Tag Archives: Stockholm

‘Gender stereotypes’ & ‘sexual objectification’ banned from Stockholm billboards

Scantily-clad blondes on the streets of Stockholm will soon be a thing of the past after the city council voted to give the advertising regulator sweeping new powers to remove adverts it deems sexist or degrading. The law, which will be enforced from next month, was passed Monday after receiving near-unanimous backing from all parties other than the populist Swedish ...

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Muenster vehicle ramming occurs on Stockholm truck attack anniversary

The deadly vehicle ramming of an outdoor café in the German city of Muenster took place exactly one year after a hijacked truck was driven into a crowd in the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Read more German police confirmed that there were fatalities and injuries resulting from the incident in central Muenster. The ramming is not yet officially considered a terrorist ...

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Ukraine begins seizure of Russian energy giant Gazprom's assets, citing Stockholm court decision

The Ukrainian authorities have started the seizure of assets belonging to the Russian gas giant Gazprom, citing its alleged non-compliance with the decision of the Stockholm arbitration court. “Under the current circumstances, the Ukrainian cabinet initiates action aimed at recovering [a] penalty from… Gazprom,” the Ukrainian government’s press service said in a statement published on its official website. It also ...

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Man dies after object he picked up near Stockholm metro explodes

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 11:36 Edited time: 7 Jan, 2018 13:57 A man died in the hospital after sustaining serious injuries caused by an exploding object he picked up from the ground near Varby gard metro station in Stockholm, Sweden. Police first reported the incident in the Huddinge district of the Swedish capital at 11:07am local time (10:07am GMT) ...

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Russian ambulance emerges in Stockholm still reeling from ‘submarine incursion’

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 00:21 Edited time: 8 Dec, 2017 00:22 A Russian ambulance that ‘mysteriously’ emerged in the center of Stockholm prompted quite a buzz on social media. The unexpected ‘incursion’ seemed especially captivating in the wake of the futile search for a ‘Russian sub’ off the coast of the Swedish capital. The photo of a medical vehicle ...

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Feminist menstruation art provokes tension in Stockholm metro

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 03:06 A series of wall-sized black-and-white paintings of women spreading their legs wide to reveal a red splotch of period blood, on public display in Stockholm’s underground system, have proven divisive among passengers of various ages. Painted by feminist cartoonist Liv Stromquist, the posters, featuring female figure skaters doing leg lifts, dominate the platforms of ...

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BREAKING: Car ploughs into crowd of people outside Stockholm hospital – multiple injuries

Several have been injured in the incident at Capio Vårdcentral Högdalen. The medical centre is in the Hogdalen area of Stockholm. The windows of the hospital have been smashed and pillars demolished as the vehicle smashed into the entrance. One person has been transferred to Karolinska Hospital via air ambulance. Emergency services rushed to the scene when the alarm was ...

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BREAKING: Police arrest knifeman after stabbing in Stockholm bank

Police were alerted on Friday afternoon amid claims a ‘serious crime’ had been committed in a Stockholm bank. A large area has been cordoned off as police surround the bank.  Officers with police dogs were seen as armed police tackled a suspect to the ground.  Police say one man has been arrested.  More to follow… Daily Express :: World Feed

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Stockholm truck attack suspect ADMITS committing terrorist crime, his lawyer tells court

Police believe Rakhmat Akilov, a 39-year-old from the Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan, was the chauffeur of the hijacked beer truck that slaughtered pedestrians on a hectic street in the Swedish capital on Friday prior to crashing into a department store.Johan Eriksson, the attorney representing him stated in a court hearing to choose whether he ought to be kept in ...

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Spotify executive Chris Bevington killed in Stockholm attack

An executive with music service Spotify was one of the victims killed in a terrorist attack in Sweden. Chris Bevington was a director of global partnerships at the Stockholm-based company before he died in Friday’s chaos, when a driver slammed a stolen beer truck into shoppers. The 41-year-old, a British citizen born in South Africa, was one of four people ...

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