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From TheJournal.ie Prosecutors end probe into 1986 murder of Swedish PM as main suspect is dead Olof Palme

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sweden didn't lock down during pandemic, but its economy still looks set to plunge Coronavirus

Sweden didn't lock down during pandemic, but its economy still looks set to plunge

Sweden’s response to Covid-19 has differed to most countries.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden admits Covid-19 response could have been better amid criticism of 'softer' approach Lockdown

Sweden admits Covid-19 response could have been better amid criticism of 'softer' approach

However, the country’s top epidemiologist defended the decision not to impose a strict lockdown.

From TheJournal.ie 'We couldn't have coped with further spread': Ireland's officials on why we didn't take the Swedish approach Covid19

'We couldn't have coped with further spread': Ireland's officials on why we didn't take the Swedish approach

Professor Philip Nolan said the restrictions implemented here “had an enormous effect” on the spread of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: Swedish city to spread tonne of chicken manure to stop revellers gathering in park Foul Stench

Covid-19: Swedish city to spread tonne of chicken manure to stop revellers gathering in park

Today’s Walpurgis Eve celebrations usually sees people gather and drink beer.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, Sweden has not suppressed Covid-19 more than countries with stricter measures Coronavirus

Debunked: No, Sweden has not suppressed Covid-19 more than countries with stricter measures

Social media posts have claim Sweden has stopped the spread of the Covid-19 virus without restrictions on movement.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries Less Restrictive

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

From TheJournal.ie Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’ Greta Thunberg Foundation

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’

The teenage climate activist was one of four recipients of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award.

From The42 Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute TAKING ACTION

Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute

The incident took place one day after becoming part-owner of the Swedish club Hammarby.

From The42 Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden Fantastic Four This post contains videos

Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden

Stephen Kenny’s youngsters came from behind in Tallaght to register another very impressive victory.

From The42 ‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet Ibrahimovic

‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet

The Swede jokingly slated his former Man United team-mate for having a heavy first touch.

From The42 Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty Concern

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty

The Red Devils look set to be without their goalkeeper for their crunch clash against Liverpool.

From The42 Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020 Swede Disposition

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020

Marcus Berg’s goal had Sweden on the cusp of a memorable triumph over the Spanish this evening.

From The42 Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden Reaction

Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden

Ireland came from behind to record a 3-1 victory in this evening’s European Championship qualifier.

From The42 Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden Future Is Bright This post contains videos

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden

A double from Parrott and a fine header from Masterson secured three points.

From The42 Henrik Larsson quits as Helsingborg manager after two months due to verbal abuse from fans Over And Out

Henrik Larsson quits as Helsingborg manager after two months due to verbal abuse from fans

The 47-year-old oversaw eight games in charge during his second spell as manager.

From TheJournal.ie US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden Stockholm

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

From TheJournal.ie US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict Asap Rocky

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict

He and two others had been held in custody ahead of their trial because the court deemed him a “flight risk”.

From The42 Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt Uncertainty

Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt

The FAI and the player’s representatives are liasing with Fifa over the issue, but Johansson today admitted he may yet play for Sweden.

From TheJournal.ie Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight Sweden

Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight

The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, faces up to two years in prison over the incident.

From TheJournal.ie US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads self-defence at assault trial Sweden

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads self-defence at assault trial

The rapper was arrested on 3 July in Sweden along with three other people.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump calls on Sweden to 'free' rapper A$AP Rocky as trial approaches Stockholm

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man involved in fight with A$AP Rocky avoids charges, as prosecutors say he acted in self defence A$ap Rocky

Man involved in fight with A$AP Rocky avoids charges, as prosecutors say he acted in self defence

The fight between two men and A$AP Rocky in Stockholm on 30 June led to the 3 July arrest of the rapper.

From The42 Sweden World Cup hero becomes first signing for Real Madrid women's team New Recruit

Sweden World Cup hero becomes first signing for Real Madrid women's team

The Spanish Giants will have a top-flight team next season.

From The42 'I believe we can cause an upset, a lot of the lads do. We gave them too much respect last time' Underdogs

'I believe we can cause an upset, a lot of the lads do. We gave them too much respect last time'

St Pat’s captain Ian Bermingham is expecting a reaction from his players as they go to IFK Norrköping chasing a 2-0 deficit.

From TheJournal.ie Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden Umea

Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

From The42 Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa Transfer News

Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa

Pontus Jansson has joined Brentford for a reported £5.5million.

From The42 England's World Cup campaign ends in heartbreak as Sweden win third place play-off Var-tbreak This post contains videos

England's World Cup campaign ends in heartbreak as Sweden win third place play-off

Phil Neville’s side go home from France empty-handed as the Swedes take bronze.

From TheJournal.ie Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores Homicide

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores

“It’s about strengthening the sense of community and showing who’s the toughest.”

From The42 As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final

Relive all the drama as the Dutch found a winner in extra-time to book their place in Sunday’s decider.

From The42 Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals Upset

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals

The Swedes conjured one of the biggest surprises of the competition to set up a last-four clash with the Netherlands.

From The42 Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden World Stage

Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden

The 40-year-old assistant referee is officiating at her second World Cup this summer in France.

From The42 Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot Onwards This post contains videos

Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot

Canada missed a spot-kick while the winners were denied one by VAR.

From The42 Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16 Light Work This post contains videos

Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16

The Swedes moved top of Group F with a 5-1 win this afternoon.

From The42 Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time Absence

Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time

Luis Enrique missed a third successive Spain game on Monday. His assistant hopes the former Barcelona coach returns in September.

From The42 Manager absent again as Spain maintain 100% start Review

Manager absent again as Spain maintain 100% start

Luis Enrique’s continued absence has not impacted the team’s results.

From The42 'Swedish football is in mourning' - former Uefa president Johansson passes away RIP

'Swedish football is in mourning' - former Uefa president Johansson passes away

Lennart Johansson was at the helm from 1990 to 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange over 2010 rape case Extradition

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange over 2010 rape case

An extradition request for the WikiLeaks founder has already been issued by the US, where Assange is facing 18 charges.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutors issue formal request to hold Julian Assange on suspicion of rape Sweden

Prosecutors issue formal request to hold Julian Assange on suspicion of rape

It’s the first step towards seeking his extradition to Sweden.

From The42 Luis Enrique backed by Spain despite continued absence for family reasons Not There

Luis Enrique backed by Spain despite continued absence for family reasons

The federation’s bosses insist there is no plan to replace him.

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