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  • language tests for new Swedes
    Society

    The Swedish government has launched an inquiry that will propose legislation to make Swedish language skills compulsory for citizenship. Unlike many of its European neighbours, Sweden currently has no language or civics tests for people applying for citizenship. Instead, they need to have lived in Sweden legally for a certain length of time and shown good behaviour, which means that a criminal record or unpaid debts can affect applications.

  • Christmas City Gothenburg
    Lifestyle

    By mid-November, central Gothenburg transforms into the Christmas City, mixing a warm sense of tradition with contemporary Swedish design. This winter is Gothenburg’s 16th Christmas city event, full of beautiful Christmas lights and modern, as well as traditional, Christmas markets. The city has many fun things to do in the running up to Christmas.

  • Stockholm Open 2019 Denis Shapovalov win
    Sport

    First final, first tournament victory for Denis Shapovalov. After finally breaking through in an ATP Tour semifinal on Saturday, Shapovalov punctuated his dominant run at the 2019 Stockholm Open by defeating world No. 60 Filip Krajinovic 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday and claiming the first championship of his young career.

  • Golf European Tour Sweden 2019
    Sport

    Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam will host a new tournament in Sweden next year with men and women facing off on the same course for a single trophy and prize fund, organisers announced on Monday. The Jun 11-14, 2020 Scandinavian Mixed, co-sanctioned by the European Tour and Ladies European Tour, will see 78 men and 78 women compete for a share of the €1.5 million (US$1.66 million) on offer at Stockholm’s Bro Hof Slott Golf Club.

  • Interview with a French expat Héloïse in Sweden
    Opinions

    Today’s interview is with Héloïse, a French expat who is living in Sweden. I am Héloïse, 23 years old and originally from Saint-Malo, a beautiful city on the North-West coast of France. I moved to Sweden about 3 years ago and I am now living in Stockholm.

  • Uncategorized

    Henrick Olsson reportedly called police himself after being attacked by a gunman at his apartment in Stockholm.

  • Society

    The mountain peak known to Swedes as their country’s highest can no longer lay claim to the title due to global heating, scientists have confirmed, as the glacier at its summit shrinks amid soaring Arctic temperatures.

  • Stockholm Tech week India investors start-ups
    Business

    Top investors, startups, journalists and influencers from India are coming to Stockholm to attend the Stockholm Tech Week in September. They are all coming on the Delhi-Stockholm startup flight. Their mission? To establish in Stockholm, invest in Swedish innovations and be inspired by the Nordic tech scene.

  • Interview with an American expat Adrianne George in Sweden
    Opinions

    Today’s interview is with Adrianne George, an American expat who is living in Sweden. We’ve had the chance to talk to Adrianne George, 40+, an American Swedish expat who has moved to Sweden with her family. Mrs. George who has been living there for seven years now works as a blogger.

  • Gothenburg port
    Uncategorized

    The machine, an imposing white and blue box, has been placed by a barrier at the arrival area for trucks and passenger ferries. Drivers selected at random will have to submit to the test.

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