‘I was the only person I knew who wrote stories’

‘I was the only person I knew who wrote stories’

While 82-year-old author and 2013 Nobel literature laureate Alice Munro couldn’t travel to Stockholm, that didn’t stop her from captivating the audience gathered on Saturday to hear the literature lecture.

Irish-Swedish footballer wins Sweden’s Idol

Irish-Swedish footballer wins Sweden’s Idol

Irish-Swedish footballer Kevin Walker won Swedish Pop Idol on Friday night completing a story which has captivated the media, both in Sweden and internationally, during the autumn.

Sweden hails ‘good for all’ global trade deal

Sweden hails ‘good for all’ global trade deal

Sweden has welcomed the new global trade deal secured at the WTO talks in Bali, with trade minister calling the deal "historic" while foreign minister Carl Bildt claimed it was "good for all".

Storm Sven eases as clean up begins

Storm Sven eases as clean up begins

Winter storm Sven has eased in most parts of Sweden while problems with public transport persist in some areas as the clean up began on Saturday.