Swedish football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ended weeks of speculation on Thursday, announcing that he will play for the English premier league team Manchester United.
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- "Time to let the world know."
- Hollywood actor to Fårö.
Film buffs and culture lovers have descended on the small isle of Fårö this week to take part in a festival celebrating the world-renowned Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman.
- Law came into force in 2014.
For the first time a court will test Sweden's law against forced marriages as three individuals stand trial on Thursday.
- Time to act.
Sweden’s prime minister has said the UK’s decision to leave the EU should serve as a reminder to the union’s leaders about the importance of demonstrating how European cooperation makes a difference to ordinary people’s lives.
- 2 out of 208 sites had lifeguards.
Despite an increase in the number of drowning deaths, most municipal beaches and lakes fail to have lifeguards on duty, according to a report by Swedish Radio.
- 5 year review.
After a review lasting more than five years, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority has endorsed the nuclear industry's plan to dispose spent nuclear fuel in the bedrock approximately 500 metres below ground some 150 kilometres north of Stockholm.
- Record demand in education, healthcare.
Teachers, healthcare workers, engineers, IT specialists and construction workers will be the most in demand in the Swedish labour market in the coming year, according to a new forecast from the Swedish Public Employment Service.
- National Coordinator: Strategy may help to prevent young adults from being pulled into violent extremism(1:31 min)Local and national support.
Sweden’s new national strategy for violent extremism was announced on Wednesday and urges local municipalities to share information and develop preventative efforts to combat violent extremism.
- Swedish Foreign Ministry: We do not believe any Swede was killed or injured in the attack.(1:41 min)41 killed and 239 injured.
An attack by armed suicide bombers at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has killed 41 people and injured 239 others.
- Non-permanent member.
The Swedish government celebrated its win in the UN Security Council elections on Wednesday though some questioned how the country carried out its campaign for the seat.
- First round surprise.
The UN General Assembly voted Sweden in as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council on Tuesday after the first round of voting.
- EU summit.
Arriving in Brussels to meet with other EU leaders, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven called on the UK to quickly explain how they want to exit from the EU.
- Ånge proud of Lagerbäck.
Iceland’s win over England was not only exciting for the fans of the small Nordic nation, but also for the Swedish town of Ånge, where the winning team's coach Lars Lagerbäck grew up.