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Amid the record-breaking refugee inflow to Sweden in 2015, the government had to back-track on its once-generous approach towards immigration the same year, tightening border controls and introducing ID checks. The government said it needed "respite," pointing to its overstretched infrastructure.
The June court order is from a Nevada judge -- and is not recognized in Sweden, where the girls live with their mom, Cecilia Laible. Bringing his daughters back would be considered child abduction in Sweden. Even with the new judgment in hand, Peterson is in legal limbo. He now seeks sole custody in ...

Team Sweden goes into the 2018 World Junior hockey Championship as one of the favourites. Had the tournament been in Europe, they would probably have been the top favourite. Since the loss to Finland at home in 2014, Sweden has disappointed, usually having a strong showing in the group stage to ...
ERIE, PA. -- Kailer Yamamoto (Spokane, Wash./Spokane Chiefs) scored the game-winning goal with 6:55 left to play as the United States edged Sweden, 3-1, here at Eden insurance Arena in its final pre-tournament game ahead of the 2018 International Ice hockey Federation World Junior Championship.
Danish police on Friday said they had arrested a Syrian asylum seeker from Sweden for "attempting to commit a terrorist act" in Copenhagen. The Copenhagen police said they arrested the 30-year-old man jointly with the Danish Security and intelligence Service on Thursday over a failed attack which he ...
An "intense investigation" is underway as Swedish police work to solve the mysterious death of an Australian man on the streets of the city of Gothenburg. Key points: 30-year-old died in hospital after being found with stab wounds to back and stomach; His wallet was recovered but officers do not know if ...

But if he - and the rest of you spending your Christmas in Sweden - keep going a few kilometres north of Stockholm the chances of snow will increase. "the weather will be mild in the south, but further north the temperature will reach minus degrees and the ground will be snow-covered," said Marcus ...
Sweden's police have released new figures detailing the number of confirmed shootings in the country during 2017, of which many are judged to be gang-related. The figures, released on December 20th, show that there were 306 shooting incidents across the country this year. police define a shooting as ...
Every country has its own festive holiday traditions. Austrian children fear Krampus, the half-goat, half-demon who beats naughty children with sticks. Catalonian nativity scenes feature a small defecating man. And in Sweden, about 40 percent of the country gathers round the squawk box on Christmas ...
A smell of spicy chicken wafts from a communal kitchen. In a neighbouring room, a dozen or so boys sit on the floor around dishes and several steaming teapots. The chatter is jovial enough, a mix of Dari, Swedish and English. The teenagers are all Afghans living in a camp for minors in Floda, 25 miles east ...
Julie Bishop says the government is providing consular assistance after an Australian man was stabbed to death in the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian. Sweden. Australian man stabbed to death in Sweden. Man, believed to be in his 30s, dies in hospital after being ...
Ulf Kristersson, who leads the Moderates party, spoke about integration at some length in the speech, highlighting three key points which he said could "solve Sweden's problem". These were: In Sweden people work, in Sweden people speak Swedish, and in Sweden Swedish laws apply. "Perfect Swedish ...
As someone who has lived and worked in both Sweden and the United States, I've seen sexual harassment in both places over decades. In my experience, the American workplace is more openly sexualized and flirtatious, a place where women are expected to be open and enthusiastic to advances by ...
Stockholm -- This past Saturday, a Hanukkah party at a synagogue in Goteborg, Sweden, was abruptly interrupted by Molotov cocktails. They were hurled by a gang of men in masks at the Jews, mostly teenagers, who had gathered to celebrate the holiday. Two days later, two fire bombs were ...
The list came from a thread started by female Actors in Sweden in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story and the subsequent emergence of the ...
Sweden's immigration authority Migrationsverket will reduce its staff next year, with the number of asylum seekers in the Scandinavian country ...
Sweden, one of Europe's few remaining neutral states, will spend $1.3 billion on U.S. missiles to shore up its defenses in the face of Russia's ...

Ahead of Father's Day, celebrated in Sweden on Sunday, the latest figures show a step in the right direction, but are still a long way from the ...
The U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team is set to take on Sweden in its second matchup of the 2017 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament on ...
Stockholm (AFP, Reuters) - Sweden on Tuesday (Oct 24) said China has released Swedish dissident book publisher Gui Minhai, who ...
In Finland and Sweden, Apple Pay can be used with debit and credit cards from Nordea and ST1. Edenred and N26 support will be coming ...
Sweden reminds North Korea twice every year about its 43-year-old debt to the publicly-funded Swedish Export Credit Agency (EKN), ...
Thousands of newcomers to Sweden risk becoming homeless in Sweden in spring next year, as many Municipalities are struggling to find ...
One of the hottest topics in Swedish e-commerce right now, is when - not if - Amazon will establish itself in the country. Swedish tech site Breakit now reports it ...
Last year 45,878 people emigrated from Sweden - 18 percent fewer than the year before, according to new figures by Statistics Sweden. It's the ...
The report from the EU's statistics agency Eurostat shows Sweden in a shared second place with Malta, with a budget surplus of 1.1 percent of ...
Sweden's Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) issued a Class 1 warning for snowfall on Tuesday morning, later extending the ...
A court in Iran is believed to have sentenced to death an Iranian doctor who is a resident of Sweden after convicting him of spying for Israel.
The Local's assistant editor Catherine Edwards reflects on some of the things she has learned about Sweden - and herself - since moving ...
Greens in government in Sweden have shown how their policies can "change the world", the country's deputy finance minister said. Per Bolund ...
Why countries like Switzerland, Singapore, Sweden and Japan are focused on ... Sweden wants 50,000 fresh women IT graduates from India.
Yes, it's actually happened…Sweden has officially named a train Trainy McTrainface in a nod to the seemingly never-ending Boaty McBoatface ...
Sweden is known for many things: interior design, edgy fashion, meatballs, and ABBA (obviously). And the best part? It can all be experienced ...
crime in Sweden has become a highly politicized since U.S. President Donald Trump used the country as an example of how more open ...
According to Digital Di, Sweden's largest digital news organization, the identity of the winning bidder isn't immediately known, nor has the ...
Hi readers! We asked you on facebook to send us your best photos, and they show that Sweden really is a great autumn country with sparkling ...
Swedish authorities say a powerful explosion outside a police station in southern Sweden has caused significant damage to the building.
Sweden have secured the last qualification spot available at PyeongChang 2018 after defeating Germany in their final game at the World Para ...
"Most of our European friends had been to New York City at least one time or another, but none of our U.S. friends had ever seen Sweden.
The researchers at Uppsala, Sweden's oldest university, were re-examining clothes that had been in storage for some time. They had originally ...
"Avesta has a long tradition of being one of the key industrial cities in Sweden. Our history and geographic location in the heart of Sweden, ...
It was September in Sweden, and I'd only been here for two weeks, so no such package had arrived yet. Little did I realize that I could have ...
FILE - In this Friday, July 30, 2010 file photo, Dr. Paolo Macchiarini talks to journalists during a press conference, in Florence, Italy. Swedish ...
A government agency in Sweden dedicated to debt collection is auctioning off some bitcoin this week. In a statement, the Kronofogden (known ...
Sweden is moving away from cash in favor of cards and mobile payment apps. According to a new study, the nation is on track to leave cash ...
Sweden will hold a ceremony to honour HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who received the Knight of the Swedish Royal Order of the ...
Sweden relishes its connection with nature. It is a love match that is even enshrined in its Constitution Credit: JONAS INGMAN @ BRUKSBILD.
Sweden's legal ombudsman, Data Protection Authority and Customs Service (Tullverket) all criticised the proposal, though the Public ...
Swedish children, evidently, are supposed to learn that the Islamic practice of Polygamy -- illegal in Sweden -- is completely normal.
The Netherlands, though, now need a whopping seven-goal win over Sweden to salvage their play-off hopes, while Bosnia and Herzegovina's ...


 

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