Spring is officially around the corner in Sweden

Spring is officially around the corner in Sweden

Believe it or not, spring is on the way to Sweden according to meteorologists, who have pointed to sunny skies and temperatures up towards 15C this week.

‘Green Sweden and giant India need each other’

‘Green Sweden and giant India need each other’

India's ambassador to Sweden, Banashri Bose Harrison, sees a green future ahead for the two countries' business relationships, spurred on by Swedish companies' need for emerging markets and India's thirst for environmentally friendly solutions.

Sweden enlists llamas to fight sheep-killing wolves

Sweden enlists llamas to fight sheep-killing wolves

Animal predator experts in southern Sweden are hoping llamas' natural fighting instincts will help scare off the wolves thought to be responsible for a recent sheep-killing spree in the area.

‘Let’s solve integration, not fight about racism’

‘Let’s solve integration, not fight about racism’

The Swedish integration debate should focus on the difficult trade-offs needed in a country that is not structurally optimal for immigration, rather than getting bogged down in the semantics of racism, argues political scientist Andreas Johansson Heinö.

OffshoreLeaks unmasks dozens of Swedes

OffshoreLeaks unmasks dozens of Swedes

More than 70 Swedes are among offshore account holders unearthed by a global reporting collaboration looking into how the world's wealthy manage their assets.

Notorious rapist jailed for sex with 14-year-old girl

Notorious rapist jailed for sex with 14-year-old girl

A man previously convicted for several rapes in Sweden in the 1970s and 1980s has been jailed anew, receiving a four-year sentence for child rape and buying sexual services from a child.

Sweden aims to ditch church parishes

Sweden aims to ditch church parishes

More than a decade after the Church of Sweden split from the state, the government wants to stop using church parish boundaries in population statistics, angering researchers who wish to retain the 500-year-old subdivisions.

Swedish zoo wins fight to keep stray seal pups

Swedish zoo wins fight to keep stray seal pups

Anders and Benjamin, two wild seal pups threatened with being put down according to Swedish law, will likely be able to remain at the Swedish zoo that has cared for them since they were found in the woods over Easter.

Swedish beef fillet turns out to be horsemeat

Swedish beef fillet turns out to be horsemeat

Sweden's food safety regulator said on Monday it had asked prosecutors to investigate a company believed to have labelled Polish horsemeat as Swedish beef tenderloin.

Ericsson to buy internet TV unit from Microsoft

Ericsson to buy internet TV unit from Microsoft

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson said Monday it had agreed to buy Microsoft's internet protocol television (IPTV) business Media Room for an undisclosed sum.

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Sweden’s Lundin in new oil find near Norway

Swedish oil firm Lundin Petroleum said Monday it had made a potentially significant oil find off Norway, near another discovery that renewed explorers' interest in the North Sea.