An estimated half a million people are expected to hit the streets of Stockholm on Saturday to take part in the capital's annual Pride Parade, news agency TT reports.
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- 200 different groups taking part.
- "Some people are very angry."
Officials at the Swedish Migration Agency said a housing crunch may explain a recent rise in violence inside the nation's accommodations for asylum seekers, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
- Abundance of prey.
More than a dozen snowy owls have been seen nesting in the western central Sweden, the largest number in more than 30 years.
- Helsinki accords.
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström slammed Russia in an op-ed on Saturday for its annexation of Crimea saying the move "blatantly violates the principles" of the Helsinki accords, a political compromise signed 40 years ago between Soviet and western powers.
- From almonds, soy or wheat.
More Swedes are reaching for a glass of planted-based milk as a substitute for the traditional dairy drink, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Forestry companies attempt to prevent future fires.
Friday is exactly one year after an enormous forest fire broke out in Västmanland in central Sweden. And since the fire, forestry companies have changed several of their routines in an attempt to prevent future forest fires.
- Has dropped by half.
Fewer and fewer students with foreign backgrounds are entering police academies in Sweden.
- Could help replace tissue after brain injuries.
Swedish researchers at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have succeeded in producing a nerve cell made of plastic.
- Defining moments # 16Banned in 2010.
Sweden was both one of the first countries to introduce film censorship and one of the last democracies to abolish it.