‘We will erase youth unemployment’: Löfven

‘We will erase youth unemployment’: Löfven

On May Day, Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven promised to put all young Swedes to work and to scrap the centre-right coalition government's programme for the long-term unemployed.

Seventh cat killing in seven weeks

Seventh cat killing in seven weeks

Another cat has been found dead in Gothenburg, leading police to intensify their hunt for a suspected serial cat killer.

Afghan hunger strikers denied asylum

Afghan hunger strikers denied asylum

The Swedish Migration Board has decided not to re-open the asylum application cases of eight hunger-striking Afghan men in Boden, north Sweden.

Walpurgis night partying ends in violence

Walpurgis night partying ends in violence

Walpurgis Night (Valborg) celebrations led to drunkenness and violence around Sweden, with a rape of a minor reported in Uppsala and 98 cases of assault and nine fires reported in Stockholm.

Two-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells

Two-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells

A girl born without a windpipe has become the youngest patient in the world to receive a bio-engineered organ after doctors implanted her with a special tube grown from her own stem cells in a surgery led by a Karolinska Institute professor.