Öland ‘part of the mainland’: EU

Öland ‘part of the mainland’: EU

The Baltic island of Öland isn't an island after all, ruled the European Union, thereby depriving Öland of subsidies granted to other islands. The reason for this surprising ruling: the Öland Bridge.

Tropical hurricane heading for Sweden

Tropical hurricane heading for Sweden

Dramatic weather is to be expected along Sweden's coast, as the remains of tropical hurricane Katia reaches Sweden in the beginning of next week.

Many missed shots in this year’s bear hunt

Many missed shots in this year’s bear hunt

Hunters taking part in this season's bear hunt have failed to bring the targeted animal down at least 34 times. Some bears have remained unharmed, but blood trails show that others have been maimed.

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Sweden to invest millions in fighting extremism

Sweden is investing 62 million kronor ($9.6 million) in a national action plan to combat extremism, according to a government announcement.

Four arrested for preparing terror crimes

Four arrested for preparing terror crimes

Police in Gothenburg, on the west coast of Sweden, arrested four people during the early hours of Sunday on probable cause suspected of preparing terrorist crime, confirmed Sara Kvarnström, press officer of the Swedish Security Services (Säpo), to news agency TT.

9/11 ‘average’ for travelling in Sweden

9/11 ‘average’ for travelling in Sweden

Despite Sunday marking ten years since the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, Swedes have not been deterred from travelling to and from Sweden, according to airport officials and travel agencies.