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The unrest started May 19th in Husby - an area constructed in the 1970s and dotted with high-rise apartment blocks - about a week after police killed a 69-year-old man brandishing a knife.   Photograph: Fredrik Sandberg/Scanpix/Reuters

Unrest in Stockholm’s suburbs continued for a fourth night as rioters showed their anger over a police shooting a week ago by setting fire to c(...)

Firefighters extinguish a burning car, following riots in the Stockholm suburb of Kista. Photograph: Reuters

Hundreds of young people have torched cars and attacked police in three nights of rioting in immigrant suburbs of Sweden’s capital, shocking a (...)

A car set on fire burns, following riots in the Stockholm suburb of Kista. Sweden’s capital has been hit by some of its worst riots in years after youths scorched dozens of cars, attacked a police station and threw stones at rescue services in its poor immigrant suburbs for a third night running. Photograph: Fredrik Sandberg/Scanpix/Reuters

Hundreds of youths set fire to cars and attacked police and rescue services in poor immigrant suburbs in three nights of rioting in Stockhol(...)

Justin Bieber in concert at Dublin’s O2 in February. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Swedish police said today they had found drugs on teen idol Justin Bieber’s tour bus in Stockholm, but had no suspects and were unlikely to pur(...)

Virgin have rented four Airbus SAS A320 narrow-body planes and crews from Aer Lingus on a so-called ‘wet-lease’ basis. Photograph: John Decker/Reuters

Virgin Atlantic is to add a third route to its domestic UK network operated by Aer Lingus. The service from Aberdeen in Scotland to Heat(...)

You don’t often see huge, permanent, stand-alone museums dedicated to popular culture, but the usual rules don’t apply to one particular Swedis(...)

Team Ireland: can beat Austria at the Aviva

My first ever international as a supporter was a glorious 3-2 win over Austria in October, 1963. Well, at least that’s how I remember that magi(...)

Conor Sammon (left) has been selected to lead the line for the Republic of Ireland against Austria at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

A good many of those who are liable to be critical of Ireland ’s regular captain might wonder a little more about the wisdom of wishing him awa(...)

“If I were to sum up my life, everything has been about love,” Princess Lilian of Sweden once said. In what Swedes consider a Cinderella story,(...)

Republic of Ireland trio James McCarthy, Glenn Whelan and Paul Green in training. James Crombie/Inpho

Giovanni Trapattoni has drafted both James McCarthy and Jonathan Walters into a revised Republic of Ireland starting line-up for this evening’s(...)

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