Euro 2017: Lotta Schelin leads Sweden past
The GuardianEuro 2017: Lotta Schelin leads Sweden past surprise package RussiaThe GuardianSweden replaced Russia at the top of Group B after a 2-0 victory in Deventer, with their captain, Lotta Schelin, opening the scoring and Stina Blackstenius sealing the win in the second half. Both sides earned surprise results in their opening group ...Sweden sink Russia at women's EuroCitizenEuro 2017: Sweden 2-0 Russia - Swedes superior in DeventerVavelall 5 news articles »
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 12:34 pm
Dahlin among those on Sweden roster for
NHL.comDahlin among those on Sweden roster for World Junior Summer ShowcaseNHL.comDahlin also is one of six players at the camp who helped Sweden reach the bronze-medal game at the 2017 WJC, along with goaltender Filip Gustavsson (Pittsburgh Penguins), and forwards Tim Soderlund (Chicago Blackhawks), Elias Pettersson (Vancouver ...Dahlin headlines Sweden's roster for World Junior Summer ShowcaseYahoo Sportsall 2 news articles »
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 10:34 am
The Latest: 2 dead, 500 hurt as 6.7 quake
KathimeriniThe Latest: 2 dead, 500 hurt as 6.7 quake rocks Aegean SeaWashington PostGreek authorities say two tourists killed in an overnight earthquake on the island of Kos are from Turkey and Sweden. Fire Service rescue chief Stephanos Kolokouris told state television that the two men had been identified but gave no further details ...Greek authorities say quake victims were tourists from Turkey and SwedenKathimeriniSwede dies in earthquake in Greece and TurkeyThe Local Swedenall 504 news articles »
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 9:10 am
Sweden to Ease Drone Camera Privacy
Sweden to Ease Drone Camera Privacy RestrictionsBloomberg BNAUnmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Sweden, an industry group representing professional drone operators, welcomed the change. “We are very pleased with the amendments to the existing Camera Surveillance Act,” Johan Lindqvist, secretary of UAS Sweden, ...and more »
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 7:00 am
UK and France now more popular than Sweden
The Local SwedenUK and France now more popular than Sweden for asylum applicantsThe Local SwedenSweden has tightened its asylum policy significantly since receiving a record number of asylum applications in 2015, including the introduction of border controls in the south of the country and temporary residence permits for those offered protection ...
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 4:14 am
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
World military spending drops in 2012
Global military spending dipped last year for the first time since 1998 as defense outlays shrank in the West but rose in Russia, China and the Middle East, a Swedish-based arms watchdog said Monday.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 12:30 am
Swedish police OK prayer calls from mosque
A mosque in suburban Stockholm could become the first in Sweden to sound prayer calls from its minaret after getting permission from police.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 9:29 am
Sweden sends diplomat to Belarus after teddy
The Swedish Foreign Ministry says it is sending a diplomat to Belarus after its ambassador was expelled last year following a Swedish advertising agency's stunt air-drop of hundreds of teddy bears into the former Soviet state.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 2:35 am
Kennedy joins Iranian exiles protesting in
Hundreds of supporters of an Iranian opposition group have rallied in Stockholm, denouncing the Islamic Republic's regime and urging the U.N. to better protect the group's members in neighboring Iraq.
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 6:10 am
Pork found in Ikea's moose lasagna
Ikea says it has withdrawn 17,000 portions of moose lasagna from its home furnishings stores in Europe after traces of pork were found in a batch tested in Belgium.
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 3:20 am