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  1. Get happy in the world's happiest countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | CNN

    Denmark is the happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report 2013, the most recent United Nations happiness study available. For an obviously happy place, head to Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens , one of the world's oldest amusement parks.

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  2. STEM vital for nation's progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star Online

    Good job: The winning team from last years National Science Challenge, Lee Shan Shan, Partiban Anathurai, and See Jin Ming being greeted by Malaysian Ambassador to Sweden Datuk Badruddin Abdul Rahman at the embassy. Malaysia will need youth with a sound knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to push the country towards further development and success.

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  3. Lidl Sverige KB in Retailing (Sweden) - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Saturday | PR-inside.com

    The company has stated that its main growth constraint is the fact that Swedish consumers do not consider the product assortment large enough to have the store as their main grocery alternative. Efforts to change this perception are, according to Lidl, vital for continued future growth.

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  4. King Tut's return for AndrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Evening Times

    HIS first gig at King Tut's for more than a decade was a triumph - now Scots singer songwriter Andrew Montgomery is ready to do it all again. Throw in a marvellous Bond theme-esque new single, a move to Sweden and the hint of a second solo album on the horizon, and 2015 is already shaping up to be an exciting year.

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  5. "Neuroscientist honored with Ig Nobel outshines laureates"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Improbable Research

    Neuroscientist Eleanor Maguire seemed surprised when she was introduced Thursday as the most famous member of a panel that included three Nobel-Prize-winning scientists. Maguire, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at University College London, was awarded an Ig Nobel Prize in 2003 for a study that measured the brain sizes of taxicab drivers during their three-year "knowledge training" required to navigate the 25,000 streets and myriad monuments of central London.

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  6. EU to probe cross-border e-commerce barriersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | West Australian

    Brussels announced a probe Thursday into efforts by the retail industry to stop shoppers using websites outside their own countries, in the latest step towards a single digital market across the EU. EU Competition Commissioner Margarethe Vestager said she expected to complete a general investigation by mid-2016, adding that it could lead to later cases against specific companies.

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  7. Sweden sees Ukrainian asylum seeker boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Local

    Sweden saw a huge spike in Ukrainians seeking asylum in 2014, with nearly eight times more applicants than the previous year, according to Eurostat data analyzed by The Local. 1,320 people from Ukraine sought asylum in Sweden last year, compared to 170 applicants in 2013, before the bloody conflict with Russia began. 2 comments

  8. Thousands to be hit by Easter rail delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Local

    Tens of thousands of Swedish travellers are set for rail chaos over Easter, one of the country's busiest holidays, with delays of up to three hours expected on some lines. The delays are caused by planned maintenance work in several locations in and around Stockholm, which will be carried out between Maundy Thursday, April 2nd, and Easter Monday, reported Swedish Radio's news programme Ekot.

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  9. Esbjerg route shutting down after less than a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Copenhagen Post

    Less than a month ago there was good news for commuters looking to travel between Copenhagen and Esbjerg as the first flight route in 15 years opened up between the two cities . Now, less than a month later, operator ES-air has revealed that it will shut down the route on Monday, March 30 due to a lack of customers.

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  10. H & M Hennes & Mauritz Ab: Notice of H&Ma s Annual General Meeting 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Wire

    Shareholders of H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB are hereby invited to the annual general meeting on Wednesday 29 April 2015 at 3 p.m., at Victoriahallen, StockholmsmA ssan, A lvsjA in Stockholm. both be entered in the company's register of shareholders kept by Euroclear Sweden AB in their own name by Thursday 23 April 2015 and notify their intention to attend the annual general meeting by Thursday 23 April 2015 at the latest, in writing to the address H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB, Carola ArdA hn, 106 38 Stockholm, Sweden, by telephone to +46 8 796 55 00, by fax to +46 8 796 55 44 or on the company's website at www.hm.com/agm .

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  11. NTest Opens European Support Center in DenmarkRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | PRWeb

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide an outstanding customer experience, NTest Inc. today celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art FiberWatcha support center in Copenhagen, Denmark. The FiberWatcha fiber monitoring product line quickly locates fiber optic failures in telecommunications service providers, cable operators, utility, and power companies in over 50 countries throughout the globe.

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  12. Peter Jöback To Lead Swedish Revival Of The Phantom Of The OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It was earlier today confirmed in an official statement on Peter Jback's website that a Swedish revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's haunting smash hit: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is on its way! Former Broadway and West End Phantom Peter Jback is once again going to take on the lead role of the Phantom in a new Swedish revival of the original replica production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Stockholm, Septemer 2016. Auditions for the role of Christine Daa, the female protagonist, Raol and the rest of the ensemble will be held in May in front of the international creative team.

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  13. OT Strengthens Its Position within Public Transportation in Sweden as ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sys-Con Media

    Oberthur Technologies , a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced its selection by Stockholm's Lokaltrafik , the largest public transport company in Sweden, as sole supplier of travel contactless smart cards and associated personalization services. SL manages the Swedish capital's transport network, used every day by 700 000 travellers.

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  14. How Saudi Arabia turned Swedena s human rights criticisms into an attack on IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    Saudi Arabia blocked Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom from speaking at an Arab League event after she criticized the kingdom's human rights record. Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, Saudi Arabia is at diplomatic war with Sweden. 2 comments

  15. EuroBSDCon 2015 Call for Papers Is OutRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | OpenBSD Journal

    Go to for details; the full text of the announcement also follows after the fold. EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for users and developers of BSD-based systems.

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  16. Blyth wins bid to host 2016 North Sea Tall Ships Regatta bringing A 20m to the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Chronicle Live

    Blyth Port will host some of the world's most impressive tall ships after winning a bid to host a North Sea race to Sweden The world's most impressive sea-faring vessels are coming to Blyth as the port is chosen to host the globally renowned Tall Ships Regatta. The three day event is set to bring over 100,000 visitors to the region and boost the economy by up to A 25m.

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  17. Finnair launches new routes to SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Local

    Helsinki-based airline Finnair has announced it is opening new services between Swedish airports in UmeA , LuleA , NorrkA ping and Visby and the Finnish capital. The airline is planning to launch the new routes this summer as part of efforts to encourage more Finns to visit Sweden and to persuade more people living in Sweden to travel to Helsinki or onwards to other destinations in Finnair's network across Europe, Asia and North America.

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  18. The world's happiest countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | CNN

    Denmark is the happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report 2013, the most recent United Nations happiness study available. For an obviously happy place, head to Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens , one of the world's oldest amusement parks.

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  19. International study raises questions about cause of global ice agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Science, Industry and Business

    A new international study casts doubt on the leading theory of what causes ice ages around the world -- changes in the way the Earth orbits the sun. The researchers found that glacier movement in the Southern Hemisphere is influenced primarily by sea surface temperature and atmospheric carbon dioxide rather than changes in the Earth's orbit, which are thought to drive the advance and retreat of ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere.

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  20. Faulty switch sparks travel chaos in capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Local

    Travel chaos for Stockholm rail commuters caused by a faulty switch near the Swedish capital's central station on Monday is set to continue until Tuesday morning. Rail traffic to and from Stockholm has been disrupted since one of the southbound tracks from Stockholm central station was completely shut down during the night on Monday, due to a crack in a railway switch at Tegelbacken junction in the city centre.

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