UFO room with a view

Treehotel, located in Harads, near the Lule river and about 100 kilometers from Luleå airport in Sweden, has added an eco-friendly UFO room to its suite of unique accommodation. Tree Hotel

DIY atom splitting

Richard Handl, a Swedish man who tried to set up a nuclear reactor in his kitchen at home, has admitted his plan was “crazy” and said that he had jsut been curious and wanted to see if he would be able to split an atom.

New Ryanair route from Málaga

Ryanair has launched a new route between Málaga and Malmö in Sweden with one flight per week, on Sundays. The low cost airline already operates between Málaga and Stockholm Vasteras, Stockholm Skavsta and Gothenburg.

The wrong sprog, Grommit

In Örebro in central Sweden, a grandfather who had apparently agreed to pick up his grandchild from a daycare centre managed to take the wrong child home with him, prompting the school to review its procedures. The grandfather went to the Hasselmusens nursery school in Varberga to pick up his 3-year-old granddaughter and promptly left with the wrong child, only …

More flights between Málaga and Scandinavia

The number of direct flights between Málaga and the Scandinavian countries is on the increase, with over one hundred now in operation. In the first quarter of 2010, the number of visitors from Sweden has increased by 20% when compared to 2009.

Wolf cull in Sweden

Sweden is all set for its first wolf cull in 45 years after parliament has decided to control the species’ numbers. Around 10,000 hunters are reported to be planning to take part in the cull which starts on January 2nd and will continue until February, the start of the mating season for wolves.

Keeping abreast of the times

Malmö, the third largest city in Sweden, has voted to allow topless bathing at public swimming pools. The original motion, however, was one to force women to cover up!

An awful job, but someone has to do it

There are some jobs which, however awful they may sound, just have to be done by someone. Just spare a thought for the poor Swedish tax officials in their latest investigation.