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Approximately 68 percent of Swedes want cash to remain a payment option in the future, compared with 25 percent who want a completely cashless society, according to results of a survey commissioned by Bankomat AB. The remaining 7 percent of respondents said either that they didn't know or that they ...
The US remains one of Swedes' favourite destinations with almost half a million Swedes crossing the pond in 2017. But a growing number also chose not to go there for political reasons. The country fell from seventh top destination to number ten in the annual travel barometer survey by analysis company ...

The Swedes softball team fell in two games this week at the hands of the Hastings Broncos. Bethany fell 8-3 before losing in a heartbreaking walk off 3-2 in nine innings in game two. Hastings scored early any often in game one, they scores three runs in the bottom of the first before the Swedes were able to ...
Along with showing majority support among the Swedish population for ditching the time switch, the new poll by Ipsos for newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN) also asked Swedes to pick which time they would like to stick with permanently. More than a third (37 percent) said they'd prefer to have summer time ...
Valencia, Spain – March 3, 2018 – With 8 teams registered for the Valencia Match Cup and a fully stacked 10 entry lineup for Malvarrosa Match Cup, both WMRT regulars mixed in with new special guests, the Valencia WMRT double-header was set to provide an action filled start to the 2018 match racing season. Valencia ...
Such a scenario would be worrying in the event of natural disaster or a technological breakdown, with Swedes potentially unable to buy the basics needed to survive. “Cash is important ... "Swedes don't maybe have the insight to understand the effects of such a crisis, that it pervades the whole community.".

Vattenfall has announced up to 1500 job losses as part of a Skr2bn (€200m) cost reduction programme to be implemented by 2020. The utility said about 600 jobs each will be lost in Sweden and Germany, a further 275 in the Netherlands and 25 in other countries where it operates.
Seven out of 10 Swedes polled said they want to be able to pay with cash in the future when asked by pollsters Sifo, who were commissioned by cash machine firm Bankomat. While the strongest inclination to keep cash was registered among the older people polled, the majority of the younger people also ...
Fresh statistics suggest that more and more Swedes are at risk of poverty, with youths, single parents and non-native Swedes representing the bulk of those falling below the EU threshold. A survey released by Statistics Sweden on Friday showed that the number of people at risk of living in poverty in ...
WINFIELD — The Swedes improved to 18-10 and 14-7 in the KCAC with a 63-46 victory over the Builders. Although the Builders jumped out to an early lead but the Swedes quickly took over with a 6-0 run. The Builders got right back into it and led by two at the end of the first. Southwestern held a steady ...
The Andre Burakovsky and Christian Djoos shenanigans continue. This time with their figurative Swedish dad Nicklas Backstrom. Video. Quantcast. Loading... Speed 2 1.5 1 ½ ¼. Download video Copy video URL Copy embed code Report issue · Powered by Streamable. Video: @andreburakovsky.
The 42-year-old father-of-one appears to have become a fan of the Swedes since his last trip to the capital. "I've been to Sweden before and it's a delightful place," he tells The Local on the phone from Los Angeles. "Stockholm is like a citadel of gently swaggering giants, everyone's disturbingly beautiful.
It takes various forms (and names) throughout Scandinavia, but the Swedish version is particularly decadent: a cardamom-flavored bun, filled with almond paste and whipped cream, sometimes served in a bowl of warm milk. The Swedes are fiercely devoted to the semla (one of their kings, taking the “fat” ...
Close to 20 years after playing their first ever gig, Swedish alternative rock band Mando Diao returns to Luxembourg. From the very off, Swedish quintet Mando Diao have been labelled as a band to watch. Their brand of melodic alternative rock goes down particularly well at festivals--they have twice played Luxembourg's ...
Swedes may be drinking less alcohol, but sales are up at Systembolaget, according to fresh figures from 2017. The explanation? Swedes are getting into the pricey plonk. "We're seeing that there are more people choosing a more expensive product," the CEO of Systembolaget Magdalena Gerger told the ...
Bofors: The Swedes and the Swiss are willing to assist, but will India drop the ball? The Central Bureau of Investigation asked the Supreme Court to reopen the case that was artificially closed in 2011. Chitra Subramaniam ...
These are some of the testimonies by Afro-Swedes, Muslims and Roma from marginalised areas, collected as part of a study on the Swedish police by criminologist Leandro Schclarek Mulinari on behalf of Civil Rights Defenders. "To be stopped and controlled by police is an everyday experience for very ...

In our recent mini-series “Swedes in the bike world” we meet people who've decided to mix business with pleasure and started working in the bike industry. We take a look at the person behind the job, how they've made it to where they are today, what drives them and what's the best (and worst) thing about working with ...
The Swedes dominated the early stages of the encounter, though they were fortunate to take lead in 10th minute when the unlucky Nolufefe Mbane headed the ball into her own net. Not deterred, though, Banyana gradually played their way back into the game. Once Refiloe Jane made her presence felt in ...
Telia Sweden said three out of four Swedes spend 4.7 hours per month sorting out technical problems. Its Personal Technician service for residential clients has been used more than 500 times since its launch in April 2017. The peer assistance service is available in 42 places nationwide. The service aims ...
More and more Swedes are using a body part to log into their technical gadgets and the trend of using fingerprints or facial recognition is expected to increase. ... The technology magazine's editor, Anders Wollner, said that while the biometric login methods pose their own security flaws, most Swedes aren't ...
In the new series “Swedes in the bike world” we meet people who've chosen to mix business with pleasure. While many dream about working with their hobby, these boys and girls have actually taken the big leap and made a career out of their love for bikes. But how do you go-about making it in the bike ...
After all, (other than appearing disarmingly healthy) the Swedes look remarkably like the rest of us. And thanks to Swedish clothing giant H&M, much of the known world can now dress almost identically. The language too, while tough to master, isn't vastly dissimilar from other Germanic tongues. But in the ...
Almost half of Swedes surveyed in a new study said they think racism will grow in the country over the coming year, while a similar amount said they had witnessed it in the 12 months before. The results come from a Novus survey commissioned by The Living History Forum, which took in the opinions of ...
With SIFO* recently carrying out a survey that shows one in four Swedes believe there is too much whining on the job, we should expect the issue to be given more attention. Whining is one of our working environment's biggest problems. The term 'whining' is defined by researchers as 'sweeping criticism ...
It was seen by 3,859,000 people when it was broadcast at 3pm, according to MMS which keeps statistics on Swedes' television viewing habits – the second-highest figure for the show in the 21st century. That means it is on track to be the most-watched television event in Sweden in 2017. While some way ...
Swedes have a deep-seated fear of getting too close to people physically. The late, great Swedish etiquette expert Magdalena Ribbing once told me it had something to do with the fact that Sweden is so big and empty and that "people hadn't been talking to each other for a long time". If you've ever seen ...
Both surveys questioned thousands of expats living around the world on a variety of topics relating to life in their new country, and this year 72 percent of Internations respondents said they found it tough to get to know the Swedes. One Brit in Sweden commented: “people are quite private, closed, and…not ...
The Swedish foreign ministry confirmed that Swedes were among the victims. "Two people (from Sweden) have died, another two have been injured," spokesperson Rasmus Eljanskog told Aftonbladet. US authorities also on Wednesday confirmed "multiple" American deaths in the crash. "We express our ...
This, for me, is one of the most mind-boggling words the Swedes have ever produced. I would never claim to be an expert on the Swedish language, but I'd say the word jajamensan is just a very long way to say the word yes. My rough translation would be yabbadabbadoo. But, unlike Fred Flintstone yelling ...
They knocked out the Danes in the Women's Handball World Championship in December last year and in 2016 Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the football team beat the Danes in the Euro 2016 playoff. Now, those blasted Swedes have gone and done it again. Despite missing their two most influential players due ...
PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Swedes track and field athletes finished up competition at the KCAC Indoor Track and Field Championships yesterday at the Harvey Dean Track on the campus of Pittsburg State University. The Bethany teams finished the competition with a seventh place finish each. Bethany was ...
It was seen by 3,859,000 people when it was broadcast at 3pm, according to MMS which keeps statistics on Swedes' television viewing habits – the second-highest figure for the show in the 21st century. That means it is on track to be the most-watched television event in Sweden in 2017. While some way ...
If you want comfort and cosiness, the Swedes will nail it every time, and they won't brag about it like the Danes do. Step inside a Swedish home, especially in the winter, and you'll be floored by how comfortable it seems. Candles and mood lighting, fresh flowers and cosy blankets, the Swedes know what ...
Every year on Christmas Eve Swedes gather around the TV to indulge in perhaps their greatest national pastime: watching a 60-year-old Disney cartoon featuring Donald Duck. And it turns out the pull of Kalle Anka is so strong that the tech-loving Scandinavians even briefly put down their phones down.
The Swedish foreign ministry confirmed that Swedes were among the victims. "Two people (from Sweden) have died, another two have been injured," spokesperson Rasmus Eljanskog told Aftonbladet. US authorities also on Wednesday confirmed "multiple" American deaths in the crash. "We express our ...
Sweden's adults could be convicted of rape unless they receive a verbal or non-verbal sign of consent from their partner at each step of their sexual encounter, according to a new law set to come into force next year. “It should be obvious. Sex should be voluntary. If it is not voluntary, then it is illegal,” Prime ...
The #MeToo movement has left a deep impression on Swedes, a new survey across a broad age range shows. An Ipsos survey for newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN) designed to gauge how #MeToo has affected Swedes showed that seven out of 10 said they had "spoken about the subject of sexual ...
This, for me, is one of the most mind-boggling words the Swedes have ever produced. I would never claim to be an expert on the Swedish language, but I'd say the word jajamensan is just a very long way to say the word yes. My rough translation would be yabbadabbadoo. But, unlike Fred Flintstone yelling ...
Lykke, pronounced loo-kah, like the character in the Suzanne Vega song, is the Danish word for happiness, perhaps that country's most valuable commodity. (Denmark often sits at the top of lists of the world's happiest countries.) Meik Wiking, who is the C.E.O. of the Happiness Research Institute in ...
While the number of Swedes supporting the sex purchase ban is rising, more people also feel positive towards a ban on selling sex. Thus, the ...
Over 600 000 Swedes live abroad, which equates nearly 7 percent of the Swedish population. 150 000 of those Swedes are living in the US, ...
WINFIELD — The Bethany College cross country teams were back in action this weekend, running in the NAIA Mid-States Classic hosted by ...
Almost nine in ten Swedes in favour of UN nuclear bomb ban ... Almost nine in ten Swedes want Sweden to sign a United Nations resolution ...
Scientists have long wondered why people in the Italian region of Cilento live longer than average. A new study hopes to find the answer – by ...
Not many people would be keen on living in a completely see-through hut, but for 72 hours and the potential of decreasing our stress by 70 ...
Why do people live longer in southern Italy than southern Sweden? A group of Swedes will swap lives with Italians for three months as part of a ...
I am off lingonberries for the time being and Volvos and flat white furniture from Ikea. No meatballs, thank you. Once again the humorless ...
It's not quite "Gibberish rock song written by Italian composer to sound like English", as it is in English. Sort of. It's the Englishiness of it all that ...
Swedes ready to play at Hyllningsfest .... Sutter Brothers from Minnesota sing and tell stories about Swedish people, and they're really funny.


 

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