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When Afghan Refugee Weavers Meet Swedish Designers

For Afghan asylum seekers arriving in cold Sweden, the transition isn’t always simple &mdas...

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Älmhult Postcard: Ikea Model Lives On After Founder's Death

Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA's famously frugal founder died last month at 91. In southern Sweden, whe...

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Nobel Ballroom Shine

I took a step away (and back) from our guided tour, to better immortalize the size of Gyllene Salen, the Golden Hall in Stockholm's City Hall. This is where the Nobel Prize ball is hosted, under ...

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In Cashless Sweden, Even Panhandlers Accept Credit Cards

In Stockholm and around the country cash has disappeared from businesses and banks. Everyone, exc...

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In Sweden, A More Hands-On Approach To Premature Births

Swedish hospitals are a model for a more natural, less clinical approach to caring for newborn an...

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In Sweden, Anti-Immigration Politician Profits From Refugee Centers

SKARA — As Bert Karlsson enters the refugee center's cafeteria, dark-haired boy greets him with a “Hey!” The four-story building called Stora Ekeberg is just one of many ...

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To Fallen Vikings

Sweden boasts about 1,700 such runestones that feature the old Scandinavian runic alphabet. This one, outside of Gripsholm Castle near ...