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Sunday, June 5, 2016

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Swedish nurse who saved Jews is made a saint
A tapestry of Elizabeth Hasselblad hangs from a balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican during the canonization ceremony led by Pope Francis. Photo: TT
A Swedish nurse who converted to Catholicism and helped dozens of Jews during the Holocaust was made a saint on Sunday, Sweden's first saint in 6 centuries. 
    Swedish football pitch defaced with swastika
    The graffiti was painted on the centre circle in the early hours of Saturday morning. Photo: TT
    A football pitch in Enskede in the south of Stockholm was painted with a large swastika on Saturday, just a day before a tournament involving a team of unaccompanied refugee youths was due to take place. 
    Norwegian plane spots huge Swedish forest fire
    The forest fire was brought under control by Saturday afternoon: Photo: Bengtsfors Rescue Service
    Swedish rescue services worked through Saturday to bring four large forest fires near the border with Norway under control.  
      Police hunt monkey on the loose in Malmö park
      One of the Malmö Reptile Centre's marmosets at home inside the zoo. Photo: Malmö Reptile Centre
      According to a zoo worker, the marmosets can be relied upon to return to the zoo on their own.  
        Zlatan to strike deal with Manchester United: Sky
        Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the start of the Swedish team's Euro 2016 training camp . Photo: Janerik Henrikson/TT
        According to the British broadcaster, the wait will be over before Sweden's first Euro 2016 match on June 13.  
          How many Stockholmers will help this elderly man?
          Would you stop to help this man? Photo: STHLM Panda
          Would you help an elderly stranger in need? That's what one Swedish duo have tested in their latest video.  
          How to tell a Swede from a Norwegian on national day
          Left, a Swede. Right, Norwegians. Photo: Hasse Holmberg/Marc Femenia/TT
          WATCH: The Swedes and the Norwegians do their national days rather differently. 
          Why Swedes could be starved of M&M's
          Look away now, chocolate lovers. Photo: Kin Cheung/AP/TT
          A court has ruled that the sweets infringe a trademark in Sweden.  
          Stockholm court detains man over metro attack
          The CCTV image released by police. Photo: Polisen
          The 34-year-old is accused of pushing another man in front of a train at Stockholm's central underground station.  
            The Local List
            Thirteen terrific Swedish summer hits for June
            Jumping for joy. Nova Miller is one of our picks this month. Photo: Courtesy of Nova Miller
            The Local's music writer, Paul Connolly, has sifted through an avalanche of early summer songs and picked 13 choice cuts for you. 
            What's on in Sweden
            Four ways to cheer Sweden this National Day weekend
            Get with the flag-waving crowd. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT
            Get in the spirit ahead of Sweden's National Day with these four events. 
            Why the Vasa is getting a makeover... and losing weight
            Sweden's famous Vasa warship is undergoing vital preservation work. Henrik Montgomery/TT 
            The Local gets a rare chance to step on board Sweden's 17th-century warship and watch its painstaking makeover unfold.  
            Meet Dynamite Erik, a Swede who blows things up for fun
            Who doesn't want to blow up a computer? Photo: Erik Johansson
            The Local talks to a Swedish farmer who has turned his hobby of blowing things up into a YouTube sensation.  
            My Swedish Career
            'Sweden is the ideal place for my business'
            Emilie Terstegge. Photo: Sandra Jolly Photography.
            Why Sweden's fitness craze and generous family benefits helped this Dutch entrepreneur launch her startup for mums. 
            'Bigotry is not dead in Sweden – we still need to talk'
            Stockholm Pride 2015. Vilhelm Stokstad/TT
            Sweden still needs to do more to confront intolerance, argues columnist Paul Connolly.  
            More news
            Suspicious white powder found at Swedish mail centre
            Emergency services at the mail centre in Årsta. Photo: Marko Säävälä/TT
            Stockholm police haven't ruled out a connection with a similar even in Norway on Thursday.  
            Ikea and pilsner... an offer Zlatan can't refuse?
            "Ikea and pilsner? Hmm..." Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT
            An unlikely club has thrown its hat in the ring for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. 
            Border checks
            Swedish authorities fear rise in Öresund link asylum treks
            The Öresund bridge. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT
            Another three people have been seized by police after they were discovered walking on the railway from Denmark to Sweden. 
            The Local Recipes
            How to make Swedish rhubarb and ginger jam
            Rhubarb and ginger jam. Photo: John Duxbury/Swedish Food
            This very Swedish jam works great together with a slice of cheese. This recipe was shared with The Local by food writer John Duxbury. 
            More six-hour work days for Swedish hospital
            Six-hour work days at Sahlgrenska University Hospital will continue. Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall 
            A Gothenburg hospital has extended trials of a six-hour work day by a year.  
            From our other editions
            Freedom Party claims election fraud rife
            Heinz-Christian Strache. Photo: FPÖ
            Austria's far-right is probing "countless" cases of fraud in last week's presidential election that saw its candidate lose by a narrow margin, the party chief was quoted as saying on Sunday. 
            World agog at bizarre Gotthard Base Tunnel opening
            File photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP
            Flying angels, tapdancing workmen, gyrating ibex... the Gotthard Base Tunnel is inaugurated in style. 
            Dalai Lama says there are 'too many' refugees in Europe
            The Dalai Lama. Photo: DPA
            The Dalai Lama said in an interview published Thursday that Europe has accepted "too many" refugees, and that they should eventually return to help rebuild their home countries. 
            Denmark ready to cut off money to royal grandkids
            Queen Margrethe and her eight grandchildren waving to well-wishers on the queens's birthday last month. Photo: Ida Guldbæk Arentsen/Scanpix 2016
            Politicians appear ready to limit the number of Queen Margrethe’s grandchildren who get an annual salary from the state.  
            'British expats could lose right to live in Spain' warns Rajoy
            Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has issued a dire warning to British expats; a Brexit vote could mean losing the right to live and work in Spain. 
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