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Archive for Sat, 25 Dec 2010

King's speech focuses on environment

The environment was in focus as the King gave his traditional Christmas Day speech. He also thanked the people of Sweden for their support for the royal wedding which took place earlier this year when Crown Princess Victoria married Daniel Westling.

Swedes more willing to sell unwanted Christmas presents

Santa is barely out of the door before many Swedes are sitting in front of their computers and putting their unwanted gifts online as more and more people sell their unwanted Christmas presents.

Most Swedes want king to step down: poll

Most Swedes want king to step down: poll

Nearly two-thirds of Swedes would like to see King Carl XVI Gustaf abdicate and hand the throne over to his daughter, Princess Victoria, according to a new poll published on Saturday.

Snow chaos continues in southern Sweden

Snow, freezing temperatures and driving winds continue to cause chaos in parts of southern Sweden.

Gävle Goat survives Christmas Eve

Gävle Goat survives Christmas Eve

The Gävle Goat (Gävlebocken) has survived Christmas Eve and is still standing in the town's main square.