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Stockholm (Sweden)

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  • Conductor Harding says he paid a price for being 'obnoxious' youth

    VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) - British conductor Daniel Harding was an assistant to Simon Rattle before he was 20 and became the youngest person ever to conduct the Berlin Philharmonic, but says he has paid a price for being "an obnoxious 22-year-old".
  • Sweden resumes aid to Uganda after suspending it over anti-gay law

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - Sweden has resumed financial aid to Uganda after suspending some assistance in March over a law widely condemned by donor nations that increases punishment for homosexuals. Uganda relies on aid to fund about 20 percent of its annual...

    What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities

    What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities
    New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has promised to make the streets of his city safer for those who travel them, whether by foot, bicycle or car. How? By following Sweden's lead. Over the last 15 years, Stockholm has cut pedestrian deaths by 31%...

    Out of the Blue: Why does Laguna tolerate bike, pedestrian deaths?

    The death last week of Laguna resident John Greg Colvin is another grave reminder of how dangerous our streets are to anyone venturing onto them without a car. Laguna is a terrifying place to cross a street or ride a bike. The Laguna Beach Independent...

    Art imitates life for Greg Poehler

    PASADENA, Calif. Everything was hunky-dory in Greg Poehler's life. He was a lawyer, married to a lawyer and the father of three kids. Then two years ago he tried something he'd always wanted to do. He tried standup comedy. That was the end of the life...