Sweden

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Fact check: has Sweden really just renounced its anti-lockdown strategy?

June 5, 2020 3:22 pm

Was something lost — or, rather, added — in translation?

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Can the EU survive this virus?

May 21, 2020 9:06 pm

If Merkel fails, then it’s far from clear that anyone else has a Plan B

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Are young people more likely to catch COVID?

May 21, 2020 6:31 am

Young people tend to indulge in the highest amount of social mixing

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Trump picks a Swedish model

May 19, 2020 3:12 pm

As with reindeer, immunity is in the herd

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Sweden has pioneered an alternative to lockdown — and it works

May 17, 2020 12:13 pm

Confinement is not a good way to manage uncertainty

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Netflix’s Caliphate is all too frighteningly plausible

May 14, 2020 4:48 pm

To try to save herself and her baby, Pervin has to spy on her husband’s Isis terror cell

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League of nations: the race out of lockdown

May 13, 2020 11:59 pm

We’re taking part in a worldwide laboratory experiment

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Can we trust COVID modeling?

May 13, 2020 11:32 am

The evidence from Sweden suggests not

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Sweden and Britain are not the same

May 7, 2020 7:07 pm

Swedes are (for the most part) Swedish. Culturally and ethnically homogeneous, they tend to conform

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The Swedish experiment looks like it’s paying off

April 20, 2020 5:53 pm

As the world went into lockdown, Sweden opted for a different approach

A restaurant in Stockholm during Covid-19, Credit: Getty

Will Sweden’s social distancing-lite work?

April 19, 2020 1:12 pm

Epidemiologists are themselves deeply divided on how to handle coronavirus

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No lockdown, please, we’re Swedish

April 1, 2020 11:26 pm

It’s a question of liberty, not epidemiology

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden shows Harry how to exit a royal family 

January 15, 2020 1:50 pm

She has lived abroad nine out of the last 10 years, and Swedes don’t seem to mind

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Free Julian Assange — his fate is inextricably tied to our own

November 25, 2019 4:47 pm

We are dealing with the basic meaning of our freedom and human rights

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Bomb attacks are now a normal part of Swedish life

October 24, 2019 10:10 am

Gang violence is now at a level where it threatens to undermine the Swedish state

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Greta Thunberg’s arch-nemesis, Matilda Olofsson, foils her plans once more

July 30, 2019 2:15 pm

I intend to shadow Greta’s yacht with an old oil tanker I won using my mom’s credit card on eBay

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Will Trump declare war on Sweden?

July 26, 2019 9:25 am

Mobs attack IKEA, demanding refunds

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Trump joins the A$AP Mob

July 20, 2019 1:09 pm

A$AP Rocky needs help, so of course the celebrity-addicted president is stepping in

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My name is Matilda Olofsson and I am Greta Thunberg’s arch-nemesis

April 25, 2019 10:41 am

Who wants to save the planet anyway? I don’t

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Did you hear the one about the anti-Semite in Sweden?

September 25, 2018 2:16 pm

Like many other newly ‘diverse’ societies, Sweden keeps supplying the world with paradox-jokes

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Sweden’s political panic attack

August 30, 2018 8:00 am

As violent crime soars, the Sweden Democrats gain support

The more extreme the left’s screeches, the greater the populist surge

July 26, 2018 8:58 am

If the Democratic Party are wondering why they’re losing young white men, they need look no further than Sweden.