Sweden - /contrib/sweden

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Sex without explicit consent is now rape in Sweden...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/sweden
Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:15 UTC
Sweden: Police Tell Women to 'Not Go Out Late' to Avoid Being Raped...
Authorities backtrack after comments stir controversy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:03 UTC
Sweden’s violent reality is undoing a peaceful self-image...
STOCKHOLM — Sweden may be known for its popular music, IKEA and a generous welfare state. It is also increasingly associated with a rising number of Islamic State recruits, bombings and hand grenade attacks. Shootings have become so common that they don't make top headlines anymore. In a period of
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 00:43 UTC
Sweden: Trouble in Paradise?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/sweden
Link to immigration policies still a controversial topic.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 00:40 UTC
Sweden: ISIS fundraiser posted his appeals on Facebook for two years before they were deleted...
A 35-year-old man in Sweden appealed for donations to the Islamic State (Isis) terror group using statuses posted to his open Facebook account.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-01 17:26 UTC
Sweden Withdraws Child Marriage Booklet After Public Backlash...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/sweden
The Swedish government has withdrawn a controversial brochure on child marriages only hours after it sparked outrage from members of the public.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 16:27 UTC
Sweden's feminist party: Completely opening borders and keeping terrorists in the country leads to a better world...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden
"Ideally, I would like to see that we have completely open borders and that no one is deported, we are working in that direction."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-03 14:08 UTC
Winter Olympics: Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang 2018...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden, /contrib/Europe/
Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins the women's skiathlon to secure the first gold medal of Pyeongchang 2018.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-10 08:53 UTC
Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden, /contrib/Europe/
January was a particularly violent month in Sweden. A 63-year-old man was killed in Stockholm by a hand grenade lying in the street. A Dutch exchange student was hit by a stray bullet during an execution-style killing at a pizza restaurant in Uppsala. In Gothenburg, a hand grenade was thrown into a
By djanssen on 2018-02-09 17:17 UTC
Sweden: Muslim head of National Heritage Board downplays Swedish history, plays up historical role of Muslims...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/sweden
Qaisar Mahmood, a Muslim born in Pakistan, is the head of the Swedish National Heritage Board. He readily admits that he has not read anything about Sweden's cultural heritage. He is using his position to downplay Sweden's cultural heritage and hi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-06 19:26 UTC
US 'Deeply Concerned' Over China Detention Of Sweden...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden, /contrib/Europe/
The United States on Saturday expressed deep concern about the case of Hong Kong book publisher Gui Minhai, allegedly snatched by Chinese police while being accompanied by Swedish diplomats.
By djanssen on 2018-01-28 07:45 UTC
Swedish 'No Go Zone' Police Station Bombed...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/sweden
A Swedish police station was bombed Wednesday evening, only the latest of several attacks against such symbols of the Swedish state in recent years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 17:21 UTC
Sweden tells public how to prepare for war as fears over Russia rise...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/sweden
Sweden is preparing to issue a public information manual on what to do in the event of war, as debate in the country grows over how to deal with the threat from Russia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 17:19 UTC
The Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden, /contrib/tech/
In a world full of anxiety about the potential job-destroying rise of automation, Sweden is well placed to embrace technology while limiting human costs.
By djanssen on 2017-12-28 07:21 UTC
Sweden to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea island...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden
Sweden says it is establishing the nations first new military regiment since World War II.
By djanssen on 2017-12-18 08:53 UTC
Sweden and the Politics of Denial...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden
Paulina Neuding, writing in the New York Times: This past Saturday, a Hanukkah party at a synagogue in Goteborg [Gothenburg], Sweden, was abruptly interrupted by Molotov cocktails. They were hurled by a gang of men in masks at the Jews, mostly teenagers,
By djanssen on 2017-12-18 08:52 UTC
Church of Sweden votes to stop using 'He' or 'The Lord' to refer to God...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden, /contrib/religion
The Church of Sweden has voted to stop its leaders from referring to God as "He" or "The Lord." The reason? To be more gender-inclusive....
By djanssen on 2017-11-26 16:10 UTC
Discarded H&M clothes being used to power electrical plant...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden
Perhaps weak fashion sales for a well-known retailer could actually be good for the environment. A power plant near Stockholm, Sweden, is using discarded clothing from the H&M chain to power an electrical plant and allow it to replace burning coal. "
By djanssen on 2017-11-26 16:09 UTC
Swedish Politicians Call For Army to be Deployed to No Go Zones to Keep Peace...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden
Twenty members of the Moderate Party in Sweden have proposed the government deploys the armed forces in some of the country's most dangerous no-go zones to combat "gang violence".
By djanssen on 2017-10-22 07:03 UTC
Explosives found on man at Swedish airport...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden
A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of trying to carry explosives onto a plane in western Sweden.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-10-06 16:49 UTC

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