Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tag: sweden

Emmanuel Frimpong set to leave Russia for Sweden

Sports News of Monday, 23 January 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com 2017-01-23 Emmanuel Frimpong is a former Arsenal midfielder ...

Justin Bieber’s tour bus raided by drugs cops

Justin Bieber was embroiled in a drugs bust when his tour bus was raided by police in Sweden on Wednesday night.Cops controlling crowds of fans in the city of Stockholm reportedly smelled marijuana smoke coming from the vehicle while it was parked outside the city's Grand Hotel, so they deployed a specialist drugs team to raid the coach.The bust was carried out after the vehicle had been moved to the Ericsson Globe Arena, where the singer was performing on his Believe tour.Officers searched the bus and found a stash of unidentified drugs onboard. The substances have since been sent for analysis.A stun gun, which requires a permit in Sweden, was also discovered during the raid, which took place while Bieber was on stage.Lars Bystrom, a spokesman for the Stockholm police department, says, "A colleague (smelt) a strong smell of marijuana, like someone had been smoking in the bus. ...

Two In Court For Stealing Otumfuo Asantehene’s Gold

Two Peruvians are standing trial in an Oslo City Court in Norway for allegedly stealing crown jewels belonging to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, in 2012.The two accused persons, Luis Angel Acosta Barrios, 44, and Jaime Benigno Valverde Figueroa, 42, face a little over two years in jail if found guilty.Barrios is said to have picked the bag containing the crown jewels, while Figueroa is alleged to have been the driver for the operation.An accomplice, Maria Elena Ayma Ludena, who is alleged to be the brain behind the disappearance of the jewels, is in prison custody in Peru. The authorities in Norway are, however, seeking the extradition of Ludena to Norway to face trial.The court, presided over by Mr Torjus Gard, will give its judgement in April.The prosecutor, Asmund Riegels, is asking for a year and a half prison sentence for Barrios and two years two months term for Figueroa because of his previous criminal record.According to the prosecution, Figueroa was a jailbird who had served seven sentences between 2005 and 2012 in Sweden. ...

Horsemeat scandal: France summons meat industry chiefs

French consumer, agriculture and food ministers are to hold crisis talks with key players in the meat industry as the horsemeat scandal widens.Six French supermarket chains have withdrawn frozen beef meals made by Findus and Comigel.The move followed the discovery that foods sold in Europe and the UK labelled as beef contained horsemeat.The scandal has raised questions about the complexity of the food industry's supply chains across the EU.It has already had an impact on distributors in the UK, France, Sweden, Ireland and Romania.Food Minister Guillaume Garot said he wanted to ensure that all contentious products had been removed.Romania is investigating claims one of its abattoirs is responsible.The present festival is also a Maha Kumbh Mela, which comes round only once every 144 years.Hindus believe a festival dip at Sangam - at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers - will cleanse sins and help bring salvation. 'Too many people'"There were too many people on the platforms...

Samuel Inkoom joins Ligue 1 side SC Bastia

Sports News of Friday, 1 February 2013 Source: Joy Online Ghana international, Samuel Inkoom has signed for French League 1 side SC Bastia.The former Asante Kotoko right back will now move from his Ukrainian club Dnepropetrovsk Dnieper.The 23 year defender once played for Swedish side FC Basel.In another development, Majeed Waris, scorer of 23 goals in 29 games in the colors of BK Hacken in Sweden, has also signed a long term contract with Spartak Moscow. The transfer fee is approximately 2.2 million.The Club’s official website posted a reaction from Warris: “I chose Spartak Moscow because it is a great club with a great future...

Messi, Higuain and Di Maria named in Argentina squad to face...

Goal :    Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain and Angel Di Maria have all been named in the Argentina squad to face Sweden, along with a handful of less-established players.The Liga trio have been included in Alejandro Sabella's 22-man squad for next month's friendly match, along with the likes of Ezequiel Lavezzi, Sergio Aguero and Javier Mascherano.Rubin Kazan's Cristian Ansaldi and Santos midfielder Walter Montillo get the chance to add to their two caps for the Albiceleste, while Valencia's Ever Banega also earns a recall.

Drink Your Milk: It could help you win a Nobel Prize

Nations whose people consume the most milk and dairy products, per capita, also win the most Nobel Prizes, per capita, according to a new study published in the British journal Practical Neurology.Take Sweden, the country most associated with the Nobel prizes. For every 10 million Swedes, there are 31.855 Nobel prizes...

Why We Need a Price for Pollution in Ghana

Feature Article of Thursday, 17 January 2013 Columnist: Commey, Gideon "Those who say it can't be done should get out of the way of those already doing it"For the past few weeks, we (Ghana Youth Environmental Movement) have been making noise about campaigning for a Price for Pollution in Ghana in 2013. ...

Ibrahimovic: I never said anything negative about Messi or Ronaldo

Goal :    Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted that he never said anything negative about Barcelona's Lionel Messi or Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo.Several publications carried derogatory quotes about Messi and Ronaldo that were attributed to Ibrahimovic, but the 31-year-old has made it clear that he never said anything that belittled the Liga stars."I only have positive things to say about Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo," the Sweden international was quoted as saying on the official PSG website. "I never gave an interview in which I said negative or defamatory things about Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, two players for whom I have the utmost respect.