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members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytra...




sweden democrats to vote for alliance candidate as parliamentary speaker

the announcement means that andreas norlén of the moderate party is expected to be chosen as parliamentary speaker. “of the two nominated candidates from the social democrats and moderates, we have made the active choice to vote for the moderate candidate. we believe the moderates are the party best-placed to lead a government in any constellation, given the parliamentary situation,” sweden democrat (sd) leader jimmie åkesson said in a statement. the sd leader said that attempts had been made “as far as possible in this situation” to follow the tradition of giving the speaker’s position to the largest party in government. usually, the speaker is a member of sweden's largest political party or bloc, meaning that...




man arrested after tear gas attack at swedish police station

a tear gas grenade was thrown into a garage area at the station. a man was arrested shortly afterwards for sabotage and violent behaviour towards public servants, tt reports. “a police car was on its way into the detention centre and when the garage door opened, the suspect threw a tear gas grenade into it, aimed at the car,” pär olsson, duty officer with the central (mitt) region police, said. no police officers were injured during the incident, but smoke spread through the garages and partly int...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytrav...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytrav...




malmö residents harassed by folkets park drug pushers

this isn't one of sweden's "especially vulnerable areas", but the street bordering folkets park, one of central malmö's most popular amusement spots. it is also less than a hundred metres from the new office building where computer gaming giant massive entertainment aims to move.  "the latest thing that happened was only last wednesday at 4am," one of the residents of the next-door, seven-story apartment building told the local.  "i was sitting in the apartment and i saw this screaming outside and three middle eastern lads and an east african fellow, they grabbed this man and dragged him into the children's playground opposite and gave him a terrible beating." the man, who moved to sweden from another european country...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytrav...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytrav...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytrav...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytrav...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytrav...




british comedies compete on the malmö stage

three english actors and one heavily anglicized swede were on wednesday evening putting the final touches to the piece of theatre they will premiere in malmö on friday night.  "the jacket on really works... zany," michael wighton, the canadian assistant director, calls out, adding in a bombastic voice. "if you want it, own it. move to paris and become an actor."  quality street: a night at the theatre, which opens at malmö's bastionen theatre this friday, bills itself as "an evening of wit, drama, a smattering of music, classic bbc comedy moments, satire, sorrow, american humour and oodles of that wry, very british je-ne-sais-quoi". but it's not even the only piece of "british je-ne-sais-quoi" on the malmö stag...




interview: 'india and sweden are very different in size, but similar in principles'

when you start talking about sweden in india, what connotations do people have? i think on the whole it's overwhelmingly positive. we're very happy about that, we're also emphasizing many of the values and innovations; things about swedish life that we think are of interest to indians. i mention innovation right at the outset because it is so important to both countries. if you look at one example, when prime minister narendra modi travelled to sweden, he and [swedish prime minister stefan] löfven agreed on a joint action plan, which has innovation as a key focus. india is modernizing very quickly; the government has delivered on a lot of economic and other reforms in the past few years. india climbed 30 points in the international ...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytra...




british comedies compete on the malmö stage

three english actors and one heavily anglicized swede were on wednesday evening putting the final touches to the piece of theatre they will premiere in malmö on friday night.  "the jacket on really works... zany," jeremy thomas-poulsen, the danish-american director, calls out, adding in a bombastic voice. "if you want it, own it. move to paris and become an actor."  quality street: a night at the theatre, which opens at malmö's bastionen theatre this friday, bills itself as "an evening of wit, drama, a smattering of music, classic bbc comedy moments, satire, sorrow, american humour and oodles of that wry, very british je-ne-sais-quoi". but it's not even the only piece of "british je-ne-sais-quoi" on the malmö s...




medical age tests on asylum seekers likely to have 'misclassified' minors: study

researchers found that of those tested, migrant children were far more likely to be misclassified as adults than vice versa, the findings published in the international journal of legal medicine by scientists at the chalmers technical university of gothenburg show. the swedish government ordered the national forensic medicine agency (rättsmedicinalverket) to start carrying out medical age tests in 2017 after doubts were raised over whether all those who were being processed as minors were in fact underage. age was crucial in determining how the asylum seekers' applications were processed, as unaccompanied minors can only be returned to their home countries if they have a family member or other guardian who can provide them wit...




archaeologists find medieval seal on swedish island

the group found a fragment of a medieval seal on biskops arnö, in between uppsala and stockholm. "i was very lucky to make that discovery," archaeologist maria lingström, one of the group of archaeologists which is linked to the swedish history museum, told the local. "the shaft for the pipeline was just one metre wide and about ten metres deep by the time i examined it. without a metal detector, i wouldn't have found it." she said the find was particularly unusual because of its connection to the church; the fragment is believed to have belonged to archbishop petrus philippi, who died in august 1341, according to archivists. "only about fifty seal stamps that belonged to ...




members' geography quiz: how well do you know the cities of sweden?

member sign-in  ·  become a membermy account  ·  member sign-out editions: austria · denmark · france · germany · italy · norway · spain · sweden · switzerlandsign up for our free today in sweden newsletter the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 201815:41 cest+02:00 members quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytravelshare this articlehow well do you know sweden's geography? photo: bertil ericson/tt the [email protected]@thelocalsweden 20 september 2018 15:41 cest+02:00 how well-travelled are you? take the local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of sweden.sign up for our free today in sweden newslettermembers quizmembership exclusivesquizgeographytra...




interview: 'india and sweden are very different in size, but similar in principles'

when you start talking about sweden in india, what connotations do people have? i think on the whole it's overwhelmingly positive. we're very happy about that, we're also emphasizing many of the values and innovations; things about swedish life that we think are of interest to indians. i mention innovation right at the outset because it is so important to both countries. if you look at one example, when prime minister narendra modi travelled to sweden, he and löfven agreed on a joint action plan, which has innovation as a key focus. india is modernizing very quickly; the government has delivered on a lot of economic and other reforms in the past two years. india climbed 13 points in the international ease of doing business ranking f...




trains and ferries cancelled as storm approaches western sweden

storm knud is expected to hit the west coast on friday, with the swedish meteorological and hydrological institute (smhi) forecasting wind speeds of between 90 and 100 km/h on friday evening. a class-two warning has been issued for several western regions: skagerrak, bohuslän, göteborg, dalsland and western västergötland, with halland on a class-one warning after being downgraded from the higher level. but the stormy weather won't be limited to those areas, with heavy winds also expected in most of the rest of götaland and svealand. the forecast remains uncertain, with smhi noting that it may change over the course of the day, both in terms of th...