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# sweden - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

Everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask

May 10th 2016, 6:15 AM 28,499 Views 36 Comments

What’s up with the rule changes? Why are Australia in it again? Your questions, answered…

# sweden - Saturday 16 April, 2016

The boss of this year's Eurovision says Terry Wogan 'spoiled' the contest
# Swede Revenge
# Swede Revenge

The boss of this year's Eurovision says Terry Wogan 'spoiled' the contest

Apr 16th 2016, 5:05 PM 55,497 Views 98 Comments

But is it just a case of sour grapes?

# sweden - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment
# It's Not Okay
# It's Not Okay

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment

Apr 12th 2016, 9:12 PM 51,380 Views 44 Comments

The RTÉ host called two random Swedes without telling them they’d be on the radio.

# sweden - Sunday 3 April, 2016

A 104-year-old woman was offered a place in a local creche
# Sweden
# Sweden

A 104-year-old woman was offered a place in a local creche

Apr 3rd 2016, 1:51 PM 27,934 Views 7 Comments

“It’s embarrassing – but also a little charming.”

# sweden - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Swedish police clarify comments after saying band death could have been 'deliberate'
# Viola Beach
# Viola Beach

Swedish police clarify comments after saying band death could have been 'deliberate'

Mar 10th 2016, 8:55 PM 22,856 Views 13 Comments

A Swedish police investigator issued contradictory interpretations of the incident today.

# sweden - Monday 7 March, 2016

Car crash that killed British band remains a mystery
# Viola Beach
# Viola Beach

Car crash that killed British band remains a mystery

Mar 7th 2016, 8:10 PM 28,700 Views 12 Comments

A car carrying the members of Viola Beach and their manager crashed off of a bridge in Sweden last month.

# sweden - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this machine play music with 2,000 marbles
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this machine play music with 2,000 marbles

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 14,231 Views 17 Comments

It’s mesmerising.

# sweden - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 24th 2016, 1:54 PM 4,575 Views 8 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 1:32 PM 23,602 Views 18 Comments

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
# Canal Bridge
# Canal Bridge

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

Feb 15th 2016, 10:01 AM 18,759 Views 10 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

Murder investigation after death in refugee centre brawl

Feb 15th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,565 Views 59 Comments

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
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

British band Viola Beach killed after car plunges off Swedish bridge

Feb 14th 2016, 10:40 AM 53,341 Views 41 Comments

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
# Tighter Borders
# Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

Jan 28th 2016, 8:24 AM 29,342 Views 163 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death

Jan 26th 2016, 2:30 PM 16,822 Views 117 Comments

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'
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

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

Jan 25th 2016, 5:37 PM 45,991 Views 0 Comments

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

# sweden - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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

Some joker drew a penis on a frozen river, and now no one can get rid of it

Jan 20th 2016, 10:28 AM 16,853 Views 10 Comments

*snorts*

# sweden - Monday 18 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 18th 2016, 10:38 AM 37,256 Views 0 Comments

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
# Phone A Friend
# Phone A Friend

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

Jan 13th 2016, 6:07 AM 16,927 Views 8 Comments

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
# Music Festival
# Music Festival

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks

Jan 11th 2016, 9:14 PM 22,702 Views 119 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 9th 2015, 4:33 PM 10,722 Views 12 Comments

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
# Schengen Zone
# Schengen Zone

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

Dec 4th 2015, 4:05 PM 37,296 Views 91 Comments

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
# Migration Crisis
# Migration Crisis

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

Nov 24th 2015, 10:42 PM 15,500 Views 99 Comments

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
# Too Zlatan For School
From The42
# Too Zlatan For School

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

Nov 17th 2015, 9:54 PM 11,471 Views 12 Comments

Welcome aboard, Ibra.

# sweden - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 12th 2015, 8:27 PM 5,043 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 12th 2015, 5:21 PM 2,627 Views 3 Comments

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
# Attack
# Attack

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:02 AM 10,982 Views 96 Comments

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
# Trollhatten
# Trollhatten

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

Oct 22nd 2015, 11:13 PM 33,135 Views 165 Comments

The sword-wielding attacker has been shot by police.

# sweden - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Take a break and watch a tampon dressed as a pirate teach you about periods
# Blood Curdling
# Blood Curdling

Take a break and watch a tampon dressed as a pirate teach you about periods

Oct 15th 2015, 11:55 AM 12,913 Views 17 Comments

The Period Song.

# sweden - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,166 Views 21 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:53 PM 45,389 Views 64 Comments

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
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

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

Sep 21st 2015, 9:00 PM 17,268 Views 40 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

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

Aug 29th 2015, 11:59 PM 13,874 Views 6 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

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

Aug 14th 2015, 3:54 PM 17,251 Views 38 Comments

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
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

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

Aug 13th 2015, 4:05 PM 23,761 Views 44 Comments

An inquiry into a rape allegation continues.

# sweden - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 12th 2015, 9:45 PM 10,321 Views 18 Comments

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

# sweden - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Top-flight referee starts Facebook page to explain decisions
# Oi Ref!
From The42
# Oi Ref!

Top-flight referee starts Facebook page to explain decisions

Aug 11th 2015, 8:22 PM 9,213 Views 2 Comments

Is this the future of refereeing?

# sweden - Monday 10 August, 2015

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden
# Sweden
# Sweden

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden

Aug 10th 2015, 11:11 PM 30,857 Views 43 Comments

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

# sweden - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

Quiz: IKEA product or Swedish slang for masturbation?

Jun 22nd 2015, 1:45 PM 13,513 Views 4 Comments

A surprisingly difficult quiz.

# sweden - Friday 19 June, 2015

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy

Jun 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 13,967 Views 41 Comments

He isn’t budging.

# sweden - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 13th 2015, 9:05 AM 4,781 Views 14 Comments

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