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# sweden - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Sweden’s centre-right Moderates leader asked to try and form government
# Swede Deal
# Swede Deal

Sweden’s centre-right Moderates leader asked to try and form government

Jun 29th 2021, 8:37 PM 8,018 Views 12 Comments

Ulf Kristersson was among those to oust Social Democrat Stefan Lofven who is acting as a caretaker until a new premier takes the reins.

# sweden - Friday 18 June, 2021

Sweden beat Slovakia 1-0 to move to brink of last-16
# Swede Result
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# Swede Result

Sweden beat Slovakia 1-0 to move to brink of last-16

Jun 18th 2021, 3:58 PM 2,858 Views 0 Comments

Emil Forsberg’s penalty settled a drab game in St Petersburg.

# sweden - Monday 14 June, 2021

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 PM 16,547 Views 10 Comments

Spain dominated the game but couldn’t hit the net.

# sweden - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Euro 2020
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Euro 2020

May 15th 2021, 3:01 PM 5,933 Views 3 Comments

The 39-year-old sustained a knee injury during AC Milan’s 3-0 win at Juventus last week.

# sweden - Thursday 25 March, 2021

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return
# World Cup Qualifiers
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# World Cup Qualifiers

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return

Mar 25th 2021, 10:30 PM 5,319 Views 2 Comments

A 3-0 win for Germany over Iceland tonight.

# sweden - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Ibrahimovic back in Sweden squad after five-year gap
# Zlat's Back
From The42
# Zlat's Back

Ibrahimovic back in Sweden squad after five-year gap

Mar 16th 2021, 12:41 PM 5,762 Views 5 Comments

‘The return of the God,’ he tweeted.

# sweden - Friday 5 March, 2021

22-year-old man accused of stabbing seven people in Sweden remanded in custody
# Vetlanda
# Vetlanda

22-year-old man accused of stabbing seven people in Sweden remanded in custody

Mar 5th 2021, 12:43 PM 11,298 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested after the attack on Wednesday afternoon in the quiet town of Vetlanda.

# sweden - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack
# Sweden
# Sweden

Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack

Mar 4th 2021, 7:56 AM 16,831 Views 21 Comments

The suspect was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg by police.

# sweden - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight
# Vetlanda
# Vetlanda

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 9:15 PM 39,151 Views 0 Comments

The suspect was shot in the leg by police when he was taken into custody.

# sweden - Monday 28 December, 2020

Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers

Dec 28th 2020, 2:42 PM 50,517 Views 64 Comments

The Swedish government said the new law would enable it to close down businesses, shopping centres or public transport.

# sweden - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades
# Sweden
# Sweden

Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 6:51 PM 92,600 Views 42 Comments

Reports said the man could barely walk, had almost no teeth and limited speech ability.

# sweden - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros
# Not Gone Away
From The42
# Not Gone Away

Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros

Nov 25th 2020, 1:49 PM 7,318 Views 2 Comments

The 39-year-old striker retired from international duty after Euro 2016.

# sweden - Monday 16 November, 2020

'Don't have parties. Cancel': Sweden limits public gatherings to 8 people
# Covid-19 Pandemic
# Covid-19 Pandemic

'Don't have parties. Cancel': Sweden limits public gatherings to 8 people

Nov 16th 2020, 3:59 PM 34,305 Views 51 Comments

Sweden has taken a loose approach to restrictions up until now. But it’s introducing “unprecedented” restrictions from this week.

# sweden - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence
# Business As Usual
From The42
# Business As Usual

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

Oct 14th 2020, 11:09 PM 14,143 Views 4 Comments

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
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

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

Sep 25th 2020, 12:54 PM 20,479 Views 54 Comments

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
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

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

Sep 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 51,361 Views 91 Comments

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
# Riots
# Riots

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

Aug 29th 2020, 12:19 PM 61,497 Views 86 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Jul 17th 2020, 8:08 AM 45,662 Views 83 Comments

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
# Olof Palme
# Olof Palme

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

Jun 10th 2020, 10:24 AM 13,312 Views 4 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Jun 7th 2020, 11:40 AM 53,577 Views 64 Comments

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
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

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

Jun 3rd 2020, 1:45 PM 36,834 Views 72 Comments

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
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Apr 30th 2020, 8:50 PM 34,587 Views 96 Comments

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
# Foul Stench
# Foul Stench

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

Apr 30th 2020, 6:50 AM 40,244 Views 21 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Apr 17th 2020, 4:56 PM 67,469 Views 67 Comments

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
# Less Restrictive
# Less Restrictive

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

Mar 30th 2020, 8:44 AM 117,051 Views 92 Comments

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’
# Greta Thunberg Foundation
# Greta Thunberg Foundation

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’

Feb 20th 2020, 8:51 AM 15,134 Views 39 Comments

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
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

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

Nov 28th 2019, 2:00 PM 10,961 Views 7 Comments

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

# sweden - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden
# Fantastic Four
From The42
# Fantastic Four

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

Nov 20th 2019, 10:29 AM 8,696 Views 9 Comments

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

# sweden - Saturday 19 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 8,880 Views 4 Comments

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

# sweden - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:16 AM 5,489 Views 1 Comment

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
# Swede Disposition
From The42
# Swede Disposition

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

Oct 15th 2019, 10:15 PM 4,629 Views 0 Comments

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

# sweden - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 10th 2019, 11:30 PM 9,968 Views 8 Comments

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

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden
# Future Is Bright
From The42
# Future Is Bright

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

Sep 10th 2019, 7:29 PM 41,284 Views 42 Comments

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

# sweden - Friday 23 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 9,508 Views 7 Comments

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
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden

Aug 14th 2019, 2:41 PM 15,014 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

# sweden - Saturday 3 August, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict
# Asap Rocky
# Asap Rocky

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:06 AM 12,712 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:30 PM 39,809 Views 58 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

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

Aug 1st 2019, 9:21 PM 11,375 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

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

Jul 30th 2019, 2:31 PM 12,432 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

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

Jul 26th 2019, 9:21 AM 21,036 Views 0 Comments

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

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