Gulf Times - Sweden
Melting ice sees Sweden's highest peak lose crown after 139 years

Melting ice sees Sweden's highest peak lose crown after 139 years

The south peak of Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest peak for well over a century, has been demoted to second place

Greta Thunberg's New York arrival could be delayed

Greta Thunberg's New York arrival could be delayed

A racing yacht ferrying Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is rapidly approaching New York, the destination of her transatlantic voyage.

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg coping on 'roller coaster' yacht

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg coping on 'roller coaster' yacht

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said Saturday life on the racing yacht ferrying her to New York was ‘like camping on a roller coaster.’

Sweden detains man on suspicion of plotting ‘terrorist crime’

Sweden detains man on suspicion of plotting ‘terrorist crime’

Police have detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit ‘a terrorist crime’, the country's Prosecution Authority said on Thursday.

Swedish owner of tanker seized by Iran says crew 'safe'

Swedish owner of tanker seized by Iran says crew 'safe'

The Swedish company that owns the UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran said Wednesday it had finally been able to contact its crew being held on board and they declared themselves ‘safe’.

Teenage climate campaigner Thunberg honoured in France

Teenage climate campaigner Thunberg honoured in France

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped sparked a worldwide movement, received the Freedom Prize in France on Sunday.

Trump offers to guarantee bail for rapper ASAP Rocky

Trump offers to guarantee bail for rapper ASAP Rocky

US President Donald Trump offered Saturday to guarantee the bail of rapper ASAP Rocky, detained in Sweden on suspicion of assault following a street brawl.

Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

Nine people were killed when their plane crashed during a skydiving trip near Umea, a small university city in northern Sweden, authorities said on Sunday.

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured

An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and slightly injuring about 20 people, police officials said.

Sweden rejects detention request for Assange on rape allegation

Sweden rejects detention request for Assange on rape allegation

A Swedish court on Monday denied a request to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in absentia on suspicion of rape, although the suspicions against him remain.

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of ‘bickering’, as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her demands ...

Woman injured in stabbing attack in southern Sweden

Woman injured in stabbing attack in southern Sweden

A woman was injured Tuesday in a stabbing attack in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg, police said.