Sweden bids farewell to Princess Lilian

Sweden bids farewell to Princess Lilian

A coffin draped in Sweden's blue and yellow flag was placed on a catafalque and topped by a crown once belonging to Sweden's Princess Eugenie at the Stockholm Royal Chapel funeral, which was officiated in Swedish and in English.

Nordic diet cuts heart disease risk: study

Nordic diet cuts heart disease risk: study

A healthy Nordic diet helps to reduce cardiovascular disease and the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study initiated by the Nordic Council of Ministers in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

Reinfeldt calls for tough approach on crime

Reinfeldt calls for tough approach on crime

Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has called for a tougher stance on certain crimes, including burglary.

Stockholm set for ‘biggest ever’ St.Patrick’s

Stockholm set for ‘biggest ever’ St.Patrick’s

Friends Arena in Stockholm is set to be bathed in the colour green during Sunday's bandy finals as part of the city's ambitious celebrations in honour of the Irish patron saint St. Patrick.

Malmö pupils given school shooting training

Malmö pupils given school shooting training

Pupils in Malmö are to be given training to enable them to deal with a school shooting, following the discovery of weapons and ammunition on the roof of a school building on Friday.

Sweden set for Princess Lilian farewell

Sweden set for Princess Lilian farewell

A ceremonial funeral is to be held on Saturday afternoon for Princess Lilian, the Welsh-born Swedish princess who died last weekend aged 97.