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The King and Queen of Sweden attend the World Ski Championships in Seefeld

NordenBladet – On 22-26 February, The King and Queen visited Seefeld in Austria to watch the Swedish team compete in the Nordic World Ski Championships. The Nordic World Ski Championships are arranged every other year, and include the ski jumping,

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The Sweden´s Crown Princess Couple visit Fryshuset

NordenBladet – On Thursday 21 February, The Crown Princess Couple visited Fryshuset for an update on the centre’s activities. Fryshuset is a politically and religiously independent voluntary international organisation. Fryshuset gives young people the opportunity to take part in their

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The King of Sweden presents medals to athletes

NordenBladet – On Wednesday 20 February, The King awarded HM The King’s Medal for Contributions within Swedish Sport during a ceremony in Princess Sibylla’s Apartments at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The medal, which was newly inaugurated in 2019, is

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The King of Sweden awarded HM The King’s Medal and the Litteris et Artibus Medal during a ceremony in Queen Lovisa Ulrika’s Dining Hall at the Royal Palace of Stockholm

NordenBladet – On Wednesday 13 February, The King awarded HM The King’s Medal and the Litteris et Artibus Medal during a ceremony in Queen Lovisa Ulrika’s Dining Hall at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The Seraphim Medal is presented “for

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The Crown Princess of Sweden visits Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Sweden – On Thursday 14 February, The Crown Princess visited SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI is an independent international research institute that studies issues relating to peace and conflict, with a focus on disarmament. SIPRI was founded

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The Crown Princess fo Sweden speaks with Hédi Fried and Stina Wirsén

NordenBladet – On Thursday 14 February, The Crown Princess received writer Hédi Fried and illustrator Stina Wirsén at Haga Palace. During their meeting, they spoke about The Story of Bodri, a book that Hédi Fried and Stina Wirsén created together.

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Prince Carl Philip opens Rally Sweden in Karlstad

NordenBladet – On Thursday 14 February, Prince Carl Philip opened Rally Sweden at Färjestad Trotting Course. The Prince is patron of Rally Sweden. This year’s rally, which ran from 14 to 17 February, began in Karlstad and continued via Torsby

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Top 10 Richest People of Sweden 2017 (by Veckans Affärer) + FULL LIST of Sweden´s 184 billionaires in 2017!

NordenBladet – Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer each year compiles a list of the country’s billionaires in Swedish krona (1 billion SEK equals roughly $120 million USD). There was a record 187 Swedish billionaires in 2018 – double the amount

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Swedish billionaires: Melker Schörling, net worth 6.8 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Melker Schörling (born 1947) is a Swedish billionaire businessman. His investment company Melker Schörling AB (MSAB) has large interests in Securitas AB, Assa Abloy, Hexagon AB, Loomis and more. Schörling formed a partnership with fellow billionaire Gustaf Douglas,

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Swedish billionaires: Frederik Paulsen Jr, net worth 6.8 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Frederik Paulsen is a Swedish billionaire and businessman, chairman of Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Frederik Dag Arfst Paulsen was born on 30 October 1950 in Stockholm, Sweden. His father was Frederik Paulsen Sr, the founder of Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Frederik Paulsen

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Swedish billionaires: Hans Rausing (magnate), net worth 12.5 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Sir Hans Rausing, KBE (born 25 March 1926) is a Swedish businessman based in the United Kingdom. He made his fortune from his co-inheritance of Tetra Pak, a company founded by his father Ruben Rausing and currently the

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Swedish billionaires: Stefan Persson (magnate), net worth 19.6 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Carl Stefan Erling Persson (born 4 October 1947 in Bromma, Stockholm) is a Swedish business magnate*. 71-year-old Persson is the chairman and main shareholder in fashion company H&M (Hennes & Mauritz), which was founded by his father Erling

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18 common questions with answers: WHAT is Aurora Borealis? What causes the Northern Lights? Where is the best place to go and see the northern lights? Do the Northern Lights give off radiation? etc.

NordenBladet – An aurora (plural: auroras or aurorae), sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis) or southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth’s sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions (around the

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How do Scandinavians feel about a multicultural Scandinavia in the future?

NordenBladet –  Sweden was the first country to adopt an official policy of multiculturalism in Europe. In May 1975, a unanimous Swedish parliament passed an act on a new multiculturalist immigrant and ethnic minority policy put forward by the social

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Under current highest-level projections, almost one in three people in Sweden will be Muslim by 2050

NordenBladet – The report reveals a stark east-west divide, with the Muslim share of the populations in Germany, France, Austria and Belgium expected to be at least 18 per cent of the total populations by 2050 if high migration continues.

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20 THINGS to know before visiting or moving to Sweden

NordenBladet – Preparing yourself for Sweden may include understanding a few societal norms that are distinctly Swedish – some quite basic, others more subtle. When you’re invited home to a Swede, you’d better be on time and take your shoes

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