STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s worst riots in years might benefit a far-right party in elections next year if scenes of immigrants burning cars and smashing up buildings cause voters to rethink their traditional welcome to foreigners.
Even before the week of riots in the poorer neighborhoods of Stockholm, immigration had become a hot political issue, as the number of asylum seekers reached record levels.
STOCKHOLM, May 6 (Reuters) – The catchy tunes, outlandish
costumes and shimmering boots that made ABBA a global phenomenon
all feature in a new museum dedicated to the band, but rumours
the exhibition may presage a reunion by Sweden’s most famous
export were quickly quashed.
The permanent exhibition within a hall of fame of Swedish
pop music opens in Stockholm this week and organisers hope to
attract hundreds of thousands of visitors annually on a pop
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ESKILSTUNA, Sweden (Reuters) – An influx of refugees from countries such as Syria is fuelling a backlash against immigration in Sweden, for years seen by victims of conflict as a bastion of tolerance.
The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats have risen in voter polls to vie for third place a year before a general election that could leave them holding the balance of power.