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Stockholm riots raise fresh debate on immigration

Four nights of rioting that has spread across Stockholm immigrant districts has raised fears that decades of integration efforts have gone dangerously awry.

Friday, 24 May, 2013, 4:32am

Stockholm museum dedicated to ABBA to open on May 7

After ABBA The Movie in 1977, the Mamma Mia musical and movie, and a 2010 travelling museum exhibit, a permanent museum to the band will open in Stockholm on May 7. After months of construction, the modern building in the leafy Djurgarden neighbourhood is nearing completion.

25 Apr 2013 - 2:32am

Nobel prize awarded to Briton, Japanese for stem cell work

British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan won this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering that specialised cells of the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells.

8 Oct 2012 - 9:02pm

Gurdon, Yamanaka win Nobel medicine prize

British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan won this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering that mature, specialised cells of the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells – a discovery that scientists hope to turn into new treatments.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Nordic cool

The sky looks as though it has been scrubbed clean and the clouds fluffed up in a tumble dryer. The air is so fresh that breathing deeply can leave you feeling giddy. This is Scandinavia, a land of lakes and forests, mountains and glaciers.

8 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Going on the road to success

Vickie Sek is quick to point out that her job is not for the dilettante or the faint of heart. Clearly, the role of director of the jewellery and jadeite department for international auction house Christie's does radiate a certain glamour, but that comes with long hours, hard work and a tough year-round travel schedule.

13 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Former resident's dresses add a splash of colour to denim boutique

Indigo is supposed to be a jeans store, but owner Eizelle Taino (pictured, left) just couldn't resist Malin Andren's (pictured) dresses. The flowing gowns by the Swedish designer (and former resident) occupy half the wall space at the Staunton Street shop. Andren was back last week to get reacquainted with friends and greet customers of her Malina line on Thursday night.

13 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Taking Stockholm

ONCE CONSIDERED AN OUTPOST ventured to by only a few travellers, low-cost airlines and the internet have made Stockholm a most attractive destination, both for those close enough to take advantage of weekend breaks as well as long-haul holidaymakers.

5 Oct 2007 - 12:00am


Travel tips

When to go

Thanks to the Atlantic gulf stream the winters in Stockholm are surprisingly mild and the only months when you can be reasonably sure about snow on the ground are January through to March. Temperatures range from 12 degrees Celsius in September to minus three degrees in January, so wrap up warm. The air is crisp and refreshing.

5 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

In the next issue of STYLE...

Pack your woollens, hop on board and be inspired by our selection of luxurious winter destinations. First stop, Sweden and its incredibly hip capital, Stockholm. Then we head for the Alps to revel in some of the most decadent chalets in the world. And, if you're hoping for a white Christmas, you'll find plenty of ideas in our Winter Escapes, from Vienna to South Korea ...

14 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Astrid & Veronika

Astrid & Veronika

by Linda Olsson

Penguin, HK$112

17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am


Name: Emma Maija Nyren

Age: 18

City, country: Stockholm, Sweden

School: Sodra Latins Gymnasium

12 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Le Shop

Where? The first Le Shop, Le Shop Stockholm, was opened in the independent fashion district of SoFo in 2003. The second branch, Le Shop too, was launched two years later in Birger Jarlspassagen arcade in the high-fashion district of Ostermalm.

27 Aug 2006 - 12:00am


Name: Emma Maija Nyren

Age: 18

Country/ City: Sweden, Stockholm

School: Sodra Latins Gymnasium

People often see me as quiet, someone who listens more than they talk. But when I know people better, I'm the opposite - I like talking and joking a lot.

4 Jun 2006 - 12:00am


Name: Steven Lars Rikard Engstrom

Age: 16

Country/city: Sweden, Stockholm

School: L'estradska

Star sign: Virgo

I'm a guy who likes having fun and being with friends, and I like sports even though I don't play many any more. Generally speaking, most teenagers in Sweden are open, curious and like to travel.

7 May 2006 - 12:00am