Sweden

Finland, Sweden submit NATO membership application 

Public opinion in Finland and Sweden has shifted massively in favour of membership since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24.

published on : 18th May 2022

Sweden signs NATO request, Finland formally endorses move

However, both Niniisto and Marin stressed that it was important for the Parliament to weigh in on the NATO bid, described by the Finnish head of state as "historic".

published on : 17th May 2022

Putin comments on Sweden, Finland in NATO 

Putin was speaking at a summit in Moscow of the Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization, which includes five other ex-Soviet countries.

published on : 16th May 2022

Sweden to apply for NATO membership: PM Magdalena Andersson

Sweden will apply for membership in NATO as a deterrent against Russian aggression.

published on : 16th May 2022

Swedish lawmakers debate joining NATO as attitudes change 

"Sweden needs formal security guarantees that come with membership in NATO,” Andersson said during a parliamentary debate.

published on : 16th May 2022

Amid Russia-Ukraine war, Sweden, Finland to apply to NATO: Report

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to growing support in Sweden and Finland, a Russian neighbor, for joining NATO.

published on : 25th April 2022

Dozens hurt in days of unrest following far-right group's plans to burn Korans in Sweden

"There are too few of us. We have grown, but we have not grown at the same pace as the problems at the heart of society," Sweden' police chief Anders Thornberg said, asking for more resources.

published on : 18th April 2022

Sweden's reliance on Zlatan Ibrahimovic wanes as young stars emerge

Anthony Elanga is enjoying a breakthrough season at senior level - at Manchester United, no less and Dejan Kulusevski is proving to be a revelation at Tottenham.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Sweden ends COVID-19 testing as pandemic restrictions lifted

High vaccination rates in Sweden are creating optimism among health officials and a late 2020 study released Feb 8 showing antibodies present in 85% of samples.

published on : 9th February 2022

Sweden creates agency to combat fake news ahead of election

The Swedish Psychological Defense Agency aims to analyze and respond to misleading information directed at Sweden or Swedish interests.

published on : 5th January 2022

Sweden's first female PM Magdalena Andersson presents her government

Magdalena Andersson, who had been Sweden's Finance Minister, picked Mikael Damberg to replace her in that role.

published on : 30th November 2021

Swedes elect 1st female PM - for the 2nd time in a week

In a 101 -173 vote with 75 abstentions, the 349-seat Riksdag elected Andersson, leader of the Social Democrats, as Prime Minister.

published on : 29th November 2021

Sweden offers COVID-19 booster shot to those age 18 to 65

Sweden recommended that everyone between the ages of 18 and 65 should get a booster shot against COVID-19 six months after having received the second jab.

published on : 24th November 2021

Sweden's Parliament approves Magdalena Andersson as country’s first female prime minister

Magdalena Andersson was tapped to replace Stefan Lofven as party leader and prime minister, roles he relinquished earlier this year.

published on : 24th November 2021

Sweden tightens COVID restrictions

Event organisers can opt out from this rule but will then have to introduce other measures to ensure that unvaccinated individuals are not infected.

published on : 18th November 2021
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