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Old-fashioned service

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…]

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…]

Swedish Firm Takes On WRC Timing System

WRC Timing System

Stage One Technology – the WRC’s decade-long dedicated, reliable and accurate timing supplier – has concluded an agreement with Swedish firm Racetiming Sweden for the acquisition of its cutting-edge timing system. [Read more…]

WT Games 2013 Close

Martha Ehlin

Martha Ehlin

The World Transplant Games, which culminated in Durban on Saturday with a moving closing ceremony, was deemed a resounding success by athletes and organisers. 1800 participants from 50 countries enjoyed Durban’s sunshine in weather conditions that were warmer than the last Summer Games held in Sweden in 2011. This is the first time that the […]

Swedish athlete, Martha Ehlin, encapsulated the agony that most of these athletes have experienced; “When you are on the list, waiting for a donor, you are not waiting, you are fighting for your life and we are now celebrating our lives at this event in Durban.”

Ehlin, who had five transplants during a seventeen hour operation, won five gold medals in her home-town of Sweden and won gold for shotput, javelin and cricket ball in South Africa and silver in high jump. She competed in four sports at athletics and volleyball, one dedicated to each of her five organ transplants.

WT Games 2013 Close is a post from: KZN News and Information

KZN News and Information» Sweden

Malmo GAA Champions

Malmo GAA - European Shield Champions

Malmo GAA – European Shield Champions

On Saturday November 10th, Malmo GAA were crowned European Shield Champions!

Many thought it was a foregone conclusion, the tournament program had it already in print, “2012 European Shield Champions – Malmo” before we had even kicked a ball. [Read more…]

Youngman bids for Saab

SAAB

SAAB

Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile has made a 3 billion crowns ($446 million) offer for bankrupt Swedish group Saab which has drawn a cool response from receivers. [Read more…]

Stockholm Voted As A Top City

Stockholm City

Stockholm City

Stockholm Voted As A ‘Top 10 City For 2012’
The cosmopolitan city of Stockholm has recently been given praise by Lonely Planet. After globe-trotting research, Lonely Planet has come to a decision on its favourite cities for 2012. The top ten list features countries that Lonely Planet say are “poised for greatness in 2012”. [Read more…]