Candy Crush King ranked Sweden’s best workplace

Candy Crush King ranked Sweden’s best workplace

Swedish gaming company King, behind mega app Candy Crush Saga, has been voted as the best workplace in the country in a new survey.

H&M: ‘Our fashion models are too thin’

H&M: ‘Our fashion models are too thin’

Outspoken Israeli fashion photographer Adi Barkan has lashed out at H&M, accusing the company of using models that are too skinny in their autumn campaign. And the Swedish fashion retailer agrees.

The woman who wants Sweden’s gender rating at a cinema near you

The woman who wants Sweden’s gender rating at a cinema near you

A gender bias rating launched by Swedish cinemas had the world talking last week, thanks to our pick for Swede of the Week Lina Thomsgård, founder of Equalisters, and her efforts to kick patriarchy in the cojones one list of competent women at a time.

Sweden’s Ice Hotel told to get fire alarms

Sweden’s Ice Hotel told to get fire alarms

Sweden's Ice Hotel has been ordered by the National Housing Board to install fire alarms, despite being made completely out of frozen water.

Zlatan ‘playing better than ever’: Zlatan

Zlatan ‘playing better than ever’: Zlatan

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is playing better football than he has ever played before, the 32-year-old himself confirmed on Wednesday.

Surprise dip in Sweden’s jobless figures

Surprise dip in Sweden’s jobless figures

Unemployment in Sweden took an unexpectedly large dip in October, easing pressure on the Riksbank to lower interest rates, as new statistics point to a strengthening job market.

Principal ‘pressured teachers to raise grades’

Principal ‘pressured teachers to raise grades’

Teachers working for a company that operates several free schools in Sweden have testified to feeling pressured by management to raise students' grades after parents complained.

‘Police shot him twice in the heart’: witness

‘Police shot him twice in the heart’: witness

After police fatally shot a knife-wielding man who was terrorizing an asylum home in northern Sweden, witnesses have spoken out about the police officers' actions

Five dos and don’ts on Swedish public transport

Five dos and don’ts on Swedish public transport

Stockholmers faced mass delays this week after a cargo train derailed right before peak hour. With daily commutes in shambles, we've provided a how-to guide to help you with all you need to know about Swedish public transport.

Stenson on course to be Europe’s top golfer

Stenson on course to be Europe’s top golfer

Swedish golfing sensation Henrik Stenson is on form and looking to snag the DP World Tour Championship, which would make him the top golfer in Sweden.