Police arrest Swedish mother who locked son up for 28 years

A mother in Sweden has been arrested on suspicion of locking her son inside their apartment for 28 years, leaving him undernourished and with almost no teeth, police and media reports said Tuesday.“The mother is suspected of illegal deprivation of liberty and causing bodily harm,” Stockholm police spokesman Ola Osterling told AFP.He said the man[...]

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Riots in Sweden over burning of Quran by activists

Far-right activists burned a Quran in Southern Swedish city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday.Protesters threw stones at police and burned tyres on Friday, authorities said, hours after an anti-Muslim Danish politician was blocked from attending a Koran-burning rally nearby.The violence in Sweden which[...]

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Sweden launches coronavirus crisis package worth more than $30 billion

The Swedish government on Monday presented a package of measures worth more than 300 billion Swedish crowns ($30.94 billion) to support the economy in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.The package included measures such as the central government assuming the full cost for sick leave from companies through the months of April and May, as[...]

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The Pentagon is more Environmentally Toxic than the whole of Sweden

The U.S. Department of Defense is the largest institutional consumer of fossil fuels in the world, new research shows, creating more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions than industrialized countries such as Portugal or Sweden. The Pentagon, which oversees the U.S. military, released around 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases between 2001 and 2017, according to[...]

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