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# stockholm - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sligo man missing in Sweden for a week
# Appeal
# Appeal

Sligo man missing in Sweden for a week

Nov 17th 2014, 12:54 PM 17,464 Views 5 Comments

Brian Farrell was last seen in Stockholm on 10 November.

# stockholm - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden

Aug 6th 2014, 9:22 AM 10,188 Views 4 Comments

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# stockholm - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be 'man enough' to face sex charges
# Assault
# Assault

Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be 'man enough' to face sex charges

Jul 17th 2014, 8:03 AM 9,832 Views 62 Comments

Assange has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two years

# stockholm - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Incredibly talented one-man band plays the Star Wars theme tune
# Far Far Away
From The Daily Edge
# Far Far Away

Incredibly talented one-man band plays the Star Wars theme tune

May 29th 2014, 12:02 PM 1,563 Views 1 Comment

Dooo dooo, dododoDOOOOdo…

# stockholm - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Public masturbation is now legal in Sweden*
# Fyi
From The Daily Edge
# Fyi

Public masturbation is now legal in Sweden*

Sep 18th 2013, 6:03 PM 176,768 Views 187 Comments

*As long as you’re not masturbating AT anyone.

# stockholm - Saturday 24 August, 2013

40 years ago, this is how 'Stockholm Syndrome' was born
# Hostage Situation
# Hostage Situation

40 years ago, this is how 'Stockholm Syndrome' was born

Aug 24th 2013, 9:45 AM 28,897 Views 32 Comments

The man who took hostages in a Swedish bank in August 1973 tells his story – and how those he had taken prisoner “more or less sided with me”.

# stockholm - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Pictures of Sweden's royal wedding: The princess and the New York banker
# Modern Day Fairytale
# Modern Day Fairytale

Pictures of Sweden's royal wedding: The princess and the New York banker

Jun 9th 2013, 3:41 PM 24,346 Views 25 Comments

Around 470 European royals, top New York socialites and celebrities attended the wedding in Stockholm.

# stockholm - Friday 7 June, 2013

Modern fairy tale: After a cheating ex, Swedish Princess to marry New Yorker
# Royal Wedding
# Royal Wedding

Modern fairy tale: After a cheating ex, Swedish Princess to marry New Yorker

Jun 7th 2013, 3:14 PM 24,639 Views 21 Comments

Princess Madeleine is set to marry New York banker Christopher O’Neill in the Swedish capital in the morning.

# stockholm - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Swedish princess gets off traffic fine by claiming immunity she doesn't have
# Sweden
# Sweden

Swedish princess gets off traffic fine by claiming immunity she doesn't have

Jun 6th 2013, 1:20 PM 21,508 Views 46 Comments

A policeman was confused when Princess Madeleine claimed immunity – and she’ll now be getting a retroactive fine.

# stockholm - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Parents patrolling streets help deter Stockholm rioters
# Sweden
# Sweden

Parents patrolling streets help deter Stockholm rioters

May 25th 2013, 1:35 PM 9,550 Views 32 Comments

Since the 1980s, Nightwalkers have made their presence known to young people gathering in the streets.

# stockholm - Friday 24 May, 2013

Schools torched in fifth night of Sweden riots over 'police brutality'
# Sweden
# Sweden

Schools torched in fifth night of Sweden riots over 'police brutality'

May 24th 2013, 8:35 AM 14,026 Views 149 Comments

The troubles are believed to have been triggered by the fatal police shooting of a 69-year-old man last week.

# stockholm - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Pensioners charged with harassment for blasting Iron Maiden tunes
# Number Of The Beast
From The Daily Edge
# Number Of The Beast

Pensioners charged with harassment for blasting Iron Maiden tunes

May 1st 2013, 11:40 AM 1,604 Views 2 Comments

Bring your granny to the slaughter.

# stockholm - Friday 5 April, 2013

It nearly kicked off at Conor McGregor's first ever UFC weigh-in today
# Heated
From The42
# Heated

It nearly kicked off at Conor McGregor's first ever UFC weigh-in today

Apr 5th 2013, 7:43 PM 3,908 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner is dying to get into the Octagon with tomorrow’s opponent Marcus Brimage.

# stockholm - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Caption Time: McClean gives Green the long and short of it
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Caption Time: McClean gives Green the long and short of it

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:31 PM 3,857 Views 17 Comments

Good night out in Stockholm, boys?

# stockholm - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Sweden: Stolen train leaves tracks before crashing into three-storey building
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden: Stolen train leaves tracks before crashing into three-storey building

Jan 15th 2013, 9:34 PM 13,702 Views 46 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# stockholm - Monday 19 November, 2012

Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane
# Rihannair
From The Daily Edge
# Rihannair

Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane

Nov 19th 2012, 12:02 PM 2,349 Views 2 Comments

The journalists who are following the popstar on her seven day concert bender have started to lose it…

# stockholm - Friday 16 November, 2012

Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip
# Rihanna 777
From The Daily Edge
# Rihanna 777

Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip

Nov 16th 2012, 11:27 AM 3,574 Views 0 Comments

150 journalists and fans are joining Rihanna as she plays seven gigs in seven days around the world.

# stockholm - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Green shoots: Trap takes positives from promising Irish performance
# Iregre
From The42
# Iregre

Green shoots: Trap takes positives from promising Irish performance

Nov 15th 2012, 7:25 AM 2,741 Views 10 Comments

It may be another defeat but the Italian reckons the young Irish stars showed what they can do against the Greeks.

# stockholm - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,790 Views 6 Comments

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

# stockholm - Monday 8 October, 2012

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award

Oct 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 3,353 Views 2 Comments

This week, some of the world’s top scholars will look to Stockholm and Oslo as the 2012 Nobel Prizes are announced.

# stockholm - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Dublin in top 10 most congested cities in Europe
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin in top 10 most congested cities in Europe

Jul 10th 2012, 9:27 AM 7,526 Views 55 Comments

Traffic congestion in the Irish capital was rated as worse than Leeds-Bradford, London, Stockholm and Hamburg.

# stockholm - Friday 1 June, 2012

IN PICTURES: Photos taken around the world in one day (part two)
# The World In A Day
# The World In A Day

IN PICTURES: Photos taken around the world in one day (part two)

Jun 1st 2012, 7:15 AM 4,243 Views 1 Comment

Presenting part two of a snapshot of this massive project, which has seen submissions of thousands of photographs from around the world, taken on 15 May 2012…

# stockholm - Monday 14 May, 2012

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst

May 14th 2012, 2:20 PM 2,322 Views 7 Comments

Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.

# stockholm - Monday 5 March, 2012

Where are all the attractive men?
# Good Lookin'
From The Daily Edge
# Good Lookin'

Where are all the attractive men?

Mar 5th 2012, 6:50 PM 12,773 Views 55 Comments

Stockholm, says Travelers Digest.

# stockholm - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Column: How to make parental leave work for dads in Ireland too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How to make parental leave work for dads in Ireland too

Feb 28th 2012, 2:30 PM 131 Views 19 Comments

Journalist Philip O’Connor says the system of parental leave in Sweden, where he lives, benefits children, parents and the unemployed – and it is ideal for recessionary Ireland.

# stockholm - Friday 24 February, 2012

Central Bank appoints new Chief Economist
# New Job
# New Job

Central Bank appoints new Chief Economist

Feb 24th 2012, 1:28 PM 2,903 Views 24 Comments

Lars Frisell, who previously worked for the European Central Bank, will take up the role in June.

# stockholm - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
# Pricey
From The Daily Edge
# Pricey

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dec 8th 2011, 3:29 PM 10,115 Views 25 Comments

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# stockholm - Friday 14 October, 2011

Estonia bound: the wheres and hows of getting there
# Options
From The42
# Options

Estonia bound: the wheres and hows of getting there

Oct 14th 2011, 8:17 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

Want to show your support for the boys in green but intimidated by the Baltic? Look no further: we’ve collated all your travel options in a tidy little slideshow.

# stockholm - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize
# Nobel Laureate
# Nobel Laureate

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize

Oct 6th 2011, 12:30 PM 235 Views 1 Comment

The 80-year-old Swedish poet was named this year’s winner to loud cheers at a press conference in Stockholm.

# stockholm - Monday 3 October, 2011

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:32 AM 429 Views 0 Comments

Three scientists, including Bruce Beutler, pictured, have been named as the winners of the Nobel prize for medicine following their research into the immune system.

# stockholm - Monday 29 August, 2011

Man who fatally stabbed Swedish minister claims he faked mental illness
# Sweden
# Sweden

Man who fatally stabbed Swedish minister claims he faked mental illness

Aug 29th 2011, 4:11 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

Mijailo Mijailovic, 32, convicted of killing Anna Lindh in 2003, claims he faked mental illness in an attempt to avoid a prison sentence.

# stockholm - Friday 26 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Aug 26th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,297 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s news: Dublin Fire Brigade unions head for the LRC, Anglo’s last ever accounts, New York prepares for evacuation, and more success for Shamrock Rovers and Conor Niland…

# stockholm - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Column: ‘We train indoors, unless it clashes with a kids’ birthday party’
# Emigration
# Emigration

Column: ‘We train indoors, unless it clashes with a kids’ birthday party’

Aug 20th 2011, 5:53 PM 42 Views 2 Comments

As Ireland’s young people emigrate, GAA clubs are springing up in unlikely locations – and becoming centres for a unique community, writes Philip O’Connor from Sweden.

# stockholm - Friday 19 August, 2011

Europe is a 'focus of terrorist plots', says US report
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Europe is a 'focus of terrorist plots', says US report

Aug 19th 2011, 9:26 AM 325 Views 10 Comments

Al-Qaeda affiliates are growing stronger – even launching an English-language magazine, the US State Department says.

# stockholm - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Six people - including baby - injured in Stockholm Marathon bus accident
# Sweden
# Sweden

Six people - including baby - injured in Stockholm Marathon bus accident

May 28th 2011, 4:02 PM 407 Views 0 Comments

An out-of-control bus careers into a busy square as thousands of city residents travelled to watch the annual marathon.

# stockholm - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 11th 2011, 7:59 PM 2,093 Views 0 Comments

Our daily wrap-up of news and developments – today including a pretty unusual health experiment in Sweden…

# stockholm - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Date set for Wikileaks founder Assange’s extradition appeal
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Date set for Wikileaks founder Assange’s extradition appeal

Apr 6th 2011, 4:02 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

Assange to fight extradition for sexual abuse allegations, saying his human rights would be compromised.

# stockholm - Sunday 12 December, 2010

Stockholm police say twin bombings were terrorist attacks
# Sweden
# Sweden

Stockholm police say twin bombings were terrorist attacks

Dec 12th 2010, 12:58 PM 319 Views 0 Comments

Authorities say failed twin bombings in the Swedish capital were jihadist – and could have been catastrophic.