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Donald Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Donald Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.

'Crazy Swede' scales the Everest after cycling 13,000 km from Sweden

Swedish mountaineer and adventurer Goran Kropp grabbed eyeballs across the globe when he cycled 13,000 km from Stockholm to the base camp of Mount Everest before sumitting the world's highest peak.

Sweden called off Bofors scandal probe in 1988 to avoid embarrassment to Rajiv Gandhi

Sweden called off Bofors scandal probe in 1988 to avoid embarrassment to Rajiv Gandhi

To prevent further embarrassment to former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Government of Sweden called off its probe of the Bofors Gun scandal as far back as January 1988, a declassified "confidential assessment" made by the United States Central Intelligence Agency has revealed.

Sweden crosses 10-million population threshold

Swedish authorities say the Scandinavian country today has statistically crossed the 10-million population threshold.

Sweden gets written report from Assange interview in London

An Ecuadorian prosecutor interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, overseen by a Swedish prosecutor and a police investigator.

Bundesliga: Eintrachr Frankfurt rise to third spot after 3-0 win over 10-man Mainz

Bundesliga: Eintrachr Frankfurt rise to third spot after 3-0 win over 10-man Mainz

A goal by 18-year-old midfielder Aymen Barkok and two from Sweden striker Branimir Hrgota sealed Eintracht`s win.

Sweden's recycling so sophisticated, country running out of garbage

Sweden's recycling so sophisticated, country running out of garbage

Sweden's recycling system is so sophisticated that only less than 1 per cent of its household waste has been sent to landfill last year.

Swedish officials quiz WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador embassy in London

Swedish officials quiz WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador embassy in London

Swedish officials today questioned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London for over four years, over sexual assault charges.

Pregnant women at higher risk of suffering from urinary incontinence

Pregnant women at higher risk of suffering from urinary incontinence

Women who suffer from urinary incontinence are at a higher risk of it getting worse after childbirth, a study suggests.

Pope says he believes ban on female priests is forever

The Church barred women from becoming deacons centuries ago.
 

Pope Francis praises secular Sweden over asylum seekers

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Tuesday for Sweden`s tiny Catholic community, made up of many refugees and migrants, praising as "blessed" those in this overwhelmingly non-religious nation who take in asylum seekers.

This little bird can ceaselessly fly for ten months

This little bird can ceaselessly fly for ten months

Known as the common swift, it is a small, dark-feathered bird which can fly for the said time without landing, the longest time spent aloft by any known bird.

Ecuador says it cut Assange internet over US election leaks

Ecuador said on Tuesday it had cut the internet access of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up at its London embassy, due to leaks by the anti-secrecy website that could impact the US election.

Ecuador cuts Julian Assange's Internet access: WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has been one of the most prominent Internet outlets to post and promote hacked Democratic Party materials. 

India ranks 143 among 188 countries on health index; Iceland tops list

Despite rapid economic growth, India was ranked 143rd, below Comoros and Ghana," the first annual assessment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) health performance published in the Lancet and launched at a special event at the UN General Assembly in New York said.

Ericsson plans to stop manufacturing in Sweden, cutting 3,000 jobs

Ericsson plans to stop manufacturing in Sweden, cutting 3,000 jobs

 Mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson plans to close the last of its Swedish manufacturing sites as part of planned savings, cutting about 3,000 jobs, Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet reported.

Swedish court maintains arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Swedish court maintains arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Assange has been taking refuge in the Ecuador embassy in London since 2012 after a long trial ruled in favour of him being extradited to Sweden. 

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

A Swedish appeals court on Friday upheld an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape accusation, rejecting his request to have it lifted.

People with alcohol addiction lack key enzyme: Scientists

 In people with alcohol dependence, the production of a key enzyme shuts down in brain cells and the deficiency leads to continued use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, say researchers.

Do you know low socioeconomic status can be a factor for heart attack? - Read

The study, published in the journal European Society of Cardiology, found that the risk of a second attack was 36 per cent lower for those in the highest income quintile than those with the lowest.