"the past Week has brought colourful farewell by 2018, a controversial Skansendebutant, a new president in the united states – and a ebolalarm in Enköping, sweden."
"It is one of the world's photographers have depicted the first week in 2019. Here are some of their best images."
"HAPPY NEW 2019! Same show as last year? The same show as every year, James. Tiotalets second to last year were greeted with a colourful celebration the world over. In the gallery above you can see how the celebration looked like in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Times Square in New York city, on the Rio de Janeiro-Copacabana beach, in London and in Sydney, Australia. "
"A CONTROVERSIAL DEBUT in the new year at Skansen has been celebrated on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm since 1895, and each year has an actor read up on Lord Alfred Tennyson's classic poem ”Nyårsklockan”. In this year was 10 000 people on the spot for listening to Mikael Persbrandt when he rang in the new year. "
"the Choice of Persbrandt has, however, been criticized by several well-known profiles. When it became clear that it was the actor who got the prestigious assignment, it wasn't long before several people spoke out on social media."
"If it was this that prompted him to violate the tradition that afterwards do interviews or not may be unsaid, but just after the stroke of midnight batter he past the waiting reporters. ”I'm on my way home with my boys,” said Persbrandt before he left Skansen."
"THEY FEEL the DIP the DAY AFTER So the day after a big celebration is required, it may be something extra exhilarating to feel fresh. In a number of places the world over was organized, therefore, nyårsdopp, probably with more or less spine-chilling temperatures in the water. The picture above is taken from the Balaton lake in the town of Szigliget, around ten miles south-west of the Hungarian capital, Budapest."
"SCREW THE OLYMPICS, Perhaps, is the finger of God in the game. In any case, was pope Francis a holy spin on the football he had received as a gift by the employees at the Circus of Cuba at the traditional audiensen in the Vatican on Wednesday."
"the TRAGEDY AT the BRIDGE the Train was full of commuters on the way to work on the first working day in 2019 when the horror occurred. It was at 07.30-time during Wednesday morning a serious accident occurred on the Great belt bridge in Denmark. Early went to the police out and confirmed the information that six persons had lost their lives when an empty trailer on a freight train blew into the oncoming persontåget. During the night on Thursday found two bodies in the damaged wagon, which gave the new year "
"”the CLEANER” HAS ARRIVED He has been called a hero by his supporters, and described as dangerous by their opponents. On new year's day was sworn högernationallisten Jair Bolsonaro in as president of Brazil. Now, he promises to launch a campaign against socialism, crime and corruption, according to TT. In the picture above he to his supporters in the capital Brasilia with his wife, Michelle, Bolsonaro at his side."
"The 63-year-old exmilitären joins after several years of political turmoil in the country and widespread dissatisfaction with corruption, high crime, and lousy economy. He has promised to ”clean up” after the corruption scandals that has surrounded several of his predecessors."
"FLEEING IN FRUSTRATION While the politicians quarrel in Washington about the construction of a wall against the border with Mexico continues, the refugees from the autumn the great caravan from Central america trying to get to the north. In frustration at the long turnaround times it means to apply for asylum in the united states on the other side of the border, in the mexican city of Tijuana. On the picture above, rushing through a sea of tear gas against what, perhaps, is a better life."
"double vision Visitors at the all-Russia exhibition centre, also known under its former name of VDNKH, take pictures of the spegelinstallation going to enjoy at the park's Vladimir Lenin-statue. The permanent exhibition and the exhibition area, located in the north of Moscow, was established in 1935 with the purpose to show what the soviet agriculture would be able to achieve, but after reopening in 1954, it added the departments of technology and industry. Today, there are no hundreds of shows each year, including one-third international. The area also serves as a market for the sale of everything from crafts to consumer electronics and furniture. The comprehensive the exhibition attracts a large number of visitors and tourists, there are also restaurants and an amusement park, according to Wikipedia."
"the Election of Nancy Pelosi was expected given that the Democrats have the majority in the house of representatives since mellanårsvalet in november of last year. Later the same month, appointed from the party her his candidate for the chair."
"the ALARM: SUSPECTED DÖDSSMITTA THE day before yesterday received the Enköping hospital in a suspected case of ebolasmitta. It led to that the patient was isolated and the emergency room was closed – with several patients remaining in the premises."
"– No going out or in, said Stig Norling who was still stuck in the emergency room when the newspaper Aftonbladet interviewed him in the afternoon."
"Later in the evening showed the results that it was a false alarm. And thus neither did the patients remain in the emergency room in Enköping longer be isolated."
"new YEAR, NEW PROTESTS Even on Saturday, plummeted to the disturbances linked to The ”yellow vests” in Paris and elsewhere in France. During an attack, was forced to regeringstjänstemannen Benjamin Griveaux and his team flee head over after a less byggfordon rammed the entrance to the building where they found themselves, and the country's president Emanuel Macron condemned the attack as an ”attack on France's protector, its elected representatives and its symbols”. In the picture above fighting a fireman with flames car, one of many in the capital yesterday. "
"NOT REALLY THESE Certainly. Is it so taste it, it's usually the hot. But the question is whether or not this 278-kilosfirren take the price. Restaurateur and self-proclaimed tonfiskkungen Kiyoshi Kimura eased namely on the leather and paid the entire 333,6 million yen for the first trapped treasure at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo yesterday, reports the TT – a price in Swedish money corresponds to the succulent 28 million, or 100 719 sek a kilo. "