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# sweden - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'They made me feel like Benjamin Button. I was getting younger and younger'
# Forever Young
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# Forever Young

'They made me feel like Benjamin Button. I was getting younger and younger'

Nov 22nd 2018, 9:19 PM 13,162 Views 5 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic said moving to Manchester United at the age of 34 made him feel young again.

# sweden - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Swedish parliament ousts Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in vote of no-confidence
# Ousted
# Ousted

Swedish parliament ousts Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in vote of no-confidence

Sep 25th 2018, 10:34 AM 12,663 Views 53 Comments

A total of 204 of 349 members of parliament voted against Lofven, while 142 voted in favour of him.

# sweden - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:00 PM 22,477 Views 4 Comments

We take a tour of the Swedish furniture giant’s lucrative Dublin store’s little-seen areas.

# sweden - Sunday 16 September, 2018

#DaretoZlatan - Ibrahimovic joins Ronaldo and Messi in 500 club with outrageous goal
# Goalazo
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# Goalazo

#DaretoZlatan - Ibrahimovic joins Ronaldo and Messi in 500 club with outrageous goal

Sep 16th 2018, 9:26 AM 14,426 Views 14 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 500th career goal with an incredible flick for LA Galaxy on Saturday.

# sweden - Monday 10 September, 2018

Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right make election gains
# Election
# Election

Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right make election gains

Sep 10th 2018, 7:05 AM 13,734 Views 77 Comments

Noting the parliamentary deadlock, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven extended an invitation to the opposition.

# sweden - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote
# Elections
# Elections

Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote

Sep 9th 2018, 8:20 AM 19,467 Views 64 Comments

The party has roots in the neo-Nazi movement.

# sweden - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 14th 2018, 2:20 PM 15,561 Views 39 Comments

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
# Shooting
# Shooting

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

Aug 3rd 2018, 10:10 PM 20,513 Views 57 Comments

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'
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

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

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 5:28 PM 18,910 Views 39 Comments

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
# Jewel Heist
# Jewel Heist

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

Aug 1st 2018, 2:20 PM 13,179 Views 22 Comments

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
# Deportation
# Deportation

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

Jul 25th 2018, 9:05 PM 48,322 Views 126 Comments

The incident took place on Monday.

# sweden - Friday 20 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 20th 2018, 8:23 AM 8,646 Views 2 Comments

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

# sweden - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 19th 2018, 9:08 PM 9,006 Views 6 Comments

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

# sweden - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 10,180 Views 23 Comments

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

# sweden - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 7th 2018, 4:52 PM 26,666 Views 146 Comments

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

As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Jul 7th 2018, 2:00 PM

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

'We don't turn up and waltz around': Southgate snaps back at England 'spoilt children' claims
# Toys Out Of The Pram
From The42
# Toys Out Of The Pram

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

Jul 7th 2018, 9:44 AM 10,021 Views 71 Comments

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

# sweden - Friday 6 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 6th 2018, 9:24 AM 3,267 Views 0 Comments

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

# sweden - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 6,078 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 4th 2018, 4:41 PM 13,690 Views 10 Comments

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

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot
# Knockout Stages
From The42
# Knockout Stages

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:53 PM 15,631 Views 18 Comments

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

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jul 3rd 2018, 2:08 PM

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

# sweden - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 27th 2018, 3:22 PM 8,934 Views 3 Comments

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

# sweden - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

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

Germany suspends two members of backroom staff over spat with Swedes

Jun 26th 2018, 10:31 AM 7,671 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jun 25th 2018, 11:17 AM 10,750 Views 6 Comments

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

As it happened: Germany v Sweden, World Cup 2018, Group G From The42
Live Jun 23rd 2018, 6:45 PM

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

# sweden - Friday 22 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 22nd 2018, 6:21 PM 3,983 Views 0 Comments

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
# Criminal Gangs
# Criminal Gangs

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

Jun 19th 2018, 12:29 PM 17,824 Views 82 Comments

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

# sweden - Friday 8 June, 2018

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

Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub

Jun 8th 2018, 11:27 AM 16,365 Views 19 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment

Jun 7th 2018, 12:50 PM 10,803 Views 55 Comments

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'
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

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

Apr 30th 2018, 1:08 PM 14,166 Views 64 Comments

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

# sweden - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Zlatan declares on Jimmy Kimmel Live: 'I'm going to the World Cup'
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

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

Apr 18th 2018, 10:24 AM 8,250 Views 7 Comments

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
# Denmark
# Denmark

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

Apr 4th 2018, 10:27 PM 27,983 Views 0 Comments

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

# sweden - Saturday 31 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 31st 2018, 3:34 PM 4,173 Views 2 Comments

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
# Kim Wall

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 12:36 PM 15,735 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bjorn Borg
# Bjorn Borg

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

Mar 4th 2018, 10:30 AM 28,005 Views 37 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

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

Feb 13th 2018, 10:09 AM 9,448 Views 0 Comments

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.

# sweden - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ingvar Kamprad - the founder of Ikea - dies aged 91
# IKEA
# IKEA

Ingvar Kamprad - the founder of Ikea - dies aged 91

Jan 28th 2018, 11:16 AM 37,351 Views 36 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured

Jan 7th 2018, 3:20 PM 30,456 Views 268 Comments

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

# sweden - Friday 22 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 5,130 Views 0 Comments

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