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Ronaldo becomes the first European to score 100 international goals

09 Sep 2020

Ronaldo becomes the first European to score 100 international goals

Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo became the first European to surpass the 100-goal mark in international football.

Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran

29 Aug 2020

Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran

Violent protests broke out in the Swedish town of Malmo late Friday after a Quran-burning incident earlier in the day.

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

28 May 2020

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.

Coronavirus: Swedish Princess starts volunteering at hospital after 3-day training

17 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Swedish Princess starts volunteering at hospital after 3-day training

As the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a huge burden on healthcare workers around the world, a Swedish Princess has started working at a hospital.

Five amazing Christmas traditions around the world

24 Dec 2019

Five amazing Christmas traditions around the world

It's Christmas Eve!

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

16 Oct 2019

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

Three-time champions Spain qualified for Euro 2020 after earning a 1-1 draw against Sweden.

A look at the records held by Zlatan Ibrahimovic

15 Oct 2019

A look at the records held by Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the finest strikers in football.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

13 Oct 2019

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

Spain edged closer to Euro 2020 qualification after being held to a 1-1 draw by Norway in the ongoing qualifiers.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

09 Sep 2019

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

Spain and Italy grew closer to qualify for Euro 2020 after respective victories in the qualifiers.

PewDiePie hits 100 million subscribers on YouTube; congratulations pour in

25 Aug 2019

PewDiePie hits 100 million subscribers on YouTube; congratulations pour in

Swedish YouTube personality Felix Kjellberg is on a roll.

Hackers can steal passwords by listening to how you type

09 Jun 2019

Hackers can steal passwords by listening to how you type

Hackers are always on the lookout to mine personal information of people and use it as a means to defraud them.

Football: Over 250 people apply for job of India's coach

04 Apr 2019

Football: Over 250 people apply for job of India's coach

The Indian football team has played well since quite some time and despite the heartbreak suffered in the AFC Asian Cup 2019, the future looks promising.

Soon, this robot will start interviewing people for actual jobs

14 Mar 2019

Soon, this robot will start interviewing people for actual jobs

While many fear that robots will take away our jobs, only a few realize that they might actually end the problems that have marred our society for decades.

#DreamJobAlert: Sweden's 'Eternal Employment' will pay you to do nothing

11 Mar 2019

#DreamJobAlert: Sweden's 'Eternal Employment' will pay you to do nothing

Imagine a job where you don't have to do anything, but will get paid anyway. Sounds impractical?

Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple

11 Jan 2019

Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple

If you think you are too broke to travel the world, you might want to take some tips from this Keralite couple who has traveled to 23 countries just by selling tea and coffee.

After Hyderabad, IKEA eyes Noida with Rs. 5,000cr investment

20 Dec 2018

After Hyderabad, IKEA eyes Noida with Rs. 5,000cr investment

A few months after opening its first Indian store in Hyderabad, Swedish furniture giant IKEA has now set its sight on Noida.

Man sentenced for sending mail bomb, threats to Swedish lawmakers

10 Nov 2018

Man sentenced for sending mail bomb, threats to Swedish lawmakers

A Swedish man was convicted of attempted murder yesterday for sending a letter bomb to a bitcoin company in London and threatening letters to lawmakers in Sweden, including government members.

Sweden TV says 'Chinese poop in the open'; triggers outrage

25 Sep 2018

Sweden TV says 'Chinese poop in the open'; triggers outrage

It is an ugly world we live in. It is filled with bigots, racists, and despicable people.

Sweden: Thieves flee with royal jewels in a speedboat

02 Aug 2018

Sweden: Thieves flee with royal jewels in a speedboat

Sweden Tuesday saw a daring robbery, when two thieves nicked "priceless" crown jewels from the Strängnäs Cathedral in Stockholm and fled - in a speedboat.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England thrash Sweden in quarters

07 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: England thrash Sweden in quarters

England have reached their first semi-final after 1990 as they defeated Sweden 2-0 in the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Sweden vs England: Zlatan and Beckham make a friendly wager

07 Jul 2018

Sweden vs England: Zlatan and Beckham make a friendly wager

As Sweden take on England in the quarter-final at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018, country's record goal-scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has challenged legend David Beckham to a wager.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden vs England- Match Preview

07 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden vs England- Match Preview

England and Sweden lock horns in a mega quarter-final encounter at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.

Study: Beer was mass-produced in Sweden in the Iron Age

24 Jun 2018

Study: Beer was mass-produced in Sweden in the Iron Age

A new archaeological study has found evidence that malt for brewing beer was produced as early as the Iron Age in Sweden.

Nobel prize in Literature cancelled after sexual assault scandal

04 May 2018

Nobel prize in Literature cancelled after sexual assault scandal

The Swedish Academy announced, on Friday, about the cancellation of Nobel Prize in Literature this year.

Scientists to develop AI-powered robot clones of dead people!

25 Feb 2018

Scientists to develop AI-powered robot clones of dead people!

Scientists from Sweden are reportedly developing ways related to artificial intelligence (AI) technology to create "fully conscious copies" of people after they die.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

12 Jan 2018

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a citizen of Ecuador, which is also helping him reach a "dignified and just" solution with Britain.

Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

25 Nov 2017

Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

A sex scandal has rattled the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize.

India hold on to 105 spot, Germany top FIFA rankings

23 Nov 2017

India hold on to 105 spot, Germany top FIFA rankings

The latest FIFA rankings are out. While several countries face FIFA World Cup qualification disappointments, their FIFA rankings speak otherwise.

#DefenseDiaries: IAF believes Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies

11 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: IAF believes Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has told the government that the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies.

New method keeps hearts "alive" for 12 hours outside body

12 Oct 2017

New method keeps hearts "alive" for 12 hours outside body

When it comes to heart transplantation, preservation time has always been a problem.

Taslima Nasreen's Indian visa extended again for a year

20 Jun 2017

Taslima Nasreen's Indian visa extended again for a year

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has had her Indian visa extended again for one year w.e.f. July 23.

Victor Lindelof signs a €35 million deal with ManU

15 Jun 2017

Victor Lindelof signs a €35 million deal with ManU

In one of the first football transfers this summer, Sweden's Victor Lindelof has completed a €35 million transfer from Benfica to Jose Mourinho's Manchester United.

Museum of Failure features Apple's Newton, Google Glass

12 Jun 2017

Museum of Failure features Apple's Newton, Google Glass

The latest additions, to Sweden's prestigious (or not so prestigious, it's a confusing affair) Museum of Failure, are Google Glass and Apple Newton.

Europa League- ManU defeat Ajax to win the title

25 May 2017

Europa League- ManU defeat Ajax to win the title

Manchester United outclassed Ajax Amsterdam in Sweden to win the 2017 Europa League.

Sweden drops rape investigation into Assange

19 May 2017

Sweden drops rape investigation into Assange

Sweden's director of public prosecutions Marianne Ny has decided to drop the investigations into allegations of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Sweden re-introduces military conscription

03 Mar 2017

Sweden re-introduces military conscription

The Swedish government has voted to bring back military conscription. According to sources, service will be made compulsory form 1 January 2018.

Swedish politician argues for paid sex break

23 Feb 2017

Swedish politician argues for paid sex break

A small town Swedish politician, named Per-Erik Muskos, from the town of Övertorneå in northern Sweden, has proposed that Swedish citizens should get an hour-long paid break from work to go home and have sex with their partners.

Government explores 'electric highways' for India

15 Nov 2016

Government explores 'electric highways' for India

The Indian government has sought proposals from Sweden to explore the feasibility of building an 'electric highway'.

Economics Nobel Prize winners: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

10 Oct 2016

Economics Nobel Prize winners: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

The 2016 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to the 68-year-old British economist and Harvard Professor Oliver Hart and 67-year-old Finnish economist and MIT Professor Bengt Holmström.

Spotify in advanced talks to acquire Sound Cloud

30 Sep 2016

Spotify in advanced talks to acquire Sound Cloud

Spotify, a music mammoth is reportedly in "advanced talks" to buy its Berlin-based rival 'SoundCloud'.