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The Local
A studio in Stockholm or a castle in countryside?A sign advertising an ongoing apartment viewing in Sweden. Photo: Tomas Oneborg
A studio in Stockholm or a castle in countryside?
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
A sign advertising an ongoing apartment viewing in Sweden. Photo: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT TT/The Local · 14 Aug 2015, 12:49 Published: 14 Aug 2015 12:16 GMT+02:00 Updated: 14 Aug 2015 12:49... Read more
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The Local
Students face years in Swedish housing queueNot all students will be moving into their own student room in Sweden this autu
Students face years in Swedish housing queue
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
Not all students will be moving into their own student room in Sweden this autumn. Photo: Jurek Holzer/SvD/SCANPIX TT/The Local · 25 Aug 2015, 14:59 Published: 25 Aug 2015 07:30 GMT+02:00 Updated: 25... Read more
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The Local
How to steer Sweden's crazy rental marketAccommodation in Sweden is a big talking point. Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson/Ima
How to steer Sweden's crazy rental market
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
Accommodation in Sweden is a big talking point. Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson/Image Bank Sweden Maddy Savage · 21 Aug 2015, 15:10 Published: 21 Aug 2015 15:10 GMT+02:00 Whether you've moved to Sweden to... Read more
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The Local
Should more people live on boats in Stockholm?House boats at Pampas Marina. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT The Local · 29 Au
Should more people live on boats in Stockholm?
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
House boats at Pampas Marina. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT The Local · 29 Aug 2015, 11:00 Published: 29 Aug 2015 11:00 GMT+02:00 Living on a boat in Stockholm used to be the preserve of the rich. But... Read more
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Philly.com
Contractors become employees as startups solidify a business modelStep 3: Expand from city to city and watch the company valuation rise. For a w
Contractors become employees as startups solidify a business model
Philly.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Step 3: Expand from city to city and watch the company valuation rise. For a while, it worked. According to venture capital database CB Insights, more than $9 billion was invested in the on-demand economy over the last five years. Companies such as... Read more
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Everett Herald
Iceland's Westfjords is a land of beauty and sweeping vistas Published: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 12:01 a.m. WESTFJORDS, Iceland — It's
Iceland's Westfjords is a land of beauty and sweeping vistas
Everett Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Published: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 12:01 a.m. WESTFJORDS, Iceland — It's hard to say what's a greater wonder: The remote treasures of this country's northwest region, or the fact that... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaintsTony Burlingham in Upper St Giles, where he owned four properties in 2007. Phot
Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaints
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 8 hours ago
Tony Burlingham in Upper St Giles, where he owned four properties in 2007. Photo: Bill Smith Photo: Bill Smith Archant © 2012 (01603) 772434 The manager of several under-fire... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tech unicorns in jeopardy?London - It seems that hardly a week has gone by in the past 18 months without
Tech unicorns in jeopardy?
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
London - It seems that hardly a week has gone by in the past 18 months without some trendy start-up raising money at valuations that are nothing short of astronomical, leaving traditional, fundamentals-driven investment managers scratching their... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaints Tony Burlingham in Upper St Giles, where he owned four properties in 2007. Ph
Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaints
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 hours ago
Tony Burlingham in Upper St Giles, where he owned four properties in 2007. Photo: Bill Smith Photo: Bill Smith Archant © 2012 (01603) 772434 The manager of several under-fire... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaints Tony Burlingham in Upper St Giles, where he owned four properties in 2007. Ph
Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaints
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 hours ago
Tony Burlingham in Upper St Giles, where he owned four properties in 2007. Photo: Bill Smith Photo: Bill Smith Archant © 2012 (01603) 772434 The manager of several under-fire... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily PlanetAttached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growt
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 hours ago
Attached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growth”.. He had written to me critiquing some of the points I had made in my latest Daily Planet letter. He raised some objections and questions others have raised, so I... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
What is to be Done about Gentrification in Berkeley?. Categorywork with progressives to develop a plan to move forward. Agitate for neighbor
What is to be Done about Gentrification in Berkeley?. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 hours ago
work with progressives to develop a plan to move forward. Agitate for neighborhood preservation: Short-term rentals (e.g. "AirBnB") and in-law unit add-ons need to be balanced with a renewed call for neighborhood preservation or else, before long,... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
More on Smart Growth: an Inter-generational debate. CategoryAttached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growt
More on Smart Growth: an Inter-generational debate. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 hours ago
Attached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growth”.. He had written to me critiquing some of the points I had made in my latest Daily Planet letter. He raised some objections and questions others have raised, so I... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Are Sharing-Economy Workers Contractors or Employees?The success of companies like Uber and Airbnb can be attributed to one factor:
Are Sharing-Economy Workers Contractors or Employees?
Entrpreneur / Posted 16 hours ago
The success of companies like Uber and Airbnb can be attributed to one factor: independent contractors. A business model built around the sharing economy, it’s brought about a boom of cash flow in niche markets. But with new territory comes new... Read more
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Balita
Portuguese IT engineer quits city life to promote 'green' modular homesFeature: August 29, 2015 5:20 am LISBON, Aug. 27 — From a distance, Jose Car
Portuguese IT engineer quits city life to promote 'green' modular homes
Balita / Posted 16 hours ago
Feature: August 29, 2015 5:20 am LISBON, Aug. 27 — From a distance, Jose Caramelo's automatic mobile home, situated in a remote rural area in southern Portugal, looks just like... Read more
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Entrpreneur
8 Ways to Do Big-Time Marketing Without Spending a FortuneMarketing is essential to any company’s bottom line. However, traditional adver
8 Ways to Do Big-Time Marketing Without Spending a Fortune
Entrpreneur / Posted 17 hours ago
Marketing is essential to any company’s bottom line. However, traditional advertising channels such as newspapers, radio and television can get expensive really quick. Furthermore, they may produce little or no ROI. Contrary to these earlier... Read more
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Investopedia
What’s Plaguing Twitter and Yelp? (YELP,TWTR)Both Yelp, Inc. (YELP) and Twitter Inc. (TWTR) are Silicon Valley success stori
What’s Plaguing Twitter and Yelp? (YELP,TWTR)
Investopedia / Posted 17 hours ago
Both Yelp, Inc. (YELP) and Twitter Inc. (TWTR) are Silicon Valley success stories, beginning as Internet startups with rocketing growth on their way to large-valuation IPOs​. (See related: A Look Inside the Yelp IPO.) However since going public, both... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Alternative Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015An important trend in the global online payment market is the increasing role o
Global Alternative Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015
Business Wire / Posted 18 hours ago
An important trend in the global online payment market is the increasing role of alternative payment methods, though the use of credit cards still accounts for a major share of B2C E-Commerce globally. Especially in emerging markets, where bank card... Read more
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PhysOrg
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites under fire in FranceThe clash between strictly-regulated industry professionals and companies in th
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites under fire in France
PhysOrg / Posted 19 hours ago
The clash between strictly-regulated industry professionals and companies in the sharing economy has become all-too-familiar in France, where the so-called "Uberisation" of the economy raises hackles First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
North Central residents want city to allow short-term rentalsShort-term rentals are illegal in most parts of the city, but some homeowners a
North Central residents want city to allow short-term rentals
Charleston City Paper / Posted 19 hours ago
Short-term rentals are illegal in most parts of the city, but some homeowners are risking fines by offering their homes up on sites like Airbnb anyway. Some residents of Charleston's North Central neighborhood are seeking an exception from the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites under fire in FrancePARIS - First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels challenged Airbnb and now
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites under fire in France
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 hours ago
PARIS - First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels challenged Airbnb and now, restaurants in France are taking on meal-sharing sites they believe create unfair competition and could sap jobs. The clash between strictly-regulated industry... Read more
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The Local
Sweden gets first food truck for posh dogs Maddy Savage · 16 Jun 2015, 12:53 Published: 16 Jun 2015 07:01 GMT+02:00 Up
Sweden gets first food truck for posh dogs
The Local / Posted 22 hours ago
Maddy Savage · 16 Jun 2015, 12:53 Published: 16 Jun 2015 07:01 GMT+02:00 Updated: 16 Jun 2015 12:53 GMT+02:00 Stockholm's latest unusual start-up is believed to be the world's first gourmet food truck... Read more
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The Local
Stockholm bin men rescue doomed kitten'It trembled like a leaf'. Photo: Bekir Mercil/Private The Local · 28 Aug 20
Stockholm bin men rescue doomed kitten
The Local / Posted 22 hours ago
'It trembled like a leaf'. Photo: Bekir Mercil/Private The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 17:59 Published: 28 Aug 2015 17:59 GMT+02:00 Stockholm waste collector Bekir Mercil and his two colleagues were on Friday... Read more
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The Local
Swedish farm mystery as pigs vanish without traceSchörling suspects that the swine, which have a value of around 65,000 kronor,
Swedish farm mystery as pigs vanish without trace
The Local / Posted 22 hours ago
Schörling suspects that the swine, which have a value of around 65,000 kronor, were stolen. Photo: Lars Pehrson/SvD/SCANPIX TT/The Local · 31 Jul 2015, 16:07 Published: 31 Jul 2015 09:55... Read more
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The Local
Swedish couple tell of heartbreak after pet killedThis is not the cat in the story. Photo: Anders Wiklund/SCANPIX The Local ·
Swedish couple tell of heartbreak after pet killed
The Local / Posted 22 hours ago
This is not the cat in the story. Photo: Anders Wiklund/SCANPIX The Local · 17 Jul 2015, 12:28 Published: 17 Jul 2015 12:28 GMT+02:00 The tragic death of a beloved pet cat has sparked outrage in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites under fire in FrancePARIS: First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels challenged Airbnb and now,
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites under fire in France
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
PARIS: First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels challenged Airbnb and now, restaurants in France are taking on meal-sharing sites they believe create unfair competition and could sap jobs. The websites, where hosts offer to cook a meal at their... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Testing DNA to find best meds to fight depressionSince childhood, Mandy E. has struggled with feelings of hopelessness and inade
Testing DNA to find best meds to fight depression
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
Since childhood, Mandy E. has struggled with feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy. She seemed incapable of having fun. She experienced what she described as "constant discontent." Her parents felt it was a matter of the will to fix the problem;... Read more
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Independent
The 20 toughest job interview questions in the worldEmployers are turning to tricky questions to quickly sort through high numbers
The 20 toughest job interview questions in the world
Independent / Posted yesterday
Employers are turning to tricky questions to quickly sort through high numbers of candidates, so that only the very best shine through, according to Joe Wiggins, spokesman for Glassdoor in the UK. "Often it is to see how you react under pressure,"... Read more
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PC Advisor
Channel opportunities lie in DevOps in today’s application economy: CA TechnologiesChannel opportunities lie in DevOps in today’s application economy: CA... Chan
Channel opportunities lie in DevOps in today’s application economy: CA Technologies
PC Advisor / Posted yesterday
Channel opportunities lie in DevOps in today’s application economy: CA... Channel opportunities lie in DevOps in today’s application economy: CA... Channel... Read more
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The Local
Timeline: Julian Assange sex allegationsJulian Assange following a court hearing in 2010. Photo: TT The Local · 14 A
Timeline: Julian Assange sex allegations
The Local / Posted yesterday
Julian Assange following a court hearing in 2010. Photo: TT The Local · 14 Aug 2015, 09:42 Published: 28 Oct 2014 12:09 GMT+01:00 Updated: 14 Aug 2015 09:42 GMT+02:00 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is... Read more
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Business Insider
Startups are seeing the beginning of a liquidity crisisThey need to know where this market is going. They need to know if they can exi
Startups are seeing the beginning of a liquidity crisis
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
They need to know where this market is going. They need to know if they can exit at a big profit, or if their investment and hopes will get dragged down with these startups when it all falls apart. “Periods like this are pretty much your worst... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Villa operator closures 'nothing to do with Airbnb'A spokesman for Specialist Holiday Group said: "We have seen growth in recent y
Villa operator closures 'nothing to do with Airbnb'
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
A spokesman for Specialist Holiday Group said: "We have seen growth in recent years in the Hotel Villas we feature within the Sovereign programme and have decided that for the future this is where we wish to focus our efforts. “As a result we have... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Airbnb Agrees To Collect French Tourist Tax From Hostsby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels28 August 2015 Airbnb, a community temp
Airbnb Agrees To Collect French Tourist Tax From Hosts
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels28 August 2015 Airbnb, a community temporary-accommodation marketplace, has announced that it will begin to collect France's tourist tax on behalf of... Read more
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CNET
F-U-N- Silicon Valley gives rare blessing to software for churchVenture capitalists sit on large piles of money, and they're fond of spreading
F-U-N- Silicon Valley gives rare blessing to software for church
CNET / Posted yesterday
Venture capitalists sit on large piles of money, and they're fond of spreading it far and wide. So the companies that get funded pretty much cover the gamut, from drone and gadget makers to robots, selfie sticks and one more social network (why... Read more
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eyefortravel.com
Top 5: the top stories and tips you may have missed in AugustRelated Articles Tapping tours and activities, making the most of predictive a
Top 5: the top stories and tips you may have missed in August
eyefortravel.com / Posted yesterday
Related Articles Tapping tours and activities, making the most of predictive analytics, how Hertz is harnessing technology to keep its customers happy, how to handle branded fares and more For those based in the UK, we hope you have a happy and dry... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why investors should approach the tech sector's unicorns with cautionIf you want to gauge the extent of today’s passion for technology investing, ju
Why investors should approach the tech sector's unicorns with caution
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
If you want to gauge the extent of today’s passion for technology investing, just start counting unicorns. Two years ago, when venture capitalist Aileen Lee first used the mythical beast as a synonym for high-flying young tech companies valued at... Read more
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The Local
Trio in court over attack on Swedish serial rapistUmeå held a demonstration against sexual violence toward women when Lindgren wa
Trio in court over attack on Swedish serial rapist
The Local / Posted yesterday
Umeå held a demonstration against sexual violence toward women when Lindgren was released in July. Photo: John Gunseum/TT The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 12:20 Published: 28 Aug 2015 12:20 GMT+02:00 A... Read more
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The Local
Reports Swedish rapist in hospital after attackUmeå held a demonstration against sexual violence toward women when the Haga Ma
Reports Swedish rapist in hospital after attack
The Local / Posted yesterday
Umeå held a demonstration against sexual violence toward women when the Haga Man was released in July. Photo: John Gunseum/TT TT/The Local · 23 Aug 2015, 22:15 Published: 23 Aug 2015 13:27... Read more
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The Local
'Too big' Swedish model cheers global supportSwedish model Agnes Victoria Hedengård. Photo: Private/Instagram The Local ·
'Too big' Swedish model cheers global support
The Local / Posted yesterday
Swedish model Agnes Victoria Hedengård. Photo: Private/Instagram The Local · 26 Aug 2015, 16:47 Published: 25 Aug 2015 14:46 GMT+02:00 Updated: 26 Aug 2015 16:47 GMT+02:00 UPDATED: A 19-year-old... Read more
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The Register
Wow, Barcelona really has a problem with tech disruptors. Watch out AirbnbFresh from sending the Uber question* to the European Court of Justice, it appe
Wow, Barcelona really has a problem with tech disruptors. Watch out Airbnb
The Register / Posted yesterday
Fresh from sending the Uber question* to the European Court of Justice, it appears the city of Barcelona is now spoiling for a fight with another tech disruptor – this time lodgings lister Airbnb. Earlier this week, Airbnb announced it would be... Read more
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The Local
Sweden to step up fight on terror via text The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 10:47 Published: 28 Aug 2015 10:47 GMT+02:00 The S
Sweden to step up fight on terror via text
The Local / Posted yesterday
The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 10:47 Published: 28 Aug 2015 10:47 GMT+02:00 The Swedish government wants to step up its fight against terror with a new strategy that includes warning civilians to stay away from... Read more
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The Local
Swedish terror suspect released from custodyLawyer Lars Salkola at Gothenburg District Court on Friday. Photo: Björn Larsso
Swedish terror suspect released from custody
The Local / Posted yesterday
Lawyer Lars Salkola at Gothenburg District Court on Friday. Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT Emma Löfgren · 30 Jul 2015, 13:46 Published: 30 Jul 2015 11:28 GMT+02:00 Updated: 30 Jul 2015 13:46... Read more
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The Local
Teenage Swedish couple held by Isis in SyriaIslamic State militants pictured in Palmyra, central Syria earlier in August. P
Teenage Swedish couple held by Isis in Syria
The Local / Posted yesterday
Islamic State militants pictured in Palmyra, central Syria earlier in August. Photo: Uncredited/Rased News Network/TT The Local · 10 Aug 2015, 18:01 Published: 10 Aug 2015 11:49 GMT+02:00 Updated: 10... Read more
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The Local
Swedish man feared dead after joining IsisAn image of fighters published on a website for Islamic State militants in June
Swedish man feared dead after joining Isis
The Local / Posted yesterday
An image of fighters published on a website for Islamic State militants in June. Photo: Uncredited/TT The Local · 27 Aug 2015, 16:55 Published: 27 Aug 2015 16:52 GMT+02:00 Updated: 27 Aug 2015 16:55... Read more
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The Local
Oasis star calls Zlatan 'idiot' but 'likes Sweden'Noel Gallagher performing earlier this year (L) and Sweden’s star striker Zlata
Oasis star calls Zlatan 'idiot' but 'likes Sweden'
The Local / Posted yesterday
Noel Gallagher performing earlier this year (L) and Sweden’s star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (R): Photos: TT The Local · 3 Jul 2015, 12:04 Published: 03 Jul 2015 10:04 GMT+02:00 Updated: 03 Jul... Read more
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The Local
Swedish footballer Zlatan pays visit to home townSweden's top footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT The L
Swedish footballer Zlatan pays visit to home town
The Local / Posted yesterday
Sweden's top footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT The Local · 10 Jul 2015, 11:10 Published: 10 Jul 2015 10:37 GMT+02:00 Updated: 10 Jul 2015 11:10 GMT+02:00 Football star... Read more
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The Local
Tributes for Malmö after stunning play-off victoryMalmö FF coach Åge Hareide hugs Yoshimar Yotún. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT
Tributes for Malmö after stunning play-off victory
The Local / Posted yesterday
Malmö FF coach Åge Hareide hugs Yoshimar Yotún. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT AFP/The Local · 26 Aug 2015, 07:10 Published: 26 Aug 2015 07:10 GMT+02:00 Swedish star footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic... Read more
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The Local
Zlatan breaks internet in Malmö rush for ticketsFormer Malmö player Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: Audun Braastad/NTB scanpix/TT
Zlatan breaks internet in Malmö rush for tickets
The Local / Posted yesterday
Former Malmö player Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: Audun Braastad/NTB scanpix/TT The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 08:38 Published: 28 Aug 2015 08:38 GMT+02:00 The excitement in Malmö knew no bounds after its... Read more
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The Local
Were human smugglers on board boat of death?The Swedish coastguard ship reaching the port of Palermo. Photo: Kustbevakninge
Were human smugglers on board boat of death?
The Local / Posted yesterday
The Swedish coastguard ship reaching the port of Palermo. Photo: Kustbevakningen TT/AFP/The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 07:30 Published: 28 Aug 2015 07:30 GMT+02:00 Swedish officials suspect that people... Read more
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The Local
Swedish ship rescues 800 migrants from seaThe rescue operation in the Mediterranean. Photo: Kustbevakningen The Local
Swedish ship rescues 800 migrants from sea
The Local / Posted yesterday
The rescue operation in the Mediterranean. Photo: Kustbevakningen The Local · 12 Aug 2015, 07:24 Published: 12 Aug 2015 07:24 GMT+02:00 Updated: 12 Aug 2015 07:24 GMT+02:00 The Swedish rescue ship... Read more
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