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# sweden - Monday 13 June, 2016

Dare to stop Zlatan, and Ireland can dare to dream
# Dangerman
From The42
# Dangerman

Dare to stop Zlatan, and Ireland can dare to dream

Jun 13th 2016, 12:02 PM 3,356 Views 3 Comments

Stifling the influence of the former AC Milan and Barcelona star will be key to Irish hopes this evening.

# sweden - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'There are still complaints that he's not Swedish enough' - Zlatan continues to divide opinion at home
# Zlat's Life
From The42
# Zlat's Life

'There are still complaints that he's not Swedish enough' - Zlatan continues to divide opinion at home

Jun 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 18,638 Views 23 Comments

But the striker has helped to inspire his country’s younger generations to redefine Swedish characteristics.

# sweden - Saturday 11 June, 2016

7 emotions everyone stuck in work for Ireland v Sweden will feel
# Emotional Rollercoaster
From The42
# Emotional Rollercoaster

7 emotions everyone stuck in work for Ireland v Sweden will feel

Jun 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 5,179 Views 0 Comments

It’s not going to be easy but you’re not on your own.

# sweden - Friday 10 June, 2016

7 excuses for getting off work early tomorrow to watch the Sweden game
# None
From The42
# None

7 excuses for getting off work early tomorrow to watch the Sweden game

Jun 10th 2016, 4:25 PM 6,066 Views 4 Comments

Monday’s 5pm kick-off is far from ideal for most of us.

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*

Jun 10th 2016, 9:02 AM 8,139 Views 3 Comments

On the condition that we actually score, mostly.

Letter from Versailles: Paris hit with problems as Euros kick off but all calm in Ireland camp
# Kicking Off
From The42
# Kicking Off

Letter from Versailles: Paris hit with problems as Euros kick off but all calm in Ireland camp

Jun 10th 2016, 6:30 AM 24,006 Views 21 Comments

Ben Blake sums up the mood in France after the team’s first couple of days.

# sweden - Thursday 9 June, 2016

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*
# COYBIG
From The Daily Edge
# COYBIG

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*

Jun 9th 2016, 5:06 PM 5,520 Views 1 Comment

On the condition that we actually score, mostly.

# sweden - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

5 things to know about Ireland's Group E opponents Italy
# Key Info
From The42
# Key Info

5 things to know about Ireland's Group E opponents Italy

Jun 8th 2016, 8:25 PM 5,438 Views 3 Comments

Martin O’Neills men go up against the Azzurri in Lille on 22 June.

# sweden - Monday 6 June, 2016

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?
# Cheval Noir
From The42
# Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Jun 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,125 Views 42 Comments

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

# sweden - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Zlatan: 'It's all about getting the job done – and I do a hell of a job'
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Zlatan: 'It's all about getting the job done – and I do a hell of a job'

Jun 5th 2016, 4:25 AM 7,045 Views 15 Comments

The Sweden captaon has no doubts over his ability to perform at the age of 34 as he nears a move to Manchester United.

# sweden - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Ronaldo tops Uefa's player rankings, Milner in top 5
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

Ronaldo tops Uefa's player rankings, Milner in top 5

Jun 1st 2016, 6:36 PM 11,823 Views 12 Comments

The barometer “tracks players’ form in the build-up to and during the tournament.

Ibra humbly admits he's far too good for the Swedish league
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Ibra humbly admits he's far too good for the Swedish league

Jun 1st 2016, 3:16 PM 6,794 Views 17 Comments

A return to Malmo appears to be off the table after Zlatan Ibrahimovic declared himself “too good for Allsvenskan”.

# sweden - Sunday 29 May, 2016

If you die in Sweden, it's a month before you get buried
# The Name Of The Game
# The Name Of The Game

If you die in Sweden, it's a month before you get buried

May 29th 2016, 6:00 PM 42,575 Views 42 Comments

The Swedes are notoriously slow at making arrangements.

# sweden - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Julian Assange is still wanted for rape in Sweden
# Wanted Man
# Wanted Man

Julian Assange is still wanted for rape in Sweden

May 25th 2016, 2:00 PM 11,122 Views 35 Comments

Assange will appeal the ruling, one of his Swedish lawyers said.

# sweden - Friday 13 May, 2016

Did you see the Eurovision's bizarre 'robot riverdance' at half time last night?
# Johnny Five Alive
# Johnny Five Alive

Did you see the Eurovision's bizarre 'robot riverdance' at half time last night?

May 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 21,644 Views 21 Comments

The robots were a bit better than the people to be honest.

# sweden - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Ireland's Euro 2016 group opponents Sweden have named their squad for the tournament
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

Ireland's Euro 2016 group opponents Sweden have named their squad for the tournament

May 12th 2016, 12:27 AM 5,459 Views 8 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic captains Sweden but they could be without Albin Ekdal following an end-of-season celebration mishap.

# sweden - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

Everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask

May 10th 2016, 6:15 AM 28,495 Views 36 Comments

What’s up with the rule changes? Why are Australia in it again? Your questions, answered…

# sweden - Saturday 16 April, 2016

The boss of this year's Eurovision says Terry Wogan 'spoiled' the contest
# Swede Revenge
# Swede Revenge

The boss of this year's Eurovision says Terry Wogan 'spoiled' the contest

Apr 16th 2016, 5:05 PM 55,431 Views 96 Comments

But is it just a case of sour grapes?

# sweden - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment
# It's Not Okay
# It's Not Okay

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment

Apr 12th 2016, 9:12 PM 51,357 Views 44 Comments

The RTÉ host called two random Swedes without telling them they’d be on the radio.

# sweden - Sunday 3 April, 2016

A 104-year-old woman was offered a place in a local creche
# Sweden
# Sweden

A 104-year-old woman was offered a place in a local creche

Apr 3rd 2016, 1:51 PM 27,928 Views 7 Comments

“It’s embarrassing – but also a little charming.”

# sweden - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Swedish police clarify comments after saying band death could have been 'deliberate'
# Viola Beach
# Viola Beach

Swedish police clarify comments after saying band death could have been 'deliberate'

Mar 10th 2016, 8:55 PM 22,856 Views 13 Comments

A Swedish police investigator issued contradictory interpretations of the incident today.

# sweden - Monday 7 March, 2016

Car crash that killed British band remains a mystery
# Viola Beach
# Viola Beach

Car crash that killed British band remains a mystery

Mar 7th 2016, 8:10 PM 28,695 Views 12 Comments

A car carrying the members of Viola Beach and their manager crashed off of a bridge in Sweden last month.

# sweden - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this machine play music with 2,000 marbles
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this machine play music with 2,000 marbles

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 14,225 Views 17 Comments

It’s mesmerising.

# sweden - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'We have to get something out of it' -  Euros opener crucial, says O'Neill
# Going All In
From The42
# Going All In

'We have to get something out of it' - Euros opener crucial, says O'Neill

Feb 24th 2016, 1:54 PM 4,569 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland boss is confident of achieving a result against Ibrahimovic and Co on 13 June.

# sweden - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'Swedish Fritzl' sentenced to 10 years in prison for holding woman captive in bunker
# Sweden
# Sweden

'Swedish Fritzl' sentenced to 10 years in prison for holding woman captive in bunker

Feb 23rd 2016, 1:32 PM 23,523 Views 19 Comments

The incident occurred late last year.

# sweden - Monday 15 February, 2016

Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins
# Canal Bridge
# Canal Bridge

Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins

Feb 15th 2016, 10:01 AM 18,751 Views 10 Comments

Safety barriers were in place and red lights were flashing as the band’s vehicle approached, police in Sweden say.

Murder investigation after death in refugee centre brawl
# Sweden
# Sweden

Murder investigation after death in refugee centre brawl

Feb 15th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,559 Views 59 Comments

This comes less than a month after a 22-year-old female employee of a refugee centre was stabbed to death by an asylum seeker.

# sweden - Sunday 14 February, 2016

British band Viola Beach killed after car plunges off Swedish bridge
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

British band Viola Beach killed after car plunges off Swedish bridge

Feb 14th 2016, 10:40 AM 53,338 Views 41 Comments

The band was in Sweden to play at a music festival.

# sweden - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers
# Tighter Borders
# Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

Jan 28th 2016, 8:24 AM 29,301 Views 163 Comments

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# sweden - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death
# Sweden
# Sweden

Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death

Jan 26th 2016, 2:30 PM 16,818 Views 117 Comments

Swedish news agency TT said he was 15 years old.

# sweden - Monday 25 January, 2016

"She's not well. It's very difficult for her to face him" - trial begins of 'Sweden's Fritzl'
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

"She's not well. It's very difficult for her to face him" - trial begins of 'Sweden's Fritzl'

Jan 25th 2016, 5:37 PM 45,958 Views 0 Comments

The trial began today of a man accused of drugging, raping and detaining a young woman in a bunker.

# sweden - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Some joker drew a penis on a frozen river, and now no one can get rid of it
# Thin Ice
From The Daily Edge
# Thin Ice

Some joker drew a penis on a frozen river, and now no one can get rid of it

Jan 20th 2016, 10:28 AM 16,806 Views 10 Comments

*snorts*

# sweden - Monday 18 January, 2016

'Swedish Fritzl' charged with raping and holding woman captive in purpose-built dungeon
# Sweden
# Sweden

'Swedish Fritzl' charged with raping and holding woman captive in purpose-built dungeon

Jan 18th 2016, 10:38 AM 37,221 Views 0 Comments

The Swedish doctor is accused of kidnapping, drugging and raping the victim, who he held captive for over a week.

# sweden - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Burglars caught in the act by pizzeria owner, hide in toilet and call police to come rescue them
# Phone A Friend
# Phone A Friend

Burglars caught in the act by pizzeria owner, hide in toilet and call police to come rescue them

Jan 13th 2016, 6:07 AM 16,927 Views 8 Comments

One of the burglars called the police from his bathroom refuge and asked them to save him from the restaurant “owner’s fury”.

# sweden - Monday 11 January, 2016

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks
# Music Festival
# Music Festival

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks

Jan 11th 2016, 9:14 PM 22,655 Views 119 Comments

Police hadn’t mentioned the August incidents at the We are Sthlm festival until newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported on them.

# sweden - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3
# In The Hat
From The42
# In The Hat

Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3

Dec 9th 2015, 4:33 PM 10,709 Views 12 Comments

The groups for the tournament will be confirmed on Saturday so we take a closer look at who Martin O’Neill’s side could be pitted against.

# sweden - Friday 4 December, 2015

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years
# Schengen Zone
# Schengen Zone

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years

Dec 4th 2015, 4:05 PM 37,293 Views 91 Comments

European Union interior ministers have already reached a number of agreements to do with travel security.

# sweden - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules
# Migration Crisis
# Migration Crisis

'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules

Nov 24th 2015, 10:42 PM 15,487 Views 99 Comments

The Scandinavian country received 80,000 asylum applications in the past two months.

# sweden - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Effortless Zlatan free kick seals Sweden's spot at Euro 2016
# Too Zlatan For School
From The42
# Too Zlatan For School

Effortless Zlatan free kick seals Sweden's spot at Euro 2016

Nov 17th 2015, 9:54 PM 11,468 Views 12 Comments

Welcome aboard, Ibra.

# sweden - Thursday 12 November, 2015

'I've put French football on map' claims Zlatan
# Modest
From The42
# Modest

'I've put French football on map' claims Zlatan

Nov 12th 2015, 8:27 PM 5,043 Views 18 Comments

The Swedish striker was in his usual shy form ahead of Sweden’s Euro 2016 playoff with Denmark.