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Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and 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 2.5 million have a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi) and the highest urban concentration is in the central and southern half of the country.

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A man detained in Sweden on suspicion of being behind an explosion near a Danish government agency is to be handed over to Denmark, Swedish radio reported.
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Police have detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit "a terrorist crime", the country's Prosecution Authority said on Thursday.
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Sweden's Prosecution Authority said on Thursday police had detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit "a terrorist crime".
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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had..
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Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen that led to..
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Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb-attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen led to two..
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The teenage climate change activist, from Sweden, is preparing to set sail from the UK.
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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault by a Stockholm court on Wednesday but was spared time in prison after a high-profile trial that led President..
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A Swedish court convicted U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed down a suspended sentence on Wednesday following a high-profile trial that led President..
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Tyson Fury's fight with Sweden's Otto Wallin is confirmed for 14 September in Las Vegas.
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A European-Russian project to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden.
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Newcastle sign Sweden defender Emil Krafth from Ligue 1 side Amiens on a four-year contract for fee of around £5m.
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