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# sweden - Thursday 3 March, 2016

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# sweden - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From The42 'We have to get something out of it' -  Euros opener crucial, says O'Neill Going All In

'We have to get something out of it' - Euros opener crucial, says O'Neill

The Ireland boss is confident of achieving a result against Ibrahimovic and Co on 13 June.

# sweden - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'Swedish Fritzl' sentenced to 10 years in prison for holding woman captive in bunker

The incident occurred late last year.

# sweden - Monday 15 February, 2016

Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins

Safety barriers were in place and red lights were flashing as the band’s vehicle approached, police in Sweden say.

Murder investigation after death in refugee centre brawl

This comes less than a month after a 22-year-old female employee of a refugee centre was stabbed to death by an asylum seeker.

# sweden - Sunday 14 February, 2016

British band Viola Beach killed after car plunges off Swedish bridge

The band was in Sweden to play at a music festival.

# sweden - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# sweden - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death

Swedish news agency TT said he was 15 years old.

# sweden - Monday 25 January, 2016

"She's not well. It's very difficult for her to face him" - trial begins of 'Sweden's Fritzl'

The trial began today of a man accused of drugging, raping and detaining a young woman in a bunker.

# sweden - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Some joker drew a penis on a frozen river, and now no one can get rid of it Thin Ice

# sweden - Monday 18 January, 2016

'Swedish Fritzl' charged with raping and holding woman captive in purpose-built dungeon

The Swedish doctor is accused of kidnapping, drugging and raping the victim, who he held captive for over a week.

# sweden - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Burglars caught in the act by pizzeria owner, hide in toilet and call police to come rescue them

One of the burglars called the police from his bathroom refuge and asked them to save him from the restaurant “owner’s fury”.

# sweden - Monday 11 January, 2016

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks

Police hadn’t mentioned the August incidents at the We are Sthlm festival until newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported on them.

# sweden - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From The42 Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3 In The Hat

Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3

The groups for the tournament will be confirmed on Saturday so we take a closer look at who Martin O’Neill’s side could be pitted against.

# sweden - Friday 4 December, 2015

You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years

European Union interior ministers have already reached a number of agreements to do with travel security.

# sweden - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules

The Scandinavian country received 80,000 asylum applications in the past two months.

# sweden - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Effortless Zlatan free kick seals Sweden's spot at Euro 2016

Welcome aboard, Ibra.

# sweden - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The42 'I've put French football on map' claims Zlatan Modest

'I've put French football on map' claims Zlatan

The Swedish striker was in his usual shy form ahead of Sweden’s Euro 2016 playoff with Denmark.

From The42 Will Sweden, Ukraine and Norway advance in the other Euro 2016 playoffs? Playoff Time

Will Sweden, Ukraine and Norway advance in the other Euro 2016 playoffs?

There’s three other games for international football fans to sink their teeth into this weekend.

# sweden - Friday 23 October, 2015

Swedish Star Wars killer was influenced by 'racist motives' say police

The man who attacked a school with a sword while wearing a Star Wars mask yesterday, was shot and killed by police after killing at least two people.

# sweden - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Man wearing Star Wars mask and brandishing sword kills teacher at Swedish school

The sword-wielding attacker has been shot by police.

# sweden - Thursday 15 October, 2015

# sweden - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS

The Bearded Villains, a club of, well, bearded men, were mistaken for Islamic State soldiers by Swedish police.

# sweden - Friday 2 October, 2015

Daredevil Johnny Strange (23) dies in 2,000m Alps jump RIP

Daredevil Johnny Strange (23) dies in 2,000m Alps jump

Strange climbed the so-called Seven Summits, the highest peak on each continent, at the age of 17.

# sweden - Monday 21 September, 2015

U2 gig to go ahead tomorrow after 'security threat' forces evacuation of Stockholm show

The band confirmed that their gig last night was cancelled because of a “security threat”.

# sweden - Saturday 29 August, 2015

"Obviously something went wrong": pilot makes emergency landing on motorway

Passing drivers helped the pilot move the craft off the road and onto the hard shoulder.

# sweden - Friday 14 August, 2015

Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane

The man took advantage of his job at Addis Ababa airport to smuggle himself aboard the Ethiopian Airlines flight.

# sweden - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Julian Assange is 'extremely disappointed' as sex assault case is dropped

An inquiry into a rape allegation continues.

# sweden - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Ikea suspect 'stabbed himself in the stomach' after knife attack

The injured man is reported to have been handed a deportation order shortly before the attack.

# sweden - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

# sweden - Monday 10 August, 2015

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden

The attack took place in the store’s kitchen accessories section.

# sweden - Monday 22 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Quiz: IKEA product or Swedish slang for masturbation? Touch My Shelf

Quiz: IKEA product or Swedish slang for masturbation?

A surprisingly difficult quiz.

# sweden - Friday 19 June, 2015

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy

He isn’t budging.

# sweden - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing My Hero

Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing

“I think I just broke my leg. I think I really broke my leg”.

# sweden - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Two 13-year-olds arrested over murder of 65-year-old man

The two boys were on the run from a foster home in Varberg.

# sweden - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Simple questionnaire can predict a person's risk of dying in next five years

Factors like a person’s usual walking speed are used to calculate their score.

# sweden - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

# sweden - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Swedes have a novel way of deterring Russian submarines - calling them gay

A sonar device sends out the message “This Way if You Are Gay”.

# sweden - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Scientists have found a way to make you have an out-of-body experience

And they can teleport you. Which is cool.

# sweden - Monday 13 April, 2015

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders - because of these maggots

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders - because of these maggots

They say the men put the maggots in a wall.