Swedes warned as mid-March snow storm looms

Swedes warned as mid-March snow storm looms

Sweden's weather agency SMHI issued an extreme weather warning for the southern tip of Sweden, with heavy snow and violent winds expected to hit the area on Tuesday.

Twelve heads roll in Sweden Democrat purge

Twelve heads roll in Sweden Democrat purge

The Sweden Democrats on Monday announced they were kicking twelve members out of the party, including a prominent Gothenburg politician with strong ties to Sweden's neo-Nazi movement.

US and Sweden: innovative, entrepreneurial, and audacious

US and Sweden: innovative, entrepreneurial, and audacious

On the 375th anniversary of Swedes' first arriving in what is now the United States, ambassadors from both countries hail the pioneering spirit that informs cooperative efforts to address critical challenges facing the world today.

Student job-seeking tips: ‘just go out and ask’

Student job-seeking tips: ‘just go out and ask’

Students in Sweden, especially foreign students, can be left struggling when looking for extra work to support their studies. For this week's JobTalk, we find out why it's a problem and how it can be tackled.

Billström sparks ‘blonde, blue-eyed’ outrage

Billström sparks ‘blonde, blue-eyed’ outrage

Migration Minister Tobias Billström unleashed a storm of criticism on Monday with comments that people who help illegal immigrants in Sweden are rarely "blonde and blue-eyed".

600 Swedish jobs to go as ST-Ericsson splits

600 Swedish jobs to go as ST-Ericsson splits

Up to 600 Swedish jobs may disappear when mobile technology joint venture ST-Ericsson splits its operations, the company said on Monday.

Reinfeldt defends migrant deportation push

Reinfeldt defends migrant deportation push

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Sunday defended recent efforts by police to identify and deport immigrants who remain in Sweden illegally.

Damaged track slows Stockholm-area trains

Damaged track slows Stockholm-area trains

Trains running between Södertälje and Gävle - including the popular Stockholm to Uppsala line - were struck by long delays on Monday morning after a train with a defective wheel caused damage to the rails.

Hammarby take home Sweden’s bandy final

Hammarby take home Sweden’s bandy final

Hammarby cruised to a victory in Sweden's bandy final against Sandviken on Sunday, with a record crowd storming the ice in celebration before the end of the game at Stockholm's Friends Arena.

China’s arms exports soar: Swedish think tank

China’s arms exports soar: Swedish think tank

China has overtaken Britain to become the world's fifth largest arms exporter with 5 percent of the global trade, its highest position since the Cold War, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.