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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Stockholm

This year
Another Irish record for Daniel Wiffen in Stockholm
It continues a hugely impressive few days for the Down swimmer.
Last year
Swedish Prime Minister resigns following right-wing bloc's election win
She will continue in a caretaking capacity until a new government is formed.
Swedish prime minister to resign as right and far-right bloc appears set to win election
Never before has a Swedish government relied on the support of the anti-immigration and nationalist Sweden Democrats.
Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.
Sweden's ruling party to announce Nato stance on 15 May
A decision in favour of joining would in all likelihood pave the way for Sweden to submit a membership bid.
All time
Swedish party leader to get second shot at PM role following resignation hours after appointment
Magdalena Andersson was elected prime minister yesterday but reisgned when the Greens quit the coalition.
Swedish rapper jailed for 10 months for conspiracy to kidnap rival artist
Yasin Mahamoud, known by stage name Yasin, was detained on New Year’s Eve.
Sweden proposes pandemic law for broader shutdown powers
The Swedish government said the new law would enable it to close down businesses, shopping centres or public transport.
Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna were announced as the recipients in Stockholm.
Prosecutors end probe into 1986 murder of Swedish PM as main suspect is dead
Palme was gunned down on 28 February 1986 after leaving the cinema.
US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden
The rapper was given a suspended sentence.
Donald Trump calls on Sweden to 'free' rapper A$AP Rocky as trial approaches
The rapper was arrested on 3 July following a street brawl.
Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with assault and will remain in Sweden until trial
Trump said he spoke with Swedish Prime Minister about A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail”.
Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.
Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
The Waterford native finished third in the 400m hurdles this evening.
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.
Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment
Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.
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.
Foul play ruled out in Avicii death - reports
The Swedish DJ died on Friday in Oman, aged just 28.
Two members of Swedish Academy resign amid crisis over high-profile man accused of sexual assaults
The Academy, which in under the direct patronage of the Norwegian king, awards the Nobel Literature Prize.
Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people
Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.
Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured
Local police say there is nothing to suggest the explosion was terror-related.
Ajax v Manchester United, Europa League final
It was over to the Friends Arena in Stockholm, where United were aiming to claim a trophy and Champions League qualification.
Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack
The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.
Woman who was injured in Stockholm truck attack dies in hospital
Police have not disclosed a motive for the attack and no extremist group has claimed responsibility.
Tom Clonan: We need to talk about how unprepared we are for a terror attack
“In the new reality, the ordinary police on duty, or Gardai, will be required to close down such attacks.”
Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead
The other people killed were a Belgian and two Swedes.
Swedish police say man arrested is suspected driver of truck that killed four people
If confirmed as a terror attack, it would be Sweden’s first such deadly assault.
Four people dead and 15 wounded after Stockholm truck attack
Police have arrested one person in connection to the incident, which the Swedish Prime Minister said seems to be a terrorist attack.
Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.
Gang rape in Sweden 'streamed live on Facebook'
The suspects, aged 18, 20 and 24, were arrested early Sunday in an apartment north of Stockholm.
Julian Assange could be holed up for another four years over rape allegations
A Swedish court has again ruled that the arrest warrant against him is valid.
Did you see the Eurovision's bizarre 'robot riverdance' at half time last night?
The robots were a bit better than the people to be honest.
We called the new Dial-a-Swede number to talk to random Swedes
The folks at the country’s tourist association came up with a genius idea to spread word about Sweden.
'Swedish Fritzl' sentenced to 10 years in prison for holding woman captive in bunker
The incident occurred late last year.
'Building suspense': Eurovision voting is changing in a big way this year
The contest’s organisers say the new system will increase transparency.
British band Viola Beach killed after car plunges off Swedish bridge
The band was in Sweden to play at a music festival.
U2 gig to go ahead tomorrow after 'security threat' forces evacuation of Stockholm show
The band confirmed that their gig last night was cancelled because of a “security threat”.
Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane
The man took advantage of his job at Addis Ababa airport to smuggle himself aboard the Ethiopian Airlines flight.
Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger
The local police chief said the incident was not as dramatic as it might sound.