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Nobel prizes Posted by on Dec 28, 2012

Halloj alla läsare! This post is about the Nobel prizes and how some of them have had a great effected on your daily life. The ceremony for all the Nobel prizes, except the peace prize, is held in Stockholm, in the Stockholm concert house. The fact that the ceremony which is board casted across the…

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Breaking news: Royal pregnacy! Posted by on Aug 17, 2011

The day  the Swedes (well, not everyone…) have been waiting for is finally here: Our Crown Princess (Kronprinsessa) Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel are expecting their first child! These news has been widely anticipated since the grand royal wedding last June and there has even been speculation and rumours about the couples fertility… But…

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The Swedish – scandal – King? Posted by on Nov 4, 2010

Today is the day when our King, Carl XVI Gustaf, ends his annual elk hunt with a press conference about his prey, the days in the woods and similar not particularly exciting stuff. This press conference normally doesn’t attract many journalists – understandably. But today, the King was greeted by over 60 reporters from all over Scandinavia.  An extraordinary good…

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Can you find the hidden Swedish verbs? Posted by on Apr 30, 2010

It’s not any random Friday in Sweden today, it’s Valborgsmässoafton (read Katja’s post about Walpurgis night here!) and it’s also the Swedish king’s 64th birthday! Grattis på födelsedagen HM Carl XVI Gustaf! As Gabriel wrote earlier this week, the king probably has his hands full at the moment – or as we would say in Swedish when…

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