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# sweden - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16

Jul 3rd 2018, 2:08 PM 27,253 Views 9 Comments

Sweden played Switzerland for a place in the quarter-finals.

# sweden - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Sweden's Sports Minister wears football jersey to parliament after World Cup player suffers racial attacks
# Solidarity
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# Solidarity

Sweden's Sports Minister wears football jersey to parliament after World Cup player suffers racial attacks

Jun 27th 2018, 3:22 PM 8,925 Views 3 Comments

Annika Strandhall wore a Jimmy Durmaz football jersey in parliament to show her support for the winger.

# sweden - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Germany suspends two members of backroom staff over spat with Swedes
# Kroos Missile
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# Kroos Missile

Germany suspends two members of backroom staff over spat with Swedes

Jun 26th 2018, 10:31 AM 7,667 Views 1 Comment

Uli Voigt and Georg Behlau have been told not to attend tomorrow’s final Group F match against South Korea.

# sweden - Monday 25 June, 2018

'F*** racism!' - Sweden players rally behind team-mate's powerful statement after online threats
# Making A Stand
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# Making A Stand

'F*** racism!' - Sweden players rally behind team-mate's powerful statement after online threats

Jun 25th 2018, 11:17 AM 10,747 Views 6 Comments

Winger Jimmy Durmaz was targeted on social media after conceding the free-kick that led to Toni Kroos’ winner for Germany.

# sweden - Saturday 23 June, 2018

As it happened: Germany v Sweden, World Cup 2018, Group G
# Minute-by-Minute
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# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Germany v Sweden, World Cup 2018, Group G

Jun 23rd 2018, 6:45 PM 29,745 Views 24 Comments

The reigning champions needed to bounce back with a win in Sochi this evening after losing out to Mexico.

# sweden - Friday 22 June, 2018

FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?

Jun 22nd 2018, 6:21 PM 3,877 Views 0 Comments

A Facebook post from TheLiberal.ie has been shared widely since it was posted earlier today.

# sweden - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo
# Criminal Gangs
# Criminal Gangs

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo

Jun 19th 2018, 12:29 PM 17,811 Views 82 Comments

Sweden’s justice minister called the shootings an “abominable crime”.

# sweden - Friday 8 June, 2018

Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub
# Blame Game
From The42
# Blame Game

Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub

Jun 8th 2018, 11:27 AM 16,356 Views 19 Comments

Sweden coach Janne Andersson previously shut the door on the star player making a return to the squad.

# sweden - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment
# Sweden
# Sweden

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment

Jun 7th 2018, 12:50 PM 10,800 Views 55 Comments

Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.

# sweden - Monday 30 April, 2018

Three people arrested in Sweden suspected of planning 'act of terror'
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Three people arrested in Sweden suspected of planning 'act of terror'

Apr 30th 2018, 1:08 PM 14,163 Views 50 Comments

There is no indication as of yet when the attack would have taken place.

# sweden - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Zlatan declares on Jimmy Kimmel Live: 'I'm going to the World Cup'
# Dare To Zlatan
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# Dare To Zlatan

Zlatan declares on Jimmy Kimmel Live: 'I'm going to the World Cup'

Apr 18th 2018, 10:24 AM 8,245 Views 7 Comments

It has been speculated that the LA Galaxy star will come out of international retirement to play in Russia.

# sweden - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Inventor 'viewed video of woman being decapitated' hours before journalist's death
# Denmark
# Denmark

Inventor 'viewed video of woman being decapitated' hours before journalist's death

Apr 4th 2018, 10:27 PM 27,905 Views 0 Comments

Peter Madsen has admitted dismembering Kim Wall but denies killing her.

# sweden - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'If they want, I'm there' - Zlatan leaving the door open for World Cup return
# Swede Dreams
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# Swede Dreams

'If they want, I'm there' - Zlatan leaving the door open for World Cup return

Mar 31st 2018, 3:34 PM 4,164 Views 2 Comments

The Swedish star announced his retirement from international football after Euro 2016.

# sweden - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Swedish journalist 'was strangled or had her throat cut' on submarine
# Kim Wall
# Kim Wall

Swedish journalist 'was strangled or had her throat cut' on submarine

Mar 22nd 2018, 12:36 PM 15,707 Views 0 Comments

Kim Wall was on the submarine belonging to Danish inventor Peter Madsen.

# sweden - Sunday 4 March, 2018

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory
# Bjorn Borg
# Bjorn Borg

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory

Mar 4th 2018, 10:30 AM 27,968 Views 37 Comments

Every Friday, employees retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to go to the gym.

# sweden - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people
# Sweden
# Sweden

Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people

Feb 13th 2018, 10:09 AM 9,447 Views 0 Comments

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.

# sweden - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ingvar Kamprad - the founder of Ikea - dies aged 91
# IKEA
# IKEA

Ingvar Kamprad - the founder of Ikea - dies aged 91

Jan 28th 2018, 11:16 AM 37,346 Views 36 Comments

Kamprad founded the Ikea in in Sweden in 1943.

# sweden - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured
# Sweden
# Sweden

Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured

Jan 7th 2018, 3:20 PM 30,454 Views 268 Comments

Local police say there is nothing to suggest the explosion was terror-related.

# sweden - Friday 22 December, 2017

The story of how a young Irish international became a star player in Sweden
# Rise
From The42
# Rise

The story of how a young Irish international became a star player in Sweden

Dec 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 5,071 Views 0 Comments

In an extract from Michael Walker’s book ‘Green Shoots,’ Ireland and Arsenal star Louise Quinn remembers her stint in Sweden.

# sweden - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,789 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,260 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# sweden - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football

Nov 18th 2017, 7:45 AM 7,962 Views 6 Comments

Irish football can see parallels with its own greatest striker Robbie Keane and his inclusion at Euro 2016.

# sweden - Friday 17 November, 2017

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit
# Sock It To 'em
# Sock It To 'em

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit

Nov 17th 2017, 5:19 PM 18,189 Views 77 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he wants talk of hard borders “off the table” before things move forward.

# sweden - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss
# Absent Friends
From The42
# Absent Friends

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss

Nov 14th 2017, 3:27 PM 12,525 Views 6 Comments

Janne Andersson preferred to focus on the players who sealed their country’s World Cup berth.

# sweden - Monday 13 November, 2017

World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw
# Crunch Time
From The42
# Crunch Time

World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw

Nov 13th 2017, 3:20 PM 4,635 Views 6 Comments

It’s all or nothing, as Italy find themselves trailing to Sweden ahead of tonight’s crucial second leg.

# sweden - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'We're Italy, we'll qualify,' insists under-pressure boss Ventura
# Azzurri
From The42
# Azzurri

'We're Italy, we'll qualify,' insists under-pressure boss Ventura

Nov 12th 2017, 4:30 PM 8,555 Views 5 Comments

Sweden head to Milan with a one-goal advantage.

# sweden - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Journalist's head and legs found by Danish police
# Kim Wall
# Kim Wall

Journalist's head and legs found by Danish police

Oct 7th 2017, 10:28 AM 19,716 Views 0 Comments

Kim Wall vanished after interviewing an inventor aboard his homemade submarine.

# sweden - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Danish submarine inventor accused of murdering journalist 'had videos of women being decapitated alive'
# Submarine
# Submarine

Danish submarine inventor accused of murdering journalist 'had videos of women being decapitated alive'

Oct 4th 2017, 12:25 PM 28,754 Views 0 Comments

Kim Wall’s headless torso was found floating in waters off Copenhagen on 21 August.

# sweden - Friday 15 September, 2017

Swedish politician Patrik Liljeglod raped 'because of his political beliefs'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Swedish politician Patrik Liljeglod raped 'because of his political beliefs'

Sep 15th 2017, 10:58 PM 38,298 Views 78 Comments

Patrik Liljeglod is a group leader of Sweden’s Left Party, based in the city of Falun.

# sweden - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Denmark looking to charge submarine inventor with journalist's murder
# Kim Wall
# Kim Wall

Denmark looking to charge submarine inventor with journalist's murder

Aug 24th 2017, 4:17 PM 14,578 Views 0 Comments

Peter Madsen, who has denied the allegations against him, has insisted Wall died in an accident on board the submarine.

# sweden - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Torso of journalist was tied to metal object to weigh it down, police say
# Submarine Investigation
# Submarine Investigation

Torso of journalist was tied to metal object to weigh it down, police say

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:25 AM 42,530 Views 0 Comments

Police have said Kim Wall’s arms, legs and head had been “deliberately cut off”.

# sweden - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Derry City striker flies to Sweden to agree personal terms as exit nears
# Departure Lounge
From The42
# Departure Lounge

Derry City striker flies to Sweden to agree personal terms as exit nears

Aug 10th 2017, 3:43 PM 6,501 Views 6 Comments

Ronan Curtis flew to Sweden today to finalise a move to Ostersunds FK, who play in the top tier of Swedish football.

# sweden - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation
# ECHR
# ECHR

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation

Jul 18th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,749 Views 0 Comments

On 10 October 2009 138 ‘hooligans’ were arrested in Copenhagen.

# sweden - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines
# This Is The End
# This Is The End

Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines

Jul 5th 2017, 12:58 PM 17,632 Views 32 Comments

The announcement “marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” the company’s CEO said.

# sweden - Monday 3 July, 2017

Swedish music festival cancelled for 2018 following rape and sexual assault reports
# Bravalla
# Bravalla

Swedish music festival cancelled for 2018 following rape and sexual assault reports

Jul 3rd 2017, 4:21 PM 32,595 Views 95 Comments

Four rapes and 23 sexual assaults were reported at last weekend’s festival

# sweden - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin
# Addiction
# Addiction

Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:30 AM 13,444 Views 29 Comments

“When we smoke… we’re calm and don’t worry about anything,” said Mahdi, a 16-year-old Afghan refugee.

# sweden - Friday 19 May, 2017

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation

May 19th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,053 Views 104 Comments

“The road is far from over. The war, the proper war, is just commencing.”

# sweden - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Assange asks Sweden to drop arrest warrant so that he can fly to Ecuador
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Assange asks Sweden to drop arrest warrant so that he can fly to Ecuador

May 3rd 2017, 3:45 PM 7,521 Views 32 Comments

Assange has so far lost eight bids to cancel the arrest warrant over rape allegations against him.

# sweden - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack
# Deportations
# Deportations

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

Apr 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 14,633 Views 44 Comments

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

# sweden - Friday 28 April, 2017

Woman who was injured in Stockholm truck attack dies in hospital
# Sweden
# Sweden

Woman who was injured in Stockholm truck attack dies in hospital

Apr 28th 2017, 8:47 AM 7,245 Views 0 Comments

Police have not disclosed a motive for the attack and no extremist group has claimed responsibility.