Magnus Ranstorp of the National Defence College has described Sweden’s failure to address the growing threat of Islamism as a ‘chain reaction of lateness on all various levels and different fronts’, a ‘disaster’, and a ‘betrayal of society’.
The BBC has exposed itself to a wave of internet derision after lecturing Britons on how to correctly embrace one another, in response to reports that the government would soon ‘allow’ hugging.
An official tally of suspected side effects resulting from Covid vaccination in Sweden has surpassed 30,000, with the majority of cases occurring in people inoculated with AstraZeneca’s shot.
We often find humour even under the most dreadful circumstances; it is known as gallows humour. The never-ending recession has produced its own brand of wit. ‘With the market turmoil being what it is what’s the best way to make a small fortune? Start off with a large one’.
From 4 to 12 February 1945, a conference of the leaders of the three allied powers – the USSR, the USA and Great Britain – took place in Crimea. The Soviet delegation was headed by J. Stalin, American – F. Roosevelt, English – W. Churchill. The People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the USSR V.M. Molotov, US Secretary of State E. Stettinius, British Foreign Secretary A. Eden, as well as chiefs of general staff and advisers of the countries participating in the conference.
Free admission to the exhibition of medieval torture as a gift, a taste for the macabre: Dracula’s castle in Romania is today the centre of vaccination against coronavirus.
IN JUST ONE DAY: A total of 1,200 migrants landed on the Italian island of Lampedusa, near the shores of Libya, on Sunday. Some of them had to be helped at sea by the Italian Coast Guard and the financial police, the ANSA agency reported.
The Osterreiten or Osterritt ( SorbianJutrowne jěchanje ; synonym cross riding ) is an old religious rituals in the form of a procession in which the resurrection of Christ is proclaimed. It is still cultivated as a Sorbian custom in the Catholic part of Upper Lusatia . There are also Easter horseback processions in Old Bavaria and Franconia , in Upper Silesia , North Bohemia and Moravia.
So Wylie learned last year that owl calls are “kind of fire.” Now she is expanding her catchy avian collection.
In November 2020, during a contested election and deadly pandemic, a tiny Saw-whet Owl was rescued from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Being very small (and politically unaffiliated), the owl spawned a minor media sensation. Among those entranced was New York-based music producer So Wylie.
Chahinez, a 31-year-old mother of three originally from Algeria, died in Mérignac, near Bordeaux, after being burned alive by her serial-psycho 45-year-old husband, sparking a wave of indignation and protests. Around 300 people, friends and neighbours gathered for an hour in silence near the scene of the tragedy, placing flowers, candles, and a message:
‘We will not forget you,’ was written on the sidewalk where the Algerian woman tragically and needlessly died.