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Volvo hits record sales, but trade war dents profits

Volvo hits record sales, but trade war dents profits

Volvo Cars, the Swedish luxury brand owned by China's Geely, defied a slowing global auto market to set a record for sales in the first half of the year, although US trade war tariffs and falling prices squeezed profits.

Sweden's Disgusting Food Museum gets a permanent home

Sweden's Disgusting Food Museum gets a permanent home

A museum dedicated to the world's most disgusting delicacies has found a permanent home after attracting global attention when it launched as a temporary exhibit last year.

Swedish word of the day: friggebod

Swedish word of the day: friggebod

Today's word will come in handy if you're looking into buying a traditional Swedish summer cottage or 'sommarstuga'.

Seven Swedish destinations that are perfect for a summer break

Seven Swedish destinations that are perfect for a summer break

Summer is an excellent season to explore Sweden, with the long days allowing you to pack more into each one. If you're looking for ways to fill the long Swedish summer holiday, here are seven destinations worthy of a visit.