Sweden won the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championship on Sunday, beating favourites Canada in a dramatic penalty shootout.
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- First time ever play-off victory over Canada.
- Working with authorities.
A German worker for the Swedish NGO Operation Mercy was killed in Kabul on Saturday and her Afghan security guard beheaded. A second staff member, from Finland, is missing.
- No remuneration.
The end of ID checks at Copenhagen's Kastrup Airport has had no significant effect on the number of asylum seekers coming to Sweden, according to the latest statistics. Radio Sweden took a trip to find out.
- Inaugurated in April.
Malmö's Sydsvenkan newspaper on Monday warned in its main leader editorial that a new giant mosque risked spreading extremist ideology. Radio Sweden went to Friday prayers to find out.
- Swedish aid worker kidnapped and killed.
The trial in Congo against two men who are suspected of murdering Swedish aid worker Zaida Catalán could be an attempt by the regime to mislead the international community, according to a leading Congo expert.
- Prison review.
There are "less than 20" radicalised inmates in the Swedish prisons, according to the prison service. Now the staff is being trained to try to prevent prisoners from falling to violent extremism.
- Catholic Church.
The bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in Sweden, Anders Arborelius, was caught by surprise on Sunday, when Pope Francis announced that he would become one of five new cardinals in the church.
- No more checks.
It has been a few weeks since Sweden suspended ID checks on the the bridge between Denmark and southern Sweden. Radio Sweden went to see how the cross-border commute has changed.
- Not Nato member.
Sweden was warmly welcomed by America's Secretary of Defence this week. The former general of the Marines, James Mattis, said that Sweden is an ally and the USA would stand with Sweden if there was an attack.
- Statue of limitations in 2020.
The only way the Swedish case against Julian Assange would be re-activated would be for him to physically set foot in Sweden, says the prosecutor to Radio Sweden.
- Murder in 1998.
The two brothers at the centre of a re-opened child murder case have spoken out about how a TV investigation into how they were treated by the police has given them a sense of relief.
Sweden's football federation has called off a match between two leading clubs from Gothenburg and Stockholm after a player claimed he had been offered a large sum of money to underperform.
- Rape risk.
The number of children seeking asylum in Europe has increased ten-fold since 2008 with many travelling unaccompanied, according to a new report by the United Nation’s Children Fund, UNICEF.
Amnesty International has accused Sweden of using bureaucratic hurdles to stop Syrians who have been granted asylum from exercising the right to bring their relatives to the country.
The Swedish army recruitment agency has now sent letters to almost every 18-year-old eligible for the draft next year. Radio Sweden asked one of them, a US dual-citizen, how he feels about it.
- Permanent residence.
Families of Syrians who have been given permanent residency in Sweden could wait two years to be reunited, according to a new investigation by Swedish Radio.