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Cretan Hoteliers Unhappy With Swedish Ad

A private Swedish company has caused a lot of reaction in its effort to attract customers by preventing Swedish people from visiting Crete. The Liseberg company, located in Gothenburg has distributed posters and has published on its central website, an...

Greeks From Sweden Visit Lagadas

Greek migrant students from Sweden, in particular from Kalmar District high school paid a visit on Feb. 20 to the Mayor of Lagadas, Ioannis Anastasiadis, in the northern Greek city. The visit was part of a school students' project to...

Sweden Suggests: Find Work in Greece

Even as Greece's crushing economic crisis has created record unemployment, many young Greeks still avoid working in summer tourists jobs, Sweden's government-funded employment agency has launched a campaign encouraging unemployed Swedish people to look for summer jobs in...

Swedes Take a Liking to Feta

Swedish consumption of feta is increasing. Swedes have developed a taste for the Greek delicacy as part of adopting healthier eating habits, including the Mediterranean cuisine, olive oil, etc. They also like new cuisines and flavors such as...

Greek Surgeon in First Mother-to-Daughter Uterus Transplant

More than 10 surgeons at Sweden's University of Gothenburg completed last weekend the world's first uterus transplant surgery from two mothers to their daughters respectively. Headed by Mats Brannstrom, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the university of Gothenburg,...

From Drug Salesman in Greece to School Janitor in Sweden

Under the headline, Jobless Greeks Resolved to Work Clean Toilets in Sweden, the Bloomberg news agency featured the story of Tilemachos Karachalios, a 40-year-old former pharmaceutical salesman in Greece until the economic crisis pushed him to Sweden, where he...

Sweden’s Job Market Attracts Educated Greeks

The deep financial crisis in Europe has led to more Greek citizens arriving in Sweden to seek employment, with twice as many coming in 2011 compared to the year before, a Swedish newspaper reported, citing figures from the Swedish...

Crisis-Hit Greeks Flock to Sweden

As the economic crisis intensifies in Greece, the number of Greeks coming to Sweden in search of housing and jobs has soared, a leader of the Scandinavian country's Greek community said Tuesday. "It looks like there will be double the...

Author Evgenios Trivizas Nominated for International Children’s Literature Award

The beloved and deeply respected Greek author Evgenios Trivizas was nominated for this year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) for children's literature for “The Circle of the Greek Children's Book.” The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is an international children's literature...

New Survey Says Greeks Taught Agriculture to Neolithic Scandinavians

A new Swedish-Danish survey shows that agriculture techniques transferred from Southern to Northern Europe gradually. The scientists examined the DNA of four Scandinavian farmers of the Neolithic Age and found that they had more genes in common with inhabitants of...