Friday, December 13, 2019

MixedTimes - Chris Tomlinson

Sweden: Malmo Church Unveils LGBT Altar Painting

Sweden: Malmo Church Unveils LGBT Altar Painting

The St. Pauli church in the multicultural Swedish city of Malmö has unveiled a pro-LGBT altar painting featuring same-sex couples to celebrate the first day of advent.

Antisemitic Attacks on the Rise Across Sweden

Antisemitic Attacks on the Rise Across Sweden

Jews in Sweden say that they are finding it harder to be openly Jewish as statistics show antisemitic attacks are rising across the country.

Germany Granting Fewer Christian Converts Asylum

Germany Granting Fewer Christian Converts Asylum

Fewer asylum seekers claiming to have converted from Islam to Christianity are being granted asylum in Germany, as authorities become more cautious about fake conversions.

Homemade Bomb Found Near Swedish Shopping Mall

Homemade Bomb Found Near Swedish Shopping Mall

The Swedish bomb squad were called to a shopping centre in the city ofKristianstad Monday after an explosive device was found outside a property.

Salvini: Being Called a Populist 'Is a Compliment'

Salvini: Being Called a Populist 'Is a Compliment'

As his League party continues to dominate Italian national polls, populist leader Matteo Salvini rejected allegations of fascist allusions, saying that fascism is dead and to be called a populist "is a compliment".

Potential Bombing After 'Powerful' Explosion At Swedish Police Station

Potential Bombing After 'Powerful' Explosion At Swedish Police Station

A police station in the Swedish city ofStaffanstorp was targetted by an explosive device, with witnesses describing the blast as loud and powerful. The explosion occurred in the early hours of Monday morning and caused damage to the main door

Trudeau Wore Bulletproof Vest at Campaign Event

Trudeau Wore Bulletproof Vest at Campaign Event

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest at a campaign event in Mississauga, Ontario, in what some are calling an "unprecedented" move.

Sweden: Sex Crimes Have Tripled Since 2014

Sweden: Sex Crimes Have Tripled Since 2014

The number of Swedes reporting to have been victims of sexual crimes has tripled between 2014 and 2018, according to a report by the SwedishCrime Prevention Council Brå.

Sweden Sees Rise in Chain Migration from Iraq and Syria

Sweden Sees Rise in Chain Migration from Iraq and Syria

Sweden is currently experiencing a surge in labour migration from outside the European Union but in the cases of Iraqis and Syrians, family reunification migration is rising even further.