Stories tagged: Sweden
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Just two days after President Donald Trump provoked widespread consternation by seeming to imply, incorrectly, that immigrants had perpetrated a recent spate of violence in Sweden, riots broke out in …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies. The president tweeted Monday that: “The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. The American president now says he was …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 3:19 a.m.
Patrick Glass, of Spokane, is a Swedish celebrity, thanks to his participation in the 2016 season of that country’s top reality TV show.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Nobel economics prize laureate Oliver Hart says he’s not impressed by President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for the U.S. economy.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
Bob Dylan won’t be coming to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature at the Dec. 10 prize ceremony.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Swedish authorities have formally pronounced World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg dead, 71 years after he disappeared in Hungary.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Officials with the European Union said Friday that the 28-nation bloc is backing off a Swedish proposal to ban imports of American lobster into member countries.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 11:21 a.m.
Swedish prosecutors will have to drop a six-year-old rape investigation against Julian Assange unless they find a way to interrogate the WikiLeaks founder at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, a …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
The roaring crowd at the Maracana Stadium desperately wanted Lisa Dahlkvist to miss.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. women’s soccer team is leaving the Olympics without a medal after losing to Sweden in Friday’s quarterfinal on penalty kicks after …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
A Swedish court has ordered candy maker Mars to stop selling M&Ms in the Scandinavian country, at least not with the customary lower-case letters it uses on the packaging and …
Sat., May 28, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Swedish officials say “a technical problem” is affecting air traffic control operations in Sweden – the second such issue in two weeks to hit the Scandinavian nation.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 9:20 a.m.
Interior Minister Anders Ygeman says Sweden could deport between 60,000 and 80,000 asylum-seekers in coming years.
Sat., June 13, 2015
WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Meghan Klingenberg – not Hope Solo – made the biggest save of the night for the United States. Klingenberg, a diminutive defender, leaped to head a shot …
UPDATED: Fri., June 12, 2015, 8:46 p.m.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Meghan Klingenberg — not Hope Solo — made the biggest save of the night for the United States.
Fri., June 12, 2015
WINNIPEG, Manitoba – On the eve of the match against her former team, Sweden coach Pia Sundhage addressed Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and the challenge of beating the talent-laden United …
Thu., June 11, 2015, 5:33 p.m.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — On the eve of the match against her former team, Sweden coach Pia Sundhage addressed Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and the challenge of beating the talent-laden United …
Tue., Jan. 6, 2015
TORONTO – Erie Otters star Connor McDavid helped lead Canada to its record 16th World Junior hockey title and first since 2009, scoring a goal in a 5-4 victory over …
Sun., May 19, 2013
STOCKHOLM – I seemed to be flowing amid a river of wildflowers. I was at Skansen, Stockholm’s open-air folk museum and zoo, and all around me, bobbing heads – many …
Sun., May 19, 2013
In Sweden, unique hostels spring from old quarters: Gustaf af Klint
Sun., July 17, 2011
SINSHEIM, Germany – Marie Hammarstrom scored in the 82nd minute Saturday, giving short-handed Sweden a 2-1 victory over France in the third-place game at the Women’s World Cup. Down a …
Mon., July 11, 2011
AUGSBURG, Germany — Lotta Schelin scored one goal and set up another Sunday as Sweden beat Australia 3-1 to reach the semifinals at the women’s World Cup. After setting up …