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Svenska Handelsbanken

Old-fashioned service – One of the fastest-growing banks in Britain is a Swedish invader that “turns many conventional ideas about modern banking on their head,” writes Martin Arnold. [Read more…]

Stockholm Water Week make crucial steps

Stockholm Water Week — Working smarter and improving collaboration across different sectors has been identified as a crucial step towards a water and energy secure future. Experts at the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm, which ends today, agree that more needs to come out of the existing networks of organisations, and resources must be […]

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Basic food crops evolved

Basic food crops evolved over an unusually favourable period There will be increased weather instability, notably floods and droughts, but also steadily increasing heat. The climate is changing and becoming more hostile to farming. Grains have developed over many thousands of years in an unusually moderate and stable climate (moderate, that is, over a scale […]

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European School Ecological Challenge

An annual European School Ecological Challenge, ESEC, is being announced by the Cominvision Foundation in Sweden. Linn Bekkevik, CEO of the Foundations says that the first challenge will focus on two subjects, paper management and food management. “The aim of the competition is to raise student awareness about the effects of their own personal carbon […]

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Getting the most out of Africa’s hydropower

Stockholm – With Africa registering the lowest electricity generation in the world and hydropower severely underexplored, calls are mounting for leaders of government and industry alike to step up efforts to change the status quo. This emerged on the third day of the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm, where one of the sub-themes was […]

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SA students receive scholarships from Sweden

Ten South African students have been selected for a Swedish post-graduate scholarship programme. The group will be travelling to Sweden to start their studies in August 2014 to pursue their Masters Studies in a wide range of fields, including Sustainable Energy, Entrepreneurship, Global Health, International Human Rights Law, Child and Gender Studies and Sustainable Development. […]

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Tomelilla – A little gem in southern Sweden

There are, broadly speaking, two types of tourists. Those who know what they like and book a similar holiday every year and those who like to try something different. Guaranteed sun, a beach, a sun lounger by the pool and a few nice restaurants to eat out at in the evening does it for many […]

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Riste elected President of Athletics

Tomas Riste has been elected as the President of Swedish Athletics at the yearly congress of the organisation. 60-year-old Riste, who has been a Council member of the Swedish Athletics since 2008, replaced Lennart Karlberg. Riste has a vast experience in the field of sports, politics and trade union. He is the Regional Commissioner at […]

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Time-to-Run Sverige

Göteborg largest annual half-marathon

Göteborg largest Half-marathon ever In 2013, Göteborg again kept its #1 ranking as the world’s largest half-marathon, and with 45,126 finishers, it was the largest annual half-marathon ever, and for the second time (also 2011), there were four halves with more than 30,000 finishers in the same year (Göteborg, Bupa Great North Run, Paris and […]

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Wallpapers Inspired By Swedish Art Deco

sandberg - wallpaper

The Sandberg Studio has designed a captivating collection of decorative wallpapers, inspired by the Art Deco movement in Sweden, which was generally known as Swedish Grace. [Read more…]