Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: STOCKHOLM

Swedish police hopeful stolen royal treasure has been found

STOCKHOLM (Gn) Swedish royal treasure from 1611 that is said to be worth 65 million kronor ($7.2 million) and was stolen last year from a cathedral, might have been found, police said. Police said in a statement that “all seems to indicate King Karl IX’s stolen funeral regalia have been ...

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Masked Gangs set fire to dozens of vehicles in Sweden

STOCKHOLM: Up to 80 cars were set on fire overnight across western Sweden by masked vandals, police said on Tuesday, in what they suspect was a coordinated attack weeks before a general election. Most of the cars were burned at around 20 locations in Sweden’s second largest city of Gothenburg ...

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Iran sentences ‘Mossad agent’ to death over scientist killings

LONDON: Iran has sentenced to death a person found guilty of providing information to Israel to help it assassinate several senior nuclear scientists, Tehran’s prosecutor said on Tuesday. At least four scientists were killed between 2010 and 2012 in what Tehran said was a programme of assassinations aimed at sabotaging ...

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Sweden PM reshuffles cabinet over data scandal

STOCKHOLM: Two Swedish ministers will leave the government in a reshuffle sparked by a huge leak of sensitive data, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said. Interior Minister Anders Ygeman, a political heavyweight in the centre-left government who reportedly knew about the leak but failed to inform the premier, will quit “at ...

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Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM: Swedish prosecutors Friday dropped a seven-year rape investigation into Julian Assange, a legal victory for the WikiLeaks founder who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012. But British police said they would still arrest Assange if he tried to leave the embassy, saying he ...

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Sweden truck attack: Multiple dead, injured in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM: The man arrested in relation to the attack in the centre of Stockholm is suspected of being the driver of the truck that killed four people, Swedish police say. “The person in question has been arrested as the culprit … in this case the driver,” spokesman Lars Bystrom said ...

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Swedish queen says royal palace is haunted by ‘friendly ghosts’

STOCKHOLM: Queen Silvia of Sweden says the royal palace where she resides is haunted, according to a documentary aired to public television. “There are small friends… ghosts. They’re all very friendly but you sometimes feel that you’re not completely alone,” Queen Silvia says in the documentary. “It’s really exciting. But ...

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Sweden eyeing e-currency

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s Riksbank may launch its own e-currency becoming the first major central bank in the world to create its own virtual money as the use of cash declines, Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley said on Wednesday. The value of cash in circulation in Sweden — where the first banknotes were ...

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