Azerbaijan in Stockholm musical celebration
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Azerbaijan in Stockholm musical celebration

A recent concert in Stockholm City Hall brought the magic of Azerbaijani music to the Swedish capital.

Sweden plans to centralise cancer care

Sweden plans to centralise cancer care

Sweden plans to reduce the number of locations patients can receive care for certain types of cancer, in the hope of improving the overall quality of the care provided.

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More employers seek access to crime register

An increasing number of Swedish employers are demanding applicants to submit a report from the national criminal database.

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Court confirms ‘honour killing’ sentence

A Swedish appeals court has confirmed the 18 year prison sentence served to a man in Katrineholm in eastern Sweden for the murder of his adoptive daughter in a so-called honour killing.

Sweden close to pig ear export deal with China

Sweden close to pig ear export deal with China

The Swedish government has confirmed that it is close to signing an agreement for the export of pig ears to China, where the anatomical organ is a sought-after delicacy.

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Man hurt in Gothenburg bomb attack

An explosion ripped through a house in Kungälv in western Sweden early Monday morning sending one man to hospital in what police believe was an attempted murder.

US ran ‘secret terror hunt’ in Sweden: report

US ran ‘secret terror hunt’ in Sweden: report

US intelligence agents have staked out suspected "terrorists" in Sweden, without the authorisation of the government there, the online edition of a Swedish daily reported Sunday.

Icelandic ash cloud heads for Sweden

Icelandic ash cloud heads for Sweden

Flights from Sweden to Iceland remained cancelled on Monday as a cloud of ash covered the island following a volcanic eruption, with forecasts indicating that the ash could reach Sweden by Tuesday.

Thomas Bodström: Sahlin victim of a coup

Thomas Bodström: Sahlin victim of a coup

Mona Sahlin was ousted by a a group of her main opponents for the post as leader of the Social Democrats, according to revelations in a new book published by former justice minister Thomas Bodström.

Migration Board ‘violates human rights’: report

Migration Board ‘violates human rights’: report

Sweden's top watchdog has slammed the Migration Board (Migrationsverket) for human rights violations stemming from the agency's detention practices for people awaiting deportation.

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Swedish Church to probe sex abuse allegations

Following several complaints about sexual abuse committed by its pastors, the Church of Sweden has announced plans to launch an investigation into how widespread the problem is.