Sweden

Constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Sweden (Under CC License)

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.

Sweden News and Videos   LIVE

ℹ️ This is a LIVE page which updates automatically as we're monitoring our hand-curated selection of verified and trustworthy media outlets
Megan Rapinoe scored a brace of penalties as holders the United States beat Spain on Monday to march on to a mouthwatering quarter-final against hosts France at..
Credit: France 24 - Published 13 hours ago

Advertisement
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.
15 hours ago • BBC News
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.
17 hours ago • BBC News
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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

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.
2 days ago • BBC News
The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 2 days ago

The U.S. won its group in the Women's World Cup by defeating Sweden 2-0. It had been billed as a grudge match because Sweden knocked the U.S. out of the 2016..
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 days ago

One of China’s most wanted fugitives who has been in custody in Sweden for almost a year has been released, suggesting he is now unlikely to face extradition,..
4 days ago • WorldNews
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour breaks down the USWNT's dominant win over Sweden in the final group game that should put the rest of the world on..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

Trump on Iran retaliation: 'you'll soon find out'; U.S. women's national team faces Sweden
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — The United States faced its toughest test of the Women’s World Cup and the defending champions were again dominant Thursday night,..
5 days ago • WorldNews
The United States made it a perfect three wins out of three at the Women's World Cup on Thursday by beating Sweden 2-0 to top Group F, as Chile missed a late..
Credit: France 24 - Published 5 days ago

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.
5 days ago • BBC News
The U.S. women play Sweden in the final Group F game of the Women's World Cup in what will be the first accurate read on the Americans’ title chances.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand and her family board the first of many trains on a vacation around northern Europe. They are part of a growing movement that’s..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

USWNT looks for revenge against Sweden at the Women's World Cup, all eyes on New Orleans during NBA draft night and more things to start your Thursday..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

After opening the World Cup on the bench, Carli Lloyd scored twice during the United States’ second match against Chile, proving she is still a force to be..
Credit: France 24 - Published 5 days ago

The American Women's National Team looks for its third win in a row at the tournament
Credit: CBS News - Published 6 days ago

​Luis Enrique has resigned as the head coach of the Spanish men's national team, and will be replaced by his long-time assistant Robert Moreno. The former..
6 days ago • WorldNews
US national team defender Abby Dahlkemper talks about wanting to win against Sweden. (June 18)
 
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

SportsPulse: They're already on to the knockout stage but that doesn't make their final group match against Sweden any less important. For USWNT, it's time to..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Humiliated in their opening Women's World Cup game, Thailand restored a degree of pride despite defeat against Sweden.
1 week ago • BBC News
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?
1 week ago • BBC News
Sweden produced a breathtaking display of attacking football to thrash Thailand 5-1 in Nice on Sunday and book their place in the last 16 of the women's World..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

Sweden confirm their place in the Women's World Cup last 16 with a comfortable 5-1 victory over Thailand in Nice.
1 week ago • BBC News
Elin Rubensson's free-kick sets up Linda Sembrant to head home the opener for Sweden, the fastest goal of the tournament so far.
1 week ago • BBC News
The Netherlands and Canada ensured they would finish in the top two in Group E of the women’s World Cup with victories and on Sunday the United States and..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

You might like