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  1. 'If the Russians come our whole lives will change'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Local

    Recent claims that Russia rehearsed a military takeover of Gotland stirred up fear among Swedes - but how do people living here feel? The Local asked islanders what life is like in the bullseye of Sweden. Strolling along Visby's narrow cobbled streets, watching the Baltic Sea's crystal blue waves come rolling in, it is hard to believe that this picturesque 3,187 square kilometre island off Sweden's east coast is the same place that has been at the forefront of the world's attention lately.

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  2. Bursts of mystery: What it's like to observe Fourth of July as an outsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    For the 40th year, people got a jump on their 4th of July festivities at Music in Plymouth, an evening of music performance at the Hilde Performance Center culminating with a concert by the Minnesota Orchestra followed by fireworks on Tuesday, July 3, 2012. The even is presented by the Plymouth Civic League and the City of Plymouth, Minnesota.

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  3. Morning business news - July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    The US unemployment rate is forecast to edge down to 5.4% from 5.5%, in figures due out later today. More than five years after the unemployment rate hit 10%, the US is edging closer to full employment.

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  4. Six hip spots to sun seek in StockholmRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Local

    Here's our pick of places to enjoy the warm weather that's finally made its way to the Swedish capital, along with our weekly guide to what's on in the rest of the country. To the west of Stockholm's hipster island, SA dermalm, Hornstull offers one of the most popular swimming spots in the city.

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  5. 'I don't feel Swedish, I feel international'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Local

    Fourteen years ago, American Peter Dahlen was just another "love refugee" in Sweden. Today he's the Managing Director of the American Chamber of Commerce , working hard to improve trade between Sweden and the US.

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  6. Nine exciting activities on Sweden's GotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Local

    Gotland is in the national spotlight each summer during Sweden's annual politics forum, Almedalen . But here's why it is also one of the nation's favourite tourist spots.

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  7. Take a walk in the easy streets of CopenhagenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Times

    The vibrant square fronting the imposing Copenhagen's city hall is a busy crossroads where everything seems to converge. A boat cruise along Copenhagen's harborfront provides views of the city - and of the iconic "Little Mermaid" statue.

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  8. 'The Baltic Sea means everything to us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Local

    The "Nordic way" receives a lot of praise around the world, not least when it comes to sustainability. The Local went in search of the Nordics' secret, and were surprised by what emerged.

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  9. Study to identify what helps rural mothers manage mental health difficultiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    A Monash University study is looking for participants to find out what factors contribute to helping rural women with children manage mental health difficulties and get better. Researcher and social worker, Rochelle Hine, said that the study aims to contribute to changes in support services so they harness successful factors.

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  10. Scandinavia --- land of the freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Washington Examiner

    I spent last week in Copenhagen, campaigning alongside Danish conservatives in a knife-edge general election. Something did the trick: a last minute surge gave the Right a larger majority than anyone had predicted.

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  11. DUBUC - 54th wedding anniversary celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Norman Keith of Delta, BC, celebrated his 100th birthday on Aug. 2. Norman was originally from Waldron, SK. He was married to Norma Nicholson, the oldest child of Norman and Sandra Nicholson and a sister to Iris Groseth.

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  12. 'There's no cold weather in sight for Sweden'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Local

    Sweden has waited. And waited. And waited. But it finally looks as if summer is here to stay, with the mercury climbing to 30C later this week.

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  13. 'Biofuels critical for climate-friendly flights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Local

    Sweden could become a leading producer of aviation biofuel, but industry efforts to stimulate demand for "green flights" risk falling short if politicians don't join the effort. While it may seem like science fiction to some, jets already fly using biofuel derived from forestry industry by-products or other biomass.

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  14. Swedish jitters as Greece crisis swellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Local

    People travelling from Sweden to Greece are being warned to withdraw cash before travelling, while the Swedish Prime Minister has criticised the Greek parliament's snap referendum on a possible Grexit. Swedish banks are warning holidaymakers heading to Greece to take out money before they travel, following news that all Greek banks are set to be closed for the rest of the week, with cash machine withdrawals limited to 60 euros a day .

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  15. 'Foreign workers need a specific kind of support'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Local

    After two years working in banking in London, Canadian-born Ameek Grewal, 29, relocated to Stockholm a year ago and says he's boosted his health as well as his career by living among Swedes. When the opportunity to transfer from the British capital to Citibank's Nordic headquarters in Stockholm emerged in the spring of 2014, Grewal, who works as an analyst, says he grabbed it with both hands.

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  16. Scandanavia --- land of the freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Washington Examiner

    I spent last week in Copenhagen, campaigning alongside Danish conservatives in a knife-edge general election. Something did the trick: a last minute surge gave the Right a larger majority than anyone had predicted.

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  17. I've changed my mind about the Swedes. They took in 40,000 Syrian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | New Statesman

    Flats in the Hovsjoe district in south-western Soedertaelje, where many Syrian refugees in Sweden live. Photo: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images Everyone keeps asking me what I think about Craig Raine's poem about a young Gatwick border controller's embonpoint.

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  18. Backstage at the hottest Almedalen hangoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Local

    As the Baltic island of Gotland welcomes swarms of Swedish powerbrokers, The Local takes a sneak peek at Gate Almedalen, a massive airport-inspired tent where everyone who's anyone can be found. Measuring a whopping 300 square-meteres and located at the doorstep of the Visby Clarion Hotel - the preferred quarters for ministers and other VIPs -- Gate Almedalen is indeed hard to miss.

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  19. Abu Dhabi Wins Volvo Ocean Race's In-port SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Marine News

    June 27, 2015. The final day of the 2014-15 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during the prize giving following the Inmarsat In-Port Race in Gothenburg.

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  20. Stockholm is not just for city breaks, it's a perfect family destination tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Swedish capital is uber cool and stunningly beautiful, but alongside all the galleries and shops it's very much a child-friendly town As we got off the plane for our fun family trip to Stockholm, there was just one pressing item on my daughter Liberty's holiday agenda. I explained that while we might not see her favourite children's book character, we would have to board a boat, just like Swedish A supergirl Pippi, because the best way to see this beautiful city is from the water.

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