Umeå

Type: City
Name: Umeå
Country: Sweden
Latitude: 63.830002
Longitude: 20.24
population: 110,758
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Information boards about Sami history in Umeå

Sami culture gets highlighted during the European Capital of Culture year in Umeå with the help of eight information boards that are placed at different locations. The information boards tell of the Sami presence at each place, such as Umeå University ... [Published MyNewsDesk - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Four-year-old decided to take the bus

Several police patrols in Umeå were looking for a four year old boy who had gone missing from his home on Sunday morning. By lunchtime he was found: he had tried to take the bus to his grandmother's. The bus driver had heard on the radio about the little ... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 14 2014]
Entities: Escapee, Police, Umeå
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Umeå’s latest hotel, U&Me, opens its doors: An innovative design dream where guests are in control

Stay in a compact 9 sq. m room or take up an entire suite. Or maybe somewhere completely away from the hotel? At the unstaffed U&Me, guests can customise their hotel experience with everything from gluttonous Norrland gastronomy, scooter tours and the ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Swedish woman attacked by bear

A Swedish woman was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after she was attacked by a bear in northern Sweden.The bear struck in the forests of Västerbotten's Bjurholm, biting the woman on the face and head, reported the Aftonbladet newspaper.The woman was ... [Published The Local Sweden - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Police hold man over Umeå blaze

A 28-year-old man has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed six apartments in Umeå. Homes around the blaze were also evacuated. One person is reported to have suffered minor smoke inhalation. Swedish Radio Västerbotten reports the 28-year-old ... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 3 reports

XINHUA - Strong fire burns down house in northern Sweden

Strong fire burns down house in northern SwedenContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.STOCKHOLM, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Strong fire destroyed a townhouse in the center of the northern Swedish city of Umea and the fire alarm went on in the morning on Saturday.A man ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 06 2014]
Entities: Sweden, Umeå, TV Station
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Man arrested after six homes go up in flames

Police have arrested a man suspected of setting a fire in Umeå that saw an apartment totally destroyed.The police suspect the man with probable cause, the higher degree of suspicion, reports Swedish Radio News.Homes in the centre of Umeå were evacuated ... [Published Sveriges Radio - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Contemporary circus and modern yoik – early autumn has begun

Umeå has been appointed European Capital of Culture 2014. Each year EU appoints two cultural capitals of Europe, with the aim of highlighting our shared cultural heritage and stimulate interest in the cultural riches of the countries in the EU. In Umeå ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Kungsleden lets 5,300 sq.m. to the International English School in Umeå

Kungsleden has signed a 16-year contract on approximately 5,300 sq.m. with the International English School in Umeå, northern Sweden. IES will start up in August 2015 with grades 4-9 in Kungsleden’s property Aspgärdan 18 in the Teg district, just south ... [Published Property Magazine International - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

International master’s student completes European bike trek to Umeå

[2014-08-22] How many people would consider embarking on a 2100 km month-long bike ride through Europe in the middle of summer to reach their study destination in northern Sweden? Ethiopian Hailemelekot Negussie, a 27-year-old beginning master's student ... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kungsleden signs 16-year contract on 5,300 square metres property with the International English School in Umea

Swedish property company Kungsleden (STO: KLED.ST) announced on Thursday the signing of a 16-year contract on approximately 5,300 square metres with the International English School (IES) in Umea, northern Sweden.Financial details of this deal were not ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Record number of international students to arrive in Umeå

Umeå University will welcome its new arriving international students. The week-long orientation course provides students with an opportunity to get to know each other and gain an insight into what it's like to study and live in Umeå.An all-time-high number ... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]

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"It is pretty forward of a four-year-old to take the bus, but he had an explanation: he was heading to his grandma's" said Benny Ahlenius, officer on the guard with Västerbotten police district

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Four-year-old decided to take the bus [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 14 2014]
Umeå’s latest hotel, U&Me, opens its doors: An ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Sep 12 2014]
Umeå’s latest hotel, U&Me, opens its doors: An ... [Published U&ME - Sep 12 2014]
CLAS OHLSON : opens new store in Halden, Norway [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
New Data from Umea University Illuminate Findin... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 11 2014]
Swedish woman attacked by bear [Published The Local Sweden - Sep 10 2014]
Police hold man over Umeå blaze [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 07 2014]
XINHUA - Strong fire burns down house in northe... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 06 2014]
Strong fire burns down house in northern Sweden [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 06 2014]
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Four-year-old decided to take the bus [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 14 2014]
Several police patrols in Umeå were looking for a four year old boy who had gone missing from his home on Sunday morning. By lunchtime he was found: he had tried to take the bus to his grandmother's. The bus driver had heard on the radio about the little ...
Police hold man over Umeå blaze [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 07 2014]
A 28-year-old man has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed six apartments in Umeå. Homes around the blaze were also evacuated. One person is reported to have suffered minor smoke inhalation. Swedish Radio Västerbotten reports the 28-year-old ...
TRUCKMAKERS NEWS * Sweden: Volvo's [Published Trucks World News - Sep 06 2014]
* Building a Volvo truck, model FH Stockholm,Sweden -Video from Volvo Trucks' Umeå factory -Sept 2014: -- This it's the first of the series-produced new Volvo FH trucks roll out of the factory gates for delivery to customers throughout Europe. But ...
Sjöstedt: A vote for the left is a vote for a r... [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 17 2014]
The Left Party vows to join a red-green government and to remove for-profit companies from refugee reception work, party leader Jonas Sjöstedt said in his traditional summer speech. Sjöstedt said Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven has two choices: ...
Vegans visiting Umeå, part 2 [Published addespropaganda.com - Aug 14 2014]
Chanterelle Garlic Pizza. Artichoke Pizza with truffle flavoured potato crisps. The next stop on our food journey through Umeå was the Basilica pizzeria . They had four vegan pizzas to choose form, each one including vegan cheese! We ordered one ...
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Umeå’s latest hotel, U&Me, opens its doors: An ... [Published U&ME - Sep 12 2014]
Kungsleden lets 5,300 sq.m. to the Internationa... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 21 2014]
Summer highlights in Umeå – European Capital of... [Published Umeå2014 - Europas kulturhuvudstad - Jun 18 2014]
Tribona AB (publ) signs 10 years rental agreeme... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 31 2014]
Discovery of a new bird family [Published Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, SLU - Mar 05 2014]
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