What Sweden means to you in just one Tweet
The Local · 20 Aug 2014, 09:36
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.
For more news from Sweden, join us on
A screengrab of H&M's first model wearing a hijab in a YouTube video for the company.
57 minutes ago
UPDATED: Protesters gathered in Stockholm this week to campaign against H&M and Swedish department store Åhlens using women wearing hijabs in recent fashion campaigns. But other Muslims are celebrating their new "role models".
Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank. Photo: Bertil Ericson/TT
1 hour ago
Three Swedish bosses have landed spots on the top-100 chief executives in the global business world according to a key ranking published on Tuesday.
Fatma and her three children after being rescued in Greece. Photo: Private
3 hours ago
A Syrian woman rescued from a sinking boat after her brother called police in Sweden has told The Local of her struggle to build new life in Germany. The two siblings believe the Nordic nation offers a softer landing than its European neighbour.
Lund University rector Torbjörn von Schantz. Photo: Stig-Åke Jönsson/TT
6 hours ago
UPDATED: Sweden's second largest university reopened on Tuesday after earlier cancelling all classes over an anonymous threat on social media that raised fears of a mass shooting.
Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and John Guidetti. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT
6 hours ago
Sweden defeated Moldova 2-0 in Euro 2016 Group G qualifying on Monday but it was not enough to guarantee a place at next summer's finals in France after Russia brushed aside Montenegro 2-0 in Moscow.
Will jobs be lost to robots in tech-savvy Sweden? Photo: AP Photo/Vincent Yu
6 hours ago
Economics analyst Mårten Blix outlines how to make sure jobs are not lost when digitalization grows in tech-savvy Sweden and robots take over skilled labour.
A police officer outside the Ecuadorian embassy in March 2015. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/TT
21 hours ago
UPDATED: British police will no longer stand guard outside London's Ecuadorian Embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who still faces rape allegations in Sweden, took refuge in 2012.
Nobel Prizes 2015
23 hours ago
UK-born Angus Deaton, praised for his analysis of "consumption, poverty, and welfare" has been awarded the last Nobel Prize to be announced in 2015. Here's what you need to know about his work.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic training this week. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT
20 hours ago
Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won a gold disc for his version of the Swedish national anthem 'Set You Free' and suggested that with three million streams, it had become the "most widely played national anthem ever".
The Bearded Villains Sweden group snapped on Saturday. Photo: Jason Mellström/Studio Mellström
22 hours ago
The ringleader of a group of bearded Swedes mistaken for Isis terrorists has told The Local he's thrilled their bizarre tale has gone viral and hopes it will stop people being "small-minded" in future.