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Winter Olympics: Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang 2018...
Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins the women's skiathlon to secure the first gold medal of Pyeongchang 2018.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-10 08:53 UTC
Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?...
January was a particularly violent month in Sweden. A 63-year-old man was killed in Stockholm by a hand grenade lying in the street. A Dutch exchange student was hit by a stray bullet during an execution-style killing at a pizza restaurant in Uppsala. In Gothenburg, a hand grenade was thrown into a
By djanssen on 2018-02-09 17:17 UTC
Sweden: Muslim head of National Heritage Board downplays Swedish history, plays up historical role of Muslims...
Qaisar Mahmood, a Muslim born in Pakistan, is the head of the Swedish National Heritage Board. He readily admits that he has not read anything about Sweden's cultural heritage. He is using his position to downplay Sweden's cultural heritage and hi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-06 19:26 UTC
US 'Deeply Concerned' Over China Detention Of Sweden...
The United States on Saturday expressed deep concern about the case of Hong Kong book publisher Gui Minhai, allegedly snatched by Chinese police while being accompanied by Swedish diplomats.
By djanssen on 2018-01-28 07:45 UTC
Swedish 'No Go Zone' Police Station Bombed...
A Swedish police station was bombed Wednesday evening, only the latest of several attacks against such symbols of the Swedish state in recent years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 17:21 UTC
Sweden tells public how to prepare for war as fears over Russia rise...
Sweden is preparing to issue a public information manual on what to do in the event of war, as debate in the country grows over how to deal with the threat from Russia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 17:19 UTC
The Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine...
In a world full of anxiety about the potential job-destroying rise of automation, Sweden is well placed to embrace technology while limiting human costs.
By djanssen on 2017-12-28 07:21 UTC
Sweden to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea island...
Sweden says it is establishing the nations first new military regiment since World War II.
By djanssen on 2017-12-18 08:53 UTC
Sweden and the Politics of Denial...
Paulina Neuding, writing in the New York Times: This past Saturday, a Hanukkah party at a synagogue in Goteborg [Gothenburg], Sweden, was abruptly interrupted by Molotov cocktails. They were hurled by a gang of men in masks at the Jews, mostly teenagers,
By djanssen on 2017-12-18 08:52 UTC
Church of Sweden votes to stop using 'He' or 'The Lord' to refer to God...
The Church of Sweden has voted to stop its leaders from referring to God as "He" or "The Lord." The reason? To be more gender-inclusive....
By djanssen on 2017-11-26 16:10 UTC
Discarded H&M clothes being used to power electrical plant...
Perhaps weak fashion sales for a well-known retailer could actually be good for the environment. A power plant near Stockholm, Sweden, is using discarded clothing from the H&M chain to power an electrical plant and allow it to replace burning coal. "
By djanssen on 2017-11-26 16:09 UTC
Swedish Politicians Call For Army to be Deployed to No Go Zones to Keep Peace...
Twenty members of the Moderate Party in Sweden have proposed the government deploys the armed forces in some of the country's most dangerous no-go zones to combat "gang violence".
By djanssen on 2017-10-22 07:03 UTC
Explosives found on man at Swedish airport...
A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of trying to carry explosives onto a plane in western Sweden.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-10-06 16:49 UTC
Sweden reaches 90-90-90 Fast Track targets...
Sweden has become the first country to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Fast Track targets, according to research published in HIV Medicine and reported in NAM Aidsmap today.

By AVERT on 2017-06-16 15:47 UTC
Sweden: 70yo Woman Prosecuted For Complaining About Migrants Defecating In The Streets...
A 70-year-old Swedish woman is facing up to four years in prison for complaining on Facebook about migrants defecating in the streets
By djanssen on 2017-05-15 14:31 UTC
Sweden Sees Significant Increase in Asylum Seekers After Scrapping ID Checks at Border...
After scrapping border identification checks for people coming from Denmark into Sweden, the Swedish government has noted a large increase in the number of asylum seekers arriving in the country.
By viper1 on 2017-05-09 15:19 UTC
Poll: Huge Shift in Sweden as Majority Now Want Fewer Asylum Seekers...
The mood on migration in Sweden appears to have shifted dramatically this year, with a majority of people now saying they want the Nordic nation to take in fewer asylum seekers.
By djanssen on 2017-04-27 05:28 UTC
Sweden Arrests Second Suspect in Connection to Stockholm Attack...
Four people were killed and 15 injured when a truck ploughed into a crowd on a shopping street on 7 April in Sweden.
By djanssen on 2017-04-25 07:25 UTC
Muslim Avoids Jail For Anally Raping Teen Because He Couldnt Understand No...
Court also claimed forced anal sex wasn't rape
By rjx32 on 2017-04-21 19:06 UTC
Stockholm terror attack LIVE Latest updates after lorry smashed into shoppers in Sweden leaving five dead...
AT least five people are reported dead after a suspected terrorist ploughed a lorry into crowds of shoppers in Swedish capital Stockholm today. Shots were heard ringing out in two locations, as local reports said the driver escaped the bloody crash scene
By djanssen on 2017-04-07 16:42 UTC

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