In the News: Five Things

In the News

In the News: Five Things

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

Photo via Daniel Åhs
Zara Larsson, Photo via Daniel Åhs

Give me that car

Volvo previewed new compact car concepts in Sweden this week. Here’s hoping the 40.1 crossover and the 40.2 hatch-sedan go into production soon. We want a test drive.

We’ll never forget you, Zara

Swedish songstress and all-around cool girl Zara Larsson performed her hit “Never Forget You” on the The Late Late Show With James Corden recently. Man, this song is catchy!

Move that … town?

Helping move a friend’s couch is never fun. Could you imagine having to move an entire town? The Swedish city of Kiruna is moving two miles east. Find out why and how.

Working 9-3, what a way to make a living

Sweden’s six-hour work week is back in the news. Arturo Perez participated in a Swedish experiment on the future of work, switching to a six-hour workday. He experienced renewed energy and more happiness. We are hoping to conduct a similar experiment here… need to get the bosses on board.

Stockholm: Music to our ears

A new short film called “That Place Where” highlights where all the cool Swedish music happened in Stockholm. Give it a watch, and then let’s take a walking tour?

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