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

May 16th 2022, 2:54 PM 18,721 Views 27 Comments

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

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

May 9th 2022, 9:28 AM 8,360 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Nov 25th 2021, 6:55 PM 13,101 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jul 14th 2021, 10:30 PM 14,109 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2020, 2:42 PM 50,535 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Oct 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 22,083 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 10:24 AM 13,319 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 2:41 PM 15,030 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

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

Jul 26th 2019, 9:21 AM 21,044 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 25th 2019, 9:15 AM 11,394 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 6th 2019, 8:07 PM 3,501 Views 1 Comment

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

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
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Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm

May 30th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,140 Views 2 Comments

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

Hoops exit Europa League despite courageous battle through extra-time in Stockholm
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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 truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment
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Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment

Jun 7th 2018, 12:50 PM 10,810 Views 61 Comments

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

Three people arrested in Sweden suspected of planning 'act of terror'
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Three people arrested in Sweden suspected of planning 'act of terror'

Apr 30th 2018, 1:08 PM 14,181 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:12 AM 31,547 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 11:17 AM 15,574 Views 37 Comments

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

Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people
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Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people

Feb 13th 2018, 10:09 AM 9,452 Views 0 Comments

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.

Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured
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Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured

Jan 7th 2018, 3:20 PM 30,465 Views 281 Comments

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

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Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack
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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.

Woman who was injured in Stockholm truck attack dies in hospital
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Woman who was injured in Stockholm truck attack dies in hospital

Apr 28th 2017, 8:47 AM 7,257 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2017, 8:30 PM 1,095 Views 124 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2017, 1:17 PM 11,777 Views 17 Comments

The other people killed were a Belgian and two Swedes.

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

Apr 8th 2017, 7:56 AM 11,305 Views 23 Comments

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

Four people dead and 15 wounded after Stockholm truck attack
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Four people dead and 15 wounded after Stockholm truck attack

Apr 7th 2017, 7:55 PM 119,163 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.

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
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Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:20 AM 12,179 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 5:49 PM 46,767 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2016, 10:55 AM 11,394 Views 52 Comments

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

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

May 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 21,709 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 23,141 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 1:32 PM 23,647 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred late last year.

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

Feb 18th 2016, 10:11 AM 21,201 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Feb 14th 2016, 10:40 AM 53,344 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Sep 21st 2015, 9:00 PM 17,278 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2015, 3:54 PM 17,264 Views 38 Comments

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

Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger
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Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger

Aug 7th 2015, 6:20 AM 22,608 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Aug 5th 2015, 8:18 AM 9,068 Views 0 Comments

Dude!

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

Jan 24th 2015, 11:00 PM 6,662 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
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A dominant Neil Seery has picked up another Irish UFC win in Stockholm

Jan 24th 2015, 10:04 PM 5,149 Views 1 Comment

The Dubliner overcame the previously undefeated Chris Beal.

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