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What Sweden means to you in just one Tweet
Published: 20 Aug 2014 09:36 GMT+02:00
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Stockholm police have launched an investigation after reports that shots were fired at an EU migrant camp in the south of the city on Saturday.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven used his Christmas speech on Saturday to launch his idea of the "Swedish Promise", an equivalent to the more familiar "American Dream".
Princess Estelle pictured in her 2014 Christmas jumper. Photo: Kate Gabor/royalcourt.se
Video: Sweden's little Princess Estelle has got into the spirit of Christmas by recording a special message together with her parents.
BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg suffers a linguistic let-down at The White House in 2010. File photo: TT
Swedes enjoy a high level of self-confidence with regard to their English abilities, a new survey has shown, although one expert has questioned whether this belief is misplaced.
Two powerful Swedish lobby groups have turned to the European Commission to try and get a complete ban on alcohol advertising on television, after it emerged some channels were dodging the ban by being registered abroad.
Markus Persson created hit game Minecraft. Photo: TT
UPDATED: Swedish billionaire Markus Persson is reported to have outbid the likes of Jay-Z and Beyonce with his half billion kronor offer ($70 million) for a 2,000-square-metre Beverly Hills mansion.
Accelerated for Ice Music
A scene from a 2014 Ice Music concert in Luleå. Photo: Graeme Richardson/Swedish Lapland
The world's "coolest concert" is set for a Texas twist in 2015 when Luleå's innovative Ice Music welcomes American musical talent from Austin, home of the South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival.
Princess Madeleine at the previous Nobel banquet. Photo: TT
UPDATED: Sweden's Royal Court has announced that Princess Madeleine is pregnant with the second child of her financier husband Chris O'Neill.
Tom says he is a big fan of the food. Photo: The Local
What's the best thing about Christmas in Sweden? The worst? And perhaps most importantly, the tastiest? The Local's Paul O'Mahony hits the Old Town's Christmas market as the first snow of the season falls to find out more.