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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested: Everything We Know
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police at the Ecuadorean embassy in London on Thursday, for failing to surrender to a U.K. court in 2012. His attorney said the arrest also involved a U.S. extradition request. The move, which marks the end of a seven-year standoff over Assang
First image of Assange arrest
The first photographs showing the arrest of Julian Assange in central London on Thursday have started to cross. Here's the full statement from London's Metropolitan Police on the arrest of Assange:
Why Julian Assange should be extradited
WHEN JULIAN ASSANGE was dragged out of Ecuador’s embassy and into a London courtroom on April 11th, you could be forgiven for thinking that it was his life’s work, moral character and personal hygiene in the dock. Mr Assange was “no hero”, said Jeremy Hunt, Britain’s foreign secretary. Nonsense, ret
Crown Princess Family of Sweden releases new images for Easter
The three photos were taken by Crown Princess Victoria on the island of Öland and feature her and Prince Daniel’s two children, Princess Estelle (7) and Prince Oscar (3) during a walk over Easter weekend.
See This Record-Breaking Guggenheim Exhibit Before It’s Gone
It topped the 2018 year-end “best of” lists. Its run was already extended once past its initial closing date. It has drawn throngs of visitors—more, in fact, than any exhibition in the six-decade history of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, officials announced today. And if you haven’t seen it, now
10 adorable photos that prove Sweden's Prince Oscar is the grumpiest royal
Prince Oscar of Sweden often looks like he has the weight of the world on his shoulders. Whether it's at a royal engagement or an official family photo, the 3-year-old is clearly not a fan of royal life.
This New Heli-Ski Lodge in Sweden Lets You Ski Anywhere, Anytime
When you open a heli-ski lodge in one of Europe’s last pristine swaths of wilderness, you’re bound to face some unique challenges. For Jossi Lindblom, the current obstacle is a herd of reindeer standing on the southern face of Sweden’s Kåtotjåkka Mountain. Lindblom—an international mountain guide
Swedish House Mafia to premiere orchestral rework of classic hit, ‘One’
Swedish House Mafia have announced an orchestral rework of their classic 'One' will premiere 2nd May, at their homecoming performance in Stockholm. The EDM supergroup, who are launching a film and photography exhibition later this month, revealed to Swedish newspaper that they'd reached out to compo
Sono Motors will build solar-powered Sion EV at SAAB’s former Sweden factory
Sono Motors, a German EV startup, announced today that it will build the crowdfunded solar-powered Sion EV at a manufacturing facility formerly owned by SAAB in Trollhättan, Sweden. The plant is owned by National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), a holding company which acquired most of SAAB’s assets
Swedish actress Bibi Andersson dies at 83
Swedish actress Bibi Andersson, best known for her roles in several Ingmar Bergman classics, died Sunday at age 83, Scandinavian news outlets reported. The actress became a worldwide star in the late 1950s thanks to Bergman’s “The Seventh Seal” and “Wild Strawberries” and then for two decades more t
Top 10 insurtech companies
96% of insurers think digital ecosystems are having an impact on the insurance industry, according to Accenture — and perhaps nothing demonstrates this better than the rise of disruptive insurtech enterprises.
Warren Spector leads speaker line-up for Nordic Game Conference 2019
OtherSide Entertainment's Warren Spector will give a keynote address at the Nordic Game Conference in Malmï¿½, Sweden next month. Spector, whose previous work includes Deus Ex and Epic Mickey, is studio director at OtherSide Entertainment, which is currently making the long-awaited System Shock 3.
Sweden Considers Request to Reopen Rape Investigation of Julian Assange
As he awaits sentencing in England for breaching bail, and fights possible extradition to the United States, Julian Assange might soon face legal jeopardy in a third country, Sweden, where a woman who says the WikiLeaks founder raped her in 2010 has asked prosecutors to reopen their investigation.
"Keep on running," 71-year-old Swedish man runs across U.S., stops in Waverly
It’s not something you see every day; a man running on the side of the highway pushing a stroller full of luggage. But for Björn Suneson, it’s just another run. “It’s a sense of freedom for me,” he said. “I like doing things on his own.”
Top Swedish Chef to Serve Easter Dinner in a Gondola 4,000 Feet Above Ground
On the off chance that you're still looking for Easter dinner plans and feel like hopping on a trans-Atlantic flight, make the trek to Åre ski resort in Sweden, where Chef Magnus Nilsson—of Fäviken, a two-starred Michelin restaurant in the Åre municipality—will collaborate on a pop-up dining experie
Where In The World Was Team USA? Check Out These 20 Action-Packed Photos From The Weekend
Team USA athletes were busy this weekend and their performances were nothing short of spectacular. Sam Mikulak and Morgan Hurd both are bringing home gold after stellar performances at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Tokyo, and the U.S. men's rugby sevens team inched closer to its Olympic d
AMWIN Is All Loved Up On Catchy Pop Anthem, “Dua Lipa”
Sweden’s AMWIN first appeared on my radar last year with catchy pop anthems like “Uber” and “Living Mistake.” Both bops feature on the rising star’s debut EP, AMWIN In Wonderland. However, the highlight of the six-song set name-checks another flawless pop diva. “Dua Lipa” is a frothy pop concoction
Swedbank sacks CEO after money laundering allegations
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedbank dismissed Chief Executive Birgitte Bonnesen on Thursday just before its annual shareholder meeting, after mounting investor criticism over allegations the bank was involved in money laundering in the Baltics.
How Sweden Deals With Returning ISIS Fighters
A version of this article originally appeared on VICE Sweden. "What do you actually pack for war?" The first time I met Firat* he was sitting on the floor of a Stockholm apartment, in September of 2018, packing his bags for what he hoped would be the final battle against ISIS in Syria.
Ronda Rousey Calls Conor McGregor’s Retirement Announcement “Creative” & “Cryptic”
Ronda Rousey calls the way that Conor McGregor announced his retirement “creative and cryptic.” The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion had two different reactions to the news.