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Dublin: 14 °C Monday 31 August, 2015

#Sweden

# sweden - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Obviously something went wrong”: pilot makes emergency landing on motorway Sweden

“Obviously something went wrong”: pilot makes emergency landing on motorway

Passing drivers helped the pilot move the craft off the road and onto the hard shoulder.

# sweden - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane Sweden

Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane

The man took advantage of his job at Addis Ababa airport to smuggle himself aboard the Ethiopian Airlines flight.

# sweden - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange is ‘extremely disappointed’ as sex assault case is dropped Wikileaks

Julian Assange is ‘extremely disappointed’ as sex assault case is dropped

An inquiry into a rape allegation continues.

# sweden - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ikea suspect ‘stabbed himself in the stomach’ after knife attack Sweden

Ikea suspect ‘stabbed himself in the stomach’ after knife attack

The injured man is reported to have been handed a deportation order shortly before the attack.

# sweden - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

# sweden - Monday 10 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden Sweden

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden

The attack took place in the store’s kitchen accessories section.

# sweden - Monday 22 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Quiz: IKEA product or Swedish slang for masturbation? Touch My Shelf

Quiz: IKEA product or Swedish slang for masturbation?

A surprisingly difficult quiz.

# sweden - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy Wikileaks

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy

He isn’t budging.

# sweden - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing My Hero

Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing

“I think I just broke my leg. I think I really broke my leg”.

# sweden - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two 13-year-olds arrested over murder of 65-year-old man Sweden

Two 13-year-olds arrested over murder of 65-year-old man

The two boys were on the run from a foster home in Varberg.

# sweden - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Simple questionnaire can predict a person’s risk of dying in next five years Mortality

Simple questionnaire can predict a person’s risk of dying in next five years

Factors like a person’s usual walking speed are used to calculate their score.

# sweden - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Just how physically fit are the Irish? Abs Of Steel

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

# sweden - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Swedes have a novel way of deterring Russian submarines – calling them gay Gaydar

Swedes have a novel way of deterring Russian submarines – calling them gay

A sonar device sends out the message “This Way if You Are Gay”.

# sweden - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have found a way to make you have an out-of-body experience Outside Looking In

Scientists have found a way to make you have an out-of-body experience

And they can teleport you. Which is cool.

# sweden - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders – because of these maggots

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders – because of these maggots

They say the men put the maggots in a wall.

# sweden - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online Revenge Porn

Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online

He uploaded the video to two pornographic websites three years ago.

# sweden - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong Sign Like You Mean It

This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong

Can he represent Sweden at the Eurovision? Can he?

# sweden - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Volvo’s new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans Rise Of The Machines

Volvo’s new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans

The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.

# sweden - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested in Sweden after daughters ‘locked up for a decade’ Police

Woman arrested in Sweden after daughters ‘locked up for a decade’

“The blinds were always pulled down there and we haven’t heard any noise from the apartment.”

# sweden - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge You need to hear this Swedish city’s very strange word for ‘yes’ Ssshuu

You need to hear this Swedish city’s very strange word for ‘yes’

It makes no sense. You’ll love it.

# sweden - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anita Ekberg — the iconic actress from La Dolce Vita — has died, aged 83 RIP

Anita Ekberg — the iconic actress from La Dolce Vita — has died, aged 83

The Swedish film star is likely to be remembered for that single scene set at Rome’s Trevi Fountain in Fellini’s 1960 classic.

# sweden - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Russian military jet almost collided with a passenger plane Where Was He Russian To?

# sweden - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From Business ETC The Pirate Bay has been taken down after Swedish police seized servers Error

The Pirate Bay has been taken down after Swedish police seized servers

Police confirmed there had been a “crackdown! on a server room because of copyright infringement.

# sweden - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Remember Tomas Brolin? This is what he looks like now

One of the stars of the 1994 World Cup was playing in a charity match last week.

# sweden - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm RIP

‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm

Brian Farrell’s family say his body was found in water close to where he was last seen.

# sweden - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden Payback Time

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# sweden - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Get on the couch… these are the top international friendlies going on around Europe tonight

If Ireland v USA isn’t as awesome as we hope, there’s plenty more.

# sweden - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the submarine Sweden was searching for Hunt For Reds In October

Here’s the submarine Sweden was searching for

It looks a little… wobbly.

From The Daily Edge Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games Sexism

Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games

Think of it as The Bechdel Test for games.

# sweden - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From Business ETC Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand Copyright

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand

Fredrik Neij reportedly fled to Southeast Asia after being released on bail.

From TheJournal.ie Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty Survey

Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty

This comes in a new study released today by EU’s statistical information office, Eurostat.

# sweden - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous Wanderlust

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

# sweden - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

French footballer learns the hard way that karma’s a pitch

Layvin Kurzawa might want to re-think his celebrations.

# sweden - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy Medical Marvel

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy

The procedure was somewhat controversial because the womb was taken from a live donor.

# sweden - Friday 3 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state Two-State Solution

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

# sweden - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol Operation Atelier

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

# sweden - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Zlatan celebrates breaking Swedish goal-scoring record, gets booked

Typically, the 32-year-old back-heeled in his 50th international goal.

# sweden - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘The Poo Man’ is terrorising a Swedish town by invading people’s toilets Floaters

# sweden - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy ‘soon’ Wikileaks

Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy ‘soon’

The WikiLeaks founder would not tell reporters why he is leaving though.

# sweden - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Worst forest fire in living memory’ continues to rage in Sweden NATIONAL EMERGENCY

‘Worst forest fire in living memory’ continues to rage in Sweden

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

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