Topic: EU

Sweden Wins Seat in the UN Security Council while Swedish Golfer Makes Sports History

Sweden, 21 Jun - 18 Jul 2016

Golfer Stenson makes history ++ Sweden voted into UN Security Council ++ Effects of Brexit-vote felt ++ Almedalen fills the political summer break. by Jens Ummethum
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PM Orbán’s Useless Train Line, Hungarian Conspiracy Theories and Budapest Gay Pride

Hungary, 05 Jun - 02 Jul 2016

PM Orbán spends €2m of EU funding for connecting his two hometowns by nostalgia train ++ Is Hungary secretly under the control of foreign powers? Survey results about conspiracy theories of Hungarians ++ More than 10,000 participants at Budapest Pride – no right-wingers causing trouble. by Robert Talo
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Far-Right AfD Dreams of “Healthy Patriotism”, Social Democrats Have the Blues

Germany, 13 Apr - 10 May 2016

No minarets, please! How to deal with anti-Islam party AfD? ++ What’s left of the left? Social Democrats struggling to regain popularity ++ “The world needs a united Europe” – Obama’s farewell message to EU citizens. by Peter Sawicki
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Sweden’s New Foreign and Defence Policy Rows

Sweden, 03 Feb - 02 Mar 2015

Minister Wallström’s Swedish foreign policy ++ Sweden and Finland for closer defence cooperation ++ Swedish Prime Minister on asylum and immigration visit in Berlin. by Maciej Wilga
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Hunt for Red October? Unknown Submarine in Swedish Waters

Sweden, 18 Oct - 31 Oct 2014

Foreign Submarine sighted near Stockholm ++ Sweden recognises Palestinian state ++ Government presenting its next national budget. by Maciej Wilga
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Election Aftermath: No Majorities in Sight as Sweden searches for a new Government

Sweden, 06 Sep - 19 Sep 2014

Social Democrats face difficult task to form a new government ++ Swedish football back in Champions League after long absence ++ Crisis in Ukraine remains prominent. by Jens Ummethum
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Ukraine, Lemanski Case and Smolensk Disaster back on the Agenda

Poland, 04 Apr - 17 Apr 2014

Crises in the Ukraine continues – Polish debate concerning its Eastern policy and national security ++ Catholic authorities vs. priest of Jasienica: Bishop closes church during Holy Week ++ Fourth anniversary of Polish presidential plane crash in Russia. by Monika Kostecka
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Obama in Brussels: A Kingdom under the rule of a President

Belgium, 09 Mar - 27 Mar 2014

Obamania hits Belgium ++ Extreme-right parliamentarians take part in observation of Crimean referendum ++ 30km/h speed limit on cyclists: a lack or a shortage of rules? by Daan Fonck
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Russia's Actions change Swedish Defence Strategy

Sweden, 22 Feb - 07 Mar 2014

Crimea Crisis brings new security approach, PM Reinfeldt causes irritation ++ Discussing a new law to increase access for persons with disabilities ++ “Millenium” author Stieg Larsson investigated the murder of Olof Palme. by Camilla Buch
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Sweden Wins Snus-Battle vs. EU

Sweden, 12 Jun - 25 Jun 2013

Snus spit tobacco stays licit in Sweden ++ Swedish boxer seriously injured in fight ++ Bus strike affecting cities. by Jens Ummethum
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Poor calculation by Greece, Italy and bankers

Germany, 24 Oct - 06 Nov 2011

Papandreou causes irritation – Berlusconi under pressure ++ Erdogan fueled debate on integration ++ Compromise in the coalition, but no agreement on minimum wages ++ Bank miscalculates by 50 billion Euro. by Daniel Rätz
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