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Glasgow Celtic Ready for Swedish test as new signing arrives

By Shaun Gibson, published on Jul 30, 2013

Celtic Park last season on the 125th Birthday of the famous Club, beating Barcelona 2-1

Derk Boerrigter will be in Celtic's squad for the first leg of their Champions League third qualifying round tie should he sign on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old Ajax forward is to have a medical in Glasgow but fellow Dutchman Virgil van Dijk is still out with a foot injury.

Defenders Adam Matthews and Charlie Mulgrew and midfielder Joe Ledley return for manager Neil Lennon.

On-loan Celtic striker Mo Bangura is eligible to play for Elfsborg.

Lennon has made it... (more)

Tags: sweden, champions league, celtic fc, elfsborg, qualifier, celtic park, group stage hope

On Sexual and Political Etiquette

By Anastasia , published on Aug 26, 2012

...there because of a ‘witch hunt’ being carried out against him; because he fears that some massive international conspiracy is at work, set to spirit him away to the United States.

There is only one thing wrong with this scenario: Washington has not asked for his extradition. Sweden has, something he neglected to mention to the swooning multitudes across the street. He is wanted not because he is “making a stand for justice”, as he put it, but to answer charges of rape and sexual assault. He spent a good bit of the past two years fighting extradition in the British... (more)

Tags: justice, sex crimes, sweden, wikileaks, julian assange, ecuador

The Leaders of Tolerance Become Intolerant

By Mindagape, published on Sep 22, 2010

Sunday the 19th of September 2010 is forever marked in the Swedish history books.

For the first time, the right-wing has been able to hold on to power over two election periods in what has otherwise been an almost exclusively socialist dominated country.

The Social Democrats, Sweden's mainstay political party of the 20th century has suffered their worst election since the 1920's.

These events are truly remarkable, showing a political shift in the former poster child country for cradle to grave welfare.

But, this is not what is making headlines, It is not what people... (more)

Tags: racism, election, sweden, intolerance

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