Two staff (nationality unknown) in Oslo’s Kaffebrenneriet café. Photo: Kaffebrenneriet From: The Local’ Norway Young Norwegians are so spoiled that most no longer consider jobs in cafés or restaurants now staffed largely by Swedes, the head of Norway’s national business lobby group has complained. “We have started to see it as quite natural that there … More Norway youth now ‘too lazy’ to take Swedes’ café jobs: lobby group
Vanitha Durai explains how she managed to get Indian women in Gothenburg to form a strong online community. MY SWEDISH CAREER: The Local speaks with Vanitha Durai, an Indian Volvo Cars worker in Gothenburg who started a popular community for Indian women in Gothenburg. From: The Local Sweden So what do you do when … More How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman
Justus and Emma A layover at Qatar airport brought this Swedish-Kenyan couple together – now they’re heading for marriage Closeness, selflessness, and pleasure; falling in love is a strange but wonderful human experience. It is a state of intimacy that we relish living, but due to its abstract nature we rarely pay attention to it. … More They found love during a layover
Recently voted “Best experience in Sweden” at the TRIP Global award, the Swedish Ice Hotel is still a hot destination among travellers around the world. Contributor Malin Nyberg jumped on a plane to Kiruna to see what all the fuss is about. By:Malin Nyberg/The Local “Can you get frostbite from -7? Would it be romantic to be here … More Sweden’s Ice Hotel offers a chillin’ good time
Three adults and 19 children under the age of five were told to leave a bus in southern Sweden and were forced to walk 2.5 miles when the driver complained that the school’s collective ticket was ($4.60) short. With the exception of two children who were one-year-olds and in push chairs, all of the young Malmö passengers … More Sweden: Get off! Bus driver kicks off 19 pre-school kids
After applauding a woman at a dinner party for importing her husband, love columnist Emilia Millicent faced a social fallout that confused her dearly. Why are binational marriages such an issue in Sweden? Last year, I had the scary fortune of spending an entire weekend with women I did not know. Our mutual friend was … More Isn’t it time to start Importing Husbands ?
Every fifth Thai massage parlour in Malmö, southern Sweden, accepts requests for sexual gratification at the end of a session, a Swedish newspaper reported on Thursday. The news comes following the Sydsvenskan newspaper‘s probe into illegal prostitution among the Thai massage parlours in Malmö, Sweden‘s third largest city. Local police receive “several tip-offs a week” but do not … More One in five Thai parlours in Sweden offers ‘happy ending’