Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining

Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining

After mustering the courage to venture out of Stockholm's inner city, Emy Gelb found Färgfabriken's new eco-inspired artsy outside space, complete with super plant-infused drinks, well worth the trip.

Gothenburg courted by low-cost air carriers

Gothenburg courted by low-cost air carriers

Gothenburg's airports have become the new hotspots for budget flights, with EasyJet and Ryanair both increasing service to the city in the autumn.

Reinfeldt plays down Littorin ‘crime’ rumours

Reinfeldt plays down Littorin ‘crime’ rumours

Swedish daily Aftonbladet claimed on Wednesday that Sven Otto Littorin was presented with information linking him to a crime the day before he resigned as employment minister. Fredrik Reinfeldt has said only that he gave "several reasons" for his departure.

Alliance pledges 9.2 billion kronor for future

Alliance pledges 9.2 billion kronor for future

The government has pledged to invest 9.2 billion kronor ($1.22 billion) in jobs, welfare and future investments in what it called "the young Sweden," the ruling Alliansen coalition announced on Thursday.

Ambassador gracious in Spanish defeat

Ambassador gracious in Spanish defeat

Germany's Ambassador to Sweden, Joachim Rucker, said after watching "Die Mannschaft" exit the World Cup at the Goethe-Institut in Stockholm with his countrymen - and a sole exalted Spanish family.

Poland asks Sweden to probe Auschwitz theft

Poland asks Sweden to probe Auschwitz theft

Poland has asked Sweden to question three suspects about the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" sign at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, Polish prosecutors said on Thursday.

Municipality takes fight to defecating gulls

Municipality takes fight to defecating gulls

Karlstad municipality in central Sweden has built a dedicated lavatory jetty to tempt the gulls to perform their avian excretions away from the marina, and the exasperated local yachting set.

What’s On in Sweden: July 9th – July 15th

What’s On in Sweden: July 9th – July 15th

What’s on in Sweden: Street performance in Stockholm, Sailing in Gothenburg and Juliette Lewis comes to Malmö.

Geely expects third quarter Volvo deal

Geely expects third quarter Volvo deal

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding expects to complete the purchase of Sweden's Volvo Cars in the third quarter, the firm said Thursday after the European Commission cleared the takeover earlier this week.

Sharp rise in complaints to schools authority

Sharp rise in complaints to schools authority

Complaints to the Office of the Children and School Pupils Ombudsman (Barn- och elevombudet, BEO) have increased sharply, the Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) reported on Thursday.

Swedish Afghanistan force can use lethal fire

Swedish Afghanistan force can use lethal fire

The Swedish mission in Afghanistan has received new rules of operation, SVT's Rapport reported on Thursday.