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5 min ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Diabetes UK said more research is needed, following the study

People who take eight or more portions of high-fat dairy produce each day are at a lower risk of developing diabetes than those who have only one portion a day, new research shows. A study of almost 27,000 people aged between 45 and 74, 60% of whom were female, showed that those who increased their intake of foods including cream and high-fat milk had a 23% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Swedish tolerance tested by far-right election advance

Socially liberal Sweden joined other countries in Europe Monday with a sizeable far-right party, one opposed to the Nordic nation's generous refugee policies. "Sweden is in shock today," said Haakan Bengtsson, director of the Swedish think-tank Arena, after the electoral breakthrough of the Sweden Democrats , who campaigned to radically reduce immigration.

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3 hrs ago | Marine News

New Generation of Turbochargers Announced

MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced the development of a new turbocharger series specifically matched to the requirements of two-stroke engines. For the first time ever, MAN Diesel & Turbo will develop a turbocharger series exclusively for two-stroke engines that is especially designed and optimized to fulfill Tier III requirements.

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7 hrs ago | Marine News

China Orders More MAN Dual-Fuel Units

After a longer period of evaluation, an international consortium, including Teekay LNG Partners, has selected a Dual-Fuel Diesel Electric propulsion solution featuring 212V51/60DF + 28L51/60DF engines for each of four Liquid Natural Gas Carriers . The new order follows that which MAN Diesel & Turbo announced in July 2013 when it won the contract to supply 30 MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel engines for six LNGCs.

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11 hrs ago | KSWO

Sweden's far-right rises amid immigration debate

14, 2014. Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died.

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14 hrs ago | The Local

How I became a surf blogger in Sweden

Surf's up with The Local's Swedish career chat this week. We've taken a turn from the norm and talked to John Brodie who's kicking off what looks like a promising career in surf writing.

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15 hrs ago | Hellomagazine.com

Happy birthday Prince Daniel of Sweden: 10 facts about the royal

Prince Daniel of Sweden celebrates his 41st birthday on 15 September. The Swedish royal, who is married to Crown Princess Victoria , is expected to mark his birthday surrounded by family and close friends.

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17 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

World Briefs: North Korea sentences U.S. citizen

North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labor for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the country, a statement carried by state media said Sunday, as the United States requested his immediate pardon and release. Miller joins Kenneth Bae to become the second American currently serving a hard labor sentence in North Korea.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Teatro Paraguas Presents Reading of upon the Fragile Shore, Oct-Nov 2014

Teatro Paraguas joins the line-up of worldwide organizations that will present readings of 2012 OBIE Award-winning playwright Caridad Svich 's new play Upon the Fragile Shore. This work of intertwining monologues explores human rights and environmental issues around the world especially in relationship to human-made tragedies and their aftermath.

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Independent.ie

Sweden shifts to left in election

Opposition leader Stefan Lofven gestures while speaking at the election night party of the Social Democrats, in Stockholm, Sweden, on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Sweden shifts to left in parliamentary election

Sweden Democrats Party leader Jimmie Akesson unfurls a poster saying "Sweden's Third Largest Party!" at the election night party in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday Sept. 14, 2014.

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The Washington Post

Mathews: Envy of Chinese kids bad for us and China

I have spent much of my life studying China and the countries near it. Just ask and I'll show you my master's degree in East Asian regional studies, and my five years of Washington Post articles from Hong Kong and Beijing.

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The Washington Post

Envy of Chinese kids is bad for U.S. and for China

I have spent much of my life studying China and the countries near it. Just ask and I'll show you my master's degree in East Asian regional studies, and my five years of Washington Post articles from Hong Kong and Beijing.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

TwinCities

U.S. warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

The U.S. embassy in Uganda Saturday warned American citizens to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack. The embassy in a message on its website said it is trying to assess the scope of a possible plot by the Somali militants, al-Shabab, and whether members of the cell plotting the attack remain at large.

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PR-inside.com

"E.ON Sverige AB - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" now available at Fast Market Research

The company operates as a subsidiary of E.ON Nordic, which is a part of E.ON SE. E.ON Sverige's business portfolio, consists of two units, namely, Regulated unit and Non-Regulated unit.

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The Charlotte Observer

Power shift expected in Swedish election

Swedish party leaders take part in an election debate broadcast by the SVT public service television in Stockholm, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: MediPlast AB - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile

The company manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells medical technical equipment and disposable products. Its products include swabs and balls, conforming and support bandages, cohesive bandages, compression bandages, tubular and net bandages, head bandages, padding for plaster and compression therapy, tamponades with x-ray thread, abdominal swabs, film dressings with and without absorption pad, high absorbent dressings, low adherent dressings, umbilical cord closure, application based kits, rhinologi, and laryngologi, among others.

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UPI

Norway receives first engineering variant of CV90 vehicle

The first engineering variant of CV90 Sting armored combat vehicle ordered by the Norwegian military has been delivered by BAE Systems' Swedish subsidiary. The vehicle changed hands at BAE Systems Hagglunds' plant at Ornskoldsvik, Sweden, and was hailed as a milestone achievement for the CV90 program.

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Groong

Film: Two Landmarks

TWO LANDMARKS Al-Ahram, Egypt Sept 12 2014 Samir Farid reports from Venice One of the greater aesthetic questions in cinema since its emergence as an art form is philosophical expression, for how can you express abstract ideas in an essentially photographic medium? Answers have been provided by a whole clan of film philosophers from Carl Theodor Dreyer and Robert Bresson to Ingmar Bergman and Andrei Tarkovsky, Theodorus Angelopoulos, Terrence Malick -- and the Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson who, born in Gothenburg in 1943, has directed seven films since 1970, five of them long features. Andersson made A Swedish Love Story, which won four major prizes at the Cannes Film Festival in 1970.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

GlobeNewswire

AGM 2015: Election Committee of Castellum AB

At Castellum AB's annual general meeting held on March 20, 2014, it was resolved that the election committee for the annual general meeting 2015 should consist of the chairman of the board of directors and a representative from each of the three largest ownership registered or otherwise known shareholders, as per the last trading day of August 2014. If such a shareholder should not wish to appoint a member, the fourth largest shareholder should be consulted, and so on.

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