Sophie Mongalvy
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/ 5 December 2007

Take a chance on ABBA at new museum

Fans of legendary Swedish disco group ABBA can dance down memory lane when the world’s first ABBA museum opens in Stockholm in 2009, featuring the quartet’s costumes, instruments and rare memorabilia. ”It will be an international museum with a lot of technological and multimedia aspects,” the project mastermind said.

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/ 21 December 2006

Baghdad to Stockholm: Iraqi exodus for a better life

The fatigue shows in his eyes and his jittery legs betray his nerves: Mohamed sits in a Swedish cafe six weeks after fleeing the bombs and death threats that have become a part of everyday life in Iraq, hoping for a chance to start his life again. Mohamed, a former shopkeeper in a town south of Baghdad, paid $40 000 to a smuggler to help him flee Iraq with his wife and two children, aged four and nine.