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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 50,419 Views 64 Comments

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

Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades
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Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 6:51 PM 92,499 Views 42 Comments

Reports said the man could barely walk, had almost no teeth and limited speech ability.

Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros
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# Not Gone Away

Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros

Nov 25th 2020, 1:49 PM 7,314 Views 2 Comments

The 39-year-old striker retired from international duty after Euro 2016.

'Don't have parties. Cancel': Sweden limits public gatherings to 8 people
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'Don't have parties. Cancel': Sweden limits public gatherings to 8 people

Nov 16th 2020, 3:59 PM 34,254 Views 51 Comments

Sweden has taken a loose approach to restrictions up until now. But it’s introducing “unprecedented” restrictions from this week.

Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence
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Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence

Oct 14th 2020, 11:09 PM 14,124 Views 4 Comments

Diogo Jota’s brace helped his side to a comfortable Nations League win over Sweden this evening.

Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests
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Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests

Sep 25th 2020, 12:54 PM 20,417 Views 52 Comments

Thunberg started her solo protests outside Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm on 20 August 2018.

Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic
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Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic

Sep 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 50,949 Views 90 Comments

What can Ireland learn from other countries as we enter the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic?

Riots break out in Sweden after protesters host Koran-burning rally in Malmo
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Riots break out in Sweden after protesters host Koran-burning rally in Malmo

Aug 29th 2020, 12:19 PM 61,438 Views 86 Comments

About 300 people were on the streets of Malmo with violence escalating throughout the evening.

Covid-19: Swedish cases double to 77,000 since May; Brazil reaches 2 million infections
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Covid-19: Swedish cases double to 77,000 since May; Brazil reaches 2 million infections

Jul 17th 2020, 8:08 AM 45,606 Views 83 Comments

Sweden’s softer approach to fighting the coronavirus drew global attention

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 13,310 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Jun 7th 2020, 11:40 AM 53,531 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Jun 3rd 2020, 1:45 PM 36,820 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2020, 8:50 PM 34,575 Views 96 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2020, 6:50 AM 40,227 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2020, 4:56 PM 67,348 Views 66 Comments

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

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

Mar 30th 2020, 8:44 AM 117,036 Views 92 Comments

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

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’
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Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’

Feb 20th 2020, 8:51 AM 15,122 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Nov 28th 2019, 2:00 PM 10,949 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Nov 20th 2019, 10:29 AM 8,692 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Oct 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 8,770 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:16 AM 5,488 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Oct 15th 2019, 10:15 PM 4,624 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 10th 2019, 11:30 PM 9,958 Views 8 Comments

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

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden
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# Future Is Bright

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

Sep 10th 2019, 7:29 PM 41,279 Views 42 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 9,486 Views 7 Comments

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

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 15,012 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict
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US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:06 AM 12,710 Views 45 Comments

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

Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt
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Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:30 PM 39,739 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Aug 1st 2019, 9:21 PM 11,355 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 30th 2019, 2:31 PM 12,322 Views 0 Comments

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

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 21,034 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:34 PM 19,581 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 4:19 PM 4,720 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 7:30 AM 3,991 Views 2 Comments

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

Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden
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Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden

Jul 14th 2019, 7:06 PM 37,142 Views 7 Comments

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa
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Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa

Jul 9th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,166 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 6th 2019, 6:19 PM 9,051 Views 8 Comments

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

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores
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Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores

Jul 6th 2019, 11:00 AM 34,871 Views 84 Comments

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

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

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 29,062 Views 20 Comments

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

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals
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# Upset

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals

Jun 29th 2019, 9:08 PM 7,657 Views 1 Comment

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

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