year to live abroad

Around 50 million people live outside their native countries, enticed by the many benefits of expatriation. Such an upheaval isn’t without its challenges but as we approach 2019, an expat survey* suggests there’s never been a better time to live abroad.

 
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Sweden reaches lowest unemployment rate in a decade

Sweden reaches lowest unemployment rate in a decade

Sweden’s unemployment rate has reached its lowest figure in ten years, data from the Public Employment Service shows.

Snoop Dogg just invested in Klarna, ya dig?

Snoop Dogg just invested in Klarna, ya dig?

Swedish fintech giant Klarna got an unlikely minority owner on Thursday in the form of American rapper Snoop Dogg, who will also front the company's marketing campaign.

Swedish word of the day: äntligen

Swedish word of the day: äntligen

Today's chosen Swedish word means 'finally', but language-learners should be careful about when they use it.

Malmö sees lowest crime stats in 17 years: new figures

Malmö sees lowest crime stats in 17 years: new figures

With recent high-profile shootings, you'd think Malmö was in the middle of a crime wave. But according to preliminary official statistics, 2018 saw the lowest number of crimes reported in the city in 17 years.

Sweden's national bank warns of e-currency scam

Sweden's national bank warns of e-currency scam

False information about digital currency is being circulated online in Sweden.

Facing the January blues as an immigrant family in Sweden
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Facing the January blues as an immigrant family in Sweden

The January blues may exist all around the world, but they hit particularly hard in Sweden, especially for those who live here far from friends and family, writes Victoria Martínez.

Where to next? Join The Local’s new travel group on Facebook

Where to next? Join The Local’s new travel group on Facebook

The Local has launched a new travel-focussed Facebook group and we’d love you to share your insights. You’ll also be in with a chance to win flight vouchers.

What getting deported from Sweden (twice) taught me about life and business

What getting deported from Sweden (twice) taught me about life and business

Farzad Ban's life in Sweden has been a series of highs and lows. Despite growing up in the Nordic country and building two successful businesses, he is now being deported – for the second time. Here's what the process has taught him.

How spices have connected Sweden and India since the Viking Age

How spices have connected Sweden and India since the Viking Age

When it comes to appreciation of cinnamon, cardamom and clove, Sweden and India have a lot in common.

Eight comforting Swedish Christmas recipes

Eight comforting Swedish Christmas recipes

In Sweden, a big part of Christmas is eating, drinking and merriment, so to help you prepare, The Local has collected eight traditional and popular dishes that are guaranteed to get you into the Swedish Christmas spirit.

Ten historic pictures that show life in Sweden in the early 1900s

Ten historic pictures that show life in Sweden in the early 1900s

From a mixed-gender swimming pool to strikes and demonstrations – Sweden was a country transforming into a more modern society in the beginning of the 20th century. Here are ten pictures that show what that looked like.

These were the most expensive properties sold in Sweden in 2018

These were the most expensive properties sold in Sweden in 2018

The most expensive property sale in Sweden last year took place in the Stockholm archipelago municipality of Ekerö, a new list reveals.

English-speakers will soon be able to donate blood in Stockholm

English-speakers will soon be able to donate blood in Stockholm

For the first time, people who speak English but not Swedish will be able to donate blood at a Stockholm clinic from the middle of January onwards.

The difference between sambo and marriage in Sweden
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The difference between sambo and marriage in Sweden

In Sweden, there are several different classifications of relationships, which each give the partners a different legal status and rights. Here's what you need to know about what it means to be a sambo in Sweden.

Europe

Spanish Word of the Day: Aburrido

Spanish Word of the Day: Aburrido

Do you know all the uses of this very handy Spanish adjective?

 

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