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Stockholm News

Infants in strollers at risk through sun cover

Stockholm - There has been a lot of talk recently about children and dogs dying after being left locked in hot cars. Now a pediatrician in Sweden is pointing out that it is equally dangerous to use a blanket to block sun from entering a baby's stroller.

Catching up with Dolly Parton on touring and future plans Special

Stockholm - On July 10, Digital Journal was afforded the privilege to partake in a teleconference with country queen Dolly Parton, while she was on her European tour stop in Stockholm, Sweden.

Naked chef to open Italian restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm - Jamie Oliver, the well-known UK celebrity chef, has announced that he will be opening a new Italian restaurant in central Stockholm in Sweden. The Naked Chef says that it is going to be "epic."

Stockholm drops 2022 Winter Olympics bid

Stockholm - The Swedish capital Stockholm is dropping its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the mayor said Friday.

Thousands of Stockholmers rally against neo-Nazis, Sunday

Stockholm - Sweden is the latest European country hitting the headlines for a rise in extremism and xenophobia. Sunday thousands of pro-Democracy Stockholmers plan to take to the streets after last weekend's violent neo-Nazi rally.

Sweden: 4 men denied drinks in bar for being unusually pleasant

Stockholm - Four men visited a Stockholm pub recently and were refused drinks. They told police that it was due to their skin color, but the bartender says otherwise. They were actually refused drinks for being "unusually pleasant."

Sweden to celebrate 50th anniversary of Beatles' visit (video)

Karlstad - 50 years ago, the Beatles hit Sweden for their first-ever gig outside the UK. At the time, it was dubbed an "amateur jig". 50 years later, the town will celebrate the anniversary in full Beatlemania form.

Swede gets $750,000 bill after tax agency check LinkedIn profile

Djursholm - A Swedish man posted information on his professional networking LinkedIn account that has led him to receive a five-million kronor ($750,000) additional tax bill.

Stockholm apartment explosion kills 3

Stockholm - An explosion in an apartment in north-west Stockholm has killed three people and has caused a fire, forcing residents to be evacuated from the building. The motive for the blast may be murder.

Global spending on arms drops for the first time since 1998

According to an annual survey by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute spending on arms fell in 2012. In fact their figures show that global spending on weapons fell for the first time since 1998.

Marine archaeologist in Sweden discovers 17th century shipwrecks

Stockholm - A marine archaeologist in Sweden was out for a springtime walk when he came upon an unusual sight along the Stockholm waterfront. It turned out to be two shipwrecks.

Topless Iranian communist women protest hijabs in Sweden (video)

Stockholm - Taking a page out of the book of the Ukrainian FEMEN movement, Iranian female activists bared their breasts in the streets of Stockholm in protest against the hijab headscarf that Islamic women must wear.

Video: Drunk falls on rail tracks, gets robbed, hit by train

Stockholm - The CCTV cameras caught a disturbing incident in a Stockholm underground station and police are now seeking a thief, who left a man for dead.

IIHF World Championships rake in 8.2 million euros

It was a very good year for organizers of the IIHF World Championships, who made a healthy profit despite protests about skyrocketing ticket prices.

Op-Ed: ‘Venice of the North’ - Stockholm in my heart Special

Stockholm - Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is a remarkably beautiful city; also known as the "Venice of the North" is built on 14 islands connected by over 53 bridges that allow travelling between the various neighbourhoods.

Police storm Libyan Embassy in Stockholm

Seven men were arrested Thursday after they broke in to the Libyan embassy in Stockholm, threatening to kill themselves or set fire to the building if their demands were not met. Their arrest came after police stormed the embassy.

Leaders in water meet in Stockholm

A gathering of 2,500 leading water experts are in Stockholm for the 20th annual World Water Week opening today. The experts hope to find better ways to address the challenges of the world's global water crisis.

Tyson Gay records first ever win over Usain Bolt in Stockholm Special

American Tyson Gay clocked 9.84 seconds to record his first ever victory over Jamaican and World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt at the Diamond League meeting in the Swedish capital Stockholm.

Rare giant oarfish found in Sweden

Stockholm - The rarely seen giant oarfish has washed ashore in Sweden. The 12-foot fish known as the King of Herrings was found dead over the weekend and was given to Havat Hus, The Aquarium of the Sea in Lysekil for research.

Swedish couple fined for having fake sex

Stockholm - They say they did it to annoy the neighbors – and it worked. Too well, perhaps, because a judge fined a Swedish couple having fake sex $200 as a result.

Saudi embassy in Stockholm attacked with a Molotov cocktail

An unknown assailant(s) attacked a Saudi Arabian embassy in Stockholm on Friday with a Molotov cocktail that broke a window but no one was hurt.

Want To Sleep Comfortably On A Plane? Here's Your Chance

Are you looking for a quirky place to camp out in Stockholm? As you hit the highway after leaving Arlanda Airport a jumbo jet is in view from the left. Welcome to the Jumbo Hostel is opening mid-month.

Water War Hit Stockholm Friday

The mighty residents of southern Stockholm went up against their northern foes on Friday in a city wide water war. 'Luther Blisset" called residents to arms on Facebook.

Google Map Directions from California to Stockholm

Google Maps gives full directions from California to Stockholm, just take your swim gear with you.

Stockholm, Sweden Cave Subway, Amazing Pictures

Great pictures of Stockholm cave subways.

On the Viking Trail In Sweden Between Uppsala And Stockholm

STOCKHOLM (dpa) - The central part of Sweden between Uppsala and Stockholm is the heart of the country. It is here, where the mainland pushes a cheeky curve into the Baltic Sea, that its fortunes have always been decided. To the east lies the Baltic...
 

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Riddarholmen church is one of the oldest churches in Stockholm. The cast-iron spire is one of the mo...
Riddarholmen church is one of the oldest churches in Stockholm. The cast-iron spire is one of the most distinctive landmarks on the Stockholm skyline.
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Swedish Royal Guard soldiers relax as they wait for the precise time to start the daily ceremony of ...
Swedish Royal Guard soldiers relax as they wait for the precise time to start the daily ceremony of Change of the Guard at the Royal Palace, Stockholm.
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The Stockholm Grand Hôtel  a luxury 5-star hotel has been home to celebrities  Nobel prize laureate...
The Stockholm Grand Hôtel, a luxury 5-star hotel has been home to celebrities, Nobel prize laureates and high-profile events since 1874. On the waterfront, the hotel overlooks the Royal Palace and Stockholm’s Old Town
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Swedish cleaning lady steals commuter train  derails it and crashes into an apartment building.
Swedish cleaning lady steals commuter train, derails it and crashes into an apartment building.
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Swedish cleaning lady steals commuter train  derails it and crashes into an apartment building.
Swedish cleaning lady steals commuter train, derails it and crashes into an apartment building.
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Female Iranian communists protest the hijab in Stockholm  Sweden
Female Iranian communists protest the hijab in Stockholm, Sweden
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The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten) in Stockholm is Sweden s national theatre stage.
The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten) in Stockholm is Sweden's national theatre stage.
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Inside the Pionen data center  where servers hosting WikiLeaks are located
Inside the Pionen data center, where servers hosting WikiLeaks are located
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Stockholm s City Hall stands on the eastern corner of Kungsholmen island. The City Hall is the polit...
Stockholm's City Hall stands on the eastern corner of Kungsholmen island. The City Hall is the political centre of the Swedish capital and one of its best-known landmarks .
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Old buildings on Gamla Stan s waterfront.
Old buildings on Gamla Stan's waterfront.
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Gamla Stan   the old town between the bridges . In the center is the 13 Century Riddarholm church  r...
Gamla Stan, "the old town between the bridges". In the center is the 13 Century Riddarholm church, resting place of the Swedish monarchs.
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An optical illusion on a Stockholm street
An optical illusion on a Stockholm street
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Narrow street in Gamla Stan (the Old Town)  Stockholm.
Narrow street in Gamla Stan (the Old Town), Stockholm.
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Thousands of Swedes took to the streets of Stockholm on Sunday   December 22  2013  in a protest aga...
Thousands of Swedes took to the streets of Stockholm on Sunday, December 22, 2013, in a protest against racism following a neo-Nazi attack on another anti-racism rally in the same suburb, Karrtorp, throwing bottles and firecrackers at protesters
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Stockholm central station
Stockholm central station
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The Bolinder Palace Hotel  part of the Stockholm Grand Hotel since 1889. It houses the Royal Swedish...
The Bolinder Palace Hotel, part of the Stockholm Grand Hotel since 1889. It houses the Royal Swedish Automobile Club (KAK)
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Old town of Stockholm  Sweden  seen from the waters of Lake Mälaren
Old town of Stockholm, Sweden, seen from the waters of Lake Mälaren
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Water  water  water everywhere sorrounding the magnificent old buildings of Stadsholmen island in St...
Water, water, water everywhere sorrounding the magnificent old buildings of Stadsholmen island in Stockholm.
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Street in Gamla Stan  Stockholm’s Old Town
Street in Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town
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