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Sweden: Constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund Strait. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. The capital city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 10.3 million of which 2.5 million have a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi) and the highest urban concentration is in the central and southern half of the country.

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Swede suspected of Copenhagen blast to be extradited to Denmark

A man detained in Sweden on suspicion of being behind an explosion near a Danish government agency is to be handed over to Denmark, Swedish radio reported.
Reuters - Published

Sweden detains man on suspicion of plotting 'terrorist crime'

Police have detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit "a terrorist crime", the country's Prosecution Authority said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Sweden

State spox grilled over A$AP Rocky's liberation [Video]State spox grilled over A$AP Rocky's liberation

State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus was asked on Thursday why top U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien was sent to Sweden during rapper A$AP Rocky's assault trial, to which she replied,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Judge releases A$AP until assault trial verdict [Video]Judge releases A$AP until assault trial verdict

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his friends were released from custody in Sweden on Friday three days into their highly publicized assault trial. Freddie Joyner reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty in Stockholm assault case [Video]A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty in Stockholm assault case

The American rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault in relation to a street fight last month in Sweden. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Rapper ASAP Rocky attends court in Sweden [Video]Rapper ASAP Rocky attends court in Sweden

American rapper ASAP Rocky and two other men believed to be members of his entourage have gone on trial in Sweden in a high-profile legal case that has caught the attention of US President Donald Trump..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

A$AP Rocky's mother, lawyer arrive at Swedish court [Video]A$AP Rocky's mother, lawyer arrive at Swedish court

A$AP Rocky's mother and lawyer were seen arriving at the Stockholm District Court on Tuesday as the rapper's trial got underway. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Homeless World Cup underway as fans flock to Cardiff [Video]Homeless World Cup underway as fans flock to Cardiff

Almost 50 countries take part in the Homeless World Cup football tournament

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:16Published

Cricket in Sweden: Afghan refugees boost player numbers [Video]Cricket in Sweden: Afghan refugees boost player numbers

For the players, it is also a chance to break through social boundaries and speak their already-fluent Swedish.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:12Published

Eyewitness recounts horror of deadly skydiving plane crash in Sweden [Video]Eyewitness recounts horror of deadly skydiving plane crash in Sweden

An eyewitness has described how she "heard a bang in the air" as a small plane crashed in northern Sweden, killing nine people. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

'Wah, wah, wah,' Rapinoe defends USA celebrations [Video]'Wah, wah, wah,' Rapinoe defends USA celebrations

U.S. Women's National Team members Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd defend their team amid criticism that they've been disrespecting the game and opponents by celebrating their goals at the 2019 Women's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

ASAP Rocky under arrest in Sweden for 'gross assault' [Video]ASAP Rocky under arrest in Sweden for 'gross assault'

The U.S. rapper was arrested early on Wednesday on suspicion of "gross assault" after a brawl in Sweden's capital, prosecutors said. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

U.S. headed back to Women’s World Cup finals [Video]U.S. headed back to Women’s World Cup finals

The defending champion United States reach the women’s World Cup final for the fifth time after a close 2-1 win over England. Freddie Joyner reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo to host 2026 Winter Olympics [Video]Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo beat out Stockholm to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:26Published

US Goes Undefeated In World Cup With Zero Conceded Goals [Video]US Goes Undefeated In World Cup With Zero Conceded Goals

Sweden was expected to present a challenge to the U.S. women’s soccer team but beat them 2-0. According to CNN, this makes it the third win for the U.S. in the World Cup with no goals conceded. U.S...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

 

A$AP Rocky spared jail after being found guilty of Stockholm brawl

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse..
Reuters - Published

Denmark considers more control with Swedish border after Copenhagen blast

Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen that led to two Swedes being charged, the Danish..
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg: Climate change activist to set sail from Plymouth

The teenage climate change activist, from Sweden, is preparing to set sail from the UK.
BBC News - Published

Swedish court convicts U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky of assault, suspends sentence

A Swedish court convicted U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed down a suspended sentence on Wednesday following a high-profile trial that led President Donald Trump to question the fairness of..
Reuters - Published

'You have everything to lose' - Wallin warns Fury as fight confirmed

Tyson Fury's fight with Sweden's Otto Wallin is confirmed for 14 September in Las Vegas.
BBC News - Published

Exomars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date

A European-Russian project to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden.
BBC News - Published

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