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World Water Week: we must replicate Stockholm's water improvements

World Water Week: we must replicate Stockholm's water improvements As a wealthy city, Stockholm is a world away from the places in which WaterAid works in the developing world, but this wasn't always so. Up until the 1860s, Stockholm's residents drew water from wells and ponds. Diarrhoea and pneumonia were the main … Read more on […]

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Princess Madeleine sparkles as Swedish royal family attend Stockholm's

Princess Madeleine sparkles as Swedish royal family attend Stockholm's … The royal, who is first-in-line to the Swedish throne, held a bouquet of flowers as she posed with her husband Prince Daniel for the cameras at the music awards night, which was held in Stockholm's Concert Hall. princess-victoria-. Madeleine and … Read more on hellomagazine.com

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Stockholm's solution to its 'Wasp's Waist'

Stockholm's solution to its 'Wasp's Waist' The Stockholm Citybanan (City Line) is a new commuter railway tunnel currently under construction beneath central Stockholm, which will be used for the Swedish capital's commuter rail service. Writes Collin Carr. The line will be six kilometres long … Read more on The Rail Engineer

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Stockholm's LGBT Pride Parade Was Bigger — And Sexier — Than Ever!

Stockholm's LGBT Pride Parade Was Bigger — And Sexier — Than Ever! According to an email sent to The Huffington Post from Visit Stockholm, 153 groups and floats were seen by a record-breaking 600,000-plus people. This year also marked the first time a prime minister joined the parade, as Frederik Reinfeldt … Read more on […]

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Bristol brewer Chris Thurgesson – a driving force behind Stockholm's trendiest

Bristol brewer Chris Thurgesson – a driving force behind Stockholm's trendiest … Craft beers have become such a big hit in recent years that even the big boys of the brewery world have tried to get in on the act. The trend, that came out of the US and has spread across much of Europe, […]

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Stockholm's new Nordic pride

Stockholm's new Nordic pride If Stockholm residents seem particularly smug these days, it's for good reason. The Swedish capital has long ranked among the loveliest in Europe, with an inner-city beauty characterised by stately architecture and graceful waterways. But openings in … Read more on The Australian Financial Review

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Stockholm's Airport Express is Crazy Efficient, Crazy Expensive

Stockholm's Airport Express is Crazy Efficient, Crazy Expensive Getting from Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) to the city center is possible by taxi (bad idea), bus (the cheapest option) or, most conveniently, via the Arlanda Express, departing from underneath the airport terminal directly to Stockholm Central Station. Read more on Jaunted

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Stockholm's top 10 good value restaurants

Stockholm's top 10 good value restaurants For many years Oaxen Krog – one of the top 50 restaurants in the world, according to Restaurant magazine – and its sister restaurant, Slip, were located on a remote island an hour outside Stockholm. The founders, Magnus Ek and Agneta Green, have now … Read more on The Guardian

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Underground Art: Stockholm's Best Kept Secret

Underground Art: Stockholm's Best Kept Secret Never have I been to a city where I wanted to spend more time underground than above ground. But that was before I visited Stockholm. Built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges, Stockholm is surrounded by water and takes the title of Northern … Read more on The […]

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Watch This Guided Tour of Stockholm's Beautiful Subway

Watch This Guided Tour of Stockholm's Beautiful Subway Alexander Dragunov is an architectural photographer, but his real passion is capturing images of subways. In this video, he gives a guided tour of his favorite metro system in Stockholm—and reveals that it is indeed stunningly beautiful. Read more on Gizmodo

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1972 Buick Electra 225 Reigns As 4500-Pound King of Stockholm's Streets

1972 Buick Electra 225 Reigns As 4500-Pound King of Stockholm's Streets 1972 Buick Electra 225 Limited in Stockholm Photo by: Murilee Martin. Squeezed in between an Audi A3 and a Renault Clio, this 4,475-pound Buick seems a bit large for Stockholm. Photo by Murilee Martin. 1972 Buick Electra 225 Limited in Stockholm Photo … Read more […]

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Stockholm's Collector's Hotels: The world's smallest hotel chain

Stockholm's Collector's Hotels: The world's smallest hotel chain STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, May 24, 2014 — You might think a hotel chain honoring the seafaring exploits of Admiral Lord Nelson would be located in London or, at the very least, somewhere in England. If you did, you would be wrong. Believe it or not, the … Read more […]

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MacGregor linkspans to expand Stockholm's port services

MacGregor linkspans to expand Stockholm's port services MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract in a bid by tender to supply seven hydraulically-operated linkspans to the Port of Stockholm in Sweden. The linkspans have been ordered as part of a port development project to extend the capabilities … Read more on Port Technology International

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Stockholm's electric ferry recharges in 10 minutes

Stockholm's electric ferry recharges in 10 minutes Electricity and water do mix, at least in Stockholm, where an electric ferry promises silent, low-emissions cruising and a unique rapid recharging system. The Movitz, a 75-foot ferry that can carry 100 passengers, is undergoing a retrofit to electric … Read more on Wired.co.uk

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Stockholm's New Electric Ferry Takes Just 10 Minutes to Charge

Stockholm's New Electric Ferry Takes Just 10 Minutes to Charge When the battery-powered Movitz sets sail for Stockholm's Green City Ferries in August, its 335-horsepower diesel engine will have been replaced by two 125 kilowatt electric motors mounted outside the hull—one on each side, for ease of maneuverability. Read more on Wired

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