Sweden includes the US and Israel in its COVID-19 visitor ban

News 09/03/21, 02:43

Sweden prohibits passengers from the United States, Israel, and four other countries from entering owing to concerning COVID-19 spikes. It is the second European Union (EU) nation to reinstate the travel restriction for coronavirus concerns following Portugal, which banned Israeli visitors, according to i24News. The ban, which also targets Kosovo, Lebanon, Montenegro, ...

Delta in Sweden: nearly two weeks of zero deaths

News 07/25/21, 16:00

Sweden, the country that completely refuses to employ lockdown and mask mandates throughout the entire battle with the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus since last year, is surprisingly seeing a low death toll this month despite spikes in Delta-related infections.  Last week, Sweden recorded 1,855 new cases of the CCP Virus ...

Inmates kidnapps two guards at Swedish prison

Europe 07/23/21, 04:50

Two prison guards who were held hostage at a penitentiary outside the Swedish city of Eskilstuna by two convicts convicted of serious crimes have been released. Convicts armed with razor blades burst into a guard room in Hallby Prison and covering up the surveillance cameras, then shut themselves in with the ...

FBI catches 800 suspected criminals using an encrypted chat app

Europe 06/09/21, 00:40

A covert police operation successfully tricked illegal groups into buying cellphones, containing messaging software that authorities constantly monitored. Operation Trojan Shield arrested at least 800 suspects, thwarted some 100 assassination attempts, and seized more than 32 tons of drugs plus $148 million in cash. These busts were thanks to a joint operation ...

Shocking: Church of Sweden declares itself transgender in open letter

Europe 05/19/21, 16:18

The Church of Sweden, Europe's largest Lutheran community, has proudly declared itself a "trans" church in a letter addressed to transgender people and signed by nearly 1,000 members of the clergy and others affiliated with the church. "We write to you from a church that is also trans," the letter posted ...

Sweden reports 69 deaths related to CCP Virus vaccine

News 02/12/21, 16:38

The Swedish Medical Products Board (SMPB) reported that 69 people had already died due to adverse effects caused by the vaccines against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) Virus. Regarding the brands of the vaccines that produced these effects, 67 are attributed to Pfizer's Comirnaty and two to Moderna, according to the ...

Another blow to the Chinese regime: Sweden bans Huawei from 5G

America 10/20/20, 19:07

Sweden has banned the use of Huawei equipment on its 5G network on the 3.5 GHz band. The Stockholm decision joins other European countries that banned the telecom company for national security reasons. According to the Swedish Telecommunications Authority (PTS), the ban is a consequence of a new law passed in ...

Finland wins world hockey championship, beating Canada 3-1

Hockey 05/26/19, 16:47

Marko Anttila helped lead Finland to its third world hockey title, scoring the tying and go-ahead goals in a 3-1 victory over Canada on Sunday.Anttila tied it at 1 on a power play early in the second period and the Finnish captain made it 2-1 early in the third. Harri ...

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 warm welcome from host nations, showed "83% support in Italy" ...

Canada escapes; US, Sweden fall in world hockey

Hockey 05/23/19, 16:52

Damon Severson and Mark Stone helped Canada escape to the world hockey championship semifinals while the United States and defending champion Sweden dropped out.Canada beat Switzerland 3-2 in overtime Thursday night. Severson tied it with 0.4 seconds left on a goal confirmed by video review. Stone ended it at 5:07 ...

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks’ Assange

Europe 05/20/19, 02:50

Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said.Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange "on probable cause suspected for rape ... I will issue a European Arrest ...

Key events in the Julian Assange legal saga

Europe 05/13/19, 05:23

Swedish prosecutors say they are reopening a rape case against Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in LondonA look at key events in the Assange saga:— August 2010: Swedish prosecutor issues arrest warrant for Assange based on one ...

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 hold a news conference in Stockholm. If Sweden relaunches the ...

Scandinavian Airlines strike affects 72,000 travelers

Europe 04/26/19, 04:30

Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passengers.The Stockholm-based carrier said talks on a new collective bargaining agreement with the SAS Pilot Group, which represents 95% ...

Court case threatens to take gloss off Ostersund’s rise

Soccer 04/19/19, 04:25

It was one of European soccer's most heartwarming stories, an unconventional club from a sleepy city in central Sweden making an eight-year journey from the amateur ranks to beating Arsenal in the Europa League.But was the remarkable rise of Ostersund built on illegal foundations?In a case that has rocked Swedish ...

Swedish actress Bibi Andersson dies at age 83.

Entertainment 04/15/19, 04:05

Sweden's Film Institute says Bibi Andersson, the Swedish actress who starred in classic films by her compatriot, the filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, has died. She was 83.Spokesman Martin Frostberg says Andersson, who starred in "The Seventh Seal" and "Persona" died on Sunday.The state-funded institute said Monday Andersson was four times named ...

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