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#Stockholm

# stockholm - Monday 16 May, 2022

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

May 16th 2022, 2:54 PM 18,745 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

# stockholm - Monday 9 May, 2022

Sweden's ruling party to announce Nato stance on 15 May
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden's ruling party to announce Nato stance on 15 May

May 9th 2022, 9:28 AM 8,367 Views 4 Comments

A decision in favour of joining would in all likelihood pave the way for Sweden to submit a membership bid.

# stockholm - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Swedish party leader to get second shot at PM role following resignation hours after appointment
# Stockholm Saga
# Stockholm Saga

Swedish party leader to get second shot at PM role following resignation hours after appointment

Nov 25th 2021, 6:55 PM 13,104 Views 5 Comments

Magdalena Andersson was elected prime minister yesterday but reisgned when the Greens quit the coalition.

# stockholm - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Swedish rapper jailed for 10 months for conspiracy to kidnap rival artist
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Swedish rapper jailed for 10 months for conspiracy to kidnap rival artist

Jul 14th 2021, 10:30 PM 14,113 Views 11 Comments

Yasin Mahamoud, known by stage name Yasin, was detained on New Year’s Eve.

# stockholm - Monday 28 December, 2020

Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers

Dec 28th 2020, 2:42 PM 50,539 Views 64 Comments

The Swedish government said the new law would enable it to close down businesses, shopping centres or public transport.

# stockholm - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’

Oct 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 22,086 Views 5 Comments

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna were announced as the recipients in Stockholm.

# stockholm - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Prosecutors end probe into 1986 murder of Swedish PM as main suspect is dead
# Olof Palme
# Olof Palme

Prosecutors end probe into 1986 murder of Swedish PM as main suspect is dead

Jun 10th 2020, 10:24 AM 13,322 Views 4 Comments

Palme was gunned down on 28 February 1986 after leaving the cinema.

# stockholm - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden

Aug 14th 2019, 2:41 PM 15,034 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

# stockholm - Friday 26 July, 2019

Donald Trump calls on Sweden to 'free' rapper A$AP Rocky as trial approaches
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Donald Trump calls on Sweden to 'free' rapper A$AP Rocky as trial approaches

Jul 26th 2019, 9:21 AM 21,045 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was arrested on 3 July following a street brawl.

# stockholm - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with assault and will remain in Sweden until trial
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with assault and will remain in Sweden until trial

Jul 25th 2019, 9:15 AM 11,397 Views 0 Comments

Trump said he spoke with Swedish Prime Minister about A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail”.

# stockholm - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

Jun 6th 2019, 8:07 PM 3,502 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

# stockholm - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm

May 30th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,145 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native finished third in the 400m hurdles this evening.

# stockholm - 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 9,013 Views 6 Comments

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

# stockholm - 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 10,814 Views 55 Comments

Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.

# stockholm - 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 14,187 Views 50 Comments

There is no indication as of yet when the attack would have taken place.

# stockholm - Monday 23 April, 2018

Foul play ruled out in Avicii death - reports
# Autopsy
# Autopsy

Foul play ruled out in Avicii death - reports

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:12 AM 31,554 Views 21 Comments

The Swedish DJ died on Friday in Oman, aged just 28.

# stockholm - Friday 13 April, 2018

Two members of Swedish Academy resign amid crisis over high-profile man accused of sexual assaults
# Internal Investigation
# Internal Investigation

Two members of Swedish Academy resign amid crisis over high-profile man accused of sexual assaults

Apr 13th 2018, 11:17 AM 15,577 Views 37 Comments

The Academy, which in under the direct patronage of the Norwegian king, awards the Nobel Literature Prize.

# stockholm - 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 9,457 Views 0 Comments

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.

# stockholm - 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 30,468 Views 268 Comments

Local police say there is nothing to suggest the explosion was terror-related.

# stockholm - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

As it happened: Ajax v Manchester United, Europa League final From The42
Live May 24th 2017, 6:45 PM

As it happened: Ajax v Manchester United, Europa League final

# stockholm - 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 14,648 Views 44 Comments

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

# stockholm - 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 7,264 Views 0 Comments

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

# stockholm - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Tom Clonan: We need to talk about how unprepared we are for a terror attack
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: We need to talk about how unprepared we are for a terror attack

Apr 18th 2017, 8:30 PM 1,134 Views 124 Comments

“In the new reality, the ordinary police on duty, or Gardai, will be required to close down such attacks.”

# stockholm - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead
# Stockholm Attack
# Stockholm Attack

Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead

Apr 9th 2017, 1:17 PM 11,784 Views 17 Comments

The other people killed were a Belgian and two Swedes.

# stockholm - 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 11,309 Views 23 Comments

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

# stockholm - 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 119,173 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.

# stockholm - 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 12,186 Views 23 Comments

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

# stockholm - 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 46,775 Views 0 Comments

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

# stockholm - 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 11,408 Views 52 Comments

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

# stockholm - 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 21,711 Views 21 Comments

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

# stockholm - Saturday 9 April, 2016

We called the new Dial-a-Swede number to talk to random Swedes
# Swede Disposition
# Swede Disposition

We called the new Dial-a-Swede number to talk to random Swedes

Apr 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 23,145 Views 21 Comments

The folks at the country’s tourist association came up with a genius idea to spread word about Sweden.

# stockholm - 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 23,667 Views 19 Comments

The incident occurred late last year.

# stockholm - Thursday 18 February, 2016

'Building suspense': Eurovision voting is changing in a big way this year
# Shaking Things Up
# Shaking Things Up

'Building suspense': Eurovision voting is changing in a big way this year

Feb 18th 2016, 10:11 AM 21,206 Views 45 Comments

The contest’s organisers say the new system will increase transparency.

# stockholm - 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 53,352 Views 41 Comments

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

# stockholm - 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 17,282 Views 40 Comments

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

# stockholm - 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 17,276 Views 38 Comments

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

# stockholm - Friday 7 August, 2015

Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger
# The Drink
# The Drink

Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger

Aug 7th 2015, 6:20 AM 22,610 Views 18 Comments

The local police chief said the incident was not as dramatic as it might sound.

# stockholm - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Lenny Kravitz finally responded to #PenisGate, by sharing this text
# Lenny's Lad
From The Daily Edge
# Lenny's Lad

Lenny Kravitz finally responded to #PenisGate, by sharing this text

Aug 5th 2015, 8:18 AM 9,077 Views 0 Comments

Dude!

# stockholm - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Disappointment for Paul Redmond despite a courageous display in tonight's UFC debut
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

Disappointment for Paul Redmond despite a courageous display in tonight's UFC debut

Jan 24th 2015, 11:00 PM 6,666 Views 4 Comments

The man from Dublin suffered a unanimous-decision loss to the excellent Mirsad Bektic.

A dominant Neil Seery has picked up another Irish UFC win in Stockholm
# Crafty Veteran
From The42
# Crafty Veteran

A dominant Neil Seery has picked up another Irish UFC win in Stockholm

Jan 24th 2015, 10:04 PM 5,153 Views 1 Comment

The Dubliner overcame the previously undefeated Chris Beal.

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