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- Avicii "made people wanna dance" April 23, 2018
Swedish musician and DJ Avicii wrote songs for the big stage that carried a happy vibe and made people want to dance.
- UN Secretary-General: Sweden is a "bridge-builder" in Security Council April 23, 2018
At a Monday press conference in Stockholm, António Guterres said that the Syrian conflict marks the “resumption of a Cold War” and that Sweden acts as a “bridge-builder” at a time of increased global …
- Fans mourn death of DJ-producer Avicii April 23, 2018
This weekend, artists and music fans both here and abroad mourned the death of Swedish DJ and producer Avicii.
- Swedish Academy makes police report, apologises April 20, 2018
The Swedish Academy has admitted in a statement it was wrong to ignore reports of sexual harassment over the last 20 years, and also has promised to work on being more open and having better rules.
- Police gear up for UN Security Council meeting April 20, 2018
For the first time ever, the UN Security Council is having its yearly informal meeting outside of the USA: on a farm in southern Sweden.
- Family members of Drottninggatan attack victims testify April 20, 2018
On Thursday, the family members of victims began testifying in court at the trial of the man accused of the fatal truck attack on Drottninggatan last April.
- Gambling addicts ask Zlatan to end role with betting firm April 19, 2018
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s promotion role and partial stake in a betting company has led to criticism from a gambling addicts association, asking him to “switch sides.”
- Major shortcomings found in Swedish classes for immigrants April 19, 2018
The state-financed language programme, SFI, or Swedish for Immigrants, has many shortcomings and areas where education needs to be improved, the Schools Inspectorate said Thursday.
- Thousands to protest outside Swedish Academy meeting April 19, 2018
A large demonstration is taking place late this afternoon outside the headquarters of the Swedish Academy, calling on the board members meeting inside to step down.
- King moves to ease dead-lock in Swedish Academy April 18, 2018
King Carl XVI Gustaf announced on Wednesday that he is to change the statutes of the crisis-hit Swedish Academy to give its life-appointed members the right to resign.
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