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#Sweden

# 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.

# sweden - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From The42 'We're Italy, we'll qualify,' insists under-pressure boss Ventura Azzurri

'We're Italy, we'll qualify,' insists under-pressure boss Ventura

Sweden head to Milan with a one-goal advantage.

# sweden - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Journalist's head and legs found by Danish police

Kim Wall vanished after interviewing an inventor aboard his homemade submarine.

# sweden - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Danish submarine inventor accused of murdering journalist 'had videos of women being decapitated alive'

Kim Wall’s headless torso was found floating in waters off Copenhagen on 21 August.

# sweden - Friday 15 September, 2017

Swedish politician Patrik Liljeglod raped 'because of his political beliefs'

Patrik Liljeglod is a group leader of Sweden’s Left Party, based in the city of Falun.

# sweden - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Denmark looking to charge submarine inventor with journalist's murder

Peter Madsen, who has denied the allegations against him, has insisted Wall died in an accident on board the submarine.

# sweden - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Torso of journalist was tied to metal object to weigh it down, police say

Police have said Kim Wall’s arms, legs and head had been “deliberately cut off”.

# sweden - Thursday 10 August, 2017

From The42 Derry City striker flies to Sweden to agree personal terms as exit nears Departure Lounge

Derry City striker flies to Sweden to agree personal terms as exit nears

Ronan Curtis flew to Sweden today to finalise a move to Ostersunds FK, who play in the top tier of Swedish football.

# sweden - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation

On 10 October 2009 138 ‘hooligans’ were arrested in Copenhagen.

# sweden - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines

The announcement “marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” the company’s CEO said.

# sweden - Monday 3 July, 2017

Swedish music festival cancelled for 2018 following rape and sexual assault reports

Four rapes and 23 sexual assaults were reported at last weekend’s festival

# sweden - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin

“When we smoke… we’re calm and don’t worry about anything,” said Mahdi, a 16-year-old Afghan refugee.

# sweden - Friday 19 May, 2017

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation

“The road is far from over. The war, the proper war, is just commencing.”

# sweden - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Assange asks Sweden to drop arrest warrant so that he can fly to Ecuador

Assange has so far lost eight bids to cancel the arrest warrant over rape allegations against him.

# sweden - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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.

# sweden - Friday 28 April, 2017

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.

# sweden - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook

The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.

# sweden - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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.

# sweden - Friday 7 April, 2017

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.

# sweden - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.

# sweden - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From The42 Ronaldo moves into top 10 international goalscorers with this effort against Sweden Moving On Up

Ronaldo moves into top 10 international goalscorers with this effort against Sweden

The Real Madrid forward struck his 69th and 70th goals for his country in their comfortable 3-0 victory over Hungary last week

# sweden - Friday 3 March, 2017

Women to be conscripted into Swedish army amid Russia fears

For the first time, conscription will apply to women.

# sweden - Sunday 26 February, 2017

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

# sweden - Friday 24 February, 2017

In landmark case, Swedish man jailed for Facebook call to fund Islamic State

“Help us supply our brothers at the front with weapons,” Ahmad Qadan wrote on the social network.

# sweden - Monday 20 February, 2017

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet

The US president made comments about a supposed terrorist incident in Sweden over the weekend.

# sweden - Sunday 19 February, 2017

# sweden - Friday 10 February, 2017

Journalist convicted for bringing Syrian boy to Sweden

Fredrik Onnevall was filming a documentary when he met the 15-year-old boy in Greece.

# sweden - Sunday 29 January, 2017

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...

… as regards the chemicals they’re made with, according to new Swedish research.

# sweden - Monday 23 January, 2017

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.

# sweden - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Sweden's Queen says there are 'friendly ghosts' in the royal palace

Queen Silvia says she doesn’t get scared by the ghosts.

# sweden - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is': A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home

“Margret Fjellstrom’s lasso whirls above her furred hat as she shouts out orders to her helpers.”

# sweden - Monday 28 November, 2016

390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears

The birds were culled in the space of three days in Sweden and the Netherlands following a resurgence in the virus across Europe.

# sweden - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From The42 Former Celtic star Henrik Larsson leaves coaching role following son's attack by fans Sour Ending

Former Celtic star Henrik Larsson leaves coaching role following son's attack by fans

Helsingborgs were relegated from the Swedish top-flight on Sunday.

# sweden - Monday 7 November, 2016

Julian Assange to be questioned over rape allegations at embassy where he lives

Assange has welcomed the news saying he is looking forward to the “chance to clear his name”.

# sweden - Friday 28 October, 2016

From The42 Struggling Swedish team celebrate rare win with their only travelling supporter On Your Own This post contains videos

Struggling Swedish team celebrate rare win with their only travelling supporter

The Gelfe IF players had just one fan at their meeting with Kalmar FF.

# sweden - Friday 14 October, 2016

Swedish man stabbed by attacker in clown mask

The Halland county incident was not the first involving clowns in Sweden.

# sweden - Friday 16 September, 2016

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.

# sweden - Friday 9 September, 2016

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards

Companies whose shares are 100% owned by the state are also concerned.