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# sweden - Friday 17 April, 2020

Debunked: No, Sweden has not suppressed Covid-19 more than countries with stricter measures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Debunked: No, Sweden has not suppressed Covid-19 more than countries with stricter measures

Apr 17th 2020, 4:56 PM 67,490 Views 67 Comments

Social media posts have claim Sweden has stopped the spread of the Covid-19 virus without restrictions on movement.

# sweden - Monday 30 March, 2020

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries
# Less Restrictive
# Less Restrictive

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

Mar 30th 2020, 8:44 AM 117,055 Views 92 Comments

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

# sweden - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’
# Greta Thunberg Foundation
# Greta Thunberg Foundation

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’

Feb 20th 2020, 8:51 AM 15,148 Views 39 Comments

The teenage climate activist was one of four recipients of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award.

# sweden - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute

Nov 28th 2019, 2:00 PM 10,964 Views 7 Comments

The incident took place one day after becoming part-owner of the Swedish club Hammarby.

# sweden - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden
# Fantastic Four
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# Fantastic Four

Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden

Nov 20th 2019, 10:29 AM 8,703 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s youngsters came from behind in Tallaght to register another very impressive victory.

# sweden - Saturday 19 October, 2019

‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet
# Ibrahimovic
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# Ibrahimovic

‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet

Oct 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 8,899 Views 4 Comments

The Swede jokingly slated his former Man United team-mate for having a heavy first touch.

# sweden - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty

Oct 16th 2019, 12:16 AM 5,489 Views 1 Comment

The Red Devils look set to be without their goalkeeper for their crunch clash against Liverpool.

# sweden - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020
# Swede Disposition
From The42
# Swede Disposition

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020

Oct 15th 2019, 10:15 PM 4,640 Views 0 Comments

Marcus Berg’s goal had Sweden on the cusp of a memorable triumph over the Spanish this evening.

# sweden - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Stephen Kenny hails 'outstanding' Ireland U21 side after superb win in Sweden

Sep 10th 2019, 11:30 PM 9,976 Views 8 Comments

Ireland came from behind to record a 3-1 victory in this evening’s European Championship qualifier.

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden
# Future Is Bright
From The42
# Future Is Bright

Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson goals help Ireland U21s bag impressive win in Sweden

Sep 10th 2019, 7:29 PM 41,289 Views 42 Comments

A double from Parrott and a fine header from Masterson secured three points.

# sweden - Friday 23 August, 2019

Henrik Larsson quits as Helsingborg manager after two months due to verbal abuse from fans
# Over And Out
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# Over And Out

Henrik Larsson quits as Helsingborg manager after two months due to verbal abuse from fans

Aug 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 9,517 Views 7 Comments

The 47-year-old oversaw eight games in charge during his second spell as manager.

# sweden - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden

Aug 14th 2019, 2:41 PM 15,018 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was given a suspended sentence.

# sweden - Saturday 3 August, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict
# Asap Rocky
# Asap Rocky

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:06 AM 12,713 Views 45 Comments

He and two others had been held in custody ahead of their trial because the court deemed him a “flight risk”.

# sweden - Friday 2 August, 2019

Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:30 PM 39,821 Views 58 Comments

The FAI and the player’s representatives are liasing with Fifa over the issue, but Johansson today admitted he may yet play for Sweden.

# sweden - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight
# Sweden
# Sweden

Rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he was 'scared' and tried to 'walk away' during street fight

Aug 1st 2019, 9:21 PM 11,390 Views 0 Comments

The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, faces up to two years in prison over the incident.

# sweden - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads self-defence at assault trial
# Sweden
# Sweden

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads self-defence at assault trial

Jul 30th 2019, 2:31 PM 12,489 Views 2 Comments

The rapper was arrested on 3 July in Sweden along with three other people.

# sweden - Friday 26 July, 2019

Donald Trump calls on Sweden to 'free' rapper A$AP Rocky as trial approaches
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Donald Trump calls on Sweden to 'free' rapper A$AP Rocky as trial approaches

Jul 26th 2019, 9:21 AM 21,037 Views 0 Comments

The rapper was arrested on 3 July following a street brawl.

# sweden - Monday 22 July, 2019

Man involved in fight with A$AP Rocky avoids charges, as prosecutors say he acted in self defence
# A$ap Rocky
# A$ap Rocky

Man involved in fight with A$AP Rocky avoids charges, as prosecutors say he acted in self defence

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:34 PM 19,593 Views 23 Comments

The fight between two men and A$AP Rocky in Stockholm on 30 June led to the 3 July arrest of the rapper.

# sweden - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Sweden World Cup hero becomes first signing for Real Madrid women's team
# New Recruit
From The42
# New Recruit

Sweden World Cup hero becomes first signing for Real Madrid women's team

Jul 18th 2019, 4:19 PM 4,758 Views 1 Comment

The Spanish Giants will have a top-flight team next season.

'I believe we can cause an upset, a lot of the lads do. We gave them too much respect last time'
# Underdogs
From The42
# Underdogs

'I believe we can cause an upset, a lot of the lads do. We gave them too much respect last time'

Jul 18th 2019, 7:30 AM 3,993 Views 2 Comments

St Pat’s captain Ian Bermingham is expecting a reaction from his players as they go to IFK Norrköping chasing a 2-0 deficit.

# sweden - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden
# Umea
# Umea

Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden

Jul 14th 2019, 7:06 PM 37,149 Views 7 Comments

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

# sweden - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa

Jul 9th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,169 Views 2 Comments

Pontus Jansson has joined Brentford for a reported £5.5million.

# sweden - Saturday 6 July, 2019

England's World Cup campaign ends in heartbreak as Sweden win third place play-off
# Var-tbreak
From The42
# Var-tbreak

England's World Cup campaign ends in heartbreak as Sweden win third place play-off

Jul 6th 2019, 6:19 PM 9,053 Views 8 Comments

Phil Neville’s side go home from France empty-handed as the Swedes take bronze.

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores
# Homicide
# Homicide

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores

Jul 6th 2019, 11:00 AM 34,924 Views 85 Comments

“It’s about strengthening the sense of community and showing who’s the toughest.”

# sweden - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final From The42
Live Jul 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final

# sweden - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals

Jun 29th 2019, 9:08 PM 7,669 Views 1 Comment

The Swedes conjured one of the biggest surprises of the competition to set up a last-four clash with the Netherlands.

# sweden - Friday 28 June, 2019

Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden
# World Stage
From The42
# World Stage

Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden

Jun 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 6,107 Views 1 Comment

The 40-year-old assistant referee is officiating at her second World Cup this summer in France.

# sweden - Monday 24 June, 2019

Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot

Jun 24th 2019, 10:02 PM 24,936 Views 13 Comments

Canada missed a spot-kick while the winners were denied one by VAR.

# sweden - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16
# Light Work
From The42
# Light Work

Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16

Jun 16th 2019, 5:01 PM 4,628 Views 0 Comments

The Swedes moved top of Group F with a 5-1 win this afternoon.

# sweden - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time
# Absence
From The42
# Absence

Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time

Jun 11th 2019, 12:14 AM 9,648 Views 0 Comments

Luis Enrique missed a third successive Spain game on Monday. His assistant hopes the former Barcelona coach returns in September.

# sweden - Monday 10 June, 2019

Manager absent again as Spain maintain 100% start
# Review
From The42
# Review

Manager absent again as Spain maintain 100% start

Jun 10th 2019, 10:25 PM 12,463 Views 0 Comments

Luis Enrique’s continued absence has not impacted the team’s results.

# sweden - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'Swedish football is in mourning' - former Uefa president Johansson passes away
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

'Swedish football is in mourning' - former Uefa president Johansson passes away

Jun 5th 2019, 9:20 AM 2,550 Views 1 Comment

Lennart Johansson was at the helm from 1990 to 2007.

# sweden - Monday 3 June, 2019

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange over 2010 rape case
# Extradition
# Extradition

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange over 2010 rape case

Updated Jun 3rd 2019, 5:38 PM 21,065 Views 0 Comments

An extradition request for the WikiLeaks founder has already been issued by the US, where Assange is facing 18 charges.

# sweden - Monday 20 May, 2019

Prosecutors issue formal request to hold Julian Assange on suspicion of rape
# Sweden
# Sweden

Prosecutors issue formal request to hold Julian Assange on suspicion of rape

May 20th 2019, 2:47 PM 5,207 Views 0 Comments

It’s the first step towards seeking his extradition to Sweden.

# sweden - Friday 17 May, 2019

Luis Enrique backed by Spain despite continued absence for family reasons
# Not There
From The42
# Not There

Luis Enrique backed by Spain despite continued absence for family reasons

May 17th 2019, 6:02 PM 8,736 Views 1 Comment

The federation’s bosses insist there is no plan to replace him.

# sweden - Monday 13 May, 2019

Sweden to reopen rape case against Julian Assange
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden to reopen rape case against Julian Assange

May 13th 2019, 10:20 AM 16,715 Views 51 Comments

The prosecutor announced the decision today.

# sweden - Monday 6 May, 2019

Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece
# Roundup
From The42
# Roundup

Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece

May 6th 2019, 10:30 PM 11,134 Views 2 Comments

It was a busy day of action in the Uefa U17 European Championships across the country.

# sweden - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Former Man United starlet aiming to rebuild his career in Sweden
# Opportunity
From The42
# Opportunity

Former Man United starlet aiming to rebuild his career in Sweden

Feb 7th 2019, 2:00 PM 12,856 Views 10 Comments

Ravel Morrison has struggled to settle anywhere since leaving Old Trafford.

# sweden - Friday 4 January, 2019

Man admitted to hospital in Sweden with suspected Ebola found not to have disease
# All Clear
# All Clear

Man admitted to hospital in Sweden with suspected Ebola found not to have disease

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 9:25 PM 20,665 Views 25 Comments

The man had recently returned from a trip in Burundi.