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Sweden: Country on the Scandinavian peninsula
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north, Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund Strait. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. The capital city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 10.3 million of which 2.6 million have a foreign background. Persons with foreign backgrounds are defined as persons who are foreign born, or born in Sweden with foreign born parents. It has a low population density of 25 inhabitants per square kilometre (65/sq mi), with 1 437 persons per km² in localities. 87% of Swedes live in urban areas, which cover 1.5% of the entire land area. The highest concentration is in the central and southern half of the country.

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China to Sweden: drop Huawei ban, or face fallout [Video]

China to Sweden: drop Huawei ban, or face fallout

China has told Sweden to reconsider its move to ban Huawei and ZTE from the country's 5G phone networks, warning that the move could have consequences for Swedish firms. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Sweden bans Huawei; Ericsson risks blowback [Video]

Sweden bans Huawei; Ericsson risks blowback

Sweden says it is banning Huawei from its 5G networks. If Beijing decides to retaliate, that could leave Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson vulnerable. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Jota stars as Portugal ease past Sweden without Ronaldo [Video]

Jota stars as Portugal ease past Sweden without Ronaldo

Coach Fernando Santos praises Diogo Jota, who created an assist and scored twice as Portugal beat Sweden 3-0 in the UEFA Nations League.

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Covid-19: Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive, ‘no symptoms’ says Portuguese FA [Video]

Covid-19: Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive, ‘no symptoms’ says Portuguese FA

confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Covid-19. The federation added that Ronaldo is showing no symptoms of novel coronavirus. It said that Ronaldo is doing well and is currently in..

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus [Video]

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus

Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive forcoronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation has confirmed. The 35-year-oldis said to be “doing well, without symptoms, and..

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Greta Thunberg laughs off Nobel Peace Prize talk [Video]

Greta Thunberg laughs off Nobel Peace Prize talk

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg laughed off her chances of winning the Nobel Peace Prize, which has just been announced, as she took part in a weekly school strike.

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Small Swedish Town Will See Eye-Popping Urban Development Experiments [Video]

Small Swedish Town Will See Eye-Popping Urban Development Experiments

These are the eye-popping concepts for an ambitious urban development project which sees an abandoned Swedish train track area as a potential arena for urban experiments. Anders Berensson architects..

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Alicia Vikander beats Covid-19 protocol to spend birthday with mum and dad in Sweden [Video]

Alicia Vikander beats Covid-19 protocol to spend birthday with mum and dad in Sweden

Michael Fassbender has treated his wife Alicia Vikander to a birthday trip to Sweden.

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This man left the city to live a simpler life in a forest cabin in northern Sweden [Video]

This man left the city to live a simpler life in a forest cabin in northern Sweden

Kalle Flodin moved to his remote forest cabin two years ago to escape city life and now spends days hanging out with his pet husky and living the ultimate ‘socially distanced’ life.

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A cheaper, faster COVID-19 test [Video]

A cheaper, faster COVID-19 test

A method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection has been developed by a team of researchers. The method simplifies and frees the testing from expensive reaction steps, enabling..

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Sweden farmers get help from space technology [Video]

Sweden farmers get help from space technology

Satellite feeds are telling farmers exactly how much fertiliser or pesticide they need to put on their fields to cut waste and boost crops.

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Sweden's lack of lockdown: More deaths than Nordic neighbours [Video]

Sweden's lack of lockdown: More deaths than Nordic neighbours

While other countries go in and out of lockdowns, the Swedes have stayed open throughout the pandemic.

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Greta Thunberg leads global climate protest [Video]

Greta Thunberg leads global climate protest

Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg joins fellow demonstratorsoutside the Swedish Parliament on Friday to kick off a day of sociallydistanced global climate protests. “The main hope is, as..

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Genetic analysis links obesity to higher rheumatoid arthritis risk [Video]

Genetic analysis links obesity to higher rheumatoid arthritis risk

An analysis of genetic data collected from more than 850,000 individuals of European ancestry has found a link between obesity-related genes and rheumatoid arthritis. In the Arthritis and Rheumatology..

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Sweden spared second COVID-19 wave - but for how long? [Video]

Sweden spared second COVID-19 wave - but for how long?

How did a country with a so-called “light-touch” approach to the fight against the virus - where restaurants, bars and gyms have remained open throughout the crisis - deal with the pandemic?View on..

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'Poisoned' Navalny discharged from hospital [Video]

'Poisoned' Navalny discharged from hospital

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month. The German government says he was..

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‘I putted my life out’ – Alex Noren conquers Winged Foot’s ‘tricked up’ pins [Video]

‘I putted my life out’ – Alex Noren conquers Winged Foot’s ‘tricked up’ pins

Mandatory credit: USGA. Sweden’s Alex Noren defied a “tricked up” Winged Footto make a significant move up the leaderboard on day three of the 120th USOpen.

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120 Seconds Of Exercise Boosts Brain Function [Video]

120 Seconds Of Exercise Boosts Brain Function

If you're feeling a bit groggy today, just two minutes of exercise could give your brain a boost. According to a new study, just a small amount of exercise is beneficial to our brains. Researchers from..

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Anti-Islam protests in Sweden and Norway spark debate on free speech [Video]

Anti-Islam protests in Sweden and Norway spark debate on free speech

What are the limits of free speech and freedom of expression? That's a question authorities in Sweden and Norway are still trying to answer after anti-Islam protests.View on euronews

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Dr. Birx denies 'herd immunity' policy idea [Video]

Dr. Birx denies 'herd immunity' policy idea

[NFA] White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Wednesday dismissed the notion that the White House was considering a strategy of allowing Americans to become infected with..

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Defending champions Portugal remain top of Nations League Group A3 with victory over Sweden, who are staring at relegation after losing all four games.
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Kickstarter is letting more creators around the world use its platform. The company said today it’s now launching in Poland, Greece, and Slovenia, making Kickstarter available in 25 countries. The..
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