Swedish News, April 08:
 96 new deaths in Sweden - a total of 687 dead. Asymptomatic were corona-infected. Mobile data will be tracked. Stockholm: 159 dead in elderly housing. Several cases at elderly homes in Skåne 
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Swedish News, April 07: Another 114 dead in Sweden  Today's update from the Public Health Agency shows that a total of 591 people... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Most infected in Stockholm's suburbs  Rinkeby-Kista and Spånga-Tensta are the areas in Stockholm that have the highest number of... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

Swedish News, April 6:
 76 new COVID-19 deaths in Sweden. The elderly are the biggest concern. Record-high rise in unemployment. Subway only for essential jobs. No expulsions from Sweden. No increase in the price of sanitizer for Swedish consumers. IMF: Worse than the 2008 financial crisis. 
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Swedish News, April 01:
The field hospital in Älvsjö completed. Total of 239 dead from the virus in Sweden. Most of the deceased over age 70. New guidelines to reduce infection. Many households have small buffers. 
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Swedish News, April 4:
373 have died of COVID-19. Stockholm activates crisis accord. Televised speech by the Swedish king on Sunday. Löfven: Stay home at Easter. Travel advice extended to June 15. Almedalsveckan canceled. 
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Swedish News, March 31:
Another 34 deaths in Sweden. The unemployment rate rises this year. Expected recovery this fall. Increased confidence in Stefan Löfven. More funds for vocational training 
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Why societies shut down
 How many will be infected? When will it peak? What can we do to prevent getting sick and reducing the spread of the virus? 
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Common EU stockpile for equipment
The European community will create a common stockpile for medical devices to benefit all member nations. 
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Go outside, enjoy the spring weather!
 In this time of the coronavirus, many may feel anxious about going out, something that's strongly discouraged by some experts. 
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Swedish News, March 30:
 At least 146 corona patients deceased in Sweden. The number of patients in intensive care, however, is decreasing. Sweden criticized internationally. Darker times await in Stockholm. Historically large number of alerts for dismissal. 
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Swedish News:
Eight new deaths in Sweden. The number of people in intensive care is decreasing. ‘Locking in a population can be tricky’. Few children suffer from corona. Lack of material threat to combat corona. The Swedish King: Take advantage of the days at home. 
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66 deceased in Sweden  There are now, on March 26, 2,806 detected corona cases in Sweden. 66 people... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
More elderly people fall ill in Stockholm  More elderly people in Stockholm are now among those who become ill with covid-19,... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

Swedish News, March 27:
 92 deaths so far in Sweden. 3 out of 4 seriously ill are men. Meetings with over 50 prohibited. Löfven: Do not travel unnecessarily. 200 additional respirators. More than a thousand operations canceled. 
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The royal couple has moved to Stenhammar
The Royal Family follows the guidelines of the Public Health Authority and everyone in the households is healthy. 
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Swedish News, March 25:
 'The situation is fairly stable' in Sweden. 160 patients in intensive care. Healthcare professionals can now test themselves. Information campaign about corona. Support for Social Democrats. Increased alcohol sales. 
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Swedish News, March 24:
Random tests to determine the Swedish corona curve. Over 20 vaccines under development. Several new deaths in Sweden. Hundreds may need intensive care in Sweden. Travel restrictions lifted in China. 
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Waffles for Our Lady
Not to forget our important traditions, today is Waffle Day in Sweden. End of March brings out the urge for waffles in Swedes, a sweet tradition created through, well, a mispronunciation. 
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Swedish News, March 23:
Four new corona deaths in Sweden. Löfven: Lives, health and jobs threatened. Warning about tougher measures? Significant increase in notices of dismissal. Minister of Finance: More measures will come. Delaying tax payments. 
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University Chemists mix hand sanitizer for hospital needs
Just over 200 liters of newly produced hand sanitizer, plastic gloves, face masks and other items in high demand were delivered on March 18. 
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Swedish News, March 22:
One death in Sweden today. A field hospital is being built in Stockholm. Self test online in Stockholm. The proportion of younger people will decline. 
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Swedish News:
Five new deaths in Sweden March 21. New crisis package for companies. Volvo Trucks lays off 20,000. Volvo Cars stops production. 
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Gamla Stan: The Cultural Heart of Stockholm
... island in the middle of Stockholm and no doubt the city's cultural core.  
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Swedish PM addresses the nation
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will speak to the nation tonight 9.15 p.m. local time (4.15 p.m. EST) The 5-minute speech can be watched at SVT PLAY, www.svtplay.se 
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EU grant for Coronavirus Research
Dozens of research groups around the world are racing to create a vaccine. 
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Meandering The 'Gota Kanal'
The Gota Canal, or The Blue Ribbon as it is often called, takes its voyagers past castles, monasteries, palaces, medieval churches, and a number of picturesque towns.  
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'Gamla Stan?'
Stockholm's Old Town — how and when it got its name 
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Mountain Hiking in Sweden
  - it’s for everybody not just for survivalists and hardcore connoisseurs.  
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Hiking trails in Sweden   Hiking in the mountainous region of Scandinavia's north can be anything from a week’s... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
The lucky Swede.
One of the classical stories of rags to riches to rags is the career of the Swedish immigrant Erik Olof Lindblom.  
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Sweden in a nutshell
From north to south and east to west, at 173,860 sq miles third largest country in the EU by area.  
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Food in the wintry north
 Sami culinary traditions in Jokkmokk, kaffeost (coffee cheese) in Kangos and food served on ice in Jukkasjarvi. 
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The world's most expensive cities
Living in Stockholm is expensive, but here’s some good news: There are 55 other cities in the world that are more expensive to live in.  
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Winning combination
 Explore, discover and embrace your Swedish roots while pursuing your master's studies. 
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Building tall in Sweden
Today, there are not many skyscrapers in Sweden, but this may change within a few years.  
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Orienteering: It's all about finding your way
 Orienteering is a sport that mirrors the Scandinavian spirit - a love of the outdoors, a rational approach to detail and a respect for healthy competition.  
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Suspected money laundering   Multi-billion amounts may have been laundered through Swedbank, according to an investigative reporting team... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
No help for ISIS Swedes  Donald Trump has urged European countries to take back their respective IS members captured... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Russian jet provocation  A Russian fighter jet flew just 70 feet (20 meters) from a Swedish signal... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
More foreign students   The number of international students at universities and colleges in Stockholm keeps rising and... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Best burgers in Europe
The list of 50 Best Burgers in Europe from Big 7 readers. 
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Sweden ranks high among Best Countries
Best in the world for women, raising children and green living. 
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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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Moving to Sweden
 What is it like to actually move to Sweden? A recently relocated Californian about his first year in Stockholm. 
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