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# Sweden

Last year
Uefa rubbishes Sweden’s criticism of VAR support at Euro 2022
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
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
Substitute Hanna Bennison hit the decisive goal in Sheffield.
Nato poised to sign off on accession for Sweden and Finland
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
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
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
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
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
The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
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 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 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
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
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
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
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 Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.
Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.
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Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
Major General Kyrylo Budanov also made unverified claims that a coup is already under way in Moscow to depose President Vladimir Putin.
"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"
Russian soldier accused of war crime put on trial in Ukraine
Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato
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
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'
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
Katie McCabe’s first-half goal sealed a crucial point against one of the top teams in the world.
Sweden vs Republic of Ireland, 2023 World Cup qualifier
Can Ireland pull off an enormous upset in Gothenburg?
'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change
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'
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'
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'
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
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
The suspect in yesterday’s attack has been arrested.
Student arrested after two women die in Swedish school attack, police say
The two women, both aged in their 50s, “were employees of the school”, the police said.
Sweden recommends fourth Covid-19 jab for over-80s
The country’s health agency said the jab should be taken four months after the previous dose, at the earliest.
Sweden ends wide-scale Covid testing as pandemic restrictions lifted
The move puts the nation at odds with most of Europe, but experts say it could become the norm as costly testing yields fewer benefits with Omicron.
Sweden opts against recommending Covid vaccines for children aged five to 11
The decision could be reassessed if the health situation changes, the authorities said.
All time
British sailor held in custody for further two weeks over ship collision
Prosecutors said he is being detained for ‘gross negligence in maritime traffic, aggravated drunken seafaring’ and causing another person’s death.
Arrests made over body found following cargo ship collision in Sweden
The Swedish Maritime Administration confirmed a second person is missing at sea.
Two missing after freight ships collide off Sweden
One of the vessels capsized.
Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week
Magdalena Andersson resigned last week after seven hours when her budget failed to pass, but has been re-elected.
Swedish party leader to get second shot at PM role following resignation hours after appointment
Magdalena Andersson was elected prime minister yesterday but reisgned when the Greens quit the coalition.
Sweden's Prime Minister-elect resigns hours after being appointed
Her Government’s budget failed to pass and the Greens Party left the coalition government.