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Syrian refugees can’t bring family to Sweden

Syrians granted temporary residence permits to Sweden will not be allowed to send for their relatives, the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) ruled on Wednesday.

EU rules leave migrant pickers out in the cold

EU rules leave migrant pickers out in the cold

Over the last decade migrant workers scouring the woods of central Sweden for berries have become a common sight. However, after reports of poor conditions and violence, contributor Jacob Sommer heads to a campsite in eastern Sweden to find out more.

Dewani case hitman accepts plea bargain

Dewani case hitman accepts plea bargain

One of the South African men accused of killing Swedish honeymooner Anni Dewani pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to 25 years in a plea deal that implicated her husband Shrien Dewani.

Sweden’s Olympic effort an underachievement?

Sweden’s Olympic effort an underachievement?

Sweden is currently in 30th place in the medal table after having only won seven medals at the Olympic Games. Is the team underachieving or is this perfectly lagom?

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All Swedish diplomats expelled from Belarus

Sweden said on Wednesday all of its diplomats had been expelled from Belarus, five days after the ex-Soviet state expelled the Swedish ambassador in a move Stockholm linked to his pro-rights stance.

Nuns ask council for help finding new convent

Nuns ask council for help finding new convent

Three catholic nuns have asked local authorities in Gällivare for help in finding a suitable convent in northern Sweden after allegedly being called by God for this very purpose.

Cops suspect murder after woman found dead

Cops suspect murder after woman found dead

A 53-year-old woman was found dead in her apartment in northern Sweden on Tuesday night, with police suspecting foul play.

‘Dangerous’ bank robbers still on the run

‘Dangerous’ bank robbers still on the run

The search for the three masked men who robbed a bank in western Sweden on Tuesday morning continued through the night, with police warning the public that the men are armed and dangerous.

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Missing driver ‘probably died on impact’: coroner

Police in northern Sweden came under fire in July after failing to find the dead body of a motorist which lay 17 metres from the crash scene; however coroners have confirmed Tuesday that the man most likely died immediately.

‘This bronze is like ten golds for me’: Swede

‘This bronze is like ten golds for me’: Swede

Jimmy Lidberg took home a bronze medal in the men’s 96 kilogramme Greco-Roman wrestling on Tuesday night in an emotional win over Belarus.