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Huawei appeals against 5G network ban in Sweden

Huawei appeals against 5G network ban in Sweden

Huawei has appealed against Sweden's decision to exclude the Chinese telecoms equipment maker from 5G networks, the Swedish telecoms regulator PTS said on Friday.

Sweden bucks trend in refusing to recommend masks

Sweden bucks trend in refusing to recommend masks

Sweden attracted worldwide attention earlier this year when it famously stayed open throughout the first months of the coronavirus pandemic ...

‘World went mad’ with lockdowns, says Sweden’s Covid expert

‘World went mad’ with lockdowns, says Sweden’s Covid expert

The man behind Sweden’s controversial Covid-19 strategy has characterised lockdowns imposed across much of the globe as a form of “madness” that flies in the face of what is known about handling viral outbreaks.

Sweden to lift travel curbs to 10 European countries from June 30

Sweden to lift travel curbs to 10 European countries from June 30

Sweden will from June 30 lift its advice against non-essential travel to 10 European countries, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Sweden says 34 year mystery of Palme assassination is solved

Sweden says 34 year mystery of Palme assassination is solved

A graphic designer at an insurance company was the man who shot dead Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986, a prosecutor said on Wednesday

Sweden should have done more to combat coronavirus, health chief says

Sweden should have done more to combat coronavirus, health chief says

Sweden should have done more to combat the coronavirus, the epidemiologist behind a national strategy that avoided the strict lockdowns seen in many other countries said on Wednesday.

Sweden nears 'horrifying' 3,000 deaths from coronavirus

Sweden nears 'horrifying' 3,000 deaths from coronavirus

Swedish officials on Wednesday said the country, which has taken a softer approach to curbing the spread of the new coronavirus, was nearing 3,000 deaths from Covid-19.

Sweden says Covid-19 deaths pass 1,000-mark

Sweden says Covid-19 deaths pass 1,000-mark

Sweden has recorded over 1,000 Covid-19-related fatalities, the Public Health Agency said on Tuesday.

Qatari-Swedish ties at all levels hailed

Qatari-Swedish ties at all levels hailed

In Stockholm, Qatar's ambassador to Sweden Sheikha Moza bint Nasser al-Thani hosted a reception on the occasion of Qatar National Day

Trump says Greta Thunberg should 'chill,' go to movies

Trump says Greta Thunberg should 'chill,' go to movies

US President Donald Trump on Thursday slammed Time magazine's naming of Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year, saying the Swedish teen climate activist should ‘chill’ and go see a movie.

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner ...

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday it will provide an update with ‘new information’ this week on a probe into a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.