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Danish PM vows to tighten Swedish border controls after bomb blasts

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 15:59
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

The announcement comes after two Swedish men are charged over bomb attacks in Copenhagen.
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ASAP Rocky case: Rapper found guilty of assault

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 13:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Stockholm

The US rapper is found guilty of assault during a Stockholm brawl and given a suspended sentence.
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ASAP Rocky: A complete timeline of rapper's assault case

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 12:23

ASAP Rocky and his co-accused are found guilty of assault in Sweden, a month after his arrest.
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ASAP Rocky trial: Swedish judge temporarily releases rapper

Friday, August 2nd 2019, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

The US rapper is awaiting the verdict regarding the alleged assault of a 19-year-old man.
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ASAP Rocky tells the court: 'It got a little scary for us'

Thursday, August 1st 2019, 15:36

ASAP Rocky has been answering questions in court in Sweden on day two of his trial.
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ASAP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault in Sweden

Tuesday, July 30th 2019, 12:00

The rapper is accused of assaulting a teenage refugee in Sweden.
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Who is ASAP Rocky and why is he on Trump's radar?

Tuesday, July 30th 2019, 0:17

The president asked Sweden's PM to free the rapper, who is on trial in the country accused of assault.
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ASAP Rocky: President Trump demands Sweden free US rapper

Thursday, July 25th 2019, 23:17
related countries: United States United States

The president says he is unhappy that Sweden's PM has not intervened in the rapper's assault case.
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ASAP Rocky charged with assault in Sweden

Thursday, July 25th 2019, 11:18

The rapper will remain in custody until a trial can take place.
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ASAP Rocky detained in Swedish jail at least another week

Friday, July 19th 2019, 13:35

The rapper has already been kept there on suspicion of assault for the last two weeks.
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Skydiving plane crash kills nine in Sweden

Monday, July 15th 2019, 7:08

Nine people die when a plane carrying them for a parachute jump crashes in northern Sweden.
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ASAP Rocky arrested in Sweden on suspicion of assault

Wednesday, July 3rd 2019, 13:49
related places: Stockholm

The rapper has been held on suspicion of aggravated assault after a fight in Stockholm.
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Julian Assange: Swedish judge rejects detention of Wikileaks founder

Monday, June 3rd 2019, 15:24
related places: A

A Swedish judge rejects a request to detain Julian Assange in absentia, complicating extradition hopes.
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Ecuador hands over Julian Assange's belongings to US

Monday, May 20th 2019, 10:29
related countries: United States United States

The Wikileaks founder is facing extradition requests from Sweden and the US over separate accusations.
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Turkish taxi driver's gesture warms Swedish hearts

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019, 16:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The taxi driver in Sweden lent his credit card for three days to a customer who forgot his wallet.
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Swedish Social Democrats' Twitter account hacked

Monday, April 15th 2019, 14:54

Messages posted on the hijacked account included anti-immigration rhetoric.
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Swedish police charged over fatal shooting of man with Down's syndrome

Friday, April 12th 2019, 15:31
related places: Stockholm

Eric Torell, a 20-year-old with Down's syndrome, was shot while carrying the toy gun in Stockholm.
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Posthumous Avicii track to be released

Friday, April 5th 2019, 16:56
related places: A

A new single by the Swedish DJ will drop next week, a year after his death, with an album to follow.
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Sweden female gambling addicts outnumber men for first time

Thursday, April 4th 2019, 12:29

Some 64% of Sweden's gambling addicts are now women - making them the majority for the first time.
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Zhao Lixin apologises for 'defending' Japanese invaders

Thursday, April 4th 2019, 12:28
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

Chinese-Swedish actor Zhao Lixin is criticised for appearing to defend the Japanese invasion of China.
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Naked policeman arrests criminal in Swedish sauna

Monday, April 1st 2019, 17:32

Things got very hot and sweaty for a criminal spotted by a policeman in a Swedish sauna.
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PewDiePie loses YouTube crown to T-Series

Monday, April 1st 2019, 10:54
related countries: India India

The Swedish gamer battled the Indian channel to remain the YouTuber with the most subscribers.
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Spotify launches in India to tap growing digital market

Wednesday, February 27th 2019, 7:32
related countries: India India

The Swedish firm faces competition from several local rivals in the fast-growing digital market.
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Sweden recalls China envoy over 'deal' on detained bookseller

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 12:17
related countries: China China

Anna Lindstedt is being investigated about a case involving a detained Swedish-Chinese bookseller.
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Greta Thunberg: The Swedish teen inspiring climate strikes

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 0:03

Greta Thunberg spoke to the BBC in September, but since then she's become a global phenomenon.
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Lindsey Vonn wins World Championships bronze in final race of career

Sunday, February 10th 2019, 12:41

Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her final professional race in the downhill at the Alpine World Championships in Sweden.
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Swedish outcry as pregnant woman dragged off train

Friday, February 1st 2019, 14:18

Two guards are suspended in Sweden after a woman is manhandled and rushed to hospital.
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Beef scare: Polish bad meat spreads to 11 EU states

Thursday, January 31st 2019, 15:45
related countries: Finland Finland, Poland Poland

Nearly 10 tonnes of the beef left a Polish abattoir, now closed after sick cows were filmed there.
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‘Welcome to my high-fashion, trash shopping mall’

Tuesday, January 29th 2019, 0:36

Anna Bergstrom runs a shopping mall in Sweden where everything for sale is recycled. Her goal is to make sustainable shopping fashionable.
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Snow brings parts of Germany and Sweden to standstill

Saturday, January 12th 2019, 16:51
related countries: Germany Germany

Parts of Europe have been brought to a standstill as snow made driving conditions perilous.
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