Sweden holidays: Astonishing hotel that sits on the rocky island of Hamneskar

For those who like their hotel locations on the windswept and remote side, this one, which sits on a craggy island off the coast of Sweden, could be just the ticket.  It’s called ‘Pater Noster – A Home on the Horizon’, with the first part of the name drawn from the 19th-century lighthouse on the … Read more Sweden holidays: Astonishing hotel that sits on the rocky island of Hamneskar

Sweden plans to EASE coronavirus restrictions for older people

Sweden has taken its first step towards regional lockdowns by bringing in tougher rules for Uppsala hours after revealing plans to ease restrictions for the elderly. The 170,000 citizens have been asked to work from home, avoid social gatherings, physical contact and public transport, although the rules do not affect schools or restaurants. ‘It is not … Read more Sweden plans to EASE coronavirus restrictions for older people

Sweden plans to EASE coronavirus restrictions for older people

Sweden is looking to ease restrictions for older people despite a rise in coronavirus cases, the architect of the country’s no-lockdown strategy said today.  Anders Tegnell said he wanted over-70s to ‘live a bit more of a normal life’ after months of being told to avoid social contact and do their shopping online.  Tegnell said … Read more Sweden plans to EASE coronavirus restrictions for older people

Swedish cites finally face coronavirus lockdowns… but authorities say they will be VOLUNTARY

Swedish cites finally face coronavirus lockdowns… but authorities say they will be VOLUNTARY with ‘strong recommendations’ to stop going to bars and doing non-essential activities Parts of Sweden hardest-hit by Covid could face localised, voluntary lockdowns Stockholm, as well as Uppsala and Jamtland, recorded rising infection rates  Marks a change for the country which previously … Read more Swedish cites finally face coronavirus lockdowns… but authorities say they will be VOLUNTARY

Swedish cites finally face coronavirus lockdowns… but authorities say they will be VOLUNTARY

Swedish cites finally face coronavirus lockdowns… but authorities say they will be VOLUNTARY with ‘strong recommendations’ to stop going to bars and doing non-essential activities Parts of Sweden hardest-hit by Covid could face localised, voluntary lockdowns Stockholm, as well as Uppsala and Jamtland, recorded rising infection rates  Marks a change for the country which previously … Read more Swedish cites finally face coronavirus lockdowns… but authorities say they will be VOLUNTARY

Coronavirus Sweden: Authorities to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases rise

Swedish authorities want to bring in local lockdowns to stem the rapid spread of coronavirus in the country, experts have revealed. The move marks a new approach in Sweden’s handling of the virus – after the country kept bars and restaurants open while the rest of the world shut down in March. ‘It’s more of … Read more Coronavirus Sweden: Authorities to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases rise

Coronavirus Sweden: Authorities to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases soar

Swedish authorities want to bring in local lockdowns to stem the rapid spread of coronavirus in the country, experts have revealed. The move marks a new approach in Sweden’s handling of the virus – after the country kept bars and restaurants open while the rest of the world shut down in March. ‘It’s more of … Read more Coronavirus Sweden: Authorities to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases soar

Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin, 34, leaves EU summit to self-isolate

Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin, 34, flies home from EU summit to self-isolate after meeting MP who later tested positive for coronavirus Marin was flying home from Brussels a day after EU chief von der Leyen also left Finnish PM said she had asked the leader of Sweden to cover Finland’s interests Marin had attended … Read more Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin, 34, leaves EU summit to self-isolate

I want to be a squirrel chip-HUNK: Rodent goes nuts for weightlifting 

I want to be a squirrel chip-HUNK: Rodent goes nuts for weightlifting By Ryan Fahey For Mailonline Published: 13:04 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 10:11 BST, 16 October 2020 Advertisement These squirrels show off their power in these hilarious photographs – in which they look like they’re weight-lifting their snacks. Geert Weggen, 52, took … Read more I want to be a squirrel chip-HUNK: Rodent goes nuts for weightlifting 

Sweden hasn’t suffered a ‘second wave’ of Covid-19 because it has some immunity and clear messaging

Sweden hasn’t suffered a ‘second wave’ of Covid-19 because it has some immunity and kept its messaging clear and consistent – unlike the bungling UK government, top experts say. The Scandinavian country has become a talking point during the pandemic for its resistance to impose a national lockdown like its European neighbours.  Anders Wallensten, deputy … Read more Sweden hasn’t suffered a ‘second wave’ of Covid-19 because it has some immunity and clear messaging