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Alex Noren beats Scott Hend in European Masters playoff

European Masters at Crans Montana, Switzerland went to a sudden death playoff between Alex Noren of Sweden and the Australian Scott Hend.

European Masters at Crans Montana, Switzerland went to a sudden death playoff between Alex Noren of Sweden and the Australian Scott Hend.

News

Sex laws row between Turkey and Sweden leads to rape billboard

A row between Turkey and Sweden over changes in laws on sexual assault of minors led to a billboard appearing in Istanbul's main airport claiming Sweden has the world's highest rate of rapes.

A row between Turkey and Sweden over changes in laws on sexual assault of minors led to a billboard appearing in Istanbul's main airport claiming Sweden has the world's highest rate of rapes.

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Sweden: Minister quits over drink driving

Sweden’s youngest-ever cabinet minister, Aida Hadzialic, has resigned after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol.

Sweden’s youngest-ever cabinet minister, Aida Hadzialic, has resigned after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Is Boris Johnson a clown?

That’s one of the most pressing questions for Swedes, according to Google search data. Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner, was a surprise

That’s one of the most pressing questions for Swedes, according to Google search data. Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner, was a surprise

Science_technology

Green road: a testing time on Sweden's eHighway

The world's first 'eHighway' is being tested in Sweden on which trucks connect to overhead cables like trams or trains, their engines switching from diesel to electric.

The world's first 'eHighway' is being tested in Sweden on which trucks connect to overhead cables like trams or trains, their engines switching from diesel to electric.

Sport

Euro 2016: Holders Spain and Italy join France in last 16 as Czech Republic score late on to prevent Croatia doing the same

Spain 3-0 Turkey Italy 1-0 Sweden Czech Rep 2-2 Croatia Spain outclass Turkey to reach last 16 Two-time defending champions Spain finally showed their true potential at Euro 2016 after easily brush

Spain 3-0 Turkey Italy 1-0 Sweden Czech Rep 2-2 Croatia Spain outclass Turkey to reach last 16 Two-time defending champions Spain finally showed their true potential at Euro 2016 after easily brush

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Sweden Prince Oscar christened in heirloom gown

One of the newest additions to the Swedish Royal Family has been baptised in a ceremony steeped in tradition.

One of the newest additions to the Swedish Royal Family has been baptised in a ceremony steeped in tradition.

Culture

Tension mounts ahead of Eurovision finals

Go on, admit it. You are besides yourself with excitement at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest which takes over the airwaves this weekend to love

Go on, admit it. You are besides yourself with excitement at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest which takes over the airwaves this weekend to love

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Armenia faces Eurovision ban for flag-waving

Organiser the Geneva-based EBU says the incident was a "serious breach" of its ban on political messages.

Organiser the Geneva-based EBU says the incident was a "serious breach" of its ban on political messages.

Culture

Eurovision hopefuls line up for finals glory

Well, Europe is in the middle of a refugee crisis, has Greece wobbling and the euro under threat, faces a resurgent Russia in the east, and a

Well, Europe is in the middle of a refugee crisis, has Greece wobbling and the euro under threat, faces a resurgent Russia in the east, and a

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So kitsch it's cool!: Eurovision exhibition opens in Sweden

Oh yes, it is that time of year again! And with the Eurovision Song Contest just days away in Stockholm, an exhibition has opened there showcasing

Oh yes, it is that time of year again! And with the Eurovision Song Contest just days away in Stockholm, an exhibition has opened there showcasing

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Lone woman faces down neo-Nazis in Sweden

An activist who stood up to hundreds of neo-Nazis in Sweden hopes her gesture will highlight the fight against racism in the country.

An activist who stood up to hundreds of neo-Nazis in Sweden hopes her gesture will highlight the fight against racism in the country.

Culture

Manga fan Jamie-Lee to sing for Germany at Eurovision Contest

The Eurovision song contest is drawing near and 18-year Jamie-Lee Kriewitz is getting ready to represent Germany in the event, that will be broadcast

The Eurovision song contest is drawing near and 18-year Jamie-Lee Kriewitz is getting ready to represent Germany in the event, that will be broadcast

Nocomment

Happy Birthday King Carl XVI Gustaf

In Stockholm, crowds turned out in large numbers to celebrate the 70th birthday of Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf.

In Stockholm, crowds turned out in large numbers to celebrate the 70th birthday of Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf.

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Sweden celebrates 70th birthday of King Carl XVI Gustaf

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf may be young compared to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth – he’s 70, she’s just turned 90 – but he celebrated his birthday in

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf may be young compared to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth – he’s 70, she’s just turned 90 – but he celebrated his birthday in

Culture

Eurovision logo says a lot about EU's health

Every Eurovision Song Contest has its own theme and this year's host, Sweden, has chosen 'Come together' reflecting difficult times for Europe.

Every Eurovision Song Contest has its own theme and this year's host, Sweden, has chosen 'Come together' reflecting difficult times for Europe.

Business

Sweden forced to double its spending on immigration

The sheer number of asylum seekers arriving in Sweden has forced the government to more than double its spending on immigration.

The sheer number of asylum seekers arriving in Sweden has forced the government to more than double its spending on immigration.

News

30 years since the death of Olof Palme

The 59-year-old Swedish prime minister died after being shot in the back by an attacker on his way home from the cinema in 1986.

The 59-year-old Swedish prime minister died after being shot in the back by an attacker on his way home from the cinema in 1986.