What Sweden means to you in just one Tweet
Published: 20 Aug 2014 09:36 GMT+02:00
The Local Sweden has been asking readers to squeeze their view of Sweden into just 140 characters or less. Here's what you came up with up for #SwedeninaTweet.
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Björn Söder is walking away from his role as party secretary. Photo: TT
Sweden's nationalist Sweden Democrats have chosen a new party secretary, with Richard Jomshof set to replace Björn Söder, one of the anti-immigration group's most senior and controversial officials.
Doctors at a hospital in Sweden. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand/Image Bank Sweden
Sweden's coalition government and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL) have promised to work together to cut waiting times for cancer patients across the country, following reports of wide regional differences.
Left wing Greeks celebrating in Athens. Photo: TT
The leader of Sweden's Left party, Jonas Sjöstedt, has told The Local he is "delighted" with the dramatic election win of Greece's anti-austerity party Syriza over the weekend, while Sweden's Finance Minister has raised concerns about how the victory will affect Europe.
My Swedish Career
A snapshot of some of the people in Pantiel's Stockholm subway project. Photos by: Evian Pantiel
What's an American photographer doing snapping photos of people in Stockholm's subway? For this week's My Swedish Career, The Local spoke to Evian Pantiel, the man behind the camera exploring Stockholm's colourful subway lines.
The Port of Gothenburg. Photo: TT
A major oil spill occurred overnight in Gothenburg, with officals still unclear of the source on Monday morning.
The balconies on a new apartment block in Sundbyberg in Stockholm are reflecting light in a way that is dazzling neighbours and forcing them to wear sunglasses.
Research grants to fund the study of controversial interrogation methods at the University of Gothenburg have come from America's Federal Bureau of Investigation, it has emerged.
Vetlanda church. Photo: Karin Thuresson
A Swedish soldier has been buried 70 years after he died fighting with Finland against Soviet troops during World War Two. Remarkably, his sister was still alive to attend the service.
Håkan Andersson's limousine snowplough. Photo: Haga Limo
A businessman in central Sweden is advertising what he claims is the world’s first Hummer limousine snowplough for hire on Blocket, Sweden’s version of eBay.
Swedish researchers may have found a solution to the growing resistance to antibiotics in the most unlikely of places — breastmilk.