Sweden's Prince Carl Philip marries ex-model Sofia Hellqvist

World Jun 14, 2015

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip marries ex-model Sofia Hellqvist

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip married former model and reality TV star Sofia Hellqvist in the chapel of the royal palace in Stockholm on Saturday. The 36-year-old prince, third in line to the throne, was visibly nervous during the ceremony, which was attended by royals from ...

World May 25, 2015

About 100 U.S., European jets join Arctic exercise near Russia

About 100 fighter jets from the United States and eight European nations began an Arctic training exercise in the Nordic nations on Monday, a region worried by increased Russian military activity. The exercise, based in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland with 4,000 personnel, ...

World / Politics Dec 28, 2014

Swedish government makes deal with anti-immigration opposition

Sweden's 3-month-old minority center-left government announced a deal with the opposition on Saturday to sideline the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats, who hold the balance of power in parliament, and avert a fresh election. Sweden's normally stable politics were thrown into turmoil in December when Prime Minister ...

Sweden recognizes Palestinian state, hopes peace process will restart

World Oct 31, 2014

Sweden recognizes Palestinian state, hopes peace process will restart

The Swedish government officially recognized the state of Palestine on Thursday and said there were signs European Union states would follow its lead. The move drew praise from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and criticism from Israel, and has displeased the United States, Israel's principle supporter. Swedish ...

Music Jun 7, 2013

British, U.S. music no longer dominates world

When John Lennon declared that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus, it didn't seem that far-fetched. It was 1966, and rock 'n' roll was the new religion sweeping the globe. Commentators railed against the threat that popular music posed to the moral fabric of ...