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Source: Common Domain

Top 10 foods to try in Sweden

Monday 11:44 GMT

For those who want to experience Swedish cuisine without the eye-watering prices of a Michelin-starred restaurant or the restrictions of a low GI diet, here’s a round-up of the most essential foods to try when visiting the heart of Scandinavia... . Get even more foodie travel inspiration with our local guides, top travel tips and restaurant suggestions.

These days, the food is made up of many of the dishes Sweden is most famous for, including meatballs, Jansson's temptation (a potato gratin with cream and sprats) and gravadlax.

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Source: The Guradian

Swedish student fined for plane protest against Afghan’s deportation

Monday 14:29 GMT

A Swedish student who livestreamed her protest against the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker last year has been found guilty of violating Sweden’s aviation laws and fined £250.

After Ersson refused to take her seat, several other passengers – including members of a football team – joined her protest and the asylum seeker was removed from the plane, to applause from passengers. A 50-year-old Afghan, asylum seeker and convicted criminal, who was being deported from the country, was onboard.

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Source: The Guradian

Cuba's churches reject gay marriage before vote on new constitution

Today 01:29 GMT

More than 100 married couples dressed in their wedding clothes have gathered on the Malecón coastal boulevard to renew their wedding vows and protest against gay marriage being allowed in Cuba.

The protest is the latest in an unprecedented campaign by evangelical churches against elements of the island’s new constitution, which will be put to a referendum next Sunday. “We’re speaking out in favour of marriage as it was originally designed,” said Bishop Ricardo Pereira of the Methodist Church of Cuba, who emphasised that the event was not political but an “expression of faith”.

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Source: DW

Far-right march in Sofia to honor pro-Nazi general

Sunday 22:44 GMT

Torch-wielding, right-wing nationalists gathered in Sofia for the so-called Lukov March in remembrance of Bulgarian general and Nazi sympathizer Hristo Lukov.

Some 2,000 right-wing extremists shouted slogans and carried torches through Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, in the annual march honoring general and politician Hristo Lukov. As Bulgaria sided with Germany in World War II, Lukov led the pro-Nazi Union of Bulgarian National Legions and fostered close links with the Nazi party in Germany.


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