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Record number of immigrants becomes Swedish citizens

Over sixty thousand immigrants became Swedish citizens in 2016, which is an increase of 25 percent from the previous year. Exactly 60,343 foreign born became Swedish citizens, which is the highest number in one year. This has crossed the one million mark, according to the

Scania’s private sector continues to invest in solar energies

Interest in solar cells is growing rapidly in Scania. The overall capacity of the region increased by 75 percent last year. Solar Region Skåne, a non-profit organisation, estimates that annual production will provide enough electricity for 4,200 families. Across the board “We see that homeowners, farmers

Bornholm tops growth league in Denmark

Bornholm Municipality is booming, or at least it is according to the increase in its GDP over the last decade. Between 2008 to 2015, it rose by 10.7 percent – the highest rate in Denmark, according to an analysis by Momentum based on figures from Statistics Denmark. Thanks Folkemødet! The

Only 12 of the 98 Danish municipalities have a female president

According to figures released by SKL in Sweden and Statistik Danmark, there are proportionally more female politicians in Sweden than Denmark. In Sweden, 37 percent of the country’s municipalities – including its three biggest cities, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö – have a female leader, compared