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# 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 15,490 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.

Will Sweden, Ukraine and Norway advance in the other Euro 2016 playoffs?
# Playoff Time
From The42
# Playoff Time

Will Sweden, Ukraine and Norway advance in the other Euro 2016 playoffs?

Nov 12th 2015, 5:21 PM 2,624 Views 3 Comments

There’s three other games for international football fans to sink their teeth into this weekend.

# sweden - Friday 23 October, 2015

Swedish Star Wars killer was influenced by 'racist motives' say police
# Attack
# Attack

Swedish Star Wars killer was influenced by 'racist motives' say police

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:02 AM 10,967 Views 96 Comments

The man who attacked a school with a sword while wearing a Star Wars mask yesterday, was shot and killed by police after killing at least two people.

# sweden - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Man wearing Star Wars mask and brandishing sword kills teacher at Swedish school
# Trollhatten
# Trollhatten

Man wearing Star Wars mask and brandishing sword kills teacher at Swedish school

Oct 22nd 2015, 11:13 PM 33,124 Views 165 Comments

The sword-wielding attacker has been shot by police.

# sweden - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Take a break and watch a tampon dressed as a pirate teach you about periods
# Blood Curdling
# Blood Curdling

Take a break and watch a tampon dressed as a pirate teach you about periods

Oct 15th 2015, 11:55 AM 12,911 Views 17 Comments

The Period Song.

# sweden - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS
# Bearded Villains
# Bearded Villains

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS

Oct 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,148 Views 22 Comments

The Bearded Villains, a club of, well, bearded men, were mistaken for Islamic State soldiers by Swedish police.

# sweden - Friday 2 October, 2015

Daredevil Johnny Strange (23) dies in 2,000m Alps jump
# RIP
# RIP

Daredevil Johnny Strange (23) dies in 2,000m Alps jump

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:53 PM 45,332 Views 64 Comments

Strange climbed the so-called Seven Summits, the highest peak on each continent, at the age of 17.

# sweden - Monday 21 September, 2015

U2 gig to go ahead tomorrow after 'security threat' forces evacuation of Stockholm show
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

U2 gig to go ahead tomorrow after 'security threat' forces evacuation of Stockholm show

Sep 21st 2015, 9:00 PM 17,257 Views 40 Comments

The band confirmed that their gig last night was cancelled because of a “security threat”.

# sweden - Saturday 29 August, 2015

"Obviously something went wrong": pilot makes emergency landing on motorway
# Sweden
# Sweden

"Obviously something went wrong": pilot makes emergency landing on motorway

Aug 29th 2015, 11:59 PM 13,873 Views 6 Comments

Passing drivers helped the pilot move the craft off the road and onto the hard shoulder.

# sweden - Friday 14 August, 2015

Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane
# Sweden
# Sweden

Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane

Aug 14th 2015, 3:54 PM 17,239 Views 38 Comments

The man took advantage of his job at Addis Ababa airport to smuggle himself aboard the Ethiopian Airlines flight.

# sweden - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Julian Assange is 'extremely disappointed' as sex assault case is dropped
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange is 'extremely disappointed' as sex assault case is dropped

Aug 13th 2015, 4:05 PM 23,753 Views 44 Comments

An inquiry into a rape allegation continues.

# sweden - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Ikea suspect 'stabbed himself in the stomach' after knife attack
# Sweden
# Sweden

Ikea suspect 'stabbed himself in the stomach' after knife attack

Aug 12th 2015, 9:45 PM 10,318 Views 18 Comments

The injured man is reported to have been handed a deportation order shortly before the attack.

# sweden - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Top-flight referee starts Facebook page to explain decisions
# Oi Ref!
From The42
# Oi Ref!

Top-flight referee starts Facebook page to explain decisions

Aug 11th 2015, 8:22 PM 9,205 Views 2 Comments

Is this the future of refereeing?

# sweden - Monday 10 August, 2015

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden
# Sweden
# Sweden

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden

Aug 10th 2015, 11:11 PM 30,856 Views 43 Comments

The attack took place in the store’s kitchen accessories section.

# sweden - Monday 22 June, 2015

Quiz: IKEA product or Swedish slang for masturbation?
# Touch My Shelf
From The Daily Edge
# Touch My Shelf

Quiz: IKEA product or Swedish slang for masturbation?

Jun 22nd 2015, 1:45 PM 13,425 Views 4 Comments

A surprisingly difficult quiz.

# sweden - Friday 19 June, 2015

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy

Jun 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 13,960 Views 41 Comments

He isn’t budging.

# sweden - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing
# My Hero
From The Daily Edge
# My Hero

Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing

Jun 13th 2015, 9:05 AM 4,740 Views 14 Comments

“I think I just broke my leg. I think I really broke my leg”.

# sweden - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Two 13-year-olds arrested over murder of 65-year-old man
# Sweden
# Sweden

Two 13-year-olds arrested over murder of 65-year-old man

Jun 10th 2015, 11:51 AM 7,547 Views 8 Comments

The two boys were on the run from a foster home in Varberg.

# sweden - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Simple questionnaire can predict a person's risk of dying in next five years
# Mortality
# Mortality

Simple questionnaire can predict a person's risk of dying in next five years

Jun 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 30,156 Views 14 Comments

Factors like a person’s usual walking speed are used to calculate their score.

# sweden - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Just how physically fit are the Irish?
# Abs Of Steel
# Abs Of Steel

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

May 23rd 2015, 10:15 AM 24,456 Views 19 Comments

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

# sweden - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Swedes have a novel way of deterring Russian submarines - calling them gay
# Gaydar
# Gaydar

Swedes have a novel way of deterring Russian submarines - calling them gay

May 14th 2015, 6:08 AM 25,404 Views 61 Comments

A sonar device sends out the message “This Way if You Are Gay”.

# sweden - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Scientists have found a way to make you have an out-of-body experience
# Outside Looking In
# Outside Looking In

Scientists have found a way to make you have an out-of-body experience

May 9th 2015, 9:45 AM 16,738 Views 53 Comments

And they can teleport you. Which is cool.

# sweden - Monday 13 April, 2015

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders - because of these maggots

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders - because of these maggots

Apr 13th 2015, 6:02 PM 58,525 Views 57 Comments

They say the men put the maggots in a wall.

# sweden - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online

Mar 17th 2015, 7:15 AM 28,577 Views 22 Comments

He uploaded the video to two pornographic websites three years ago.

# sweden - Monday 16 March, 2015

This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong
# Sign Like You Mean It
From The Daily Edge
# Sign Like You Mean It

This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong

Mar 16th 2015, 8:06 AM 3,903 Views 2 Comments

Can he represent Sweden at the Eurovision? Can he?

# sweden - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Volvo's new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

Volvo's new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans

Feb 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 14,951 Views 47 Comments

The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.

# sweden - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Woman arrested in Sweden after daughters 'locked up for a decade'
# Police
# Police

Woman arrested in Sweden after daughters 'locked up for a decade'

Feb 19th 2015, 7:53 PM 28,171 Views 14 Comments

“The blinds were always pulled down there and we haven’t heard any noise from the apartment.”

# sweden - Friday 16 January, 2015

You need to hear this Swedish city's very strange word for 'yes'
# Ssshuu
From The Daily Edge
# Ssshuu

You need to hear this Swedish city's very strange word for 'yes'

Jan 16th 2015, 2:41 PM 3,987 Views 2 Comments

It makes no sense. You’ll love it.

# sweden - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Anita Ekberg --- the iconic actress from La Dolce Vita --- has died, aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Anita Ekberg --- the iconic actress from La Dolce Vita --- has died, aged 83

Jan 11th 2015, 12:12 PM 19,628 Views 21 Comments

The Swedish film star is likely to be remembered for that single scene set at Rome’s Trevi Fountain in Fellini’s 1960 classic.

# sweden - Saturday 13 December, 2014

A Russian military jet almost collided with a passenger plane
# Where Was He Russian To?
# Where Was He Russian To?

A Russian military jet almost collided with a passenger plane

Dec 13th 2014, 6:27 PM 17,580 Views 96 Comments

Yikes.

# sweden - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

The Pirate Bay has been taken down after Swedish police seized servers
# Error
# Error

The Pirate Bay has been taken down after Swedish police seized servers

Dec 10th 2014, 8:55 AM 9,137 Views 70 Comments

Police confirmed there had been a “crackdown! on a server room because of copyright infringement.

# sweden - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Remember Tomas Brolin? This is what he looks like now
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

Remember Tomas Brolin? This is what he looks like now

Dec 7th 2014, 3:09 PM 28,902 Views 21 Comments

One of the stars of the 1994 World Cup was playing in a charity match last week.

# sweden - Friday 21 November, 2014

'It breaks our hearts': Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm
# RIP
# RIP

'It breaks our hearts': Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm

Nov 21st 2014, 5:38 PM 57,597 Views 22 Comments

Brian Farrell’s family say his body was found in water close to where he was last seen.

# sweden - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden
# Payback Time
# Payback Time

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

Nov 20th 2014, 4:52 PM 25,570 Views 64 Comments

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# sweden - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Get on the couch... these are the top international friendlies going on around Europe tonight
# Glamour Ties
From The42
# Glamour Ties

Get on the couch... these are the top international friendlies going on around Europe tonight

Nov 18th 2014, 7:36 PM 3,517 Views 1 Comment

If Ireland v USA isn’t as awesome as we hope, there’s plenty more.

# sweden - Friday 14 November, 2014

Here's the submarine Sweden was searching for
# Hunt For Reds In October
# Hunt For Reds In October

Here's the submarine Sweden was searching for

Nov 14th 2014, 10:37 PM 29,744 Views 42 Comments

It looks a little… wobbly.

Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games
# Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Sexism

Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games

Nov 14th 2014, 4:47 PM 2,121 Views 4 Comments

Think of it as The Bechdel Test for games.

# sweden - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand
# Copyright
# Copyright

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand

Nov 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 11,979 Views 27 Comments

Fredrik Neij reportedly fled to Southeast Asia after being released on bail.