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  • 'Coming to Sweden it felt like we were on holiday, every day'

    MY SWEDISH CAREER: When seasoned expat and London native Sunil Ramkali came to Sweden in 2003, it was far from the first foreign country in which he had put down roots. But it has proved to be the country that has felt the most like a home away from home.

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  • #MySweden: Many Swedes don't know this area exists

    Every week a new reader takes over The Local’s Instagram to show us their Sweden. Today, David Hurtado Gomez from Colombia shows us one of Stockholm’s hidden gems.

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  • Award-winning Australian coffee entrepreneur told to leave Sweden

    Australian coffee entrepreneur Steve Moloney has three times been named Sweden’s best barista and has set up a successful business in his six years in the country. But now he has been told he may have to leave Sweden by the Migration Agency.

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  • Hungary family plan 'reeks of 1930s': Swedish minister

    Hungary summoned Sweden’s ambassador to the foreign ministry after a Swedish minister said that Budapest’s new family policies “reeked of the 1930s”, Hungarian media reported on Saturday.

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  • Hurricane-force winds batter northern Sweden

    Hurricane-strength winds hit the Stora Sjöfallet national park in northern Sweden over the weekend, but mountain rescuers were still called out to save hikers who tried to defy the harsh conditions.

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  • MAP: Where do all the Brits live in Sweden?

    Sweden is home to 27,685 British citizens, according to statistics shared with The Local. Brits are spread unevenly across the country, so here’s a look at how many British citizens are in Sweden, municipality by municipality.

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  • Off-piste: Brits in remote Swedish areas wary of Brexit path ahead

    From Jokkmokk in the Arctic Circle to isolated forests on the edges of villages, plenty of Brits have opted for the quiet life in Sweden, settling in isolated areas away from the country’s largest cities. While Brexit is a worry for some of these British citizens, it has also been an opportunity to exploit for some of the country’s most remote regions.

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  • Spring is here in southern Sweden

    Spring has almost certainly sprung as southern Sweden enjoys “out-of-the-ordinary” temperatures of up to 13C.

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  • Sweden's Left leader calls for Swexit policy to be shelved

    The leader of Sweden’s Left party is pushing for it to shelve a long-standing call for Sweden to leave the European Union, in the latest example of European parties backing away in the face of the UK’s Brexit turmoil.

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  • Swedish word of the day: puss

    Today’s chosen Swedish word is useful for romantic chat – and if you’re familiar with English slang, it probably means something very different than you think.

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  • Swedish word of the day: sportlov

    For most Swedish schoolchildren, February (or the beginning of March) is synonymous with sportlov, or the annual sports vacation. The vacation was initially created during World War Two as a response to Sweden’s energy crisis.

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  • Terror expert warns Sweden against repatriating Syria jihadists

    A Swedish terror expert on Monday warned Sweden against heeding US President Donald Trump’s call to repatriate Swedish Isis fighters captured in Syria, saying the jihadists – along with their wives and children – could pose significant security threats to the Nordic country in decades to come.

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  • Three men held for Malmö cycle shooting

    Three men have been detained in Malmö for involvement in last September’s so-called ‘cycle shooting’ in the suburb of Fosie.

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  • WATCH: Could Indo-Nordic food be the next big fusion trend?

    In India, Indian-Chinese and Indian-Italian food is a rage. However Indian and Scandinavian food have not yet found common ground. How can these two flavours be combined to create a new palate of Indo-Nordic cuisine?

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