Swedish music’s European tour

Swedish music’s European tour

The summer is fast approaching, and with it Europe’s festival season. What better way to spend a couple of lazy months than checking out some of Sweden’s hottest acts as they wow audiences across the continent. David Bartram shines the spotlight on ten Swedish performers playing in ten different countries throughout the summer.

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Christians unite for Jesus in Stockholm

Christians from across Sweden united for a demonstration for Jesus in Kungsträdgården in Stockholm on Saturday.

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Sweden to import ethanol produced in Ghana

As controversy rages over the ethics of producing biofuels at a time of soaring food prices, a Ghanaian company has announced it will start exporting ethanol to Sweden by the end of 2010.

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Swedish for Immigrants enrollment hits all time high

65,222 students attended Swedish for Immigrants (SFI) courses in 2007. The highest number ever and 24 percent up on 2006.

Feminist Initiative sets sights on EU elections

Feminist Initiative sets sights on EU elections

Feminist Initiative (FI) has announced that it will contest the parliamentary elections in 2010 and the EU parliamentary elections in 2009.

Man held over double murder in Stockholm

Man held over double murder in Stockholm

A man was arrested on Saturday evening in connection with a suspected double murder in a warehouse in Vallentuna north of Stockholm.

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Arboga murders suspect remanded into custody

The German woman suspected in connection with the Arboga child murders in March was remanded to remain in custody in Västerås on Saturday. The woman is also being held on suspicion of the attempted murder of the children's mother.