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01 October 2018 10:27 Man at centre of Nobel sex-abuse scandal gets jail term for rape

The man at the centre of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been found guilty and given a two-year jail sentence for a rape in 2011. Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago. Stockholm District Court said on Monday 1

14 August 2018 13:20 Masked vandals torch dozens of cars in Sweden in attack arranged on social media

Two suspects have been arrested so far. UP TO 80 cars were set on fire overnight across western Sweden by masked vandals in what they suspect was a coordinated attack weeks before a general election. Most of the cars were burned at around 20 locations in Sweden’s second largest city of Gothenburg late on Monday. Authorities said two suspects aged between 6

01 July 2018 05:15 Hundreds of nudists to descend on Paris for a spot of trampolining today

“It’s great. We no longer have to do this secretly or be clandestine anymore,” one of the nudists said. AFTER A NUDE yoga class in a Paris park and a “no clothes day” at the city’s trendiest art museum, hundreds of naturists are due to descend on a theme park near the French capital Sunday for a spot of trampolining. France may be the world’s top destination 9

13 February 2018 10:09 Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning. AN UZBEK ASYLUM seeker who confessed to wanting to mow down “infidels” in an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people pleaded guilty to terrorism charges today as his trial opened. Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom, handcuffed amid tight security, wearing 19

07 January 2018 15:20 Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured

Local police say there is nothing to suggest the explosion was terror-related. A MAN HAS been killed and a woman was injured in an explosion at a Stockholm metro station. The explosion happened at the Vårby gard subway station with local police saying that witnesses reported seeing the man pick up an item from the ground before it exploded. Local media 21

13 November 2017 21:42 Humiliation for Italy as they fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1958

Sweden emerged victorious in Milan, thanks to a 1-0 aggregate victory. ITALY MISSED OUT on World Cup qualification for the first time since 1958 in tonight’s play-off at the San Siro. Trailing Sweden 1-0 from the first leg in Stockholm, they couldn’t break their opponents down as this evening’s match ended 0-0, meaning the visitors earned an aggregate 25

31 October 2017 00:05 DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 29

** ROME - Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco delivers an annual speech on the state of the country’s economy for international savings day, where Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan will also speak - 0930 GMT TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (Final Day). OTTAWA - The Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, will appear before 30

18 August 2017 14:38 Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack

Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted. DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL is conducting a risk analysis of the capital to examine if physical barriers are needed to prevent terror attacks. Vehicles have also been used in attacks on Nice, London and Stockholm. Fears had been raised that Ireland’s 5

18 August 2017 13:21 Barcelona attack: police hunt 18-year-old Moussa Oukabir

Security services search for younger brother of man arrested on suspicion of hiring van Officers seeking Spanish police investigating the Barcelona terrorist attack are hunting an 18-year-old man who is suspected of driving the van that ploughed along Las Ramblas on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100. Police sources told Spanish 10

15 August 2017 12:59 Niall Horan announces two of our FAVOURITE Irish artists as support acts for his tour

The singer will start his tour at the end of this month Niall Horan has announced Gavin James and Picture This as support acts for his upcoming Flicker Sessions tour. The One Direction star will embark on a mini world tour at the end of this month, and admitted that he wanted to make the shows as Irish as possible. Taking to Twitter, Niall wrote, "So for my shows 4