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.

Go Emma!

We recently featured Swedish cyclist Emma Johansson, who races Saturday at the UCI Road World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Road Cycling UK tabbed Johansson as one of six contenders to become world champion in the elite women’s road race.

Swedish Car of Future a Crowdfunding Hit

What has three wheels, runs on electricity and is on the road to raising $1 million through crowdfunding? Swedish startup Uniti’s electric car. AutoBlog reports that the company has raised $730,000, well past the goal of $553,000 on its car that might make the Batmobile jealous.

Designing Woman

British designer Hannah Jinkins won H&M’s design award in December, and her designs are available this fall. How’d she do it? Fashionista has a great look at the rising star.

Learn from the Swedes

We’ve written about lagom and other influential Swedish words… Travelers Today took a look at “Five Things We Could Learn from the Swedes” in a post this week.

Happy Anniversary

On Oct. 22, the Swedish Embassy will have an open house as it continues its 10th anniversary in the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C. Music, food, family fun…sign us up.

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