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# sweden - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
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# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,793 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,271 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# sweden - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football

Nov 18th 2017, 7:45 AM 7,967 Views 6 Comments

Irish football can see parallels with its own greatest striker Robbie Keane and his inclusion at Euro 2016.

# 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
# Sock It To 'em

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit

Nov 17th 2017, 5:19 PM 18,191 Views 77 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he wants talk of hard borders “off the table” before things move forward.

# sweden - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss
# Absent Friends
From The42
# Absent Friends

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss

Nov 14th 2017, 3:27 PM 12,535 Views 6 Comments

Janne Andersson preferred to focus on the players who sealed their country’s World Cup berth.

# sweden - Monday 13 November, 2017

World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw
# Crunch Time
From The42
# Crunch Time

World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw

Nov 13th 2017, 3:20 PM 4,639 Views 6 Comments

It’s all or nothing, as Italy find themselves trailing to Sweden ahead of tonight’s crucial second leg.

# sweden - Sunday 12 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 12th 2017, 4:30 PM 8,556 Views 5 Comments

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
# Kim Wall

Journalist's head and legs found by Danish police

Oct 7th 2017, 10:28 AM 19,725 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Submarine
# Submarine

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

Oct 4th 2017, 12:25 PM 28,757 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

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

Sep 15th 2017, 10:58 PM 38,302 Views 78 Comments

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
# Kim Wall
# Kim Wall

Denmark looking to charge submarine inventor with journalist's murder

Aug 24th 2017, 4:17 PM 14,581 Views 0 Comments

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
# Submarine Investigation
# Submarine Investigation

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:25 AM 42,535 Views 0 Comments

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

# sweden - Thursday 10 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 10th 2017, 3:43 PM 6,503 Views 6 Comments

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
# ECHR
# ECHR

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation

Jul 18th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,957 Views 0 Comments

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

# sweden - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines
# This Is The End
# This Is The End

Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines

Jul 5th 2017, 12:58 PM 17,638 Views 32 Comments

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
# Bravalla
# Bravalla

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 4:21 PM 32,622 Views 95 Comments

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
# Addiction
# Addiction

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:30 AM 13,450 Views 29 Comments

“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
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation

May 19th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,059 Views 104 Comments

“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
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

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

May 3rd 2017, 3:45 PM 7,528 Views 32 Comments

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
# Deportations
# Deportations

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

Apr 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 14,638 Views 44 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

Woman who was injured in Stockholm truck attack dies in hospital

Apr 28th 2017, 8:47 AM 7,246 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

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

Apr 25th 2017, 8:33 PM 34,689 Views 81 Comments

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
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Swedish police say man arrested is suspected driver of truck that killed four people

Apr 8th 2017, 7:56 AM 11,299 Views 23 Comments

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
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Four people dead and 15 wounded after Stockholm truck attack

Apr 7th 2017, 7:55 PM 119,152 Views 332 Comments

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
# Mr Tambourine Man
# Mr Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:20 AM 12,174 Views 23 Comments

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

# sweden - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 28th 2017, 8:35 PM 11,462 Views 2 Comments

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
# War Games
# War Games

Women to be conscripted into Swedish army amid Russia fears

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:08 AM 25,722 Views 90 Comments

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
# Sexy Time
# Sexy Time

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

Feb 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 39,401 Views 51 Comments

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
# Terror
# Terror

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

Feb 24th 2017, 6:01 AM 7,358 Views 11 Comments

“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
# Swede Disposition
# Swede Disposition

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

Feb 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 31,795 Views 108 Comments

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

# sweden - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'What has he been smoking?' - Donald Trump suggests there was a terror attack in Sweden
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

'What has he been smoking?' - Donald Trump suggests there was a terror attack in Sweden

Feb 19th 2017, 12:00 PM 61,115 Views 238 Comments

Spoiler: There wasn’t.

# sweden - Friday 10 February, 2017

Journalist convicted for bringing Syrian boy to Sweden
# Convicted
# Convicted

Journalist convicted for bringing Syrian boy to Sweden

Feb 10th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,855 Views 37 Comments

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...
# Chemical Imbalance
# Chemical Imbalance

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

Jan 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 18,308 Views 13 Comments

… 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'
# Arrested
# Arrested

Gang rape in Sweden 'streamed live on Facebook'

Jan 23rd 2017, 5:49 PM 46,748 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

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

Jan 3rd 2017, 4:35 PM 13,365 Views 38 Comments

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
# Transhumance
# Transhumance

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

Dec 4th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,260 Views 9 Comments

“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
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

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

Nov 28th 2016, 2:45 PM 3,871 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:54 PM 10,495 Views 12 Comments

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
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

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

Nov 7th 2016, 5:53 PM 16,600 Views 78 Comments

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

# sweden - Friday 28 October, 2016

Struggling Swedish team celebrate rare win with their only travelling supporter
# On Your Own
From The42
# On Your Own

Struggling Swedish team celebrate rare win with their only travelling supporter

Oct 28th 2016, 11:44 AM 11,363 Views 9 Comments

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