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What Sweden means to you in just one Tweet
Published: 20 Aug 2014 09:36 GMT+02:00
Updated: 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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Sweden's biggest club Malmö face Juventus on Tuesday. Photo:TT
Malmö are the first Swedish club in the Champion's League for more than a decade but they face a tough debut fixture against Italian champions Juventus in their Group A opener.
The town of Mora, near where the earthquake hit. Photo: Shutterstock
An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale shook parts of central Sweden on Monday and experts have revealed it was the strongest in a century.
Left Party leader Jonas Sjöstedt. Photo: TT
Election winner Stefan Löfven announced on Monday that he would not form a government with the Left Party, a move that party's leader called a "huge mistake".
Stefan Löfven: a man with a lot on his plate. Photo: Sören Andersson/TT
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A business meeting in Stockholm. Photo: Henrik Trygg/Imagebank Sweden
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Maria Rankka, head of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, is worried about restrictions on foreign workers coming to Sweden. File photo: Magnus Hjalmarson Neideman/SvD /TT
Sweden’s currency took a hit and business leaders warned of a rocky road ahead as the country awoke on Monday to the prospect of a left-led government for the first time in eight years.
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John Brodie's back. Photo: Private
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Reinfeldt hands his resignation to speaker Per Westerberg. Photo: TT
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Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson celebrates in Stockholm. Photo: TT
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