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IIHF World Championship: US defeats Russia

Team USA put an end to Russia’s winning streak at the 2017 IIHF World Championship edging the ‘Red Machine’ 5-3 in the final minutes.
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Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

The final result was decided by a 50/50 combination of jury and public votes.
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And the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest finalists are…

All countries qualified for the Eurovision Song Contest's Grand Final, which is scheduled for May 13, have become known after the second semi-final on May 11.
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EU prolongs migrant border controls

The European Union will allow Austria, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and non-EU country Norway to prolong ID checks at their borders
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Fire at Swedish mosque possible arson

Only a handful of people were in the building but earlier up to 500 people had attended celebrations at the mosque.
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Jail sentences for Swedish Facebook rapers

A Swedish court sentenced three young men to prison for gang raping a woman and livestreaming the attack on Facebook this week.
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Stockholm attack: Truck mows down pedestrians

The incident took place in Drottninggatan in central Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women

Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its military needs. It has never had a military draft for women.

Trump’s suggestion of a major ‘terror incident’ astonishes Sweden

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.

Denmark joins the race to host EU drug agency after Brexit

The Danish government teamed up with the former head of drug company Novo Nordisk in its campaign to become the new host of the London-based European Medicines Agency after Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

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