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US Senators vote 95-1 for NATO membership of Finland, Sweden

US Senators delivered near-unanimous bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk” for US national security and a day of reckoning for Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Nodi Khondaker’s Makeover: The story of a Swedish school-teacher turned MUA in Dhaka

While she was visiting Bangladesh from Sweden in 2017 for a short trip, Nodi Khondaker became obsessed with this city so much that she decided to stay here for a while. She had set a mind to make the best use of her time in Dhaka and started offering basic to advance level makeup tutorials.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

US Senators vote 95-1 for NATO membership of Finland, Sweden

US Senators delivered near-unanimous bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk” for US national security and a day of reckoning for Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Gopalbhog mangoes of Rajshahi en route to Sweden

The first consignment of 500kg of Gopalbhog mangoes from Rajshahi is en route to Dhaka today to be exported to Sweden.

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018

England romp into semis

An impressive England advance to their first World Cup semifinal for 28 years on Saturday after headers by Harry Maguire and Dele Alli give them a deserved 2-0 last-eight victory over a disappointing Sweden.

June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018

Sweden edge past Korea

Andreas Granqvist converts from the spot as Sweden get their World Cup campaign to a winning start with a 1-0 win over South Korea on Monday.

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

Stockholm truck attacker jailed for life

A Swedish court sentences a rejected Uzbek asylum seeker to life in prison for terrorism after he mowed down pedestrians with a stolen truck in central Stockholm last year, killing five people.

January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018

Man dies in Stockholm blast

One man dies and a second person is injured after an explosion outside an underground station in Stockholm, police say, adding they do not believe the incident is terrorism-related.

January 14, 2017
January 14, 2017

Prodigy Isak makes history

Teenage striker Alexander Isak -- dubbed the next Zlatan Ibrahimovic -- on Thursday became the youngest international goalscorer in Sweden's history at 17 years and 113 days.

November 23, 2016
November 23, 2016

Ibrahimovic honoured with statue

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic will have a statue erected in his honour after being named Sweden's top player for a 10th successive year.

November 22, 2016
November 22, 2016

Swedish FA plans Zlatan statue

A statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be erected outside the Friends Arena in Stockholm, the Swedish FA (SvFF) announced as the giant striker won the Golden Ball award for the country's best male player for the 10th year in a row.