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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven fails to form a government

A caretaker government under Lofven continues to run the country but the lack of progress in coalition talks makes a snap election more likely.

published on : 29th October 2018

Swedish police arrest suspect over royal jewels heist 

The stolen crowns, which had belonged to King Karl IX and his wife Queen Christina, were made of gold, pearls and precious stones.

published on : 13th September 2018

Sweden faces weeks of uncertainty after close election

The governing centre-left bloc had a razor-thin edge over the centre-right opposition Alliance, with roughly 40 per cent each.

published on : 10th September 2018

Sweden PM Stefan Lofven invites opposition to talks as far-right makes election gains

The four-party centre-right opposition Alliance -- made up of the conservative Moderates, Christian Democrats, Liberals and Centre -- rejected Lofven's invite, urging him to resign.

published on : 10th September 2018

Sweden votes in election amid heated debate on immigration

Sunday's election will be Sweden's first since the government in 2015 allowed 163,000 migrants into the country of 10 million.

published on : 9th September 2018

Sweden launches 'feminist foreign policy' manual

The manual is derived from four years of work to place gender equality at the heart of the country's international agenda.

published on : 24th August 2018

Masked vandals torch dozens of cars in Sweden

Most of the cars were burned at around 20 locations in Sweden's second largest city of Gothenburg late Monday. 

published on : 14th August 2018

Iceland name former Sweden manager Erik Hamren as new coach

Selected ahead of 30 other candidates, the 61-year-old now faces the task of taking the team to Euro 2020, which would be their third major championship in a row.

published on : 9th August 2018

Sweden wildfire: High alert as blazes hit Europe

Some 25,000 hectares (62,000 acres) of land has already gone up in smoke or continues to burn -- an area twice the size of the city of Paris.

published on : 23rd July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Jordan Pickford building big reputation as England's next great goalkeeper

A big factor in Southgate's decision to go for Pickford was not just his ability to make saves, but his distribution from the back.

published on : 7th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden coach Janne Andersson says England 'can go all the way'

For Sweden, who failed to qualify for the previous two World Cups, it was their best result since finishing third at the 1994 finals.

published on : 7th July 2018

Beers, tears and cheers as England fans go wild over FIFA World Cup success

People erupted in celebration and the beer went flying as England reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years.

published on : 7th July 2018

England captain Harry Kane says 'we're buzzing' after reaching FIFA World Cup semis

Goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli and a string of fine second-half saves from goalkeeper Jordan Pickford were enough for England to progress to the last four.

published on : 7th July 2018

England sink Sweden to clinch FIFA World Cup semis berth

England comfortably beat Sweden 2-0 on Saturday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years.

published on : 7th July 2018

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Sweden has big chance to win FIFA World Cup

The Swedes have advanced to the World Cup's last eight for the first time since 1994 and 36-year-old striker, Sweden's all-time top scorer with 62 goals, has been vocal about their trophy bid.

published on : 7th July 2018
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