In the News: Five Things

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In the News

In the News: Five Things

Each week our editors share a handful of Swedish stories that catch our attention.

Safety First

Sweden is one of the most innovative, eco-friendly and start-up supportive countries in the world. It’s no doubt they’re also No. 1 when it comes to safe driving.

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Stockholmers zip up those snowsuits! The record snowfall in Stockholm was set in 1905 and beaten on Nov. 9. Reports mention 30-40 cm in just SIX hours. Brrr.

Swimmers, Take Your Mark

Next month is the Short Course World Championships, and Sweden and Norway have announced their rosters. No, Olympic champ Sarah Sjostrom will not be there to compete, but her former coach will be there to lead the team as Sweden’s National head coach.

We’ll Have What She’s Having

TGIF! Get your happy hour inspiration started with World Champion Bartender and Gothenburg resident, Dosa Isanov, in action making his award-winning libation.

Church With Swedish Roots Turns 100

Happy 100th birthday Bethel Lutheran Church! This Lyford, Texas church was started by the Swedes who settled there between 1914-16 and is filled with history and continues to grow today.

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