In Pictures: The Local's Property of the Week
Published: 06 May 2014 10:24 GMT+02:00
A four-bedroom house perched on the Baggensfjärden strait offers prospective new owners unbeatable views, with Stockholm just around the corner.
The family home in Stockholm's fashionable archipelago suburb Gustafsvik offers a huge kitchen, a generous fireplace on the ground floor, and bedrooms tucked in under the eaves. On the market at an asking price of 14.5 million kronor ($2.2 million).
IN PICTURES: Property of the week in Gustafsvik, Nacka municipality
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Jesper Lysell with his new tank. Photo: Private
You’ve got $50,000 to blow on “something extravagant”. Do you buy a low-end sports car? Not if you live in southern Norrland, you don’t. You buy a tank.
A typical drive in Luleå on Friday. Photo: Facebook
Large swathes of northern and eastern Sweden were preparing for a further dump of snow on Sunday, with the country’s national forecaster warning that as much as 30cm could drop on parts of the country.
Aerobic snow-shovelling on Saturday morning: Crossfit Holistics webpage
A gym in northern Sweden has turned this week’s monster snowfall into “the perfect workout”, sending its members out for an hour on Saturday to shovel snow around the city for free.
The Pirate Bay's homepage on Saturday. Photo: Screen grab
Sweden’s seeming unquashable file-sharing site The Pirate Bay is back online, seven weeks after police seized servers hosted at a data centre in a nuclear-proof bunker deep in a mountain outside Stockholm.
The banner erected by the Roma at Sorgenfri Folketshus. Photo: Solidarity with EU migrants
A group of Roma immigrants have complained of “torture” and “terrorism” after security guards at a Malmö night café for homeless people refused to let them sleep on the premises.
US Secretary of State meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Amman, Jordan, in November 2014. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/TT
Israel’s ambassador has sharply criticised Sweden for inviting President Mahmoud Abbas to Stockholm next month, citing it as further evidence of the “energetic pro-Palestinian line” the country’s government has taken since coming to power after September's election.
Roma migrants who have swapped the streets for an art gallery. Photo: Albin Balthasar
Two Roma beggars have been paid to take part in a controversial art installation that has seen them sitting and standing in silence with a paper cup in front of them in a Malmö art gallery.
An SAS plane taking off from Sweden. Photo: TT
From this summer, Swedes may be be able to leave their passports at home when travelling to the UK and other non-Schengen countries within the EU.
A sign warns about falling snow and ice in Stockholm. Photo: TT
UPDATED: Heavy snowfall has caused major traffic problems in parts of western and southern Sweden, with further bad weather set to sweep across the country this weekend.
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The city of Stockholm. Photo: Björn Olin/Folio/imagebank.sweden.se
Stockholm’s business community gathered on Friday to discuss the future of the city’s labour market. While housing and education were mentioned, it was another theme that reigned supreme.