The week's news from Sweden in ten pictures
13 Oct 2013, 12:48
Published: 13 Oct 2013 12:48 GMT+02:00
Nobel prizes, ancient massacres, steamy tango, and reasons to date a Swede – this week at The Local has been downright full of suspense. Missed a story? Never fear, we've got you covered with a gallery of this week's news highlights.
Days are getting shorter and you've got to use your hours wisely, and it can be hard to keep track of the news. The Local is here to make it just a bit easier. We've picked ten top stories to help hurried readers get a handle on what happened in Sweden during the last week.
IN PICTURES: The top ten stories from this week in pictures
Enjoy our favourite photos, the most-read stories, and the most interesting news - all with pictures and links back to the stories so you can catch up.
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A police officer carrying out a check at Sweden's border with Denmark. Photo: Emil Langvad/TT
EU countries including Sweden should be granted permission to extend temporary border controls by a period of a further three months, the European Commission has decided.
Bob Dylan performing in France. Photo: David Vincent/AP
Almost two weeks have passed since Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature and he has yet to acknowledge the win. The Local asked Swedes what they think of the singer's silence.
A Swedish migration authority office in Stockholm. Photo: Maja Suslin/TT
The country has also slashed its prediction for 2017.
File photo of trucks in Sweden. Photo: Thomas Johansson/TT
Could vehicles adapted for women attract more female truckers to the profession?
File photo of a Swedish woman driving a car. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT
A new survey shows that few Swedish women get behind the wheel when driving with their male partner.
Game of Thrones cast members at the Emmy Awards in September. Photo: Jordan Strauss/AP
The producers of the hit show have asked for three rounds of location pictures of Swedish island Gotland.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and his Kurdish counterpart Nechervan Barzani. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT
Sweden's Prime Minister Löfven is set to meet Swedish troops in Iraq on Tuesday.
Soon it will look like this on your way home from work in Sweden. Photo: Anders Wiklund/TT
Should Sweden stick with summer time all year round?
Sweden's Queen Silvia and Princess Leonore visiting Pope Francis in the Vatican last year. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT
It's time to hold the Pope to account and make sure he turns his words about reform into action, argues a minister of the Swedish Church ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Sweden.
Stefan Löfven and Haider al-Abadi during the visit on Monday. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has promised to double his country's number of troops in Iraq following a meeting with Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi on Monday.