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  1. Deal of the Day: Fly to Europe This Spring for Under $600Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Conde Nast Traveler

    Icelandair has a great sale on flights from the U.S. to Paris, London, and Copenhagen, including an optional stopover in Iceland. Flights to Europe are on sale for late spring, thanks to Icelandair's announcement of new service to Paris's Orly Airport.

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  2. Nobel official resigns over Karolinska surgeon controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NatureNews

    Urban Lendahl has resigned as secretary-general of the Nobel Assembly, little more than a year after he took the post. A prominent official has resigned from the committee that awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, because he expects to become involved in the investigation surrounding controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

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  3. Sacked Chelsea boss says he could 'not survive' in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Local

    He is known for being one of the toughest managers in the world of football. But in the end it was the Swedish winter that broke former Chelsea coach JosA Mourinho.

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  4. 'Naive' Swedes are renting homes to Airbnb hookersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Local

    Police in Stockholm say the rise of Airbnb in the capital has resulted in pimps booking apartments by using fake profiles. According to Simon HA ggstrA m, head of the Stockholm police unit leading investigations in the capital, prostitutes are active at around 200 addresses on a typical day in the city, with hotels no longer their accommodation of choice.

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  5. Caroline de Maigret Hits Copenhagen Fashion WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Women's Wear Daily

    The event closed Copenhagen Fashion Week's three-day run. "We couldn't find a guest who was more relevant than someone who embodies of the values we fight for, the values of Paris and the freedom of women This event is a response to all those who show hostility to our way of life," said Zimeray who previously invited Vanessa Bruno and Nathalie Rykiel to visit during Copenhagen 's fall ready-to-wear week.

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  6. McClay Visits Europe to Progress Eu-NZ FtaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Scoop

    Trade Minister Todd McClay leaves for Europe this weekend for introductory meetings with counterparts in the EU and certain Member States, with a focus on progressing a European Union-New Zealand free trade agreement . In the Hague, Mr McClay will discuss the trade and economic priorities of the Netherlands as it takes on the EU Presidency for the first half of 2016, and will continue to advocate for the launch of EU-NZ FTA negotiations.

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  7. Santa LivesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | QTMagazine

    Images in order: City Hall Square, Copenhagen by Christian Alsing, Courtesy Nuuk Tourism, Courtesy Greenland Tourism As our editor-at-large Justin Ocean has previously reported , Scandinavia is a unique and interesting destination for LGBT travelers during the holiday season. A last-minute flight to Copenhagen promises days of fun, cheer, and open arms to the gay community -- the city even hosts an internationally renowned "same sex dance party" .

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  8. Travel Log # 11 CopenhagenRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2009 | Roman's musings

    Saturday, June 27, 2009 As you can see, Linda met up with a Viking who, fortunately for us, was friendly and did not brandish his broadsword at us. We joined our panoramic city tour at city hall square in the morning and saw all the important sites in and around Copenhagen including Christiansborg Palace, Rosenborg castle and of course, "the Little Mermaid".

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  9. Featured AuthorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Kirkus Reviews

    The Kirkus Prize is one of the richest literary awards in the world, with a prize of $50,000 bestowed annually to authors of fiction, nonfiction and young readers' literature. It was created to celebrate the 81 years of discerning, thoughtful criticism Kirkus Reviews has contributed to both the publishing industry and readers at large.

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  10. Red Wings veteran Niklas Kronwall tells Swedish newspaper he isn't thinking about retirementRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Winging It In Motown

    At the tender age of 35, Niklas Kronwall is undoubtedly a part of the veteran core that the Red Wings have prided themselves on over the past few seasons. In mid-December, Kronwall experienced some pain starting to return to his knee.

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  11. European media face new scrutiny of reporting on immigration and crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Christian Science Monitor

    "Every fifth prison inmate in Saxony is a foreigner," the German newspaper Dresdner Morgen announced , making a point it might not have stressed even a few months ago. "If there was an opinion corridor [a range of acceptable public opinions], it has now been thoroughly demolished," noted a columnist in the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter.

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  12. Karolinska Institute to cut ties with controversial surgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NatureNews

    The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm is ending its association with acclaimed but controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, who pioneered transplants of artificial windpipes but has been accused of ethical breaches in his work. Macchiarini's contract will not be renewed when it runs out in November 2016, the Karolinska announced , and he has been asked to use his remaining time to phase out his research there.

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  13. Romford out to hammer DanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Romford Recorder

    Three youngsters from Romford Boxing Club travel with the London North East team to Copenhagen to take on Denmark in a team match this weekend. The trio are part of a 14-strong touring party and Tim Olla, a bronze medalist in last year's National Youth Championships, faces a tough Danish opponent at the Gladsaxe club.

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  14. Schengen's economic impact: Putting up barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Economist

    LONG lines of lorries once blotted the chocolate-box alpine landscape of the Brenner Pass, an important road link between southern and northern Europe. The Schengen agreement, which came into effect in 1995 and has now abolished border controls between 26 European countries, kept those lorries moving.

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  15. New safety notice warns pedestrians to look up from their smartphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Mail

    Is this the most dangerous bridge in the world? The rotting roadway in Russia that daredevils have to repair as they go Lifting the veil: The fascinating pictures that show what life is REALLY like in Saudi Arabia, from nose-kissing to men who wear flowers on their heads The City of Lights dims: Paris drops from top-five romantic destinations rankings for Valentine's Day in wake of the city's terror attacks Women are BANNED from Starbucks in Saudi Arabia with signs posted in Arabic and English on doors telling them to send 'their driver' to get their coffee instead Oktoberfest, apple strudel and... palm trees! Inside the traditional German alpine village in the middle of a tropical forest in VENEZUELA Fancy spending a night in a boot-shaped house or a clock tower in central London? The most bizarre Airbnb listings revealed Want a job in travel? Map reveals how Scotland has the highest ... (more)

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  16. The eight real 'no-go' zones in StockholmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Local

    Global media have been called out for exaggerating how dangerous Stockholm's central station is. So where are the real places you should avoid in the Swedish capital? The UK's Express newspaper recently described Sweden's main train station as a "no-go zone", while according to the Daily Mail, "all-male migrant teen gangs are spreading terror" there.

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  17. The ultimate guide to what's free in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | USA Today

    There are things you don't mind paying for, and then there's this list - the things you don't have to pay for at all. The ultimate guide to what's free in Europe There are things you don't mind paying for, and then there's this list - the things you don't have to pay for at all.

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  18. Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Local

    February can be a dreary month and new arrivals to Stockholm might feel lonely as it seems the country is still in hibernation. The Local's guide to the most exciting events around the country will inspire you to get out of the house and embrace your adopted country.

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  19. 'Wild Boar Curling' Rescues Stranded Wild Boars From Frozen LakeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Switched

    A group of wild boars that had become stranded on ice in Sweden was curled to safety thanks to several intrepid skaters who filmed the adorable rescue. In a video titled "Wild Boar Curling," one of four boars is seen struggling to walk on the slippery surface its little legs helplessly kicking beneath it when the skaters come to the rescue.

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  20. The End Of The Multiculturalist Consensus In EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Daily Caller

    One wonders why America, a nation of immigrants, can be suddenly so receptive to Donald Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric. The best answer, so far, is that immigration does not seem to work any more the way it did, at least for certain groups of immigrants.

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