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# sweden - This month November 2022

Swedish prosecutor confirms Nord Stream pipeline sabotage as explosive traces found
# Baltic Blasts
# Baltic Blasts

Swedish prosecutor confirms Nord Stream pipeline sabotage as explosive traces found

Nov 18th 2022, 3:02 PM 11,564 Views 11 Comments

Four large gas leaks were discovered on Nord Stream’s two pipelines off the Danish island of Bornholm at the end of September.

# sweden - Last month October 2022

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’

Oct 6th 2022, 2:27 PM 8,314 Views 12 Comments

The Swedish Security Service said ‘detonations’ caused extensive damage to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines last week.

Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'

Oct 3rd 2022, 7:14 PM 10,557 Views 7 Comments

There is now a ban on driving ships, anchoring, diving, fishing, driving underwater vehicles or carrying out geophysical mapping in the area.

# sweden - September September 2022

Fourth leak detected at Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Fourth leak detected at Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea

Sep 29th 2022, 7:34 AM 25,574 Views 34 Comments

The Swedish coast guard could not immediately say why the latest leak only appeared days after the initial breaches.

Swedish Prime Minister resigns following right-wing bloc's election win
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Swedish Prime Minister resigns following right-wing bloc's election win

Updated Sep 15th 2022, 12:39 PM 13,064 Views 13 Comments

She will continue in a caretaking capacity until a new government is formed.

Swedish prime minister to resign as right and far-right bloc appears set to win election
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Swedish prime minister to resign as right and far-right bloc appears set to win election

Sep 14th 2022, 7:36 PM 25,780 Views 35 Comments

Never before has a Swedish government relied on the support of the anti-immigration and nationalist Sweden Democrats.

Explainer: The Swedish right are likely taking over, but what does it mean for Europe?
# Swedish Election
# Swedish Election

Explainer: The Swedish right are likely taking over, but what does it mean for Europe?

Sep 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 24,429 Views 37 Comments

The country’s right-wing bloc is expected to oust the incumbent Social Democrats.

Sweden's right wing poised for election victory following far-right gains
# Swedish Election
# Swedish Election

Sweden's right wing poised for election victory following far-right gains

Sep 12th 2022, 7:40 AM 19,312 Views 9 Comments

The election campaign was dominated by issues close to right-wing voters and especially the far-right.

Exit polls give slim lead for Sweden's left bloc as far-right surges
# Swedish Election
# Swedish Election

Exit polls give slim lead for Sweden's left bloc as far-right surges

Updated Sep 11th 2022, 8:28 PM 32,015 Views 32 Comments

Both polls suggested the anti-immigration and nationalist Sweden Democrats could for the first time become the country’s second-biggest party.

# sweden - This year 2022

Man gunned down in Sweden mall was shooter's target, say police
# Sweden
# Sweden

Man gunned down in Sweden mall was shooter's target, say police

Updated Aug 20th 2022, 12:47 PM 34,344 Views 0 Comments

Local police said they had arrested the suspected shooter.

Uefa rubbishes Sweden’s criticism of VAR support at Euro 2022
# Rebuff
From The42
# Rebuff

Uefa rubbishes Sweden’s criticism of VAR support at Euro 2022

Jul 26th 2022, 1:33 PM 3,817 Views 2 Comments

AC Milan forward Kosovare Asllani criticised the governing body for ‘using 50% fewer cameras’.

Sweden trash Portugal to move on to Euros quarter-finals as group winners
# Swede Spot
From The42
# Swede Spot

Sweden trash Portugal to move on to Euros quarter-finals as group winners

Jul 17th 2022, 7:37 PM 3,662 Views 1 Comment

Arsenal forward Stina Blackstenius rounded off a 5-0 rout of Portugal as Peter Gerhardsson’s side finished above the Netherlands on goal difference.

Sweden grab late winner against Switzerland to close in on Euro quarter-final spot
# Tight Margins
From The42
# Tight Margins

Sweden grab late winner against Switzerland to close in on Euro quarter-final spot

Jul 13th 2022, 8:06 PM 1,687 Views 0 Comments

Substitute Hanna Bennison hit the decisive goal in Sheffield.

Nato poised to sign off on accession for Sweden and Finland
# NATO
# NATO

Nato poised to sign off on accession for Sweden and Finland

Jul 5th 2022, 9:09 AM 7,008 Views 2 Comments

The move will further increase Russia’s strategic isolation in the wake of its invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO
# North Atlantic
# North Atlantic

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO

Jun 28th 2022, 8:29 PM 17,533 Views 22 Comments

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held non-aligned status.

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today

Jun 7th 2022, 10:11 AM 10,378 Views 49 Comments

Coveney will meet the the Foreign Affairs minister of Sweden and Finland while also meeting the Defence minister in Helsinki.

Angry Swedish fans auction off replicas of Ibrahimovic's nose in protest
# Going Going Gone
From The42
# Going Going Gone

Angry Swedish fans auction off replicas of Ibrahimovic's nose in protest

May 24th 2022, 7:39 PM 30,672 Views 14 Comments

Fans are conducting the auction out of what they perceive as the star’s betrayal.

Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids
# NATO
# NATO

Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids

May 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 31,383 Views 15 Comments

Turkey has long accused Nordic countries of harbouring extremist Kurdish groups.

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,287 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.
Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership

May 18th 2022, 8:30 AM 8,349 Views 18 Comments

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he welcomes the requests.

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution
# Olle Thorell
# Olle Thorell

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution

May 18th 2022, 12:03 AM 10,910 Views 8 Comments

Olle Thorell is an MP for the ruling Social Democrats party and also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Swedish parliament.

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

May 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 8,491 Views 20 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,484 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

May 16th 2022, 2:54 PM 18,773 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid

May 15th 2022, 5:07 PM 13,344 Views 10 Comments

The turnaround comes amid soaring political and public support in Sweden for joining the Western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated May 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 30,226 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
# Russia
# Russia

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

May 15th 2022, 1:11 PM 13,166 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

Eurovision: Seven songs to watch and other key things to know ahead of tonight's Grand Final
# Live From Turin
# Live From Turin

Eurovision: Seven songs to watch and other key things to know ahead of tonight's Grand Final

May 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 28,055 Views 4 Comments

Need to catch up ahead of tonight’s show?

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
# Kharkiv
# Kharkiv

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'

Updated May 14th 2022, 3:20 PM 55,801 Views 53 Comments
  • "The breaking point will be in the second part of August," Major General Kyrylo Budanov said
  • The intelligence chief also made unverified claims that a coup is under way in Moscow to depose Putin
  • Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake"
Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato

May 13th 2022, 9:04 AM 19,039 Views 16 Comments

Sweden is expected to follow suit within days amid fears triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Sweden's ruling party to announce Nato stance on 15 May
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden's ruling party to announce Nato stance on 15 May

May 9th 2022, 9:28 AM 8,375 Views 4 Comments

A decision in favour of joining would in all likelihood pave the way for Sweden to submit a membership bid.

Riots in Sweden 'linked to criminal gangs who target police'
# Far-right
# Far-right

Riots in Sweden 'linked to criminal gangs who target police'

Apr 19th 2022, 7:38 AM 21,597 Views 8 Comments

The country has been rocked by a series of violent protests sparked by a far-right politician’s plans to publicly burn the Koran.

Ireland secure one of the biggest results in their history with monumental draw in Sweden
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland secure one of the biggest results in their history with monumental draw in Sweden

Apr 12th 2022, 7:58 PM 43,563 Views 22 Comments

Katie McCabe’s first-half goal sealed a crucial point against one of the top teams in the world.

Live: Sweden vs Republic of Ireland, 2023 World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Apr 12th 2022, 4:51 PM

Live: Sweden vs Republic of Ireland, 2023 World Cup qualifier

'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change
# Pauw Patrol
From The42
# Pauw Patrol

'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change

Apr 12th 2022, 2:50 PM 19,278 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw and Katie McCabe reflect on the progress and pitfalls of women’s football of late.

'If you perform, you are entitled to do those nice things. Well done to Sweden'
# Getting Shirty
From The42
# Getting Shirty

'If you perform, you are entitled to do those nice things. Well done to Sweden'

Apr 11th 2022, 9:15 PM 6,189 Views 0 Comments

The mixed reviews of the Swedes’ ‘interesting’ new kit continue, with Vera Pauw and Katie McCabe sharing their opinions.

'It's terribly unfortunate for the girls but it's an opportunity for others to step up'
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'It's terribly unfortunate for the girls but it's an opportunity for others to step up'

Updated Apr 11th 2022, 12:55 PM 20,340 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn on Ireland’s defensive crisis, Sweden’s biggest strength, and how securing a result in Gothenburg is ‘really, really possible’.

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'
# The Mighty Quinn
From The42
# The Mighty Quinn

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'

Apr 11th 2022, 10:00 AM 2,732 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn is one of Ireland’s most established and experienced players.

Sweden unveil kit stitched with details of 'how to stand a chance against us' before Ireland clash
# Getting Shirty
From The42
# Getting Shirty

Sweden unveil kit stitched with details of 'how to stand a chance against us' before Ireland clash

Apr 5th 2022, 2:44 PM 38,986 Views 7 Comments

The new kit is filled with stats and details also published to a website titled How to Stop Sweden.

Swedish police seek motive after two women die in school attack
# Malmo
# Malmo

Swedish police seek motive after two women die in school attack

Mar 22nd 2022, 3:13 PM 8,519 Views 0 Comments

The suspect in yesterday’s attack has been arrested.

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