Tag: Annie

  • Annie Lennox – Eurythmics, synths and a style icon in a suit

    Annie Lennox – Eurythmics, synths and a style icon in a suit

    December 1980, high above the Indian Ocean. Slumped in the airplane seat sits a despairing singer from Scotland. Her short hairstyle is blonde and her cheekbones are high. What is most prominent right now, however, are the dark circles under the eyes. Annie is completely exhausted, but the thoughts spinning in her head prevent her […]

  • St Patrick’s Day 2023: The Life of Brian

    St Patrick’s Day 2023: The Life of Brian

    If you emerge from the bowels of the metro at Nørreport Station and dive down Nørregade, you will come across, after approximately 100 meters on the right, the Globe Pub. This venerable establishment has been running since 1997 and is a shining star in the constellation of Copenhagen’s Irish pubs. Ahead of St Patrick’s Day […]

  • The knife murder during the Almedal Week – a crime that shakes Swedish democracy

    The knife murder during the Almedal Week – a crime that shakes Swedish democracy

    Donner’s place in Visby is full of people when Theodor Engström stabs psychiatric coordinator Ing-Marie Wieselgren with a knife in the heart. He is immediately arrested and later convicted also for the plans to kill the then center party leader Annie Lööf. What happens now to one of the proudest symbols of Swedish democracy? Can […]

  • Muharrem Demirok gives a speech as the new center leader

    Muharrem Demirok gives a speech as the new center leader

    Yesterday, Muharrem Demirok was elected party leader of the Center Party after Annie Lööf. Now he is giving a speech at the central meeting in Helsingborg, where he will talk about the direction of his politics. Listen to the speech and subsequent analysis by Ekot’s domestic political commentator Fredrik Furtenbach in the live broadcast.

  • 458: New bottom note for the NATO process

    458: New bottom note for the NATO process

    Rasmus Paludan’s burning of the Koran angered Turkish President Erdogan so much that he now says that NATO membership is out of the question as long as Sweden allows the burning of the holy book. At the same time, the Social Democrats attack the Sweden Democrats and say that Prime Minister Kristersson’s cooperation with Jimmie […]

  • Follow the year’s first party leader debate in the Riksdag

    Follow the year’s first party leader debate in the Riksdag

    The party leaders meet in the year’s first party leader debate in the Riksdag. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (M) starts, then in order of party size Magdalena Andersson (S), Jimmie Åkesson (SD), Nooshi Dadgostar (V), Annie Lööf (C), Ebba Busch (KD), Märta Stenevi (MP) and Johan Pehrson ( L). Follow the party leader debate that […]

  • The gritty French novelist Annie Ernaux wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

    The gritty French novelist Annie Ernaux wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

    French author Annie Ernaux, whose novels are based on personal experience of class and gender, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. The jury praised “the courage and clinical acuity with which she reveals the roots, alienations and collective limitations of personal memory”. Ernaux is the author of 22 novels. Informed of the award, the […]

  • French author Annie Ernaux wins the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature

    STOCKHOLM, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) — French writer Annie Ernaux won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy announced here Thursday, “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she reveals the roots, alienations and collective limitations of personal memory.” In her writing, Ernaux consistently and from different angles examines a life characterized by […]

  • Right now: Nooshi Dadgostar in Ekot’s party leadership hearing

    Right now: Nooshi Dadgostar in Ekot’s party leadership hearing

    Today it is the Left Party leader Nooshi Dadgostar’s turn to be questioned in the party leadership hearing in P1 morning with Monica Saarinen and Johar Bendjelloul. The V leader is last in Ekot’s party leader hearings, which have been going on for almost two weeks. Ulf Kristersson (M), Magdalena Andersson (S), Per Bolund (MP), […]

  • Annie Lööf (C) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Annie Lööf (C) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    You will find all of Ekot’s party leader hearings on the page Val 2022. The party leaders will be questioned in P1 morning at 07.15. Here is the order: 8/8 Ulf Kristersson (M) 9/8 Magdalena Andersson (S) 10/8 Per Bolund (MP) 11/8 Johan Pehrson (L) 15/8 Jimmie Åkesson (SD) 16/8 Ebba Busch (KD) 17/8 Annie […]

  • Jimmie Åkesson (SD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Jimmie Åkesson (SD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    You will find all of Ekot’s party leader hearings on the page Val 2022. The party leaders will be questioned in P1 morning at 07.15. Here is the order: 8/8 Ulf Kristersson (M) 9/8 Magdalena Andersson (S) 10/8 Per Bolund (MP) 11/8 Johan Pehrson (L) 15/8 Jimmie Åkesson (SD) 16/8 Ebba Busch (KD) 17/8 Annie […]

  • Annie Lööf (C) speaks in Almedalen

    Annie Lööf (C) speaks in Almedalen

    The Center Party’s party leader Annie Lööf speaks in Almedalen. The Center Party has today presented proposals to increase emission-free electricity production during the next term, and wants, among other things, a crisis commission to produce more electricity. In previous speeches during the week, Annie Lööf has been criticized by her former alliance colleagues M […]

  • Right now: Hear Annie Lööf (C) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Right now: Hear Annie Lööf (C) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    The Center Party’s Annie Lööf is the penultimate party leader to give her Almedal speech. In previous speeches during the week, Annie Lööf has been criticized by her former alliance colleagues M and KD, but also by SD for having allied with the Social Democrats. Mikael Kulle asks Annie Lööf and Ekot’s domestic policy commentator […]

  • 415: Andersson goes on Turkish eggshells

    415: Andersson goes on Turkish eggshells

    Turkey’s demands on Sweden and the government’s concessions to Erdogan continue to plague the Prime Minister. How difficult is this process during that election year? S wants to see a ban on profits in school The Social Democrats want to see an end to profiteering in Swedish schools. Andersson is thus prepared to go further […]

  • New chaos in the Riksdag and angry politicians

    New chaos in the Riksdag and angry politicians

    There has been budget chaos in the Riksdag. No budget won when there was a vote, something that has never happened before, and a government that was happy that their budget did not go through. Maybe messy, but our domestic political reporter Lova Olsson sorts it all out. The Prime Minister is trying to approach […]

  • Distrust-tjosanhejsan and the parties’ voter groups

    Distrust-tjosanhejsan and the parties’ voter groups

    We follow up on how things went in the no-confidence vote for Morgan Johansson. About how it can feel when the political career hangs loose and about Amineh Kakabaveh’s decision. The issue of mistrust also made the Prime Minister turn sour and choose Annie Lööf as a pair of horses when it was time for […]

  • Member rags at night and Annie’s crisis

    Member rags at night and Annie’s crisis

    Is the Center Party the new crisis party, together with the Green Party and the Liberals? The party has lost half of its voters in one year and one of the reasons is that many of those who normally voted for Annie Lööf now vote for Magdalena Andersson. Much because of Andersson’s personality. Another reason […]

  • Right now: Agenda’s party leader debate

    Right now: Agenda’s party leader debate

    NATO, the riots, pensions, energy prices and the climate. These are the most important issues in the election year’s first debate in SVT’s Agenda tonight. The two-hour debate is led by Camilla Kvartoft and Anders Holmberg. Participating are Magdalena Andersson (S), Ebba Busch (KD), Nooshi Dadgostar (V), Ulf Kristersson (M), Annie Lööf (C), Johan Pehrson […]

  • The left’s problem with luxury yachts

    The left’s problem with luxury yachts

    After the weekend’s riots, the question of law and order has once again come into focus. Katherine notes a new type of positioning – which of the politicians has talked to the most police officers. It is moving in the NATO issue and this week Aftonbladet’s red leader side decided to change feet – a […]