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STOCKHOLM | Izzy Young, who organized Dylan’s first big concert, dies

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Izzy Young, who in 1961 organized the first New York concert by Bob Dylan and devoted decades of his life supporting folk music, has died at age 90. Young was a big name in folk music — Dylan, a regular visitor at his New York music shop, the Folklore Center, once called … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Izzy Young, who organized Dylan’s first big concert, dies

STOCKHOLM | Volvo recalls 167,000 cars worldwide to fix trunk lid

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish automaker Volvo recalls, owned by China‘s Geely holding company, says it is recalling 167,000 cars worldwide because the hatch lid lift system on electric trunks can loosen, stop working in cold weather, and possibly cause damage. Group spokeswoman Annika Bjerstaf says the recall is “a preventive safety measure,” adding Volvo Cars … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Volvo recalls 167,000 cars worldwide to fix trunk lid

STOCKHOLM | Swedish police hopeful stolen royal treasure has been found

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish royal treasure from 1611 that is said to be worth 65 million kronor ($7.2 million) and was stolen last year from a cathedral, treasure have been found, police said Tuesday. Police said in a statement that “all seems to indicate King Karl IX’s stolen funeral regalia have been found in the … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Swedish police hopeful stolen royal treasure has been found

STOCKHOLM | Nobel laureates: Despite progress, cancer won’t be wiped out

STOCKHOLM — The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades although they say it’s unlikely the disease could be eradicated. James Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan made the assessments at a Thursday news conference ahead of … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Nobel laureates: Despite progress, cancer won’t be wiped out

CALGARY, Alberta | Calgary bid for 2026 Winter Olympics iced by City Council

CALGARY, Alberta — Calgary’s bid to hold the 2026 Winter Olympics is over. The City Council voted Monday to end the bid following last week’s nonbinding vote in which 56 percent of those who went to the polls voted against the games. Stockholm and a joint Italian bid from Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo are still … Continue reading CALGARY, Alberta | Calgary bid for 2026 Winter Olympics iced by City Council

HELSINKI | Shooting in Sweden leaves 7 people wounded, 12 arrested

HELSINKI — Swedish police say seven people have been wounded and 12 arrested in a shooting allegedly linked to biker gang members near the country’s second city of Goteborg. Police said Sunday that patrols rushed Saturday evening to the small industrial town of Molnlycke, southeast of Goteborg, where they found “several injured people” following a … Continue reading HELSINKI | Shooting in Sweden leaves 7 people wounded, 12 arrested

STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Nordhaus predicts US will accept climate science

STOCKHOLM — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Yale University economics professor William Nordhaus, who won the Nobel prize in economics for linking climate change and economics, says there’s “pretty widespread acceptance” of climate change science outside the U.S. But he’s optimistic that the United States will come … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Nordhaus predicts US will accept climate science

STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Nobel chemistry findings “used today, every day”

STOCKHOLM — The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Dr. Wayne Marasco of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston said the lab technique developed by the new Nobel laureates George Smith and Gregory Winter was “revolutionary … and it’s used today, every day.” Marasco said he uses it … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Nobel chemistry findings “used today, every day”