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# sweden - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

International manhunt launched after thieves use motorboat to steal Swedish national treasures
# Jewel Heist
# Jewel Heist

International manhunt launched after thieves use motorboat to steal Swedish national treasures

Aug 1st 2018, 2:20 PM 13,185 Views 22 Comments

The theft occurred just before midday on Tuesday, when two gold burial crowns were stolen from Stragnas Cathedral.

# sweden - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Swedish student's stunt to save Afghan man from deportation goes viral
# Deportation
# Deportation

Swedish student's stunt to save Afghan man from deportation goes viral

Jul 25th 2018, 9:05 PM 48,346 Views 126 Comments

The incident took place on Monday.

# sweden - Friday 20 July, 2018

Ibrahimovic vows to honour David Beckham bet and wear England shirt at Wembley
# Man Of His Word
From The42
# Man Of His Word

Ibrahimovic vows to honour David Beckham bet and wear England shirt at Wembley

Jul 20th 2018, 8:23 AM 8,655 Views 2 Comments

The LA Galaxy star lost a bet to Beckham after England beat Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals.

# sweden - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Hoops exit Europa League despite courageous battle through extra-time in Stockholm
# Europa League
From The42
# Europa League

Hoops exit Europa League despite courageous battle through extra-time in Stockholm

Jul 19th 2018, 9:08 PM 9,012 Views 3 Comments

Shamrock Rovers bowed out in their Europa League first-round qualifier after extra-time in Sweden.

# sweden - Sunday 8 July, 2018

'Pickford is the prototype of what a modern goalkeeper should be'
# Pick Of The Litter
From The42
# Pick Of The Litter

'Pickford is the prototype of what a modern goalkeeper should be'

Jul 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 10,192 Views 23 Comments

The England goalkeeper made a trio of brilliant saves in their 2-0 quarter-final defeat of Sweden yesterday.

# sweden - Saturday 7 July, 2018

England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes
# Three Lions
From The42
# Three Lions

England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes

Jul 7th 2018, 4:52 PM 26,674 Views 146 Comments

Headers either side of half-time from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli saw England ease past Sweden on Saturday.

As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Jul 7th 2018, 2:00 PM

As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final

'We don't turn up and waltz around': Southgate snaps back at England 'spoilt children' claims
# Toys Out Of The Pram
From The42
# Toys Out Of The Pram

'We don't turn up and waltz around': Southgate snaps back at England 'spoilt children' claims

Jul 7th 2018, 9:44 AM 10,035 Views 71 Comments

Having been branded as “spoilt children” by their opponents, the England manager has moved to reject such criticism.

# sweden - Friday 6 July, 2018

Injury-stricken Jamie Vardy the only doubt as England prepare for Sweden
# Update
From The42
# Update

Injury-stricken Jamie Vardy the only doubt as England prepare for Sweden

Jul 6th 2018, 9:24 AM 3,328 Views 3 Comments

As of now, it looks like he’ll miss their World Cup quarter-final.

# sweden - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Yesterday was a massive milestone for us as a group because we hadn't won a knockout game for so long'
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

'Yesterday was a massive milestone for us as a group because we hadn't won a knockout game for so long'

Jul 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 6,088 Views 15 Comments

Eric Dier is confident that the defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016 can be consigned to memory.

Vardy doubtful for England's World Cup quarter-final after last-minute penalty switch
# Russia 2018
From The42
# Russia 2018

Vardy doubtful for England's World Cup quarter-final after last-minute penalty switch

Jul 4th 2018, 4:41 PM 13,699 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester City striker came on as a substitute in the shootout win over Colombia, but he is struggling with a groin problem.

# sweden - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot
# Knockout Stages
From The42
# Knockout Stages

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:53 PM 15,638 Views 18 Comments

Emil Forsberg’s deflected strike was enough to seal Sweden’s passage into the last eight on Tuesday.

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jul 3rd 2018, 2:08 PM

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

# sweden - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Sweden's Sports Minister wears football jersey to parliament after World Cup player suffers racial attacks
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

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

Jun 27th 2018, 3:22 PM 8,947 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
From The42
# Kroos Missile

Germany suspends two members of backroom staff over spat with Swedes

Jun 26th 2018, 10:31 AM 7,674 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
From The42
# Making A Stand

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

Jun 25th 2018, 11:17 AM 10,768 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 From The42
Live Jun 23rd 2018, 6:45 PM

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

# 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 4,035 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 17,834 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 16,374 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 10,806 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 14,177 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
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

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

Apr 18th 2018, 10:24 AM 8,256 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 28,025 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
From The42
# Swede Dreams

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

Mar 31st 2018, 3:34 PM 4,181 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 15,812 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 28,025 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 9,449 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 37,354 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 30,463 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 5,165 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 8,821 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 28,305 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 7,982 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 18,196 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 12,550 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 4,656 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 8,564 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 19,729 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 28,765 Views 0 Comments

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