Avalanche warning for northern Sweden skiers

Avalanche warning for northern Sweden skiers

Ski resorts in northern Sweden have been put on high alert for avalanches in areas popular with off piste skiers.

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Sweden to outlaw card payment charges

Charges for using credit and debit cards for small purchases will be abolished under new proposals from the government.

Record support for Greens: poll

Record support for Greens: poll

Support for the Green Party has increased by three percentage points to 10.6 percent according a new poll, which shows a majority of voters support Sweden's Left-Green alliance.

Swedish Armed Forces cuts troops and bases

Swedish Armed Forces cuts troops and bases

The Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten) has proposed to scale down the country's domestic defences, closing at least one air force base, eliminating one troop regiment and halving training resources for home defences.

Baltic ferries slammed for ‘Titanic Syndrome’

Baltic ferries slammed for ‘Titanic Syndrome’

The Swedish Maritime Administration (Sjöfartsverket) has sharply criticized ferry companies in the Baltic Sea for ignoring warnings and failing to change routes to avoid thick ice sheets.