In the News: Five Things

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In the News

In the News: Five Things

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

Introducing A Man Called Ove

Swedish best-seller A Man Called Ove was made into a movie of the same name that opened in the United States today. NPR takes a look at the story of a grumpy old man who makes your heart melt.

Another Hot Read

Speaking of best-sellers, Publishers Weekly took a look at Quicksand, a crime novel by Swede Malin Persson Giolito.

Family Time in Sweden

According to the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey, Sweden is the best country for expats to raise children. Childcare was a big reason why, according to this piece in The Independent.

Facebook’s Swedish Data Center

Facebook’s huge data center in Luleå got some prime exposure from Vanity Fair, which showcased some photos of the center from none other than Mark Zuckerberg.

And Then There’s This…

The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education made a video asking NASA to send a condom into space. Check out the video on the International Business Times’ site.

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