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Sweden's far-right wants referendum on immigration

Stockholm - Sweden's far-right Sweden Democrats, which recently topped an opinion poll for the first time, want a referendum to be held on the country's generous immigration policy, its party leader said Saturday.

Sweden to meet Ecuador officials Monday over Assange

Stockholm - Swedish officials will meet their Ecuadorian counterparts on Monday to find a way for Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation.

Former L.A. King Mike Richards charged with drug offence by RCMP

Mike Richards, once a star with the L.A. Kings and Philadelphia Flyers, has been charged by the RCMP in Manitoba with a drug offence. The charge stems from an incident back on June 17.

Millennium sequel hits bookstores as author admits 'total fear'

Stockholm - The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on Thursday, as the author admitted he wrote the book in a manic depressive state.

'Millennium' author backs Danish newspaper boycott

Stockholm - The Swedish author of the highly-anticipated sequel to the Millennium crime trilogy said Tuesday he supported a Danish newspaper boycott of him over his publisher's refusal to let literary critics read the book in advance.

Sweden's far-right posts record score as migration soars

Stockholm - As immigration to Sweden soars, the far-right Sweden Democrats have topped an opinion poll for the first time, illustrating growing hostility to refugees and beggars in a country known for its open-arms policy.

Sweden urges Amnesty to learn from its prostitution laws

Stockholm - Sweden is urging Amnesty International to study its pioneering prostitution law, amid disappointment over the human rights group's vote to back the decriminalisation of the sex trade, Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said.

Video of resourceful seal jumping into boat to escape orca whales

A rather resourceful seal saved itself from getting eaten alive by orca killer whales in B.C. waters last week. The desperate fellow jumped into an empty dinghy to avoid the whales and there is video of the seal waiting it out as the orcas search nearby.

Suspect held after arson attack on Copenhagen mosque

Stockholm - Danish police said Sunday they had arrested a man on suspicion of torching a mosque in Copenhagen earlier in the day. "At 11:31 am (0931 GMT), the police were informed that a man had started a fire by throwing a flammable liquid ...

Why is so much carbon dioxide produced from streams?

Stockholm - Running water is a contributor to carbon dioxide. However, precisely why rivers and streams send so much of the gas into the atmosphere has confused scientists. A new study sheds some light.

Five anti-whaling activists barred from Denmark's Faroe islands

Stockholm - Five activists from the militant Sea Shepherd conservation group have been ordered to leave the Faroe Islands after they tried to disrupt a traditional whale hunt in the autonomous Danish province, police said Saturday.

Eritrean asylum seeker admits to Ikea double murder: lawyer

Stockholm - An Eritrean man facing deportation has admitted to the double stabbing murder of a mother and son at an Ikea store in Sweden this week, his lawyer said Thursday.

Swedish prosecutors drop Assange sexual assault probe

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors dropped a sexual assault probe against Julian Assange on Thursday after the time limit on the case expired, but still want to question the WikiLeaks founder about a rape allegation.

Sweden to drop Assange sex assault probe as deadline expires

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors are set to drop a sexual assault probe against Julian Assange on Thursday when the case reaches its expiration date without investigators having succeeded in questioning the WikiLeaks founder.

CCTV 'shows Ikea suspect tried to kill self' after murders: report

Stockholm - CCTV footage from an Ikea store in Sweden, where two people were stabbed to death earlier this week, shows the alleged attacker trying to commit suicide, the Aftonbladet daily reported Wednesday.

Op-Ed: Obama’s bold carbon plan is in fact, a work of fiction

President Obama’s plan to reduce CO2 power plant emissions by 32 percent, in fact, only cuts emissions by 16 percent, and cuts total emissions by 7 percent.

Two Eritrean asylum seekers held over deadly Ikea attack

Stockholm - The two suspects in a knife attack at an Ikea store in Sweden that left two dead are Eritrean asylum seekers, one of whom is in critical condition, police said Tuesday.

Assange sex assault case deadlocked over asylum: Sweden

Stockholm - Sweden's sexual assault inquiry on Julian Assange is deadlocked with Ecuador over a dispute regarding the WikiLeaks founder's asylum status, Swedish officials said Monday.

Pregnant Swedish teen held by IS in Syria: media

Stockholm - A pregnant 15-year-old Swedish girl is being held by the Islamic State group in Syria after running away from her foster home with her boyfriend to join Al-Qaeda, Swedish media reported Monday.

Two stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden, two arrested

V - Two shoppers were stabbed to death at an Ikea store in the central Swedish town of Vasteras on Monday, police said, adding that two suspects had been arrested.
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