A$AP’s lawyer speaks after day 2 in court

U.S. 08/02/19, 05:18

The lawyer for American rapper A$AP Rocky said his client had been waiting a "long time" to give testimony in his assault trial in a Stockholm court. Slobodan Jovicic spoke to reporters after day two of the trial. He said it's ...

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study

Sports 05/24/19, 06:58

The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looked stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates published Friday.Polling by the International Olympic Committee, which typically looks to get a ...

Update: Swedish lawyer says that Assange is innocent

Europe 05/13/19, 04:42

The Latest on Swedish prosecutors' decision whether to reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):11:35 a.m.Julian Assange's Swedish lawyer says he is "very surprised" by prosecutors' decision to reopen a rape case against the WikiLeaks ...

Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case

Europe 05/13/19, 03:22

Swedish prosecutors plan to say Monday whether they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden's deputy director of public prosecutions, is scheduled to ...

Swedish prosecutors could pursue Assange for sex-crimes case

Europe 04/12/19, 13:21

When Julian Assange sought asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2012, he was fleeing from sexual assault accusations against him in Sweden. Swedish authorities could still go after the WikiLeaks founder, who was arrested Thursday after Ecuador withdrew ...

Reports: Out-of-service bus explodes in Stockholm

Europe 03/10/19, 06:44

Swedish media say a Stockholm city bus that didn't have any passengers on it caught fire from an explosion in Stockholm, but there were no signs it was a terror attack.Sweden's Aftonbladet newspaper reported the bus driver was rushed to ...

Swede gets 4 ½ years in prison for royal jewels heist

Europe 02/22/19, 07:58

A 22-year-old Swede was sentenced Friday to four and a half years in prison after he was convicted of stealing 17th-century Swedish royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral last year.The Eskiltuna District ...

Swedish foreign ministry investigates ambassador to China

World 02/14/19, 02:06

The Swedish Embassy in China says its ambassador is under internal investigation.The embassy said Thursday that Ambassador Anna Lindstedt has returned to Stockholm to meet with officials from the foreign affairs ministry. She is not under criminal investigation.Lindstedt left Beijing ...

Men’s downhill training canceled because of airport problems

Europe 02/05/19, 05:37

The skiers have finally arrived. The skis, however, are still stuck at the snowed-in Stockholm airport.With many teams still missing equipment, organizers canceled the opening men's downhill training session at the world championships.The training session, which was scheduled for Tuesday, ...

Sweden charges man in royal jewels heist

Europe 01/17/19, 11:42

A man was charged Thursday with stealing a jeweled crown and two other pieces of Swedish royal treasure from a cathedral where the pieces worth 65 million kronor ($7.2 million) were on display.The objects taken on July 31 during a ...

Sweden: No Ebola virus detected in hospital patient

Europe 01/05/19, 05:22

Swedish health officials say a suspected Ebola case reported by a hospital has turned out to be a false alarm with tests carried out on the unidentified patient showing no signs of the deadly virus.Medical authorities said late Friday that ...

Yemen’s warring sides gather in Sweden for peace talks

World 12/06/18, 03:12

Yemen's warring sides are gathering in Sweden for U.N.-sponsored talks aimed at halting the Arab country's catastrophic three-year war.FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, file photo, a worker looks at a chocolate factory destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike ...

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