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The scene outside the hostel in Stockholm on September 2nd. Image: Screengrab from Guardian video

A disagreement between Chinese tourists and a hostel in Stockholm over check-in time has turned into a diplomatic spat between China and Sweden, with (...)

Drunk people should be kept in “intoxication holding areas” in city Garda stations so they are not clogging up emergency departments in hospitals, a F(...)

Ryan O’Shaughnessy: the Irish singer competes in the Eurovision final on Saturday. Photograph: Pedro Nunes/Reuters

The Late Late Show RTÉ One, Friday, 9.35pm What’s the collective noun for a group of Eurovision Song Contest winners? A ballad? A dry ice? A key chang(...)

Police prevent  demonstrators from parading down  on a forbidden street during the Nordic Resistance Movement  march in  Gothenburg, Sweden.  Photograph: Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency/Reuters

Dozens of people were arrested on Saturday as neo-Nazis and anti-fascists clashed with police during a march by the extreme right-wing Nordic Resistan(...)

People gather on Sunday at a makeshift memorial in Stockholm, Sweden. Photograph:  Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

An Uzbek man suspected of driving a truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing four people, had expressed sympathy for Islamic State and was wanted for (...)

Police issued the above image of a man they want to trace in connection with the incident in Swedish capital

Swedish police have arrested a man in north Stockholm in connection with a deadly truck attack in the centre of the city. The man is reported by local(...)

The members of British band Viola Beach were killed when their car went through a barrier on a bridge and into a canal in Sweden. Photograph: Viola Beach Facebook.

The members of British band Viola Beach were killed when their car went through a barrier on a bridge and into a canal in Sweden. The incident occur(...)

The Swedish flag flies at half mast as a mark of respect to those killed by Anton Lundin-Pettersson on Thursday. On Saturday police said arson was suspeced as the reason for a fire at a summer camp near Stockholm.

Swedish police suspect a fire at a summer camp earmarked to house asylum seekers was an act of arson, a spokesman said on Saturday, after several asy(...)

A photo widely distributed by Swedish media showing  Anton Lundin-Pettersson, the alleged perpetrator of the attack at a school in Trollhattan, southwestern Sweden on Thursday. The young man masked and armed with a sword attacked students and staff members, killing two people. Photograph: AFP

A masked swordsman who killed a teaching assistant and a boy and wounded two others, all with immigrant backgrounds, was driven by racist motives, Swe(...)

Detective Inspector Kajsa Wahlberg: “Prostitution is viewed as violence against women, and the majority of women in this world are hurt by it – physically and mentally.”

Proposed legislation to criminalise the purchase of sex must also decriminalise prostitution, a Swedish expert on such legislation has said Detective (...)

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