Tag: Stockholm (Sweden)

ASAP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault, but Will Serve No More Jail Time

STOCKHOLM — It looked like a small-time assault case, but, somehow, it swept up Kim Kardashian West, President Trump and the United States’ top hostage negotiator. And on Wednesday it reached its climax, when judges in Stockholm found the rapper ASAP Rocky guilty of assault. But he will not serve any more jail time, having […]

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ASAP Rocky Trial Begins in Sweden, With a Special Envoy From America

STOCKHOLM — To some cheers and an equal amount of mockery, President Trump has treated the ASAP Rocky assault case as something akin to an international hostage crisis. So when Rocky went on trial here on Tuesday along with two members of his entourage, few were very surprised when Robert C. O’Brien took a seat […]

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ASAP Rocky Is Charged With Assault in Sweden

The rapper ASAP Rocky was charged on Thursday with having committed an assault causing actual bodily harm on June 30 in central Stockholm, Swedish prosecutors said in a statement. The prosecution will proceed “despite claims of self-defense and provocation,” the public prosecutor for Stockholm, Daniel Suneson, said in an email. The rapper, who was identified […]

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ASAP Rocky Is Charged With Assault

The rapper ASAP Rocky was charged on Thursday with suspicion of committing an assault causing actual bodily harm on June 30 in central Stockholm, Swedish prosecutors said in a statement. The prosecution will proceed “despite claims of self-defense and provocation,” the public prosecutor Daniel Suneson said in an email. The rapper, who was identified in […]

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ASAP Rocky to Remain in Jail in Sweden, as Protest Clamor Grows

It started as a quarrel on a quiet Stockholm street, but the case of ASAP Rocky, the rapper detained in Sweden on a preliminary charge of assault, has escalated to become an international incident, with politicians and diplomats weighing in, and his celebrity backers pulling strings at the White House. On Friday a court in […]

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Italy Is Chosen to Host 2026 Winter Olympics

Northern Italy was chosen Monday as the site of the 2026 Winter Olympics, with hosting to be shared by the economic and fashion capital of Milan and the ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo, as the International Olympic Committee desperately tries to curb waning interest, spiraling costs and white elephant competition venues associated with the Games. […]

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