Swedish News, May 26
Swedish tourists banned / Tegnell rejects neighboring countries' concerns / Sweden's first 5G network activated / 96 new deaths - a total of 4,125 deceased. 
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Taking the waters
 What happened to 'taking the waters' in Sweden? Did it ever cure anything or was it just a way for the rich to mingle?  
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The lucky Swede.
One of the classic stories of rags to riches to rags is the career of the Swedish immigrant Erik Olof Lindblom.  
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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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Mountain facilities open - new rules
All lodges in the Swedish mountains that have been closed for some time will open in June. 
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Record number of people shop food online
 Not surprisingly the online food trade has doubled in Sweden during the pandemic. 
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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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Vasa Park in Illinois needs your support  Countless visitors through the years can attest to the charm and welcoming spirit of... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

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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Remember our institutions ...
... organizations and events organizers—visit them online, find out more about activities and ways to stay in contact in the digital realm.  
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Swedish arts & culture from your home
Here are some personal favorites of great Swedish art and culture to enjoy from your home. Stay safe, stay healthy! #SwedenatHome 
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Denmark and Norway open up  Norway's middle- and high schools open again May 11, reports Norwegian radio. Most of... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Löfven wants to appoint a corona commission  Prime Minister Stefan Löfven wants to appoint a commission to review events and decisions... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
"Anti-fraud Czar" against abuse of support  The government appoints a special investigator to review all support measures in the corona... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
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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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Follow your passion in life
They moved overseas to become more involved with environment and sustainability issues. 
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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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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 »

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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Building tall in Sweden
Today, there are not many skyscrapers in Sweden, but this may change within a few years.  
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Best burgers in Europe
The list of 50 Best Burgers in Europe from Big 7 readers. 
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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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