15 highlights for summer 2017 in Sweden -
The Local Sweden15 highlights for summer 2017 in SwedenThe Local SwedenWondering what to do this summer in Sweden? Luckily, The Local contributor Miriam Bade has picked out 15 of the absolute highlights across the country. Gröna Lund concerts. The Gröna Lund concert season has already started with a triumphant show from ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 10:08 pm
Marcus Kruger basking in glow of Sweden's
Chicago Sun-TimesMarcus Kruger basking in glow of Sweden's IIHF World ChampionshipChicago Sun-TimesAfter helping Sweden defeat Canada 2-1 in a shootout to capture gold at the 2017 IIHF World Championship on Sunday, the two-time Stanley Cup winner let out a relieved sigh. “I've played for two [golds] in the past,” said Kruger, who has represented ...Henrik Lundqvist uninjured after Sweden teammate's celebrationNew York Daily NewsHenrik Lundqvist wins gold medal with Sweden at Worlds | NHL.comNHL.comNicklas Backstrom wins gold medal with Team Sweden at 2017 ...Russian Machine Never BreaksBlueshirt Banter -webcenter11 -SB Nationall 45 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:49 pm
Security incident at Sweden's Landvetter
CNNSecurity incident at Sweden's Landvetter AirportCNN(CNN) Swedish police are working to determine if there are explosives in a bag found at Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden, authorities said Monday evening. Airport spokesman Anders Porelius said the situation is "ongoing," and that there is an ...Airport bomb fears: Passengers evacuated after 'trace of EXPLOSIVES' found in bagExpress.co.ukLandvetter Airport evacuated in Sweden after 'traces of explosive' found in bagDaily StarSweden's Landvetter Airport evacuated after 'suspicious objects' foundFirstpostall 11 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 3:50 pm
Sweden, with Avs Gabe Landeskog and Carl
The Denver PostSweden, with Avs Gabe Landeskog and Carl Soderberg, wins world ice hockey championship on penalty shots over ...The Denver PostCOLOGNE, Germany — Sweden won the ice hockey world championship with a 2-1 victory on penalty shots over two-time defending champion Canada on Sunday. Canada failed to get the puck past Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist on its four attempts ...Hot tub partyRussian Machine Never Breaksall 5 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 2:24 pm
Sweden wasn't the only winner: Why Toronto
National PostSweden wasn't the only winner: Why Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa ...National PostThere were tears of joy trickling down Henrik Lundqvist's cheeks and sobs of sorrow on the Team Canada bench. If ever there was a snapshot of what the world ...Lightning's Victor Hedman scores as Sweden wins world title over CanadaTampabay.comall 7 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 12:05 pm
Sweden Consumer Prices Rise Less Than
Sweden's consumer prices increased for the second straight month in March at a slower-than-expected pace, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Tuesday.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:20 am
Why is Sweden top in the world for expat
With inexpensive childcare and generous parental leave, Sweden is often painted as a family paradise. As the Nordic country once again comes out top in a poll of where in the world is best for raising children, three families tell The Local about their ups and downs of expat life in Sweden.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:15 pm
Sweden 'least religious' nation in
Almost eight out of ten Swedes are either "not religious" or "convinced atheists", according to a new global study that concludes the Nordic nation is the least religious in the West.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:45 am
Sweden says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
Sweden's Attorney General says he is confident Julian Assange will remain subject to an arrest warrant relating to allegations of sexual assault.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:30 pm
Russia says concerned by Finland, Sweden
MOSCOW/HELSINKI (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that moves by Finland and Sweden toward closer ties with NATO were of "special concern". The comments were published in relation to an article in the newspaper Aftenposten, where in a joint declaration, the defense ministers of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland said northern Europe must prepare for possible crises or ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:40 am
Sweden to hold talks with Ecuador over
Sweden will now hold talks with Ecuador over the 2010 sex crime allegations against WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange, who has now spent three years inside the Latin American nation’s London embassy. The two countries had previously been unable to come to ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:26 am
Sweden to meet Ecuador officials over
Stockholm (AFP) - Swedish officials will meet their Ecuadorian counterparts on Monday to find a way for Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation. "It is the first time that we are going to meet and we will ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:28 am
The Ojnare Forest: Sweden's Hetch Hetchy?
(The original Swedish text follows the English translation). In the ongoing debate about the future of the Ojnare Forest on the Swedish island of Gotland, Anders Ferbe, head of the metalworkers' union, suggested a compromise. In an article on Swedish ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:46 am
Could Sweden do away with bank branches?
Sweden is close to being a cash-free society as electronic payments have dethroned cash and day-to-day banking has moved online. But is there room for bank branches in a country where street suppliers selling the local magazines take card? “Almost never ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:15 am
Sweden and Ecuador set to launch Assange
Sweden is seeking to reach a deal to pave the way for prosecutors to question Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London where the Wikileaks founder has been holed up for over three years as he fights an extradition to Sweden over rape allegations.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:58 am