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2023-11-26 09:12:32

Tesla-related strikes in Sweden
"What began as a strike by a group of 130 mechanics affiliated with the national union IF Metall, responsible for inspecting Tesla’s cars, has now evolved into a multi-sector protest aiming to secure a collective agreement defining wages, working hours, and benefits for those employed by the company.
"... for the first time, Elon Musk is facing the strong workers’ protections that characterize almost all of Europe"
#Tesla #Sweden #unions

The Swedish prime minister has announced that Sweden will send troops to Latvia next year as part of a Canadian-led force to deter Russia from attack – despite not yet being a full member of Nato.
Warning that Russia is “trying to destabilise all of Europe” with threats, disinformation and cyber-attacks, Ulf Kristersson said “Sweden’s natural place is in Nato” and that he would “waste no time waiting for the final ratifications”.

#AppleWeather is currently misreporting the temperature in #Kvikkjock, #Sweden by over 15° C. Current temperature is below -40°C. This is the difference between being able to be outside in good clothing and getting severe frostbi…

Incorrect temperature reported by Apple weather.
2023-11-26 10:32:05

#Sweden #photography #WeirdPano

weird pano on a hill with a church and a lake
2024-01-27 07:13:16

"The US did not green light the transaction until Turkey’s instruments of ratification of Sweden’s membership had arrived in Washington, a US official said, highlighting the highly sensitive nature of the negotiations, reports Agence France-Presse."
#Nato #Sweden

Turkey approves Sweden's NATO membership bid after 20-month delay
• Hungary's approval still needed to enlarge Western bloc
• Turkey, Hungary approved Finland, but kept Sweden waiting
• Ankara urged Stockholm to crack down on militant group
• Erdogan linked Sweden ratification to U.S. F-16s sales
#nato #sweden