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Rampant Sweden pummel Thailand 5-1 to book last 16 spot

It is a much-improved display from Sweden, who peppered the Thailand goal with 34 attempts.

Swedish police shoot man at Malmo central station after bomb threat

The man is place under formal arrest on suspicion of making grave unlawful threats.

Spain get better of Sweden as Ireland labour against Gibraltar

Spain, Ireland and Poland resumes their strong start to Euro 2020 qualifying.

19 injured, buildings damaged in apparent explosion in Swedish town of...

A suspected explosion injures 19 people in the centre of Linkoping, a town in southern Sweden.

Swedish prosecutor files request for Assange’s arrest

The warrant, if granted, will be the first step in a process to have Julian Assange extradited from Britain.

Swedish prosecutor reopens Assange rape investigation

Assange was arrested in Britain last month after spending seven years inside the embassy.

Fresh SAS woe as strike grounds 110,000 travellers

The pilots' association say work schedules, not wages, are their main gripe.

‘Plogging’ craze goes global as fitness fanatics take out the trash

The trend was conceived in 2016 by Swede Erik Ahlstrom, and is a combination of the Swedish word for 'pick' and 'jog'.

Bergman actress Bibi Andersson dies, aged 83

Although Bibi Andersson came to be extensively linked to Ingmar Bergman, she was very much an artist in her own right.

UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

A UN expert will access whether the Wikileaks founder's privacy was violated by the Ecuadoron embassy.

H&M 1Q earnings beat estimates on fewer discounts

The company is struggling to meet increased competition from online retailers like Zalando and low-price competitors including Primark.

Classy Quaison steers Swedes to 2-1 win over Romania

Robin Quaison gave the Swedes the 33rd minute lead, and followed up with a second goal seven minutes later.

Teaching the Holocaust to ‘new Swedes’

As Sweden fears of growing anti-Semitic sentiment within its borders, efforts are undertaken by community leaders and educators to teach young migrants about the horrors of the Holocaust.

Sweden moves to criminalise terror group membership

Under Sweden's new law, those that join a terror organisation will be punished. This new law comes after the deadly terror attack in 2017.

No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace...

Two Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for his role in bringing about positive developments on the Korean Peninsula.

Volvo recalls 167,000 cars worldwide

Volvo just recalled its vehicles two weeks ago on potential fuel leaks in the engine department.

Stolen Swedish crown jewels found in bin

The thieves walked into Strängnäs cathedral and stole the jewels last July 31st.

H&M shares slip as warehouse investment knocks profits

H&M invested in new warehouses to try to capture a bigger share of the fast-growing online market.

Volvo’s self-driving car venture gets nod to test on Swedish roads

Volvo's Zenuity joint venture is striving to keep up with larger rivals in the race to develop self-driving vehicles.

Germany nearly catches S.Korea as innovation champ, US rebounds

The 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index crowns South Korea the most innovative economy, though improvements by Germany in research and education brought Europe’s largest economy to near-parity in the annual ranking.

Swedish lawmakers elect PM Lofven to second term

Under Sweden's political system, a government can operate as long as a majority of lawmakers do not vote it down.

Swedish ‘Museum of Failure’ features Trump board game

The Museum has turned out to be an unexpected hit for curator West, with visiting exhibits in Los Angeles and Toronto.

Suspected Ebola case in Sweden

The emergency room of that hospital has now been closed, and staff who came in contact with the patient are being cared for.

Air India plane hits building at Stockholm airport

Police say the Boeing plane struck a building at Stockholm's Arlanda airport with its wingtip as it taxied to gate.