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# sweden - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

French footballer learns the hard way that karma's a pitch
# Au Revoir
From The42
# Au Revoir

French footballer learns the hard way that karma's a pitch

Oct 15th 2014, 6:07 PM 7,537 Views 4 Comments

Layvin Kurzawa might want to re-think his celebrations.

# sweden - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy
# Medical Marvel
# Medical Marvel

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy

Oct 4th 2014, 10:39 AM 12,588 Views 29 Comments

The procedure was somewhat controversial because the womb was taken from a live donor.

# sweden - Friday 3 October, 2014

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state
# Two-State Solution
# Two-State Solution

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:27 PM 10,310 Views 113 Comments

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

# sweden - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol
# Operation Atelier
# Operation Atelier

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

Sep 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,848 Views 8 Comments

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

# sweden - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Zlatan celebrates breaking Swedish goal-scoring record, gets booked
# The Great One
From The42
# The Great One

Zlatan celebrates breaking Swedish goal-scoring record, gets booked

Sep 4th 2014, 10:27 PM 8,010 Views 8 Comments

Typically, the 32-year-old back-heeled in his 50th international goal.

# sweden - Thursday 21 August, 2014

'The Poo Man' is terrorising a Swedish town by invading people's toilets
# Floaters
From The Daily Edge
# Floaters

'The Poo Man' is terrorising a Swedish town by invading people's toilets

Aug 21st 2014, 4:22 PM 6,198 Views 4 Comments

“Without flushing.”

# sweden - Monday 18 August, 2014

Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy 'soon'
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy 'soon'

Aug 18th 2014, 9:47 AM 9,715 Views 33 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder would not tell reporters why he is leaving though.

# sweden - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden

Aug 6th 2014, 9:22 AM 10,181 Views 4 Comments

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# sweden - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be 'man enough' to face sex charges
# Assault
# Assault

Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be 'man enough' to face sex charges

Jul 17th 2014, 8:03 AM 9,830 Views 62 Comments

Assange has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two years

# sweden - Monday 7 July, 2014

Red card sends player into bizarre screaming sprint for the tunnel
# Not Hanging Round
From The42
# Not Hanging Round

Red card sends player into bizarre screaming sprint for the tunnel

Jul 7th 2014, 1:48 PM 6,246 Views 5 Comments

This is pretty much how everyone should react to getting sent off (maniacal screams optional).

# sweden - Monday 9 June, 2014

The cult World Cup teams we loved: Sweden 1994
# Swede As A Nut
From The42
# Swede As A Nut

The cult World Cup teams we loved: Sweden 1994

Jun 9th 2014, 3:00 PM 11,484 Views 4 Comments

Brolin, Andersson, Dahlin and Ravelli provided plenty of entertainment and a journey to the semi-finals.

# sweden - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Watch the exact moment a stag party went horribly wrong
# Bantz Gone Wrong
From The Daily Edge
# Bantz Gone Wrong

Watch the exact moment a stag party went horribly wrong

Jun 5th 2014, 11:34 AM 5,579 Views 5 Comments

Or horribly right? Depending on your outlook.

# sweden - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study
# Adverse Outcomes
# Adverse Outcomes

Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study

Jun 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,263 Views 4 Comments

Researchers have also highlighted a potential link between this rise in adverse outcomes and a fall in levels of inpatient care.

# sweden - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Incredibly talented one-man band plays the Star Wars theme tune
# Far Far Away
From The Daily Edge
# Far Far Away

Incredibly talented one-man band plays the Star Wars theme tune

May 29th 2014, 12:02 PM 1,559 Views 1 Comment

Dooo dooo, dododoDOOOOdo…

# sweden - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From bikinis to Nazi relatives, the weird ways our continental cousins are campaigning...
# Eurotrash
# Eurotrash

From bikinis to Nazi relatives, the weird ways our continental cousins are campaigning...

May 18th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,758 Views 7 Comments

They’re a crazy bunch on that mainland.

# sweden - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Former Attorney General given honour by Swedish royal family
# Swede Dreams
# Swede Dreams

Former Attorney General given honour by Swedish royal family

May 13th 2014, 7:54 PM 10,926 Views 29 Comments

Peter Sutherland was praised for providing a “strong impetus for an open society”.

# sweden - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Move to Sweden, work 6 hours a day
# Workin 9 To 3
# Workin 9 To 3

Move to Sweden, work 6 hours a day

Apr 9th 2014, 10:22 AM 19,889 Views 39 Comments

Municipal staff in Gothenburg will act as guinea pigs for the trial.

# sweden - Monday 7 April, 2014

Kevin Walker -- the winner of Sweden's Pop Idol -- hoping to hit the right notes for Ireland some day
# On Song
From The42
# On Song

Kevin Walker -- the winner of Sweden's Pop Idol -- hoping to hit the right notes for Ireland some day

Apr 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,352 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old son of a Carlow man is the only professional footballer signed up to Universal Music.

# sweden - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Man held after fan at football match dies in Sweden
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Man held after fan at football match dies in Sweden

Apr 1st 2014, 2:32 PM 2,350 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old suspect presented himself to a police station late on Monday.

# sweden - Thursday 27 March, 2014

This 16-inch home-invading rat is a thing of nightmares
# Hell No
From The Daily Edge
# Hell No

This 16-inch home-invading rat is a thing of nightmares

Mar 27th 2014, 11:48 AM 5,470 Views 10 Comments

Burn this world, burn it all.

# sweden - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Sweden's newest ice pop looks like a penis
# XXX-Pop
From The Daily Edge
# XXX-Pop

Sweden's newest ice pop looks like a penis

Mar 25th 2014, 1:50 PM 6,933 Views 4 Comments

Well, that’s what the locals think.

# sweden - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Henrik Stenson's horrible shank will make you feel much better about your golf game
# Too Right
From The42
# Too Right

Henrik Stenson's horrible shank will make you feel much better about your golf game

Mar 6th 2014, 8:45 PM 5,036 Views 2 Comments

No fist pumping for you today, Henrik.

# sweden - Monday 3 March, 2014

Swedish dogs have learned to talk like humans
# Blah Blah Blah
From The Daily Edge
# Blah Blah Blah

Swedish dogs have learned to talk like humans

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:59 AM 1,785 Views 2 Comments

They feel exactly like we do during conversations too.

# sweden - Saturday 1 March, 2014

6 weird things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

6 weird things that happened this week

Mar 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 18,238 Views 8 Comments

A ruckus at a Dublin lingerie party, a Breaking Bad fan caught cooking meth and Crotch Crescent – it’s all the bizarre news stories you need to read.

# sweden - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Swedish TV keeps calling Irish chef a "kock"
# Grow Up
From The Daily Edge
# Grow Up

Swedish TV keeps calling Irish chef a "kock"

Feb 19th 2014, 7:26 AM 3,360 Views 2 Comments

Rude.

# sweden - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Man offers burglar coffee because he felt sorry for him
# Coffee Date
From The Daily Edge
# Coffee Date

Man offers burglar coffee because he felt sorry for him

Jan 28th 2014, 4:47 PM 2,977 Views 5 Comments

He’s a better man than all of us.

# sweden - Monday 13 January, 2014

Nine women in Sweden receive transplanted wombs donated from relatives
# Womb Transplant
# Womb Transplant

Nine women in Sweden receive transplanted wombs donated from relatives

Jan 13th 2014, 5:49 PM 10,942 Views 7 Comments

Some experts have raised concerns about whether it’s ethical to use live donors for an experimental procedure that doesn’t save lives.

# sweden - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

New device claims to translate your dog's thoughts into English
# No More Woof
From The Daily Edge
# No More Woof

New device claims to translate your dog's thoughts into English

Dec 31st 2013, 10:31 AM 1,482 Views 2 Comments

Seriously.

# sweden - Saturday 21 December, 2013

VIDEO: The best ice hockey goal you'll see this weekend
# Great Goal
From The42
# Great Goal

VIDEO: The best ice hockey goal you'll see this weekend

Dec 21st 2013, 8:49 PM 3,982 Views 3 Comments

Take a bow Linus Klasen.

# sweden - Monday 9 December, 2013

WATCH: Gordon Ramsay takes on the Swedish Chef from the Muppets
# What A Muppet
From The Daily Edge
# What A Muppet

WATCH: Gordon Ramsay takes on the Swedish Chef from the Muppets

Dec 9th 2013, 5:27 PM 1,981 Views 1 Comment

Hurdy gurdy hurdy gurdy.

# sweden - Friday 6 December, 2013

Winter storms claim ten lives across Europe
# Xaver
# Xaver

Winter storms claim ten lives across Europe

Dec 6th 2013, 10:59 PM 14,552 Views 11 Comments

The deaths toll includes two people killed in Britain. Atlantic storm ‘Xaver’ also hit Sweden, The Netherlands and Germany badly.

# sweden - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

A World Cup without me is not worth watching, says Ibrahimovic
# Humble
From The42
# Humble

A World Cup without me is not worth watching, says Ibrahimovic

Nov 20th 2013, 1:46 PM 4,885 Views 15 Comments

“It was probably my last attempt to reach the World Cup with the national team,” said the 32-year-old.

# sweden - Friday 15 November, 2013

Absence of Ronaldo or Ibrahimovic a 'huge loss', says Cruyff
# Icons
From The42
# Icons

Absence of Ronaldo or Ibrahimovic a 'huge loss', says Cruyff

Nov 15th 2013, 12:34 PM 2,210 Views 2 Comments

The pair face off in a World Cup play-off tonight.

# sweden - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating

Nov 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,418 Views 57 Comments

The movies will be given an ‘A’ rating if they pass the Bechdel test.

# sweden - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Swedish political party seeks to ban foreigners from begging
# Begging
# Begging

Swedish political party seeks to ban foreigners from begging

Nov 6th 2013, 8:40 PM 11,680 Views 106 Comments

The far-right Sweden Democrats party said the main reason beggars go to Sweden is to beg in a “professional manner”.

# sweden - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points
# Samba Boys
From The42
# Samba Boys

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points

Oct 16th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,523 Views 6 Comments

Hats off to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iceland and Ghana, while France are firing again..

# sweden - Friday 11 October, 2013

Car bomb explodes outside Swedish and Finnish consulates in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Car bomb explodes outside Swedish and Finnish consulates in Libya

Oct 11th 2013, 4:26 PM 3,132 Views 33 Comments

Nobody was killed in the blasts, officials confirmed.

# sweden - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Player with 1% sight scores penalty in Swedish league game
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Player with 1% sight scores penalty in Swedish league game

Oct 5th 2013, 9:52 PM 2,654 Views 0 Comments

Andreas Engstrom, who contracted Leber’s disease six years ago, only knew his spot-kick had gone in when he heard the cheering from his Ulvsby IF team-mates

# sweden - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Ireland is the 12th best place in the world in which to grow old
# Older People
# Older People

Ireland is the 12th best place in the world in which to grow old

Oct 1st 2013, 8:46 AM 12,394 Views 60 Comments

The country receives a high ranking in the category that measures social connections and physical safety, but fares less well for ‘employment and education’.

# sweden - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Win or 'finito' in Vienna: Simple equation leaves Ireland players stuck for words
# Roadblock To Rio
From The42
# Roadblock To Rio

Win or 'finito' in Vienna: Simple equation leaves Ireland players stuck for words

Sep 7th 2013, 8:53 AM 3,407 Views 16 Comments

There wasn’t much that could be said after last night’s crushing loss.