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Swedish court upholds warrant against WikiLeaks founder

Stockholm - A Swedish court on Wednesday decided to uphold an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over allegations of sexual assault.
In the Media by AFP

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.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

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.
Digital Journal Report by Markos Papadatos - 4 comments

First Derm, a 'Crotch Selfie' app from Sweden, makes headlines

Launched in Sweden as an STD triage app, First Derm now accepts photos of any rash, bump, wart or strange mole above and below the waist, and works with a team of dermatologists to help identify the issue. The "Crotch Selfie" app is making headlines.
In the Media by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti

Flying to Croatia? Please turn off vibrating sex toys

Split - As one young female passenger gets into the holiday mood, a rather unusual reason for a flight delay from Sweden to Split.
In the Media by Paul Bradbury - 1 comment

Op-Ed: The international female genital mutilation crisis

The original impetus for this story was spurred on by the unexpected discovery of 30 girls in a Swedish school who were subjected to this abuse. Unfortunately the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) crisis is much bigger than that.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Man claiming to have a bomb gives up in Stockholm

Stockholm - A man claiming to have a bomb in the office of a human rights group in Stockholm gave himself up on Thursday after negotiating with the police on the phone, law enforcement said.
In the Media by AFP

World's nuclear arsenal reduction slows down: Stockholm institute

Stockholm - The number of nuclear weapons in the world continue to decline, but at a slower pace than in previous years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Monday.
In the Media by AFP

Scandinavian anti-immigrant parties face mixed fortunes

Copenhagen - Denmark's anti-immigrant party is expected to become the country's largest in Sunday's EU election while their Swedish peers lag behind, highlighting different political and economic landscapes in the two countries.
In the Media by Sören Billing (AFP)

Auschwitz commandant grandson combats Europe's neo-Nazis

Stockholm - Rainer Hoess was 12 years old when he learned he was the grandson of a man who oversaw the murder of a million people as commandant of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
In the Media by Erik Fau (AFP) - 2 comments

Stockholm’s electric ferry is set to make waves around the world Special

Stockholm - In a capital city built across 14 islands, ferries provide a crucial service. In August, this year, one of Stockholm’s ferries - in the space of just ten minutes - will create the world’s first zero-emission waves in maritime public transport.
Digital Journal Report by Kai Whiting - 6 comments

International outrage follows 683 death sentences from Egypt

Cairo - Western nations expressed outrage Monday after an Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Muhamed Badie and nearly 700 supporters to death.
In the Media by Nathan Salant

SKF back to profit in first quarter on rising sales

Stockholm - Swedish ball bearing manufacturer SKF, a barometer of global manufacturing, returned to profit in the first quarter of 2014, the company said on Tuesday citing rising sales.
In the Media by AFP

Swedish city introduces payment by hand scanning

Stockholm - Hand scanning has become an alternative payment method for people in a city in southern Sweden, researchers at Lund University said Monday.
In the Media by AFP

ThyssenKrupp says in talks with Saab over shipyards deal

Frankfurt - German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp said on Monday it is in talks with Saab of Sweden over the sale of its Swedish shipywards business.
In the Media by AFP

Volkswagen says won't raise Scania offer

Frankfurt - Volkswagen, Europe's biggest carmaker, said Friday it will not increase its offer for truck manufacturer Scania after the Swedish group dismissed the bid.
In the Media by AFP

'Zero tolerance' Sweden leaves heavy drug users behind

Stockholm - Sweden boasts one of Europe's lowest consumption of recreational drugs, but the same strict policy authorities consider key to success could also be pushing up the number of drug-related deaths.
In the Media by Erik Fau (AFP)

Sweden's six-hour workday experiment

Gothenburg - In hopes that it will cut down on sick leave, boost efficiency, and ultimately save Sweden money, municipal staff in Gothenburg will experiment with six-hour full-pay workdays.

Volvo suspends Russia tank project over Ukraine 'uncertainty'

Stockholm - Volvo on Monday said it had suspended a project to build an armoured infantry fighting vehicle with a Russian company due to uncertainty over the Ukraine crisis.
In the Media by AFP

Alfa Laval banks on oil, gas with Norwegian acquisition

Stockholm - Swedish industrial firm Alfa Laval announced on Monday the acquisition of a Norwegian underwater pump maker Frank Mohn, citing big opportunities in the offshore oil and gas sector.
In the Media by AFP

French-Russian tank project on hold due to Ukraine crisis

Paris - Renault Trucks Defense said Wednesday its project to develop an armoured infantry fighting vehicle together with a Russian manufacturer is on hold due to the Ukraine crisis.
In the Media by AFP

16-inch rat terrorizes family in Sweden

A family in Sweden were left terrified when the trap they had set did not immediately kill a monstrous 16-inch rat that was running around their kitchen.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 3 comments

H&M plans Asia, online expansion as profits rise

Stockholm - Swedish fashion giant H&M announced strong profits Thursday amid plans for a large-scale expansion of outlets in Asia and online but shares dropped sharply as the figures missed expectations.The group reported a 7.7-percent annualised growth in pro...
In the Media by AFP

Honeymoon murder suspect Dewani to be extradited to S.Africa on April 7

Johannesburg - British murder suspect Shrien Dewani will be extradited to South Africa next month to face charges he arranged to have his wife killed during their honeymoon, officials said Sunday.South Africa's Justice Department said Dewani, 33, is expected to leave...
In the Media by AFP

Wrongly accused Swedish 'Hannibal Lecter' to claim damages

Stockholm - The man once considered Scandinavia's worst serial killer but later cleared of his crimes said Friday that his lawyer was preparing a claim for damages, following his release after more than 20 years in psychiatric detention.
In the Media by Tom Sullivan (AFP)

Volvo Cars returns to profit on China sales, cost cuts

Stockholm - Volvo Cars, the Swedish subsidiary of Chinese auto maker Geely, posted strong profits in 2013 after a first half year of losses, thanks to soaring China sales and cost-cutting.The company reported a 960-million-kronor (108.5-million-euro, $149.7-millio...
In the Media by AFP

Ikea recalls baby bed canopies due to strangulation risk

Stockholm - Swedish furniture maker Ikea on Thursday recalled nearly three million baby bed canopies worldwide due to a potential danger of strangulation."We have had some reports of young children getting entangled in these canopies," Ikea spokeswoman Ylva Magnus...
In the Media by AFP

Swedish 'serial killer' released after convictions overturned

Stockholm - A Swedish man long considered Scandinavia's most notorious serial killer was released Wednesday from more than 20 years of psychiatric detention, eight months after being cleared of all charges.
In the Media by AFP

Scania snubs Volkswagen takeover bid

Stockholm - Swedish truck manufacturer Scania on Tuesday rejected a multi-billion-euro takeover bid from Europe's biggest carmaker Volkswagen, saying the offer did not reflect the company's true value.Volkswagen last month offered 6.7 billion euros ($9.3 billion) ...
In the Media by AFP

Brazil to build own aircraft carrier: defense minister

Bras - Brazil is planning to build its first aircraft carrier to replace its aging only model as part of a steady upgrade to its armed forces, Defense Minister Celso Amorim said Tuesday.In recent years Brazil has purchased submarines, helicopters and superson...
In the Media by AFP
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The Göteborg Law Courts.
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The Göteborg Law Courts.
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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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Canada s Chris Kunitz (R) is congratulated by teammates  including goalie Roberto Luongo (L) and Ale...
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Canada's Chris Kunitz (R) is congratulated by teammates, including goalie Roberto Luongo (L) and Alex Pietrangelo (3rd L), after scoring against Sweden during the third period of their men's ice hockey gold medal match at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014
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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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TF1 news highlights Finland and calls it Sweden (screen shot)
TF1 news highlights Finland and calls it Sweden (screen shot)
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Old buildings on Gamla Stan s waterfront.
Old buildings on Gamla Stan's waterfront.
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The crystal work of Bertil Vallien  Die Reise
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The crystal work of Bertil Vallien "Die Reise"
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Ibrahimovic with an incredible goal against England (screenshot)
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Ibrahimovic with an incredible goal against England (screenshot)
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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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A picture of the small town of Norrköping where the abuse was discovered.
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A picture of the small town of Norrköping where the abuse was discovered.
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Carl Michael von Hausswolff
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Swedish steelmaker SSAB said it will acquire Finnish competitor Rautaruukki  hoping to reduce costs ...
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Swedish steelmaker SSAB said it will acquire Finnish competitor Rautaruukki, hoping to reduce costs and boost competitiveness in the sluggish steel market
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E/S Movitz  the world s first supercharged ferry  Stockholm  Sweden.
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E/S Movitz, the world's first supercharged ferry, Stockholm, Sweden.
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Director Ingmar Bergman on the set of  Wild Strawberries.
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Director Ingmar Bergman on the set of "Wild Strawberries."
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Öland is a place of great natural beauty both in and above the sea. Now it is also a place with som...
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Öland is a place of great natural beauty both in and above the sea. Now it is also a place with some amazing treasure.
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Canada s Chris Kunitz (L) is congratulated by teammates after scoring on Sweden during the third per...
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Canada's Chris Kunitz (L) is congratulated by teammates after scoring on Sweden during the third period of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014
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Female Iranian communists protest the hijab in Stockholm  Sweden
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Female Iranian communists protest the hijab in Stockholm, Sweden
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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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Smoke bombs bursting at a Swedish hockey game in Stockhold.
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Smoke bombs bursting at a Swedish hockey game in Stockhold.
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The ruins of St. Olof’s Church in Sigtuna date from the XII Century. It s one of the three major r...
The ruins of St. Olof’s Church in Sigtuna date from the XII Century. It's one of the three major ruins of old Christian churches still left in Sigtuna. An old cemetery surrounds the ruins.
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