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HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish authorities have issued a warning to civilian maritime traffic on the Baltic Sea due to the Russian Navy's military drills and ... firing missiles from Russian vessels — are taking place between Sweden, Poland and Latvia and come remarkably close to the southern Swedish city of ...
A French mayor has apologised after a backlash to her April Fool's joke about Swedish furniture giant Ikea coming to her town, bringing 4,000 new jobs. Caroline Cayeux used Facebook and Twitter to announce the arrival of a new superstore to Beauvais residents, many of whom believed her "great news".

Sweden's towns will soon be allowed to ban old diesel engines from their town centres in an effort to improve the environment and combat air pollution, the government ... From the start of year 2020, cities and municipalities will be allowed to create environmental zones regulating the cars in the zones.
There is a great argument against forces who claim the opposite," Alliance Caucasus board member and Swedish Nakh Association spokesman Sharif Salangiri told SVT. The Alvesta Municipality, which previously stressed that no residents may be discriminated against due to the principle of equal ...
Sundsvall, on Sweden's east coast, has had an unusually snowy winter, as The Local has previously reported. Snow ploughs and trucks have been hard at work clearing the snow from the city centre and dumping it on the outskirts of town, creating this "mountain". Joacim Eriksson shared this incredible ...
General news, Sweden, Vietnam. Swedish man arrested for breaking into offices in Ho Chi Minh City. by Henrik Vinther • March 21, 2018 • 0 Comments. According to VN Express, a Swedish man has been arrested for attempting to break into offices of an air traffic management company in Ho Chi Minh City at 2 a.m on ...

My adoptive mother was Swedish, born in the Central Valley town of Turlock with the name Signe on a house on Johnson Street, but she never lived in Sweden or even visited there; however, there must have been some subtle influence, because she did a lot of giving away and decluttering before she ...
Kjarsgaard says they had to convince the Swedish government to give them the salvage rights to the airplane and organize a dive and recovery crew, as well as a sonar vessel to make detailed maps of the seabed and the wreck site. He's been working with the Swedish Coast and Sea Centre on the project ...
Police in Ho Chi Minh City have detained a Swedish man for breaking into the offices of an air traffic management company in the city on Tuesday. The man ran into the offices of the Southern Air Traffic Management Company in the city's Tan Binh District at around 2 a.m. for no apparent reason, aviation ...
Today, as the trial of the man charged with the murder of the Swedish journalist Kim Wall gets under way in the City Court of Copenhagen, the irony of the anniversary is painfully evident to women the world over. ... Denmark and Sweden are both small countries, and Wall and Madsen were well known.

This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here. Personal contacts are the key to seven out of ten jobs in Sweden, and 60 percent of companies use informal networks and contacts to recruit, a survey by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise shows. Many jobs ...
Robin's fate is increasingly common in Sweden. In 2011 only 17 people were killed by firearms. In 2017 the country had over 300 shootings, leaving 41 people dead and over 100 injured. The violence mostly stems from street gangs running small-time drug operations in big cities such as Stockholm, the ...
One of several places in the US with the moniker 'little Sweden' (more of those to come later), Kingsburg's location in the southwest of the US means the climate ... From the Dala horses dotted around the town, to the Swedish architecture, Swedish food for sale in local cafes and annual Swedish festival, the ...
A new ranking reveals the towns in Sweden awarded the best reviews for their Airbnb accommodation in 2017, and the results suggest that some of the ... Put on the international map by Wallander, this town has a relatively mild climate by Swedish standards due to its location in the south of the country.
The federal government of Sweden has shifted responsibility to the municipalities. From 2020, cities and towns may introduce ICE bans at will in an effort to curb air pollution. The law allows for restricting access to town centres and so-called environmental zones. From January 2020, diesel and combustion ...
Illegal weapons often enter Sweden over the Oresund Bridge, a 10-mile span that links the southern city of Malmo to Denmark. ... Police officials are more likely to attribute gang violence to a failure of integration, citing a recent study of a Swedish street gang that found 24 percent of its members were ethnic ...


 

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