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  1. DreamHack Winter 2014: Groups and scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SK Gaming Scene News

    The world's largest computer festival DreamHack Winter 2014 returns with another major competition in the discipline of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. In cooperation with Valve Corporation, DreamHack Winter 2014 is set to be the fourth community funded major tournament featuring whopping prize pool of total $250,000.


  2. Seeing the Baltic in our small but perfectly formed cruise liner was brilliantRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Forget the old adage that 'big is beautiful', for it would seem that nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to cruising, writes Anthony Collins. Small is definitely superior if you want to get in to the places that some of the giants of the ocean can only dream about.


  3. Stuck in the Airport? Five Restaurants That Make a Delay WorthwhileRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Would you pray for delays on one of the biggest travel days of the years? With these big-name chefs and famous franchises working the airport runways suddenly an extra hour suddenly seems worth it. Restaurant Gaig in downtown Barcelona has a Michelin star; its sister restaurant has spot-on Catalan cuisine and Spanish wines to take the edge off air travel.


  4. Five magical Swedish winter marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Local

    Stockholm and Gothenburg may be the main tourist draws when it comes to winter markets in Sweden, but away from the big cities, Swedes do their Christmas shopping in barns, castles and farm shops. Here are The Local's top tips for 2014.


  5. Black Friday, Cyber Monday fuel Europe's online shopping bonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ZDNet

    An increasing number of European retailers are joining in on the Black Friday excitement, which begins on November 28 after the American Thanksgiving holiday, and marks the traditional beginning of the US Christmas shopping season. Analyst Forrester predicts a 35bn will be spent online in November and December across Europe.


  6. The Nordic Light Hotel in Stockholm offers free accommodation to...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The surreal park left 40ft underwater when the snow melts... with fish swimming in the trees and eerie abandoned park benches Is this the ultimate suitcase for shopaholics? New bag inflates from carry-on size to check-in case so travellers can take home more holiday bargains Couple left with A 16,000 medical bill for private hospital treatment after bus crashes into VOLCANO on dream holiday in Ecuador Girl, 10, hospitalised and left on IV drip after couple's 'nightmare' Turkish honeymoon at resort where 'flies landed on food and children were seen vomiting by pool' Princess Diana, the Kennedys, Woody Allen... now Wills and Kate: Inside the luxury Carlyle hotel, where couple will stay during New York trip... and suites cost A 9k London beats Hogmanay capital to be crowned top New Year's Eve city break destination Paint peeling from walls, decaying suites and rotting furniture: The ... (more)


  7. Gothenburg Architect to Outline the Way Forward in City Centre...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Aberdeen City Council

    One of Europe's leading architects is set to outline where Aberdeen can learn from Gothenburg and other leading destinations in delivering city centre regeneration projects which transform both the economy and environment. Bjorn Siesjo, a City Architect from Sweden's second largest city, is visiting the Granite City for the first time to present the first in a series of 'City Talks' as part of the Aberdeen City Centre Masterplan project and will address an invited audience of business leaders and stakeholders in the Cowdray Hall on Thursday .


  8. Will 'hated' dating coach reach Sweden?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Local

    A viral campaign to stop controversial US dating coach visiting Sweden appeared to have been successful on Tuesday, when scheduled tour dates disappeared from Julian Blanc's website. Blanc, 25, has described himself as "the most hated man in the world" and he has already been banned from touring the UK after his visa application was reportedly turned down.


  9. Racing team befriends stray dog, takes him on adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Sometimes extreme sporting events lead to extreme friendships. In this case, it's one between an entire Swedish racing team and the stray dog that decided he wouldn't be left behind.


  10. 'Isis' teens stopped at Sweden's Umea airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Local

    Three high school students who were on their way to Syria to fight alongside the Isis terror group were stopped at an airport in northern Sweden in the nick of time, it has been claimed. Two boys aged 17 and a girl, 16, were planning to travel to Istanbul via the Swedish capital, Stockholm, according to a member of the Muslim community speaking to regional newspaper Vsterbottens Kuriren .


  11. 'Racist' Black Pete party scrapped in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Local

    A Dutch club in Stockholm that was planning a Christmas party featuring Santa alongside a 'black' slave servant, has shelved the idea following numerous complaints. Sweden's Afro-Swedish National Association wrote to the Dutch embassy in Stockholm earlier this month to protest against a party planned on its premises on November 30th, at which the character was set to appear.


  12. Get your own office anywhere in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Local

    Sweden's startup scene is booming - making central office space in Stockholm and Gothenburg even harder to find. So where does a new small business set up shop? Two seasoned entrepreneurs share their secret with The Local.


  13. 'I'm spreading Japan's 'cute' culture in Sweden'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Local

    For this week's My Swedish Career we meet American Carolynn Piittisjarvi, an entrepreneur who has already managed to turn several hobbies into Swedish businesses. She has just launched a store selling Japanese clothes, toys and stationary in the hope of spreading 'kawaii'.


  14. Sweden awards Vietnamese photographers for capturing Scandinavian inventions in daily useRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Thanh Nein News

    The Swedish Embassy handed three awards to Vietnamese photographers on Wednesday for their submissions to a contest entitled Swedish Innovations through a Vietnamese Lenses, which attracted more than 600 pictures. Hanoi Photographer Vu Quang Ngoc claimed first prize with his photo of an Adjustable wrench.


  15. Travelers: smell fabulous this holiday season with Beaute Prestige InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Examiner.com

    Ladies and gentlemen travelers, have you started hinting for your holiday gifts? If you haven't, well, you're slacking! If you desire to smell desirable and want something gorgeous on your dresser or hotel room vanity, Beaute Prestige International to the rescue! Best to send your loved one straight to the site. How's that for hinting? I was happy to be hosted to experience several of their exquisite fragrance collection.


  16. Armenian FM to travel to SwedenRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Groong

    Armenian FM to travel to Sweden 13:00 22/11/2014 >> POLITICS Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will pay an official visit to Sweden on November 24-25 at the invitation of Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström. In Stockholm, Edward Nalbandian will meet with Sweden's top legislative and executive officials, the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry said.


  17. Stockholma s Supercharged Electric Ferry Set to Make WavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Mass Transit

    The E/S Movitz will need 90 kW to cruise at 9 knots and will also require just 10 minutes for its two NiMH 180 kWh batteries to be charged sufficiently enough to carry 100 passengers on a Stockholm inner city route. In Sweden's capital city, Stockholm, built across some 14 islands, ferries provide a crucial means of public transport.


  18. Up to 300 Swedes fighting with Isis: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Local

    The body of an Irishman who had been missing since November 10th was found in the harbour by Stockholm's Old Town on Thursday, it has emerged. Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his first start for two months as Ligue 1 Champions Paris Saint-Germain went top for the first time this season with a 3-2 win at mid-table Metz on Friday night WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was on Friday guaranteed political asylum by Ecuador for "as long as necessary," one day after he lost an appeal against a Swedish warrant for his arrest.


  19. Aircraft and cargo trucks at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Dinh QuanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Thanh Nein News

    Lai Xuan Thanh, director of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam , faulted the supervisor, who works for Vietnam Air Traffic Management Company, for failing to stop an Air Force helicopter from taking off soon after a Vietnam Airlines plane on October 29. The supervisor's job was tasked with coordinating messages between civilian and military air traffic controllers. Civilian air controllers communicate with pilots in English and the latter in Vietnamese.


  20. Spend a night in the Swedish IcehotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Fenland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Built across fourteen of the 20,000 islands that shelter the city from the Baltic Sea, Stockholm is quite a revelation.