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# sweden - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence

Diogo Jota’s brace helped his side to a comfortable Nations League win over Sweden this evening.

# sweden - Friday 25 September, 2020

Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests

Thunberg started her solo protests outside Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm on 20 August 2018.

Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic

What can Ireland learn from other countries as we enter the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic?

# sweden - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Riots break out in Sweden after protesters host Koran-burning rally in Malmo

About 300 people were on the streets of Malmo with violence escalating throughout the evening.

# sweden - Friday 17 July, 2020

Covid-19: Swedish cases double to 77,000 since May; Brazil reaches 2 million infections

Sweden’s softer approach to fighting the coronavirus drew global attention

# sweden - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Prosecutors end probe into 1986 murder of Swedish PM as main suspect is dead

Palme was gunned down on 28 February 1986 after leaving the cinema.

# sweden - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Sweden didn't lock down during pandemic, but its economy still looks set to plunge

Sweden’s response to Covid-19 has differed to most countries.

# sweden - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Sweden admits Covid-19 response could have been better amid criticism of 'softer' approach

However, the country’s top epidemiologist defended the decision not to impose a strict lockdown.

# sweden - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'We couldn't have coped with further spread': Ireland's officials on why we didn't take the Swedish approach

Professor Philip Nolan said the restrictions implemented here “had an enormous effect” on the spread of the disease.

Covid-19: Swedish city to spread tonne of chicken manure to stop revellers gathering in park

Today’s Walpurgis Eve celebrations usually sees people gather and drink beer.

# sweden - Friday 17 April, 2020

Debunked: No, Sweden has not suppressed Covid-19 more than countries with stricter measures

Social media posts have claim Sweden has stopped the spread of the Covid-19 virus without restrictions on movement.

# sweden - Monday 30 March, 2020

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

# sweden - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’

The teenage climate activist was one of four recipients of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award.

# sweden - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute

The incident took place one day after becoming part-owner of the Swedish club Hammarby.

# sweden - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

From The42 Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden Fantastic Four This post contains videos

Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden

Stephen Kenny’s youngsters came from behind in Tallaght to register another very impressive victory.

# sweden - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From The42 ‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet Ibrahimovic

‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet

The Swede jokingly slated his former Man United team-mate for having a heavy first touch.

# sweden - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From The42 Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty Concern

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty

The Red Devils look set to be without their goalkeeper for their crunch clash against Liverpool.

# sweden - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020

Marcus Berg’s goal had Sweden on the cusp of a memorable triumph over the Spanish this evening.

# sweden - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From The42 Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden Reaction

Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden

Ireland came from behind to record a 3-1 victory in this evening’s European Championship qualifier.

From The42 Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden Future Is Bright This post contains videos

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden

A double from Parrott and a fine header from Masterson secured three points.

# sweden - Friday 23 August, 2019

From The42 Henrik Larsson quits as Helsingborg manager after two months due to verbal abuse from fans Over And Out

Henrik Larsson quits as Helsingborg manager after two months due to verbal abuse from fans

The 47-year-old oversaw eight games in charge during his second spell as manager.

# sweden - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

# sweden - Saturday 3 August, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict

He and two others had been held in custody ahead of their trial because the court deemed him a “flight risk”.

# sweden - Friday 2 August, 2019

From The42 Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt Uncertainty

Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt

The FAI and the player’s representatives are liasing with Fifa over the issue, but Johansson today admitted he may yet play for Sweden.

# sweden - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight

The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, faces up to two years in prison over the incident.

# sweden - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads self-defence at assault trial

The rapper was arrested on 3 July in Sweden along with three other people.

# sweden - Friday 26 July, 2019

Donald Trump calls on Sweden to 'free' rapper A$AP Rocky as trial approaches

The rapper was arrested on 3 July following a street brawl.

# sweden - Monday 22 July, 2019

Man involved in fight with A$AP Rocky avoids charges, as prosecutors say he acted in self defence

The fight between two men and A$AP Rocky in Stockholm on 30 June led to the 3 July arrest of the rapper.

# sweden - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From The42 Sweden World Cup hero becomes first signing for Real Madrid women's team New Recruit

Sweden World Cup hero becomes first signing for Real Madrid women's team

The Spanish Giants will have a top-flight team next season.

From The42 'I believe we can cause an upset, a lot of the lads do. We gave them too much respect last time' Underdogs

'I believe we can cause an upset, a lot of the lads do. We gave them too much respect last time'

St Pat’s captain Ian Bermingham is expecting a reaction from his players as they go to IFK Norrköping chasing a 2-0 deficit.

# sweden - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

# sweden - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa

Pontus Jansson has joined Brentford for a reported £5.5million.

# sweden - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From The42 England's World Cup campaign ends in heartbreak as Sweden win third place play-off Var-tbreak This post contains videos

England's World Cup campaign ends in heartbreak as Sweden win third place play-off

Phil Neville’s side go home from France empty-handed as the Swedes take bronze.

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores

“It’s about strengthening the sense of community and showing who’s the toughest.”

# sweden - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final

Relive all the drama as the Dutch found a winner in extra-time to book their place in Sunday’s decider.

# sweden - Saturday 29 June, 2019

From The42 Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals Upset

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals

The Swedes conjured one of the biggest surprises of the competition to set up a last-four clash with the Netherlands.

# sweden - Friday 28 June, 2019

From The42 Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden World Stage

Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden

The 40-year-old assistant referee is officiating at her second World Cup this summer in France.

# sweden - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot Onwards This post contains videos

Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot

Canada missed a spot-kick while the winners were denied one by VAR.

# sweden - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From The42 Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16 Light Work This post contains videos

Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16

The Swedes moved top of Group F with a 5-1 win this afternoon.

# sweden - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time Absence

Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time

Luis Enrique missed a third successive Spain game on Monday. His assistant hopes the former Barcelona coach returns in September.

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