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Suspected Ebola case ruled out in Sweden
Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Suspected Ebola case ruled out in Sweden

UPDATED: Officials at a Stockholm hospital reported that they had found a suspected case of the Ebola virus on Sunday night. But the case was dismissed on Monday. READ  

 Sweden to buy fighter jets despite Swiss pullout
The Jas Gripen fighter aircraft. File photo: Wikimedia

Sweden to buy fighter jets despite Swiss pullout

Sweden said Friday it would go ahead with the purchase of a new generation of Saab Gripen fighter jets, despite Switzerland pulling out of a major co-financing deal. READ  

Sweden's highest peak to lose title next year
The view of Kebnekaise's southern peak, soon to be the second highest peak in the country. Photo: Stockholm University

Sweden's highest peak to lose title next year

Mount Kebnekaise's southern peak will no longer be the highest point in Sweden by 2015, researchers predicted on Thursday, adding that the change will spell a major blow for tourism in the region. READ  

Sweden to pass text alert law to aid emergencies
File photo: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Sweden to pass text alert law to aid emergencies

The Swedish government is set to rush through legislation to enable mobile phone users to receive texts warning about emergency situations after recent trials proved successful. READ  

Sweden Floods
Flood chaos continues with more rain forecast
Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Flood chaos continues with more rain forecast

UPDATED: Sweden's floods are set to continue over the weekend with the national weather agency predicting more rain for some of the affected areas. READ  

Spotify founders win 'Expats of the Year'
Crown Princess Victoria and Spotify co-founder Martin Lorentzon Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Spotify founders win 'Expats of the Year'

Spotify founders Martin Lorentzon and Daniel Ek won the International Swede of the Year award (Årets svensk i världen) on Wednesday for their work in making the world's music accessible to the world. READ  

Swedish feminists hit by Facebook 'like' attacks
Fi spokesperson Gudrun Schyman and PR head Amanda Mogensen. Photo: TT

Swedish feminists hit by Facebook 'like' attacks

Swedish party the Feminist Initiative has been overwhelmed by Facebook 'likes' with South American hackers thought to be the source of the unwanted faux favouritism. READ  

Sweden braces for first snowfall
Photo: Nokkonen

Sweden braces for first snowfall

No sooner have Swedes packed up their deck-chairs, closed up their cabins and returned to the cities than the first snow is set to fall, according to a fresh weather forecast on Friday. READ  

Swedish docs to use phones in cancer fight
Photo: TT

Swedish docs to use phones in cancer fight

Skin cancer treatment times could be cut dramatically if doctors adopt a new method developed by Swedish researchers to identify cancerous growths with the help of their smartphones. READ  

Sweden plans nuclear reactor 'for research'
Crown Princess Victoria on a visit to a nuclear facility in Oskarshamn. Photo: Björn Wanhatalo/TT

Sweden plans nuclear reactor 'for research'

The Swedish government is mulling the construction of a fourth-generation nuclear reactor along the south coast - though the final decision won't be made until after elections. READ  

Stockholm warned as 'Hurricane Bertha' nears

Stockholm warned as 'Hurricane Bertha' nears

The leftovers from Hurricane Bertha are predicted to hit Sweden on Monday, with forecasters issuing a warning for wayward weather. READ  

Forest fire
Swedish forest fire set to flare up again
Photo: TT

Swedish forest fire set to flare up again

The massive fire which has ravaged stretches of forest in Västmanland in central Sweden in the past week is set to flare up again, emergency services warn, with the prospect of new evacuations to follow. READ  

Forest fire
Sweden's PM arrives at scene of forest fire
Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Sweden's PM arrives at scene of forest fire

UPDATED: Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt was on hand on Thursday in central Sweden where a fire has raged through the forests for eight days. Authorities said the fire was still not under control. READ  

Unknown planes 'belonged to Russia'
A Su-24 jet, several of which invaded Baltic airspace on Midsummer's Eve. Photo: TT

Unknown planes 'belonged to Russia'

The same day that two unknown aircraft violated Swedish airspace, fifteen Russian military jets were chased out of Baltic airspace - leading one colonel to point the finger at Russia. But Foreign Minister Bildt said otherwise. READ  

Wild weather kills power in 5,000 homes
The Turning Torso in Malmö, in Monday's storm. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Wild weather kills power in 5,000 homes

Around 5,000 households in western Sweden woke up on Tuesday morning without electricity after thunderstorms charged through the area on Monday. READ  

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25 August

Hit och dit, här och där (The Swedish Teacher) »

" Hej igen! A common challenge for Swedish language students are the location adverbs hit/här, dit/där, hem/hemma etc. Some of the location adverbs come in two versions. We should use one type of location adverb when we use a verb describes where we are, and we should use the other type of location adverb when we the verb..." READ »

 

25 August

The Dollar Store (Blogweiser) »

"A dollar store in Sweden. Blog post: http://t.co/tNuuvcP1q0 #USD #greenbacks #sweden #sverige pic.twitter.com/RHFAYf7U1k — Joel Sherwood (@joeldsherwood) August 23, 2014 There’s a chain here in Sweden called The DollarStore. This name always stood out to me in a country where they don’t use dollars. I went there for the first time this weekend. They actually accepted greenbacks..." READ »

 
 
 
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