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Sweden pull plug on 'idiotic' training camp in Qatar over workers' rights
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# Decision

Sweden pull plug on 'idiotic' training camp in Qatar over workers' rights

Sep 8th 2021, 12:50 PM 9,885 Views 11 Comments

Qatar, which hosts next year’s World Cup, has repeatedly come under the spotlight over worker welfare issues.

Abba have just released new music for the first time in 40 years - have a listen
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# Mamma Mia

Abba have just released new music for the first time in 40 years - have a listen

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 6:37 PM 128,202 Views 48 Comments

The new album, Voyage, will be released on 5 November.

Six Irish people airlifted from summit of Sweden's highest peak after being stranded overnight
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# Kebnekaise

Six Irish people airlifted from summit of Sweden's highest peak after being stranded overnight

Updated Aug 23rd 2021, 2:30 PM 79,690 Views 0 Comments
  • The six Irish men are in good health this afternoon.
  • President of the Swedish Mountain Rescuers National Organisation said the group were not suitably dressed.
  • Temperatures plummeted as low as -10 degrees Celsius overnight.
Nordqvist wins British Open to claim third major, 13th-place finish for Maguire
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# Review

Nordqvist wins British Open to claim third major, 13th-place finish for Maguire

Aug 22nd 2021, 8:30 PM 4,102 Views 3 Comments

The experienced 34-year-old shared the lead with playing partner Nanna Koerstz Madsen heading down the 18th, but a par was enough to secure victory.

Sweden’s centre-right Moderates leader asked to try and form government
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# Swede Deal

Sweden’s centre-right Moderates leader asked to try and form government

Jun 29th 2021, 8:37 PM 8,020 Views 12 Comments

Ulf Kristersson was among those to oust Social Democrat Stefan Lofven who is acting as a caretaker until a new premier takes the reins.

Sweden beat Slovakia 1-0 to move to brink of last-16
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# Swede Result

Sweden beat Slovakia 1-0 to move to brink of last-16

Jun 18th 2021, 3:58 PM 2,859 Views 0 Comments

Emil Forsberg’s penalty settled a drab game in St Petersburg.

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener
# Stalemate
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# Stalemate

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 PM 16,551 Views 10 Comments

Spain dominated the game but couldn’t hit the net.

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Euro 2020
# Ruled Out
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# Ruled Out

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Euro 2020

May 15th 2021, 3:01 PM 5,939 Views 3 Comments

The 39-year-old sustained a knee injury during AC Milan’s 3-0 win at Juventus last week.

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return
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# World Cup Qualifiers

German players in 'human rights' message before Iceland victory and Zlatan sets up winner on Sweden return

Mar 25th 2021, 10:30 PM 5,321 Views 2 Comments

A 3-0 win for Germany over Iceland tonight.

Ibrahimovic back in Sweden squad after five-year gap
# Zlat's Back
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# Zlat's Back

Ibrahimovic back in Sweden squad after five-year gap

Mar 16th 2021, 12:41 PM 5,764 Views 5 Comments

‘The return of the God,’ he tweeted.

22-year-old man accused of stabbing seven people in Sweden remanded in custody
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# Vetlanda

22-year-old man accused of stabbing seven people in Sweden remanded in custody

Mar 5th 2021, 12:43 PM 11,305 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested after the attack on Wednesday afternoon in the quiet town of Vetlanda.

Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack
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# Sweden

Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack

Mar 4th 2021, 7:56 AM 16,833 Views 21 Comments

The suspect was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg by police.

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight
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# Vetlanda

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 9:15 PM 39,163 Views 0 Comments

The suspect was shot in the leg by police when he was taken into custody.

Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers
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# Stockholm

Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers

Dec 28th 2020, 2:42 PM 50,522 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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# Sweden

Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 6:51 PM 92,615 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
# Not Gone Away
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# Not Gone Away

Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros

Nov 25th 2020, 1:49 PM 7,318 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
# Covid-19 Pandemic
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# Covid-19 Pandemic

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

Nov 16th 2020, 3:59 PM 34,308 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
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

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

Oct 14th 2020, 11:09 PM 14,144 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

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

Sep 25th 2020, 12:54 PM 20,481 Views 54 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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# Lockdown

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

Sep 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 51,384 Views 91 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

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

Aug 29th 2020, 12:19 PM 61,504 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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# Coronavirus

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

Jul 17th 2020, 8:08 AM 45,673 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
# Olof Palme
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# Olof Palme

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

Jun 10th 2020, 10:24 AM 13,312 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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# Coronavirus

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

Jun 7th 2020, 11:40 AM 53,579 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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# Lockdown

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

Jun 3rd 2020, 1:45 PM 36,838 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 34,587 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 40,247 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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# Coronavirus

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

Apr 17th 2020, 4:56 PM 67,480 Views 67 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
# Less Restrictive
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# Less Restrictive

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

Mar 30th 2020, 8:44 AM 117,055 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’
# Greta Thunberg Foundation
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# Greta Thunberg Foundation

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’

Feb 20th 2020, 8:51 AM 15,136 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
# TAKING ACTION
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# TAKING ACTION

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

Nov 28th 2019, 2:00 PM 10,964 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
# Fantastic Four
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# Fantastic Four

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

Nov 20th 2019, 10:29 AM 8,698 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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# Ibrahimovic

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

Oct 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 8,893 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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# Concern

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:16 AM 5,489 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
# Swede Disposition
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# Swede Disposition

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

Oct 15th 2019, 10:15 PM 4,630 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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# Reaction

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

Sep 10th 2019, 11:30 PM 9,973 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
# Future Is Bright
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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 41,288 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
# Over And Out
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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 9,513 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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# Stockholm

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden

Aug 14th 2019, 2:41 PM 15,016 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

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

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:06 AM 12,713 Views 45 Comments

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

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