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# 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 38,305 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 14,586 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 42,539 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 6,513 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 15,003 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 17,639 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 32,633 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 13,452 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 25,076 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 7,531 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 14,641 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 7,255 Views 0 Comments

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

# sweden - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook

Apr 25th 2017, 8:33 PM 34,749 Views 81 Comments

The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.

# sweden - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Swedish police say man arrested is suspected driver of truck that killed four people
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Swedish police say man arrested is suspected driver of truck that killed four people

Apr 8th 2017, 7:56 AM 11,304 Views 23 Comments

If confirmed as a terror attack, it would be Sweden’s first such deadly assault.

# sweden - Friday 7 April, 2017

Four people dead and 15 wounded after Stockholm truck attack
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Four people dead and 15 wounded after Stockholm truck attack

Apr 7th 2017, 7:55 PM 119,162 Views 332 Comments

Police have arrested one person in connection to the incident, which the Swedish Prime Minister said seems to be a terrorist attack.

# sweden - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
# Mr Tambourine Man
# Mr Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:20 AM 12,178 Views 23 Comments

The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.

# sweden - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Ronaldo moves into top 10 international goalscorers with this effort against Sweden
# Moving On Up
From The42
# Moving On Up

Ronaldo moves into top 10 international goalscorers with this effort against Sweden

Mar 28th 2017, 8:35 PM 11,473 Views 2 Comments

The Real Madrid forward struck his 69th and 70th goals for his country in their comfortable 3-0 victory over Hungary last week

# sweden - Friday 3 March, 2017

Women to be conscripted into Swedish army amid Russia fears
# War Games
# War Games

Women to be conscripted into Swedish army amid Russia fears

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:08 AM 25,740 Views 90 Comments

For the first time, conscription will apply to women.

# sweden - Sunday 26 February, 2017

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break
# Sexy Time
# Sexy Time

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

Feb 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 39,429 Views 51 Comments

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

# sweden - Friday 24 February, 2017

In landmark case, Swedish man jailed for Facebook call to fund Islamic State
# Terror
# Terror

In landmark case, Swedish man jailed for Facebook call to fund Islamic State

Feb 24th 2017, 6:01 AM 7,362 Views 11 Comments

“Help us supply our brothers at the front with weapons,” Ahmad Qadan wrote on the social network.

# sweden - Monday 20 February, 2017

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet
# Swede Disposition
# Swede Disposition

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet

Feb 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 31,810 Views 108 Comments

The US president made comments about a supposed terrorist incident in Sweden over the weekend.

# sweden - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'What has he been smoking?' - Donald Trump suggests there was a terror attack in Sweden
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

'What has he been smoking?' - Donald Trump suggests there was a terror attack in Sweden

Feb 19th 2017, 12:00 PM 61,129 Views 242 Comments

Spoiler: There wasn’t.

# sweden - Friday 10 February, 2017

Journalist convicted for bringing Syrian boy to Sweden
# Convicted
# Convicted

Journalist convicted for bringing Syrian boy to Sweden

Feb 10th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,859 Views 37 Comments

Fredrik Onnevall was filming a documentary when he met the 15-year-old boy in Greece.

# sweden - Sunday 29 January, 2017

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...
# Chemical Imbalance
# Chemical Imbalance

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...

Jan 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 18,314 Views 13 Comments

… as regards the chemicals they’re made with, according to new Swedish research.

# sweden - Monday 23 January, 2017

Gang rape in Sweden 'streamed live on Facebook'
# Arrested
# Arrested

Gang rape in Sweden 'streamed live on Facebook'

Jan 23rd 2017, 5:49 PM 46,765 Views 0 Comments

The suspects, aged 18, 20 and 24, were arrested early Sunday in an apartment north of Stockholm.

# sweden - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Sweden's Queen says there are 'friendly ghosts' in the royal palace
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

Sweden's Queen says there are 'friendly ghosts' in the royal palace

Jan 3rd 2017, 4:35 PM 13,371 Views 38 Comments

Queen Silvia says she doesn’t get scared by the ghosts.

# sweden - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is': A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home
# Transhumance
# Transhumance

'It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is': A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home

Dec 4th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,261 Views 9 Comments

“Margret Fjellstrom’s lasso whirls above her furred hat as she shouts out orders to her helpers.”

# sweden - Monday 28 November, 2016

390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears

Nov 28th 2016, 2:45 PM 3,887 Views 10 Comments

The birds were culled in the space of three days in Sweden and the Netherlands following a resurgence in the virus across Europe.

# sweden - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Former Celtic star Henrik Larsson leaves coaching role following son's attack by fans
# Sour Ending
From The42
# Sour Ending

Former Celtic star Henrik Larsson leaves coaching role following son's attack by fans

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:54 PM 10,502 Views 12 Comments

Helsingborgs were relegated from the Swedish top-flight on Sunday.

# sweden - Monday 7 November, 2016

Julian Assange to be questioned over rape allegations at embassy where he lives
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange to be questioned over rape allegations at embassy where he lives

Nov 7th 2016, 5:53 PM 16,602 Views 78 Comments

Assange has welcomed the news saying he is looking forward to the “chance to clear his name”.

# sweden - Friday 28 October, 2016

Struggling Swedish team celebrate rare win with their only travelling supporter
# On Your Own
From The42
# On Your Own

Struggling Swedish team celebrate rare win with their only travelling supporter

Oct 28th 2016, 11:44 AM 11,369 Views 9 Comments

The Gelfe IF players had just one fan at their meeting with Kalmar FF.

# sweden - Friday 14 October, 2016

Swedish man stabbed by attacker in clown mask
# Clowning Around
# Clowning Around

Swedish man stabbed by attacker in clown mask

Oct 14th 2016, 11:37 AM 20,093 Views 21 Comments

The Halland county incident was not the first involving clowns in Sweden.

# sweden - Friday 16 September, 2016

Julian Assange could be holed up for another four years over rape allegations
# Hiding In Plain Sight
# Hiding In Plain Sight

Julian Assange could be holed up for another four years over rape allegations

Sep 16th 2016, 10:55 AM 11,390 Views 52 Comments

A Swedish court has again ruled that the arrest warrant against him is valid.

# sweden - Friday 9 September, 2016

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards

Sep 9th 2016, 5:13 PM 12,864 Views 83 Comments

Companies whose shares are 100% owned by the state are also concerned.

# sweden - Monday 5 September, 2016

Netherlands coach Blind adamant he will not resign
# Promise
From The42
# Promise

Netherlands coach Blind adamant he will not resign

Sep 5th 2016, 11:54 PM 9,714 Views 1 Comment

The 55-year-old is under pressure following an unconvincing stint in charge so far.

# sweden - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Heartbreak for Marta and Brazil as Swedish women win semi-final on penalties
# Party Poopers
From The42
# Party Poopers

Heartbreak for Marta and Brazil as Swedish women win semi-final on penalties

Aug 16th 2016, 8:53 PM 4,700 Views 11 Comments

The gold medal dream is over for the female footballers from the host nation.

# sweden - Monday 15 August, 2016

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children

Aug 15th 2016, 5:34 PM 28,276 Views 70 Comments

They’re fighting with Austria, too.

# sweden - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Superb Katie Ledecky claims second gold in thrilling 200m freestyle
# Report
From The42
# Report

Superb Katie Ledecky claims second gold in thrilling 200m freestyle

Aug 10th 2016, 2:25 AM 4,618 Views 1 Comment

The women’s 200m freestyle took place in Rio tonight.

# sweden - Friday 29 July, 2016

Are Swedes having less sex? Their government wants to know
# Bedroom Habits
# Bedroom Habits

Are Swedes having less sex? Their government wants to know

Jul 29th 2016, 4:00 PM 18,449 Views 41 Comments

Health issues affecting Swedes’ sex lives could be a political problem, the country’s health minister has said.