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In a group effort, and an offensive one at that, Finland thorougly dominated Sweden 7-2 in the women's quarterfinals at Gangneug hockey Centre in PyeongChang. With the win, Noora Raty surpassed Swiss goaltender Florence Shelling for most wins in the tournament. Raty has tied the Olympic record for ...
Anna Shokhina had four points as Russia's offense finally showed up, and Finland simply outclassed Sweden start to finish. By baseball Annie@Baseball_Annie_ Feb 17, 2018, 1:14am EST. Share Tweet Share. Share. Pyeongchang 2018: Russia dominates Switzerland 6-2, Finland flattens Sweden 7-2. tweet share Reddit ...

The Swedish king shared multiple snaps starring some of Sweden's gold medal-winning Skiers on Saturday, including one the with the four women who took part in the 4 x 5 women's cross-country relay race. In the photo, the king posed with Athletes Anna Haag, Charlotte Kalla, Ebba Andersson and Stina ...
"There is no doubt that Sweden is now in a stronger position with our contacts in Iran because of this decision. We can now rightfully claim that he is a citizen and that according to the 1963 Convention on Consular Relations we are entitled to assist Djalali in all aspects," Mahmoudi told Sveriges Radio.
Canada and Sweden came into Friday night's game both undefeated and at the top of the leaderboard. In a matchup of what could be a Gold Medal Game preview, Sweden's defense led the way for a 5-2 victory. Canada put a zero on the board in all but one end. They scored two in the second end to jump ...
The report published by the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) highlighted opportunities for mining many innovation-critical resources in Sweden, including graphite, lithium, cobalt, rare earth elements (REE) and tungsten. In the coming years, SGU will receive SEK 10 million ($1.3 million) to explore ...

While commending Sweden's efforts to help asylum seekers and refugees, particularly at the peak of arrivals in 2015, the Commissioner for human rights Nils Muiznieks said in a report he was "concerned at the restrictions introduced". Sweden has registered around 400,000 asylum requests since 2012, ...
A survey released by Statistics Sweden on Friday showed that the number of people at risk of living in poverty in Sweden has risen from 13 percent in 2008, ... "In Sweden, it is more common that young people, single parents with children and foreign-born people have a low income despite being in work," ...
The Canadian women's curling team has lost 7-6 to Sweden in round-robin play at the Winter Olympics. The team, with skip Rachel Homan, was behind from the first end when Sweden scored two points. But a shot from Sweden in the third left a big chance for Canada to roll another rock in the house, and ...
Jacob Wallenberg, the patriarch of Sweden's most powerful family, is worried that the Trump Administration will put the brakes on global trade - and dim the prospects of Swedish companies. "A small country like Sweden is very dependent on global trade," Wallenberg said at Nordnet Live, a conference for private investors.
STOCKHOLM (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Stockholm, Sweden is a quiet Nordic town bustling with people going about their day. By all accounts, everything is calm on the surface. But in a residential neighborhood, a man was killed on a Sunday morning after picking up an explosive device that sat outside a train station in ...
A new report suggests that Sweden's historic mining area of Bergslagen may have great potential for extracting sought-after minerals such as cobalt and lithium and the government on Thursday gave the go-ahead to investigate the opportunities to start exploring the matter. The demand for cobalt, lithium ...
The programme also covers trainee projects, mentor programmes for entrepreneurs, and other training to perfect the job-seekers' profiles. Mohamed Nour Kaeid, who arrived in Sweden from Syria in 2014, told Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter about how he found a job thanks to the scheme. "At first I thought ...
Sweden and Norway both played their first game of the 2018 Winter Games. Both teams are playing in Group C of the men's hockey tournament. Sweden looked dominant from the start beating Norway 4-0 in their first game of the 2018 Games. The two Scandinavian teams have faced each other 19 times ...
State media in China have accused Sweden of a movie-style plot to spirit away detained bookseller Gui Minhai, who has Swedish citizenship. The Hong Kong-based businessman was seized on 20 January while travelling to the Chinese capital, Beijing. On Friday a video interview was released in which ...
The Brockport Fire Department was assisted at the scene by seven surrounding fire companies. Over 50 firefighters fought the blaze. AA. Sweden, N.Y. (WHAM) - Two dogs were killed after a barn caught fire in the town of Sweden late Friday night. According to the Brockport Fire District, the call reporting the barn fire at ...
Sweden is the only country aside from Canada and the United States to reach the gold-medal game in women's ice hockey since the sport debuted in 1998. It finished second to the Canadians in 2006. The Swedes will need to improve as the tournament moves forward to match or better that result after ...

It was a moment that brought the spotlight to Sweden and it's immigration policies, when President Donald Trump referred to a report with a documentary film maker who questioned whether Sweden's immigration policy during the refugee crisis in 2015 led to increased crime rates in the Nordic country. I recently traveled to ...
Publisher detained in China 'confesses', blames Sweden ... Sweden, the European Union and the United States have called for Gui's release, with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom on Monday calling his seizure "brutal". ... But obviously, Sweden has not stopped doing so," he said in the video.
In a 20-minute appearance on Friday, Gui told reporters that officials in Sweden had "sensationalized" his case for political purposes ahead of this year's general election, according to the Post. The newspaper said it was approached by China's Ministry of Public Security about an interview on Wednesday ...
The 2018 Winter Olympics are officially underway. Because the games are in South Korea, some events will be held at weird hours, especially in the United States. On Saturday, Feb. 10, beginning at 2:40 a.m. ET, Olympic women's hockey will get underway when Sweden faces Japan in the group stage.
In Sweden's larger cities, it often feels like the country is bilingual. Swedes are regularly ranked among the world's best non-native English speakers; English is used on most public signage and in many adverts; and walking down a street in Stockholm, you'll hear it spoken in accents ranging from British to ...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):. 7:05 p.m.. Sara Hjalmarsson scored 1:53 into the third period and Sweden held off Japan 2-1 in a thrilling game to open the preliminary round for women's ice hockey at the Pyeongchang Games. This was ...
A top Kurdish commander has called on Sweden to take back Swedish Islamic State fighters captured in Northern Syria and Iraq. ... "Every country must take its responsibility," she told Sweden's TT newswire, explaining that if Sweden and other European countries refused to accept the captives, it would be ...
Sara Hjalmarsson's early third-period goal propelled Team Sweden to a 2-1 victory over Team Japan in the first women's game of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics played at the Kwandong hockey Centre. Sweden's forward, Erika Grahm forced a turnover in the offensive zone and delivered a backhanded ...
A detained Swedish bookseller at the center of an escalating row between Western governments and Beijing has accused Sweden of using him as a "Chess piece" in a media appearance arranged by Chinese police. Gui Minhai, a Hong Kong-based publisher who sold books of salacious gossip about ...
Palaces, with their gates and guards, are meant to keep people out: After all, the magic of the monarchy relies on maintaining some mystique. In a new video, however, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden opens the door to The Royal Palace in Stockholm--and gives the public a surprising house tour.
He feels that Sweden's laws aren't up to date to handle the influx of people who came into the country. Niklas Orrenius, a journalist who has written five books - one of which focuses on Islamic extremism - says he doesn't believe in the narrative that the refugees fleeing Syria and other countries are contributing to the rise in ...
An American student has been refused the right to stay in Sweden because she briefly transferred some of the money she had saved over to her ... moved the money over the summer and left it in her parents' account for just two months, but has now been informed by Sweden's Migration Agency that she ...
Baghdad - The government of The Kingdom of Sweden has contributed an additional US$ 12 million (SEK 100 million) to UNDP's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances initiatives for rapid stabilization of areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings ...
Sweden's first ever begging ban has been overturned by an administrative court on the grounds that those collecting money do not cause enough of a ... In August, the county council in Vellinge, southern Sweden, voted to ban begging in response to the arrival of Roma from Bulgaria and Romania who ...
"Because, generally speaking, people don't know that much about Sweden, they have no way of assessing the credibility of information that they receive about the country. The Sweden they see says more about their own beliefs than about the country itself," he writes in the essay, which follows the release ...
Stockholm, Sweden (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - In February 2017 at a rally in Melbourne, Fla., President Donald Trump singled out Sweden a a place with problems. "You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?" he asked. The president ...
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 flat ...
"We wanted to find out what it was about Sweden that gave you such an enviable reputation in the world: design, the creative industries, high-tech manufacturing, social justice, popular culture," Prince William said, sending a palpable shiver of satisfaction through the two hundred assorted representatives ...
Over the last three years, other countries have begun to emulate Sweden's Feminist experiment; Canada, for instance, announced its own "feminist international assistance policy" last year. But it has also raised difficult questions about how far it is possible to balance idealism and realpolitik in the world of ...
Last October, Einride released a statement explaining how it is going to support Lidl in its transition towards electric and autonomous transport. The supermarket chain has a goal of reducing its emissions by 40% in Sweden by 2035. The company already switched to lower-emission fuels such as biodiesel, ...
Sweden, N.Y. (WHAM) - Fire crews and Monroe County Sheriff's deputies investigated a vehicle fire that heavily damaged two cars in Sweden early Monday morning. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to 6887 Fourth Section Road in Sweden for the report of a vehicle fire at 6:47 ...
Sweden's foreign minister has condemned China's "brutal" detention of a Hong Kong bookseller who irked Beijing with his tabloid-style stories about the Communist party elite. Gui Minhai, a China-born Swedish citizen, was picked up by plainclothes agents on 20 January as he travelled on a train to Beijing ...
If that permanent employment is in Sweden, even better. A second point to consider is that a good Swedish credit history will go a long way towards helping you get a loan. If you don't have a history of income within Sweden and are moving from abroad, you will need to provide detailed evidence of your ...
The mercury dropped to a shivering -39.5C overnight in Nikkaluokta in the far north of Sweden between Saturday and Sunday - the coldest temperature yet this winter. On Monday morning it was slightly warmer - but still cold - in Sweden, with temperatures across the entire country ranging from -32.9C in ...
GOTEBORG, Sweden -- Vibrant festival opener "Amateurs" from Swedish helmer Gabriela Pichler came away a big winner at the 41st Goteborg Film Festival, scoring the generously endowed (approx. $126,000) Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film. The film also nabbed the Swedish Church's Angelos ...
Hussein Ismail came to Sweden from Lebanon in 2014 to continue his work with Birka Biostorage, which he co-founded remotely in 2011. "In the beginning, I was helping ... Because of this, he has been issued with a deportation order, meaning he has to leave Sweden in four weeks. "We agreed that as we ...
A man in western Sweden managed to photograph the unusual sight of a white squirrel, after the animal started visiting his garden to steal bird food. ... As unique as the squirrel is, it'll have a tough time reaching the level of fame achieved by another unusual white animal in Sweden. Last year a white elk ...
Sweden: Alexandra Pascalidou meets her neo-Nazi tormentor. As a target of hate for Swedish neo-Nazis, Alexandra Pascalidou knows what it feels like to get death threats. She sat down with one of her former tormentors for a coffee and heard the other side. Here is her account. Alexandra Pascalidou and ...
"With Finland now choosing to raise the issue at a meeting of EU ministers I think it will lead to a discussion in several member states and also Sweden, and I welcome that discussion," Swedish Enterprise and Innovation Minister Tomas Eneroth told public broadcaster Sveriges Radio. "I wouldn't have ...
Sweden is trending right now, with cultural concepts such as "lagom" (just enough) and "fika" (coffee break) selling everything from books to fashion. The nation is often seen as a social democratic model country, where people are egalitarian, wealthy and happy. As Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of the ...
The Single Malt Fund is a unique investment opportunity where Swedish investors can opt to own a small part of a large collection of rare and limited-edition whiskeys. Unlike similar funds that invest in the whiskey companies, this one invests in the actual liquid. "Instead of gold, we buy liquid gold," ...
Under leaders like the Social Democrat Olof Palme (who served two terms as prime minister and was assassinated in 1986), Sweden was a vocal critic of U.S. and NATO policies at times, even as the country sought to maintain strong relations with Washington. It set itself up as an independent voice ...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a stroll with Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel through the Stockholm's cobbled streets to Stortorget, the oldest square in the city, and a popular tourist attraction. The walk ended at the Nobel Museum where they are expected to be introduced to some Nobel ...


 

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