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Swedish Police busts child prostitution racket veiled under 'sugar dating sites'

The Swedish Police has uncovered a child prostitution racket that was operating under the garb of so-called 'sugar dating websites' in a week-long campaign.

Jul 15, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

Dutee Chand bags 100m gold at World University Games

The 23-year-old had qualified for the finals with a 11.41 seconds finish in the semifinal heats and led the final race from start to finish on Tuesday.
 

Jul 11, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

Dogs mirror owner's stress: Study

Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by lifestyle factors and by the people that the dogs live with. They determined stress levels over several months by measuring the concentration of a stress hormone, cortisol, in a few centimetres of hair from the dog and from its owner.

Jun 13, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27 intercepts US Air Force RC-135 and Swedish Air Force jet - Watch

The face-off between the Su-27 and RC-135 along with Gulfstream reconnaissance aircraft took place over the Baltic Sea.

Jun 12, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

FIFA Women's World Cup: Own goal helps Ireland edge Gibraltar 2-0

Sweden created a number of half-chances at the start of the second period as they tried to pass their way through Chile, with Fridolina Rolfo’s effort deflected just wide of the goal.

Jun 12, 2019, 00:38 AM IST

Explosion in southern town in Sweden injures 19, cause unclear

The cause of the explosion was unclear but police said a bomb squad was on its way to the scene in downtown Linkoping and that they had opened a criminal investigation.

Jun 07, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

USA beat Mexico 3-0 in women's World Cup warm-up match

The US, who will go to France undefeated since January, struggled for much of the game against a resolute Mexican side but scored two late goals to put a more convincing sheen on the scoreline.

May 27, 2019, 00:14 AM IST

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange's detention over rape allegation

 It was begun in 2010 but dropped in 2017 after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. 

May 20, 2019, 13:46 PM IST

Swedish female soccer players call for unity to tackle inequality

Huge crowds have attended women`s games in England, Italy and Spain recently and defender Nilla Fischer told Reuters that fans, players, sponsors and governing bodies would all have to work together to ensure better pay for female players.

Apr 05, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

Swedish Security Police says suspected Russian spy was arrested

The arrested person works in the Swedish high-tech industry and has information of interest to foreign intelligence services, the Security Police said.

Feb 27, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Mancini nurturing green shoots of recovery at improving Italy

The failure to reach Russia cost coach Gian Piero Ventura his job and it was left to Roberto Mancini to navigate Italy through that storm and salvage something from the wreck of a failed World Cup campaign.

Nov 21, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

UEFA Nations League: Sweden beat Turkey to set up showdown with Russia

Having thrown away a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 when the sides met in Stockholm, Sweden coach Janne Andersson sent out a defensively-minded team, with defender Martin Olsson slotting in on the left wing. 

Nov 18, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Sweden faces political deadlock after gains by far-right party

Sweden headed for a hung parliament after an election on Sunday that saw support for the nationalist Sweden Democrats surge, as one of Europe`s most liberal nations turned right amid fears over immigration.

Sep 10, 2018, 08:41 AM IST

Sweden's Sebastian Larsson moves home to chase glory with AIK

The 33-year-old, who played a key role for Sweden in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is relishing the chance to get his hands on some silverware while he still can.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

When people turned flooded subway station in Sweden into a swimming pool - See pics

The Swedish enjoyed the flooded subway station, and it is apparent from the pictures that surfaced on the internet.

Jul 31, 2018, 14:01 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 quarterfinals: England vs Sweden - As it happened

The Three Lions progress to the semi-finals for the first time since 1990, Dele Alli and Harry Maguire scored off headers, guiding England to a clinical win over the Swedes.  

Jul 07, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden evacuate team hotel after false alarm

Sweden’s players suffered a rude awakening ahead of their World Cup quarter-final clash with England when the fire alarm went off at their hotel in Samara on Saturday morning, leading it to be evacuated.

Jul 07, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 Factbox: Sweden vs England

Sweden play England in a World Cup quarter-final in Samara on Saturday:

Jul 07, 2018, 10:51 AM IST

Sweden enter FIFA World Cup 2018 quarterfinals after 1-0 win over Switzerland

Switzerland’s goalless record in the knockout stages continues for the fourth time in a row. Sweden, on the other hand, will face the winner of England vs Colombia match in the quarterfinals. 

Jul 03, 2018, 19:09 PM IST

Andersson leads Swedes back to promised World Cup land

A well-respected figure in the game, Andersson’s stock rocketed when he guided IFK Norrkoping to a surprise title win in 2015, capturing the championship from under the noses of the mighty Malmo FF.

Jul 02, 2018, 17:46 PM IST