Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the largest city in Scandinavia with almost one million inhabitants. As well as being the cultural, media, political, and economic center of Sweden, it is an important global city.
Stockholm has hosted many of the world's biggest events, including the Olympic Games, the European soccer Championships and the annual Nobel Prize ceremonies. In April 2017, the city was hit by a terror attack that claimed several lives. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Stockhom.
Barcelona in Spain was recently hit by a terror attack, the latest in a long list of European cities, that have experienced such attacks in recent years. Other cities around the world have known terrorist attacks for much longer. As experts gather at an international conference in Stockholm to discuss the issue of security in cities, reporter Andrea Rönsberg had a personal interest in the topic.
Sweden was the first European country to introduce banknotes. In 1661 in case you’re curious. Now that Scandinavian country has almost done away with notes and coins and is on course to become the first nation in the world to go completely cash-free. John Laurenson went to Stockholm to visit the neat and ultra-law-abiding world of a land with no cash…