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Why Monica Lewinsky is in Sweden right now

On the same day that Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US Presidential election, a prominent figure in American political history who will forever be linked to the losing candidate was thousands of kilometres away on Swedish soil. In the late 1990s Monica Lewinsky was thrown into the public spotlight while working as an intern for former US ...

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The Sweden’s business with Clinton Foundation Cartel

ummary: Ensuing a brief characterization of ties maintained between Sweden and the Hillary Clinton-led US Department, and summarily reviewing the Swedish political and media consensus on this and related issues, I present a list of Swedish state-owned and private companies contributing in the monetary transactions of the Clinton Foundation. The question is whether these were always ‘donations’ from the Swedish government, ...

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Sweden Deploys Troops To Strategic Island

Sweden recently announced a contingent of 150 troops previously deployed to Gotland Island for a training exercise will remain there permanently. Russia has called a move by Sweden to deploy a permanent contingent of troops on a strategic island in the Baltic Sea as inconsequential as “buckshot to an elephant.” Swedish Armed Forces Supreme Commander Michael Byden, in comments to ...

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Pope, in Sweden, says Reformation had positive aspects

Pope Francis on Monday recognized the positive aspects of the Reformation sparked by Martin Luther in a further gesture of reconciliation to Lutherans, who split with Rome 500 years ago. Francis, the first pope to visit Sweden in nearly 30 years, made his comments during a historic joint prayer service in the Lutheran cathedral of Lund, where he also said ...

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Denmark’s queen tells Muslims to adopt West’s values

THE Queen of Denmark has urged Muslims arriving in Europe to adopt Western values in an extraordinary intervention in the migration debate. Queen Margarethe II said it was “not a law of nature” that asylum seekers automatically integrated into society and called on Muslim groups to do more to help new arrivals understand Danish society. The Queen, who is one ...

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Russia pushes Sweden away from neutrality

Since the annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of war in eastern Ukraine in 2014, things have gotten tense between Russia and Sweden. Russian jets have repeatedly prodded Swedish airspace, a massive hunt was launched for a foreign submarine — suspected to be Russian — off the coast of Stockholm, and the closure of Swedish airspace last November may have been caused by a Russian cyber-attack. ...

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Why I bared my breasts for a school photo

Nineteen-year-old Hanna Bolander from Växjö in southern Sweden has reignited a public sexuality debate after posing topless for her school photo. On the day of an annual photo shoot for the school yearbook, Hanna Bolander’s class came up with the idea that one of the girls should bare her breasts, and Bolander volunteered. “My classmates are politically active. We just ...

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Russian Spies Are Reportedly Trying to Stop NATO and Sweden From Hooking Up

The Swedish state security police, or SAPO, is getting pretty worried about a dramatic uptick in Russian espionage activity in Sweden, according to leaks in the Swedish press. And SAPO is hinting that it’s related to the fact that Sweden is gearing up for a May 25 parliamentary debate about ratifying a “Host Nation Support Agreement” that would make it ...

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Swedes invite world to call ‘random’ citizens on new hotline

Ever felt like calling up a complete stranger in Sweden? Now is your chance. The Swedish Tourist Association has set up a hotline that lets callers worldwide “get connected to a random Swede.” On its website, the nonprofit group says the idea is “to spark people’s curiosity about Sweden — our culture, nature and mindset. To help us do this, ...

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The Inner Circle: Stockholm’s secret dating scene

Stockholm is a city for singles. When you think of dating and single living, you might think Manhattan – Sex and the City style. Or perhaps Paris comes to mind. But actually, Stockholm is where it’s at. Statistics released a couple of years ago found that Sweden has the “highest proportion of single-person households in Europe” – and in Stockholm, singles account ...

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