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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden preview, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.
'Our tigers will be ready,' says Pauw as Ireland's World Cup dream begins
The Girls In Green face Sweden, the second best team in the world, on Thursday.
Ireland women's squad vaccinated, as Pauw vows to 'support the movement' after NWSL scandal
‘This is happening too much in women’s sport, not only in women’s football but everywhere.’
Tanzanian novelist and former refugee wins Nobel Prize for Literature for works on colonialism
Abdulrazak Gurnah was forced to leave his home country of Tanzania as an 18-year-old
Threatened Swedish Mohammed cartoon artist and two police officers killed in road accident
The accident reportedly involved a truck colliding with a civilian police car.
'Suspect device' may have caused explosion at Swedish apartment block, police say
At least 16 people were hurt in the incident in Gothenburg, four of them suffering serious injuries.
Sweden pull plug on 'idiotic' training camp in Qatar over workers' rights
Qatar, which hosts next year’s World Cup, has repeatedly come under the spotlight over worker welfare issues.
Abba have just released new music for the first time in 40 years - have a listen
The new album, Voyage, will be released on 5 November.
Six Irish people airlifted from summit of Sweden's highest peak after being stranded overnight
The group of six men climbed Kebnekaise – the highest mountain in Sweden – yesterday.
The six Irish men are in good health this afternoon.
President of the Swedish Mountain Rescuers National Organisation said the group were not suitably dressed.
Temperatures plummeted as low as -10 degrees Celsius overnight.
Nordqvist wins British Open to claim third major, 13th-place finish for Maguire
The experienced 34-year-old shared the lead with playing partner Nanna Koerstz Madsen heading down the 18th, but a par was enough to secure victory.
Sweden’s centre-right Moderates leader asked to try and form government
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 beat Slovakia 1-0 to move to brink of last-16
Emil Forsberg’s penalty settled a drab game in St Petersburg.
Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener
Spain dominated the game but couldn’t hit the net.
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Euro 2020
The 39-year-old sustained a knee injury during AC Milan’s 3-0 win at Juventus last week.
German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return
A 3-0 win for Germany over Iceland tonight.
Ibrahimovic back in Sweden squad after five-year gap
‘The return of the God,’ he tweeted.
22-year-old man accused of stabbing seven people in Sweden remanded in custody
The man was arrested after the attack on Wednesday afternoon in the quiet town of Vetlanda.
Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack
The suspect was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg by police.
Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight
The suspect was shot in the leg by police when he was taken into custody.
Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers
The Swedish government said the new law would enable it to close down businesses, shopping centres or public transport.
Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades
Reports said the man could barely walk, had almost no teeth and limited speech ability.
Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros
The 39-year-old striker retired from international duty after Euro 2016.
'Don't have parties. Cancel': Sweden limits public gatherings to 8 people
Sweden has taken a loose approach to restrictions up until now. But it’s introducing “unprecedented” restrictions from this week.
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.
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?
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.
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
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 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 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.
'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.
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.
'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.
Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’
The teenage climate activist was one of four recipients of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.