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Sweden, formal name: 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, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. 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. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 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). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

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Women's World Cup 2019: Penalties aplenty, sneaky bugs & more as USA & Sweden progress

women's world cup 2019: penalties aplenty, sneaky bugs & more as usa & sweden progress
Watch the best bits from day 17 of the Women's World Cup, as pre-tournament favourites USA go through but neighbours Canada are beaten by Sweden in the last 16.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Hedvig Lindahl saves a Janine Beckie penalty for Sweden against Canada

women's world cup 2019: hedvig lindahl saves a janine beckie penalty for sweden against canada
Hedvig Lindahl makes a 'fine' save to deny Janine Beckie from the penalty spot and preserve Sweden's lead in their World Cup last 16 tie against Canada in Paris.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Sweden

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

Choir belts out powerful rendition of French feminist anthem at Sweden-Chile game [Video]Choir belts out powerful rendition of French feminist anthem at Sweden-Chile game

Fans attending the Sweden-Chile game were treated to a roaring rendition of 1970's French feminist anthem.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:22Published

New Moms Experience Better Health When Their Partners Take Time Off Work [Video]New Moms Experience Better Health When Their Partners Take Time Off Work

Swedish research shows that a woman's physical health benefits when they have their partner at home with them after childbirth. Petra Persson and Maya Rossin-Slater, studied the impact of parental..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Julian Assange Gets Legal Win [Video]Julian Assange Gets Legal Win

The ruling by the Uppsala District Court is a setback for prosecutors who were hoping to issue a European Arrest Warrant for Assange and request his extradition from the United Kingdom to Sweden. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Swedish Court Rejects Assange Detention Request Over Rape Allegation [Video]Swedish Court Rejects Assange Detention Request Over Rape Allegation

A court in Sweden on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia. The request only complicating the process of having the Australian citizen..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

SAS Q2 loss more than doubles as pilot strike weighs [Video]SAS Q2 loss more than doubles as pilot strike weighs

Scandinavian airline SAS warned it would struggle to meet its full-year results forecast after posting a sharp rise in second-quarter pretax losses on Tuesday, as it counted the cost of a recent strike..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

The World's Smallest McDonald's Is A Beehive [Video]The World's Smallest McDonald's Is A Beehive

In Sweden, the world’s smallest McDonald’s has opened. It's called the McHive. It doesn't serve burgers and fries, but rather a fully functioning beehive for thousands of bees. It has sleek wood..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Global school children strike over climate change [Video]Global school children strike over climate change

Young activists around the world launched a global protest on Friday, demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change. Matthew..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Swedish Prosecutor Wants Assange Detained For Rape Allegation [Video]Swedish Prosecutor Wants Assange Detained For Rape Allegation

According to Reuters The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final while Sweden soars [Video]Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final while Sweden soars

Ireland's Eurovision Song Contest entry has failed to qualify for the grand final following a closely fought semi-final, but Sweden's John Lundvik made it through as one of 10 entries through to the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:07Published

Driverless electric truck hits Swedish roads [Video]Driverless electric truck hits Swedish roads

A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday, in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first. Lauren..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Sweden To Pursue Rape Charges Against Assange [Video]Sweden To Pursue Rape Charges Against Assange

On Monday, Prosecutors in Sweden decided to re-open their investigation into claims Julian Assange raped a woman there in 2010. He was first accused in 2010. The case was disrupted by Assange's almost..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Julian Assange: Swedish prosecutors reopen rape case [Video]Julian Assange: Swedish prosecutors reopen rape case

Sweden will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Sweden Wants To Extradite Julian Assange On Rape Allegation [Video]Sweden Wants To Extradite Julian Assange On Rape Allegation

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek to extradite him from Britain, a potential setback to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Wikileaks: Rape Investigation Gives Assange Chance To Clear His Name [Video]Wikileaks: Rape Investigation Gives Assange Chance To Clear His Name

The reopening of a Swedish investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will give him a chance to clear his name, WikiLeaks said on Monday. Reuters reports Kristinn..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Sweden Reopens Assange Rape Case [Video]Sweden Reopens Assange Rape Case

According to Reuters Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and said it would seek his extradition from Britain. Deputy Chief..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Sweden Reopens Assange Rape Investigation [Video]Sweden Reopens Assange Rape Investigation

Reuters reports Prosecutors in Sweden decided Monday that they will re-open their investigation into claims that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange raped a woman there in 2010. He was first accused in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Sweden to reopen rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Assange [Video]Sweden to reopen rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Assange

Sweden will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:51Published

Assange rejects extradition to United States [Video]Assange rejects extradition to United States

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court he doesn't agree to extradition to the United States. It wants to try him over the Wikileaks breach of hundreds of thousands of confidential..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Assange gets year of UK jail, faces extradition [Video]Assange gets year of UK jail, faces extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the United Kingdom for skipping bail when he fled to the Ecuadorean embassy. Thursday will decide whether he is extradited..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks for skipping UK bail [Video]Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks for skipping UK bail

WikiLeaks founder is sentenced to nearly a year in prison for skipping bail to avoid being sent to Sweden.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published

Julian Assange Gets One Year In Jail [Video]Julian Assange Gets One Year In Jail

(Newser) – Raising a fist in the air as he arrived, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange entered a London courtroom Wednesday to find out his fate for skipping bail in 2012 to avoid getting extradited to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Julian Assange Gets 50 Weeks In Jail [Video]Julian Assange Gets 50 Weeks In Jail

London (CNN)Julian Assange has been sentenced to just under a year in a UK prison on Wednesday after he was found guilty of violating his bail conditions when he entered Ecuador's London embassy to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

 

Sweden detains Chinese man again, this time at U.S. request

Sweden has detained a fugitive Chinese official at the request of the United States and expects it to make a formal request for his extradition, a Swedish prosecutor said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Sweden players to 'empty every carbohydrate' in their bodies against Canada

women's world cup 2019: sweden players to 'empty every carbohydrate' in their bodies against canada
Sweden's players will "empty every carbohydrate" in their bodies in Monday's Women's World Cup last-16 tie against Canada, says head coach Peter Gerhardsson.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup: Favourites USA beat Sweden 2-0 to top Group F

women's world cup: favourites usa beat sweden 2-0 to top group f
Defending champions and tournament favourites the USA top Group F with a 100% record by beating Sweden 2-0 to set up a last 16 meeting with Spain.
BBC News - Published

Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detention

Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained while an allegation of rape is..
Reuters - Published

Nvidia boosts self-driving AI business with Volvo trucks deal

Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, in a boost for the U.S. chipmaker that was ditched by Tesla last year.
Reuters - Published

Truckmaker Volvo to partner with Nvidia to develop AI for driverless vehicles

Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Women's World Cup: Thailand's moment of redemption after USA thrashing

women's world cup: thailand's moment of redemption after usa thrashing
Humiliated in their opening Women's World Cup game, Thailand restored a degree of pride despite defeat against Sweden.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day 11

women's world cup 2019: what to look out for on day 11
Defending champions the USA and Sweden were the latest teams to go through, so who will join them with the final round of games taking place from Monday?
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup: Sweden defeat Thailand 5-1 to reach the last 16

women's world cup: sweden defeat thailand 5-1 to reach the last 16
Sweden confirm their place in the Women's World Cup last 16 with a comfortable 5-1 victory over Thailand in Nice.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Sembrant heads the ball home to claim fastest goal of the tournament so far

women's world cup 2019: sembrant heads the ball home to claim fastest goal of the tournament so far
Elin Rubensson's free-kick sets up Linda Sembrant to head home the opener for Sweden, the fastest goal of the tournament so far.
BBC News - Published

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