Russian state gas exporter Gazprom, which supplies around a third of the EU's gas, is keen for Nord Stream 2 to be built by 2019.
Sweden won the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championship, beating favourites Canada in a dramatic penalty shootout.
Defending champions Canada will have the chance to retain their title at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships.
British police are prepared to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on charges of skipping his bail if he leaves the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
Police said in separate statements that more than 300 asylum seekers have been evacuated after overnight fires in Vaxjo, Borrby and Malilla.