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# sweden - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Swedish Prime Minister resigns following right-wing bloc's election win
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Swedish Prime Minister resigns following right-wing bloc's election win

Updated Sep 15th 2022, 12:39 PM 13,051 Views 13 Comments

She will continue in a caretaking capacity until a new government is formed.

# sweden - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Swedish prime minister to resign as right and far-right bloc appears set to win election
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Swedish prime minister to resign as right and far-right bloc appears set to win election

Sep 14th 2022, 7:36 PM 25,742 Views 35 Comments

Never before has a Swedish government relied on the support of the anti-immigration and nationalist Sweden Democrats.

Explainer: The Swedish right are likely taking over, but what does it mean for Europe?
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Explainer: The Swedish right are likely taking over, but what does it mean for Europe?

Sep 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 24,294 Views 36 Comments

The country’s right-wing bloc is expected to oust the incumbent Social Democrats.

# sweden - Monday 12 September, 2022

Sweden's right wing poised for election victory following far-right gains
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Sweden's right wing poised for election victory following far-right gains

Sep 12th 2022, 7:40 AM 19,289 Views 9 Comments

The election campaign was dominated by issues close to right-wing voters and especially the far-right.

# sweden - Sunday 11 September, 2022

Exit polls give slim lead for Sweden's left bloc as far-right surges
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Exit polls give slim lead for Sweden's left bloc as far-right surges

Updated Sep 11th 2022, 8:28 PM 31,986 Views 31 Comments

Both polls suggested the anti-immigration and nationalist Sweden Democrats could for the first time become the country’s second-biggest party.

# sweden - Saturday 20 August, 2022

Man gunned down in Sweden mall was shooter's target, say police
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Man gunned down in Sweden mall was shooter's target, say police

Updated Aug 20th 2022, 12:47 PM 34,327 Views 0 Comments

Local police said they had arrested the suspected shooter.

# sweden - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Uefa rubbishes Sweden’s criticism of VAR support at Euro 2022
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Uefa rubbishes Sweden’s criticism of VAR support at Euro 2022

Jul 26th 2022, 1:33 PM 3,797 Views 2 Comments

AC Milan forward Kosovare Asllani criticised the governing body for ‘using 50% fewer cameras’.

# sweden - Sunday 17 July, 2022

Sweden trash Portugal to move on to Euros quarter-finals as group winners
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Sweden trash Portugal to move on to Euros quarter-finals as group winners

Jul 17th 2022, 7:37 PM 3,659 Views 1 Comment

Arsenal forward Stina Blackstenius rounded off a 5-0 rout of Portugal as Peter Gerhardsson’s side finished above the Netherlands on goal difference.

# sweden - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Sweden grab late winner against Switzerland to close in on Euro quarter-final spot
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# Tight Margins

Sweden grab late winner against Switzerland to close in on Euro quarter-final spot

Jul 13th 2022, 8:06 PM 1,687 Views 0 Comments

Substitute Hanna Bennison hit the decisive goal in Sheffield.

# sweden - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Nato poised to sign off on accession for Sweden and Finland
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Nato poised to sign off on accession for Sweden and Finland

Jul 5th 2022, 9:09 AM 7,005 Views 2 Comments

The move will further increase Russia’s strategic isolation in the wake of its invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.

# sweden - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO
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Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO

Jun 28th 2022, 8:29 PM 17,530 Views 22 Comments

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held non-aligned status.

# sweden - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today
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# Simon Coveney

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today

Jun 7th 2022, 10:11 AM 10,375 Views 49 Comments

Coveney will meet the the Foreign Affairs minister of Sweden and Finland while also meeting the Defence minister in Helsinki.

# sweden - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Angry Swedish fans auction off replicas of Ibrahimovic's nose in protest
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# Going Going Gone

Angry Swedish fans auction off replicas of Ibrahimovic's nose in protest

May 24th 2022, 7:39 PM 30,662 Views 14 Comments

Fans are conducting the auction out of what they perceive as the star’s betrayal.

# sweden - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids
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Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids

May 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 31,381 Views 15 Comments

Turkey has long accused Nordic countries of harbouring extremist Kurdish groups.

# sweden - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
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Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,261 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.

# sweden - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership
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Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership

May 18th 2022, 8:30 AM 8,347 Views 18 Comments

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he welcomes the requests.

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution
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# Olle Thorell

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution

May 18th 2022, 12:03 AM 10,906 Views 8 Comments

Olle Thorell is an MP for the ruling Social Democrats party and also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Swedish parliament.

# sweden - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
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Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

May 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 8,487 Views 20 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

# sweden - Monday 16 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,452 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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 18,764 Views 27 Comments

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

# sweden - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid
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Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid

May 15th 2022, 5:07 PM 13,340 Views 10 Comments

The turnaround comes amid soaring political and public support in Sweden for joining the Western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
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NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated May 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 30,213 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
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Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

May 15th 2022, 1:11 PM 13,159 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

# sweden - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Eurovision: Seven songs to watch and other key things to know ahead of tonight's Grand Final
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# Live From Turin

Eurovision: Seven songs to watch and other key things to know ahead of tonight's Grand Final

May 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 28,030 Views 4 Comments

Need to catch up ahead of tonight’s show?

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
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Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'

Updated May 14th 2022, 3:20 PM 55,772 Views 53 Comments
  • "The breaking point will be in the second part of August," Major General Kyrylo Budanov said
  • The intelligence chief also made unverified claims that a coup is under way in Moscow to depose Putin
  • Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake"

# sweden - Friday 13 May, 2022

Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato
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Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato

May 13th 2022, 9:04 AM 19,036 Views 16 Comments

Sweden is expected to follow suit within days amid fears triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

# sweden - Monday 9 May, 2022

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 8,372 Views 4 Comments

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

# sweden - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Riots in Sweden 'linked to criminal gangs who target police'
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Riots in Sweden 'linked to criminal gangs who target police'

Apr 19th 2022, 7:38 AM 21,589 Views 8 Comments

The country has been rocked by a series of violent protests sparked by a far-right politician’s plans to publicly burn the Koran.

# sweden - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Ireland secure one of the biggest results in their history with monumental draw in Sweden
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Ireland secure one of the biggest results in their history with monumental draw in Sweden

Apr 12th 2022, 7:58 PM 43,550 Views 22 Comments

Katie McCabe’s first-half goal sealed a crucial point against one of the top teams in the world.

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'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change
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# Pauw Patrol

'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change

Apr 12th 2022, 2:50 PM 19,275 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw and Katie McCabe reflect on the progress and pitfalls of women’s football of late.

# sweden - Monday 11 April, 2022

'If you perform, you are entitled to do those nice things. Well done to Sweden'
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# Getting Shirty

'If you perform, you are entitled to do those nice things. Well done to Sweden'

Apr 11th 2022, 9:15 PM 6,182 Views 0 Comments

The mixed reviews of the Swedes’ ‘interesting’ new kit continue, with Vera Pauw and Katie McCabe sharing their opinions.

'It's terribly unfortunate for the girls but it's an opportunity for others to step up'
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'It's terribly unfortunate for the girls but it's an opportunity for others to step up'

Updated Apr 11th 2022, 12:55 PM 20,334 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn on Ireland’s defensive crisis, Sweden’s biggest strength, and how securing a result in Gothenburg is ‘really, really possible’.

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'
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# The Mighty Quinn

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'

Apr 11th 2022, 10:00 AM 2,721 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn is one of Ireland’s most established and experienced players.

# sweden - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Sweden unveil kit stitched with details of 'how to stand a chance against us' before Ireland clash
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# Getting Shirty

Sweden unveil kit stitched with details of 'how to stand a chance against us' before Ireland clash

Apr 5th 2022, 2:44 PM 38,974 Views 7 Comments

The new kit is filled with stats and details also published to a website titled How to Stop Sweden.

# sweden - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Swedish police seek motive after two women die in school attack
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Swedish police seek motive after two women die in school attack

Mar 22nd 2022, 3:13 PM 8,518 Views 0 Comments

The suspect in yesterday’s attack has been arrested.

# sweden - Monday 21 March, 2022

Student arrested after two women die in Swedish school attack, police say
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Student arrested after two women die in Swedish school attack, police say

Mar 21st 2022, 11:04 PM 28,484 Views 7 Comments

The two women, both aged in their 50s, “were employees of the school”, the police said.

# sweden - Monday 14 February, 2022

Sweden recommends fourth Covid-19 jab for over-80s
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# Fourth Dose

Sweden recommends fourth Covid-19 jab for over-80s

Feb 14th 2022, 2:09 PM 13,280 Views 20 Comments

The country’s health agency said the jab should be taken four months after the previous dose, at the earliest.

# sweden - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Sweden ends wide-scale Covid testing as pandemic restrictions lifted
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Sweden ends wide-scale Covid testing as pandemic restrictions lifted

Feb 9th 2022, 12:59 PM 11,578 Views 6 Comments

The move puts the nation at odds with most of Europe, but experts say it could become the norm as costly testing yields fewer benefits with Omicron.

# sweden - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Sweden opts against recommending Covid vaccines for children aged five to 11
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Sweden opts against recommending Covid vaccines for children aged five to 11

Jan 27th 2022, 5:28 PM 26,541 Views 51 Comments

The decision could be reassessed if the health situation changes, the authorities said.

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