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December 27, 2018 12:01 AM Sweden CRISIS: EU state preparing for chaos in 2019 as mainstream parties shun populists

The country’s centre-left Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven was once again rejected by parliament just before Christmas when 200 MPs voted against him becoming prime minister while 116 voted in favour and 28 abstained. The Scandinavian EU member state is now pinning its hopes on resolving the crisis in the New Year when MPs return after a three-week 134

December 24, 2018 3:47 PM EU blow as eurosceptic parties JOIN FORCES in time for EU elections

THE EU has been delivered a blow after the third-largest group in the European Parliament joined forces with a French eurosceptic party to help cement its influence after the Brussels elections. Ahead of May’s European Parliament vote, which decides the MEPs for the next five years, new alliances are being formed among Eurosceptics in Brussels.The European 102

December 20, 2018 11:36 AM Sweden terror: Explosion at school sparks terror probe, children flee deliberate blast

A SWEDISH school has been evacuated following an explosion forcing children to flee, a suspected perpetrator has been arrested. The explosion occurred shortly after the school day at Hässleholm Technical School began. The school is being investigated by the national bombing experts. nitially the police were investigating he incident as “ongoing fatal 55

December 7, 2018 11:21 AM Jordan Nobbs: Arsenal and England midfielder ruled out of Women's World Cup

Arsenal and England midfielder Jordan Nobbs will miss the 2019 Women's World Cup after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. Nobbs, who had surgery on Monday, will miss the rest of the season with the World Cup starting in France on 7 June. "We are all wishing Jordan a speedy recovery," said Lionesses head coach Phil Neville 49

December 3, 2018 4:53 PM UK weather SNOW forecast: 12 DAYS of HEAVY SNOW this Christmas as COLD POLAR blast hits

BRITAIN will be blanketed under 12 days of Christmas snow as an ‘astonishingly cold’ Nordic blast sends temperatures plummeting into the New Year. Non-stop winter downpours will leave parts of the country under a carpet of white through the end of December and beyond, forecasters warn. Some long-range outlooks predict Arctic misery holding out until 71

December 2, 2018 8:41 AM Fears for future of struggling capercaillie

FEARS are growing for the future of the capercaillie after a new report showed a 50 per cent decline in numbers over the past 25 years. The world’s largest grouse became extinct in Scotland in 1785 but was revitalised when stock from Sweden was introduced into Perthshire in 1837. By the 1970s, the population had grown to around 20,000, but a 2004 survey 44

November 14, 2018 2:20 PM Russia ‘blocked crucial transmissions during NATO exercise’ in Europe

RUSSIAN hackers jammed vital satellite transmissions in a bid to disrupt extensive NATO wargames in Northern Europe, according to security officials from Finland and Norway. The Finnish region of Lapland and northern parts of Norway close to the Russian border were affected by the blackouts with the Norwegian regional airline Widerøe confirming its pilots 65

November 13, 2018 2:14 AM World War 3: Russia INTERFERED with GPS during NATO war games, Finland warns

RUSSIA has been accused by the Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä of deliberately interfering with GPS signals during a large-scale NATO military exercise held in Norway in October and November. Moscow was infuriated by the NATO war games, which involved 50,000 troops from 29 NATO countries, as well as Sweden and Finland. Finnish authorities noticed 66

October 31, 2018 8:26 AM 'What are you doing here?' Tom Odell reveals Brexit BACKLASH in Germany on day of vote

BRITISH singer Tom Odell has revealed the moment he was quizzed in Germany on the same day Britain voted to leave the European Union. Speaking during a meeting in Oslo on Tuesday, Mrs May told leaders of countries including Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden she was looking to secure a good Brexit deal with the EU after 47

October 30, 2018 12:01 PM England Women: Former US Under-23 player Chioma Ubogagu named in squad

Former United States Under-23 forward Chioma Ubogagu has been selected for England Women's squad for next week's friendlies against Austria and Sweden. The 26-year-old, who was born in London but moved to Texas as a child, made her professional debut for Arsenal in 2015 and now plays for Brisbane Roar, where she is on loan from Orlando Pride 52