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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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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.
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Scientists have discovered a new pain organ in the skin. The cells form a network that senses painful stimuli such as pricks and impact. 1 Researchers at..
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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.
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Sweden's Prosecution Authority said on Thursday police had detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit "a terrorist crime".
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An angry South Korean fan flew to Sweden to confront Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for sitting out a friendly in Seoul, the latest in a bizarre row that..
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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had..
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Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen that led to..
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Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb-attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen led to two..
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A Swedish court has found American rapper ASAP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a street brawl in Stockholm. The artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers,..
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A Swedish court ruled Wednesday that American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.
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The teenage climate change activist, from Sweden, is preparing to set sail from the UK.
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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault by a Stockholm court on Wednesday but was spared time in prison after a high-profile trial that led President..
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A Swedish court convicted U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed down a suspended sentence on Wednesday following a high-profile trial that led President..
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But the American rapper has been given only a "conditional sentence," and that means no more jail time and no fine
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A Swedish court has just handed down a verdict in the assault case against American rapper A$AP Rocky. The court found the rapper guilty of assault, but gave him..
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New York sex abuse victims get new chance to seek justice, A$AP Rocky to receive verdict on assault case in Sweden and more things to start your Wednesday.
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Tyson Fury's fight with Sweden's Otto Wallin is confirmed for 14 September in Las Vegas.
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A European-Russian project to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden.
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Greta Thunberg has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and she is just 16 years old. She's sailing from Europe to New York to call on world leaders to protect..
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Sweden was long seen as a progressive utopia. Then came waves of immigrants — and the forces of populism at home and abroad.
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Newcastle sign Sweden defender Emil Krafth from Ligue 1 side Amiens on a four-year contract for fee of around £5m.
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