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.
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Make sure you bring plenty of entertainment if you’re taking the train between Sweden’s two biggest cities this weekend.
One of the cartoons in the new book. Copyright: Julien S. Bourrelle
Dating happens after sex and Swedes can struggle to show their emotions.
“I think it’s a social construct that we should think of breasts as such a big deal.”
Police supervise a queue of asylum seekers at Hyllie station near Malmö in November 2015. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT
Year-long waits are one reason.
Paolo Macchiarini. Photo: Lorenzo Galassi/TT/AP
Scandal-hit Italian surgeon Paolo Macchiarini is accused of using Swedish patients as guinea pigs.
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This gingerbread cake is perfectly innocent. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT
He doesn’t Iive with them any more.
Angeles Bermudez-Svankvist in 2011. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT
“People were screaming in the corridors.”
Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd's famous sculpture sits outside the UN in New York City. Photo: Tim Brakemeier/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images
He made his iconic sculpture after the murder of his friend John Lennon.
The headquarters where Säpo, Sweden's security police is based. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT
Swedish police say they're no longer deploying extra resources following a reported terror threat in the run-up to Eurovision.