The Swedish prime minister loses vote
 Just after 9.30 a.m. Swedish time today a majority in parliament stated they did not trust Stefan Löfven as Sweden's prime minister.  
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Hasse Persson Photography in DC: Studio 54
An exclusive glimpse into life at the end of the 1970s at the decadent Studio 54 in New York. 
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The Swedish election 2018
The mandate, which bounced between parties during the week, is after the final count distributed in the same way as after the preliminary results. 
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The Crown Princess is visiting New York
Don't be surprised if you see Sweden's Crown Princess, HRH Crown Princess Victoria, in New York this weekend.  
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The Wife
Filmed in Sweden, the new movie has its share of surprises.  
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SACC-NY opens Gateway X Epicenter
As reported in our June issue, the Swedish American Chamber of commerce, NY offers new services beginning this fall. 
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Travel in Sweden, top to bottom
 Whether you want your holiday to provide you with a rush of adrenaline, a bit of peace and quiet, an enriching cultural experience or a combination of the three, the old country might just be the ideal destination.  
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There's no such thing as bad weather ...
Nature is a critical part of school and growing up for Scandinavians. Education occurs inside and out at the Scandinavian School. 
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An exhibition steeped in art opens in Minneapolis
 The exhibition on acclaimed Swedish clothing designer/entrepreneur Gudrun Sjoden is open until Oct. 28 at the American Swedish Institute. 
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Sweden's election  With the turmoil of recent years and no clear parliamentary majority the formation of... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

Learning (and teaching) Swedish
 As we work on offering you more opportunities to practice your Swedish, we had the opportunity to hear from a teacher of Swedish in Sweden.  
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Blue and yellow: the Swedish national costume
We wanted to offer a little history on nationella draekten, the national costume, and in our research we discovered there is more to the blue and yellow than meets the eye. 
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Forest fire danger  The combination of little rain and warm temperatures has given the forest fire season... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Guilty of terrorism  On April 7, 2017, Rakhmat Akilov stole a truck and drove it at high... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
IKEA might be back in town
After many years on the outskirts of towns IKEA might be venturing into our inner cities with smaller stores. 
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The Swedish Vessla
Move over Elon Musk - a Swede has developed a stylish electric scooter that saves the world from fossil fuels. 
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Explicit consent required  In the new proposal sexual consent is identified as the obvious: it must be... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Travel news
The recent list of best hotels in Sweden offered a few surprises and new names. 
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Our favorite crisp bread
Knaeckebroed - with two umlauts and sounding just the way it tastes is the most Swedish of all breads. 
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Bernadotte 200 years
The Swedish royal family holds a powerful and peaceful distinction that no other European royal family can claim.  
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How safe is Sweden?
We consulted a couple of organizations that specialize in finding out. 
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Food deliveries into your fridge   The smart lock company Glue, and food delivery company Mathem in Stockholm, have initiated... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

Swedes and citrus in the Sunshine State
 They're a symbol of the Sunshine State. When you think oranges in the United States, you think Florida. You certainly don't think Sweden.  
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