Couple marry ‘across border’ in way round Sweden travel restrictions

A Norwegian bride and her Swedish fiancée were able to ‘save the date’ after finding a way for their wedding to go ahead in spite of Covid 19 travel complications.

Holding a ceremony across the border of Sweden and Norway – the bride and groom found an unusual loop hole and a scenic location that allowed them to be legally married in the presence of family and friends from both countries.

“We did not want to change the date… all we wanted was to get married!” the couple told the BBC, who couldn’t wait for restrictions to lift.

Due to Sweden’s unorthodox approach to the pandemic, encouraging ‘herd immunity’ without a formal lockdown, neighbouring countries have kept travel restrictions in place.

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