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Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

A VAR-awarded penalty gave Sweden a narrow but deserved victory in their opening Group F match against a poor South Korea side in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday.

Sweden jails radicalised Uzbek truck attacker for life

Sweden jails radicalised Uzbek truck attacker for life

The assault mirrored other truck attacks in 2016 that left scores dead in France, Germany and the UK.

Verdict due in Stockholm truck attack terrorism trial

Verdict due in Stockholm truck attack terrorism trial

A Stockholm district court is to announce Thursday its verdict against a rejected asylum seeker from Uzbekistan accused of terrorism for barrelling a stolen beer truck down a pedestrian street in April 2017, killing five people.

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse

The UN Security Council met in a secluded farmhouse on the southern tip of Sweden on Saturday in a bid to overcome deep divisions over how to end the war in Syria.

Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

The team collected data on heart attack patients in Sweden, and their physical activity levels as reported six to 10 weeks or 12 months after the event.

ABBA reunites - with avatars - for TV tribute

ABBA reunites - with avatars - for TV tribute

The Swedish group, which has sold more than 400 million albums, has not sung together on stage since 1986.

Sweden introduces eco-friendly aviation tax

Sweden introduces eco-friendly aviation tax

Sweden introduced a new aviation tax on Sunday that will add an extra charge to all passenger flights from the country in a bid to lessen air travel's impact on the climate.

Danish inventor denies journalist murder as trial opens

Danish inventor denies journalist murder as trial opens

Danish inventor Peter Madsen on Thursday denied murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his self-built submarine last year as his highly-anticipated trial opened in Copenhagen.

German court jails Sweden's 'laser man' killer for life

German court jails Sweden's 'laser man' killer for life

A German court Wednesday jailed for life a Swedish convicted killer -- dubbed "the laser man" for using a laser-scoped rifle to target immigrants -- for the murder of a Jewish woman.

Sweden's Kalla wins first Pyeongchang gold

Sweden's Kalla wins first Pyeongchang gold

Sweden's Charlotte Kalla won the first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Saturday after powering away from the field to secure victory in the women's 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon.

Publisher detained in China 'confesses', blames Sweden

Publisher detained in China 'confesses', blames Sweden

Detained book publisher Gui Minhai has surfaced nearly three weeks after disappearing into police custody in China, confessing wrongdoing and accusing his adopted country Sweden of manipulating him like a "chess piece".

Prince William and Kate kick off Nordic visit

Prince William and Kate kick off Nordic visit

As well as meetings with the royal families of Sweden and Norway and political leaders in the Nordic countries, the royal couple's agenda also includes briefings about the military forces in the region.