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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Tech star Tayyab Shabab, who is being threatened with deportation. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
Swedish politicians are keen to talk up the country's startups – but their migration rules threaten to strangle them, argues The Local's managing editor James Savage.
Spotify founder Daniel Ek is one of the big tech names backing Tayyab Shabab (right). Photo: Ingvar Karmhed/SvD/TT & personal
Major names in the tech community have rallied behind a developer who was told he must leave Sweden within a month due to an admin error made by his former employer.
A home for lone refugee children in Sweden. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT
Several hundred lone refugee children could now be sent home from Sweden due to a change in how the rule on exceptional circumstances is applied when making asylum decisions.
The ox in question. Photo: Pia Jäderberg
Unfortunately he isn't likely to be successful.
A Russian Tupolev bomber not related to the story. Photo: STR/TT
A flight bound for Stockholm from Reykjavik got a nasty surprise last week when its pilot spotted two Russian bombers from his window.
Police cars outside the hospital where some of the people shot were taken. Photo: Emil Langvad/TT
UPDATED: One of the four men injured in a drive-by shooting in Malmö has died, police confirmed on Monday.
The bear having a croissant for breakfast. Photo: Kristoffer Kinnunen/Hotel Avalon
A Gothenburg hotel's attempt to track down the owner of this lost teddy bear turned into something much bigger.
World Cup of Hockey
Tomas Tatar scores a winning goal against Sweden's Henrik Lundqvist. Photo: Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP
Sweden was kicked out of the World Cup of Hockey after losing to Team Europe in overtime.
The Gothenburg Book Fair. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT
Speaking at the Gothenburg Book Fair, Syrian poet and possible Nobel Prize contender Adonis said that religious fanaticism is 'destroying the heart of the Arab world', but sees salvation in poetry.
My Swedish Career
Kerryn Beattie (left) and Craig Donovan (right), founders of the Nordic Kiwi Brewers. Photo: Nordic Kiwi Brewers
The Local speaks to a Kiwi expat who took on the tricky world of microbreweries in Stockholm and won.