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Swedish spring hits for your April playlist

Another sparkling selection of soul ballads, indie anthems and ‘unclassifiable magic’ from The Local’s music guru Paul Connolly. 1. Alva – Let Her Go It might be straying a little too close to cliche to suggest that Alva may be Sweden’s answer to Adele but make up your own mind. This is a right belter. 2. Kent – Egoist Just because Kent are splitting ...

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Muslim Migrant Rapes 15 Year Old on Second Day in Sweden

A Muslim who claimed to be underage, but wasn’t, raped a 15 year old girl on the day after he got to Sweden. The Afghan migrant who came to Sweden back in December has recently been convicted of the rape a 15 year old girl. The migrant applied for asylum in Sweden as an unaccompanied minor. The man submitted his request for asylum on December ...

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Swedish court: Wikimedia art database breaks copyright law

Sweden’s highest court on Monday found Wikimedia Sweden guilty of violating copyright laws by providing free access to its database of artwork photographs without the artists’ consent. Wikimedia, part of the not-for-profit foundation which oversees Wikipedia among other online resources, has a database of royalty-free photographs that can be used by the public, for educational purposes or the tourism industry. ...

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The quiet moments of sweden

Soldiers of Odin in major Gothenburg brawl   According to Swedish police, one member of the organisation, which has links to far-right groups, was taken to hospital after some type of fluid was splashed into their eye. Others filed reports to the police claiming they had been punched and kicked. “We really do not know the origin of the quarrel, ...

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Cruise For 1,700 School Kids Ends In Muslim Migrant Passengers Gang-Rape Girl In Sweden

Five men, including two believed to be accessories to murder, have been arrested on suspicion of gang raping a girl on-board a special, high school kids-only pleasure cruise in Sweden. Two of the suspected rapists laugh and joke about how they plan to ‘fuck about’ on the cruise / AftonbladetFour men aged between 18 and 19 were arrested when the luxury MS ...

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Abba star calls for cameras to fight terrorism in Europe

Björn Ulvaeus says that European security forces need to work more closely together and argues that national safety should be prioritised over personal privacy in the fight against extremists. The Abba singer sounded out his views in a debate article for Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet on Tuesday, a week after the terror attack in Brussels that killed 31 people including ...

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Sweden? What Could You Be Thinking? Negative Image?

Two “unaccompanied refugee children,” remanded in January on suspicion of the aggravated rape of a younger boy at an asylum house in Alvesta, were revealed to be much older than 15 years old — the age they claimed to be. One of them, an Afghan man, wrote on Facebook that he was 44. On Sweden’s most popular TV show, host ...

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Six super Swedish family Easter traditions

The days are getting longer and the supermarket aisles are piled high with chocolate delights. It must be time for Easter. But what do secular Swedes do slightly differently to other nations when it comes to celebrating the festival? 1. Witches  Easter (Påsk) is a secular event in Sweden and the fact that manychildren dress up as witches gives a ...

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Swedish lawyers condemn EU-Turkey migrants deal

Swedish group Lawyers Without Borders has expressed concern over the legailty of the deal reached between the EU and Turkey designed to curb migration to the 28-member bloc. “Asylum seekers have a fundamental right to have their individual asylum claims reviewed in a safe country. Under this agreement there is a genuine risk that people will be denied the right to an ...

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Sweden’s Palestinian Lobbyists

The Swedish municipality of Malmö, with only 318,000 inhabitants, is providing tens of thousands of dollars in tax revenues each year to organizations that spread extreme anti-Israeli messages. Apelgårdsskolan elementary school in Malmö lends its premises on Sundays to an association called Framtidsföreningen [“The Future Society”]. The organization holds a Sunday school, where, among other things, maps are handed out ...

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