A$AP Rocky returns to Sweden for live performance

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Hip-Hop artist A$AP Rocky will return to Stockholm, Sweden where he will perform live at the Ericsson Globe on Wednesday, December 11 for a unique headline concert. He returns after tremendous support from his Swedish fans, for a long-awaited gig from all his supporters after paying a fine for an act of…

Sweden bans over-the-counter sales of painkiller

STOCKHOLM, Sweden —  According to thelocal.se, it will no longer be possible to buy a series of common painkiller brands over the counter in Sweden from next summer, due to concerns of causing heart problems. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain and inflammation. It is the active substance in common…

Sir Lindsay Hoyle elected Speaker of House of Commons

LONDON, England — Labour MP and deputy Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has been elected by MPs as the new Commons Speaker. In the fourth and final round of voting, Sir Lindsay – who has been Mr Bercow’s senior deputy for years – received 325 votes to Labour MP Chris Bryant’s 213. Sir Lindsay, who is the…

Lollapalooza Stockholm festival returns 2020

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The Lollapalooza Stockholm festival returns for its second year – again at beautiful Gärdet in Stockholm from June 26-28 (Friday-Sunday) 2020. The first year of the festival offered perfect weather, incredible atmosphere and fantastic performances from artists such as Foo Fighters, Lana Del Rey, Billie Eilish, Laleh, Travis Scott and J Balvin…

50 Cent Visits White House, Meets with Lawmakers

WASHINGTON D.C. — On Wednesday entrepreneur and hip-hip star, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, shared his visit to the White House via social media — where he met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and more. The Power creator went to Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers and talk about diversity and representation in the entertainment world….

House of Commons approve First December election since 1923

LONDON, England — On Tuesday, the House of Commons approved legislation paving the way for the first December election since 1923. The UK is set to go to the polls on 12 December after MPs backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election by a margin of 438 votes to 20. The approval comes…

Seth Godin returns for Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Seth Godin, a world-renowned marketing and leadership author, who has changed the way people think about marketing and work — returns for the 2020 Nordic Business Forum held at the Stockholmsmässan on September 21. Godin is the author of 19 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into…

European Union leaders approve three-month extension on Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium — European Union Council President Donald Tusk and its leaders approved a three-month extension “flextension” on Brexit that would run until January 31, 2020. The deal in principle means that the UK will not leave as planned on Thursday October 31, 2019. The decision is expected to be formalized through a written procedure….

John Conyers Jr., long-time African-American Congressman passed away

DETROIT, Michigan — John Conyers Jr., the longest-serving African-American Congressman in history, has passed away at the age of 90. A family spokeswoman confirmed Conyers’s death to CBS News, while two other people in touch with his family Sunday said that Conyers died in his sleep at his Detroit home of natural causes. Conyers was…

Obama, Clintons and more remember late Congressman Cummings’

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Congressman Elijah Cummings, who died Oct. 17 at 68, was remembered at a funeral at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland on Friday. Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, along with former presidential candidate and Senator Hillary Clinton, were among a list of the Democratic Party members who attended…