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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

8 hours ago 21,142 Views 12 Comments

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

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 Thu 10:40 AM 29,755 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.
Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership
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Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership

Wed 8:30 AM 8,283 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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Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution

Wed 12:03 AM 10,768 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.

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

Tue 2:25 PM 8,413 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Mon 10:45 PM 22,159 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

Mon 2:54 PM 18,615 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 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 13,266 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 30,125 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 13,092 Views 3 Comments

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

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

May 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 27,921 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 55,504 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"
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 18,990 Views 16 Comments

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

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 8,352 Views 4 Comments

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

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 21,518 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.

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 43,464 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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'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change

Apr 12th 2022, 2:50 PM 19,252 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Apr 11th 2022, 9:15 PM 6,158 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 20,310 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 2,697 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 5th 2022, 2:44 PM 38,760 Views 7 Comments

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

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 8,508 Views 0 Comments

The suspect in yesterday’s attack has been arrested.

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 28,457 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Feb 14th 2022, 2:09 PM 13,260 Views 20 Comments

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

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 11,561 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 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 26,511 Views 52 Comments

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

British sailor held in custody for further two weeks over ship collision
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British sailor held in custody for further two weeks over ship collision

Dec 16th 2021, 10:15 PM 15,958 Views 2 Comments

Prosecutors said he is being detained for ‘gross negligence in maritime traffic, aggravated drunken seafaring’ and causing another person’s death.

Arrests made over body found following cargo ship collision in Sweden
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Arrests made over body found following cargo ship collision in Sweden

Dec 13th 2021, 10:45 PM 24,308 Views 0 Comments

The Swedish Maritime Administration confirmed a second person is missing at sea.

Two missing after freight ships collide off Sweden
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Two missing after freight ships collide off Sweden

Dec 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 14,512 Views 6 Comments

One of the vessels capsized.

Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week
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Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week

Updated Nov 29th 2021, 2:28 PM 20,425 Views 8 Comments

Magdalena Andersson resigned last week after seven hours when her budget failed to pass, but has been re-elected.

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.

Sweden's Prime Minister-elect resigns hours after being appointed
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Sweden's Prime Minister-elect resigns hours after being appointed

Nov 24th 2021, 5:07 PM 60,972 Views 29 Comments

Her Government’s budget failed to pass and the Greens Party left the coalition government.

Sweden U21 head coach announced as new Barnsley boss hours after defeat to Ireland
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Sweden U21 head coach announced as new Barnsley boss hours after defeat to Ireland

Nov 17th 2021, 10:43 AM 4,237 Views 0 Comments

Poya Asbaghi’s final game in charge was last night’s 1-0 loss at Tallaght Stadium.

Watch: Former Ireland U21 star Elbouzedi scores brilliant long-range goal in Sweden
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Watch: Former Ireland U21 star Elbouzedi scores brilliant long-range goal in Sweden

Nov 7th 2021, 10:27 PM 8,539 Views 2 Comments

The ex-Waterford player appears to be really taking to life abroad.

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
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The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

Oct 22nd 2021, 4:45 PM 464 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

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As it happened: Republic of Ireland vs Sweden, Women's World Cup Qualifier

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden preview, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
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The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden preview, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

Oct 19th 2021, 4:15 PM 795 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

'Our tigers will be ready,' says Pauw as Ireland's World Cup dream begins
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'Our tigers will be ready,' says Pauw as Ireland's World Cup dream begins

Oct 18th 2021, 8:30 PM 1,690 Views 0 Comments

The Girls In Green face Sweden, the second best team in the world, on Thursday.

Ireland women's squad vaccinated, as Pauw vows to 'support the movement' after NWSL scandal
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Ireland women's squad vaccinated, as Pauw vows to 'support the movement' after NWSL scandal

Oct 15th 2021, 1:18 PM 2,665 Views 0 Comments

‘This is happening too much in women’s sport, not only in women’s football but everywhere.’

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