"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
"The 'dream of Brexit' isn’t just winning in the United Kingdom, it’s winning in Catalonia, Hungary, Poland and all over the European Union as we speak. There is a major historic change"
UKIP MEP and ex-party leader
"I'm actually happy and proud of these women. I mean, it is their time. It is their time."
Mary J. Blige
Recording artist / Actress
Clashes have broken out between police and activists protesting against a neo-Nazi rally in Stockholm.
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Stockholm Pride Parade, Scandinavia’s largest, took place on Saturday (August 2).
60,000 participants took to the streets of the Swedish capital
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The reduction in the
Angry job-seekers had to be dispersed by police in Sweden after a gaffe saw 61,000 people invited to a ‘recruitment meeting’.
An e-mail asking
In Stockholm an attack by far-right extremists on demonstrators taking part in an anti-racism rally resulted in two stabbings and two injured police
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Almost a week of rioting in parts of Stockholm has highlighted social problems among the mainly immigrant communities in poor areas of Swedish
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A police station
Several Stockholm suburbs have experienced a third night of unrest, with youths setting fire to cars and throwing stones at police and firefighters
Youths set fire to cars and buildings as rioting continued for a third night in the suburbs of Stockholm.
Violence was reported in a number of
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Authorities said that around 50 people
Co-hosts Sweden will meet surprise package Switzerland in Sunday’s final of the world ice hockey championships following respective wins over Finland
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Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei took part in the opening of an exhibition of his work in Stockholm in Sweden via a live video
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This year’s World Water Week in Stockholm focusses on water resources in a rapidly urbanising World. On the mayors’ panel, city managers from all
Despite the Swedish capital’s zero tolerance approach to graffiti, a large auction of graffiti works is to be held in Stockholm.
Graffiti used to
Sweden is in royal wedding mood as Crown Princess Victoria prepares to marry her white collar boyfriend Daniel Westling, who will take the title of
In Stockholm they are passionate about the environment. There is a long tradition of ambitious environmental efforts there: tackling air pollution