The week’s big news was an announcement on Wednesday that US President Barack Obama would be visiting Stockholm in September after scrapping a planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
While details of the visit have yet to be unveiled, contributor Anneli Gregor offered up five things Obama should know about Sweden ahead of his trip.
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On Tuesday, a Swedish film director inadvertently unleashed a terror alert in Copenhagen when police mistook his eco-friendly invention as a bomb.
Elsewhere, be sure to read about our Swede of the Week Aron Anderssson, the first person to climb Sweden’s highest peak with a wheelchair. And don’t miss our list of Stockholm’s ten best swimming spots.
And for those of you fearing a return to the office on Monday, have a read though our latest JobTalk instalment on how best to beat back the post-holiday workplace blues.
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