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#Sweden

# sweden - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Masked vandals torch dozens of cars in Sweden in attack arranged on social media

Two suspects have been arrested so far.

# sweden - Friday 3 August, 2018

Swedish police probed for killing man with Down Syndrome who had a toy gun

Eric Torell was shot dead by a police patrol in the residential neighbourhood of Vasastan.

# sweden - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Ryanair says new talks should happen after Friday's strike as 'damage already done'

The airline said last week that all 3,500 customers affected by the cancellations have already been notified.

International manhunt launched after thieves use motorboat to steal Swedish national treasures

The theft occurred just before midday on Tuesday, when two gold burial crowns were stolen from Stragnas Cathedral.

# sweden - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Swedish student's stunt to save Afghan man from deportation goes viral

The incident took place on Monday.

# sweden - Friday 20 July, 2018

From The42 Ibrahimovic vows to honour David Beckham bet and wear England shirt at Wembley Man Of His Word

Ibrahimovic vows to honour David Beckham bet and wear England shirt at Wembley

The LA Galaxy star lost a bet to Beckham after England beat Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals.

# sweden - Thursday 19 July, 2018

From The42 Hoops exit Europa League despite courageous battle through extra-time in Stockholm Europa League

Hoops exit Europa League despite courageous battle through extra-time in Stockholm

Shamrock Rovers bowed out in their Europa League first-round qualifier after extra-time in Sweden.

# sweden - Sunday 8 July, 2018

From The42 'Pickford is the prototype of what a modern goalkeeper should be' Pick Of The Litter

'Pickford is the prototype of what a modern goalkeeper should be'

The England goalkeeper made a trio of brilliant saves in their 2-0 quarter-final defeat of Sweden yesterday.

# sweden - Saturday 7 July, 2018

From The42 England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes Three Lions This post contains videos

England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes

Headers either side of half-time from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli saw England ease past Sweden on Saturday.

From The42 As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final

We went minute-by-minute as England and Sweden clashed at the Samara Arena for a place in the World Cup semi-finals.

'We don't turn up and waltz around': Southgate snaps back at England 'spoilt children' claims

Having been branded as “spoilt children” by their opponents, the England manager has moved to reject such criticism.

# sweden - Friday 6 July, 2018

From The42 Injury-stricken Jamie Vardy the only doubt as England prepare for Sweden Update

Injury-stricken Jamie Vardy the only doubt as England prepare for Sweden

As of now, it looks like he’ll miss their World Cup quarter-final.

# sweden - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From The42 'Yesterday was a massive milestone for us as a group because we hadn't won a knockout game for so long' Bouncing Back

'Yesterday was a massive milestone for us as a group because we hadn't won a knockout game for so long'

Eric Dier is confident that the defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016 can be consigned to memory.

From The42 Vardy doubtful for England's World Cup quarter-final after last-minute penalty switch Russia 2018

Vardy doubtful for England's World Cup quarter-final after last-minute penalty switch

The Leicester City striker came on as a substitute in the shootout win over Colombia, but he is struggling with a groin problem.

# sweden - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From The42 Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot Knockout Stages This post contains videos

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot

Emil Forsberg’s deflected strike was enough to seal Sweden’s passage into the last eight on Tuesday.

From The42 As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16 Liveblog

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16

Sweden played Switzerland for a place in the quarter-finals.

# sweden - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From The42 Sweden's Sports Minister wears football jersey to parliament after World Cup player suffers racial attacks Solidarity

Sweden's Sports Minister wears football jersey to parliament after World Cup player suffers racial attacks

Annika Strandhall wore a Jimmy Durmaz football jersey in parliament to show her support for the winger.

# sweden - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From The42 Germany suspends two members of backroom staff over spat with Swedes Kroos Missile

Germany suspends two members of backroom staff over spat with Swedes

Uli Voigt and Georg Behlau have been told not to attend tomorrow’s final Group F match against South Korea.

# sweden - Monday 25 June, 2018

From The42 'F*** racism!' - Sweden players rally behind team-mate's powerful statement after online threats Making A Stand This post contains videos

'F*** racism!' - Sweden players rally behind team-mate's powerful statement after online threats

Winger Jimmy Durmaz was targeted on social media after conceding the free-kick that led to Toni Kroos’ winner for Germany.

# sweden - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Germany v Sweden, World Cup 2018, Group G Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Germany v Sweden, World Cup 2018, Group G

The reigning champions needed to bounce back with a win in Sochi this evening after losing out to Mexico.

# sweden - Friday 22 June, 2018

FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?

A Facebook post from TheLiberal.ie has been shared widely since it was posted earlier today.

# sweden - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo

Sweden’s justice minister called the shootings an “abominable crime”.

# sweden - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub Blame Game

Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub

Sweden coach Janne Andersson previously shut the door on the star player making a return to the squad.

# sweden - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment

Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.

# sweden - Monday 30 April, 2018

Three people arrested in Sweden suspected of planning 'act of terror'

There is no indication as of yet when the attack would have taken place.

# sweden - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From The42 Zlatan declares on Jimmy Kimmel Live: 'I'm going to the World Cup' Dare To Zlatan This post contains videos

Zlatan declares on Jimmy Kimmel Live: 'I'm going to the World Cup'

It has been speculated that the LA Galaxy star will come out of international retirement to play in Russia.

# sweden - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Inventor 'viewed video of woman being decapitated' hours before journalist's death

Peter Madsen has admitted dismembering Kim Wall but denies killing her.

# sweden - Saturday 31 March, 2018

From The42 'If they want, I'm there' - Zlatan leaving the door open for World Cup return Swede Dreams

'If they want, I'm there' - Zlatan leaving the door open for World Cup return

The Swedish star announced his retirement from international football after Euro 2016.

# sweden - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Swedish journalist 'was strangled or had her throat cut' on submarine

Kim Wall was on the submarine belonging to Danish inventor Peter Madsen.

# sweden - Sunday 4 March, 2018

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory

Every Friday, employees retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to go to the gym.

# sweden - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.

# sweden - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ingvar Kamprad - the founder of Ikea - dies aged 91

Kamprad founded the Ikea in in Sweden in 1943.

# sweden - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured

Local police say there is nothing to suggest the explosion was terror-related.

# sweden - Friday 22 December, 2017

From The42 The story of how a young Irish international became a star player in Sweden Rise

The story of how a young Irish international became a star player in Sweden

In an extract from Michael Walker’s book ‘Green Shoots,’ Ireland and Arsenal star Louise Quinn remembers her stint in Sweden.

# sweden - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# sweden - Saturday 18 November, 2017

From The42 Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football Dare To Zlatan

Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football

Irish football can see parallels with its own greatest striker Robbie Keane and his inclusion at Euro 2016.

# sweden - Friday 17 November, 2017

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit Sock It To 'em This post contains videos

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit

Leo Varadkar says he wants talk of hard borders “off the table” before things move forward.

# sweden - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From The42 Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss Absent Friends

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss

Janne Andersson preferred to focus on the players who sealed their country’s World Cup berth.

# sweden - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw Crunch Time

World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw

It’s all or nothing, as Italy find themselves trailing to Sweden ahead of tonight’s crucial second leg.

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