Half of Swedes want Victoria on the throne

Half of Swedes want Victoria on the throne

Almost 50 percent of Swedes want King Carl Gustaf XVII to abdicate and Princess Victoria to take the throne, a marked change from a similar survey three years ago.

Stockholm 8-year-olds forced into drug dealing

Stockholm 8-year-olds forced into drug dealing

Police are intensifying their efforts to quash a network of 40 children forced into drug dealing in southern Stockholm, some as young as eight years old. Older children in the gang are reportedly paid in drugs.

Sweden win ‘Bradbury bronze’ after sprint chaos

Sweden win ‘Bradbury bronze’ after sprint chaos

Sweden won another two medals on Wednesday as both the women and men's team sprint athletes finished third. But the race wasn't without a touch of controversy for the men's team.

Immigrants behind boom in Sweden’s population

Immigrants behind boom in Sweden’s population

The population of Sweden saw the biggest yearly increase in 70 years last year, according to new statistics, thanks largely to the almost 120,000 immigrants who arrived throughout the year.

Sweden thrash Slovenia in hockey quarter final

Sweden thrash Slovenia in hockey quarter final

Loui Eriksson scored twice on Wednesday as the undefeated Swedish men's ice hockey team demolished Slovenia to advance to the semi-finals at Sochi.

‘Ukrainian president has blood on his hands’: Bildt

‘Ukrainian president has blood on his hands’: Bildt

Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Wednesday that the President of Ukraine was responsible for the bloodshed in Kiev, clashes which have caused at least 25 deaths.

‘Bully’ bosses convicted for co-worker’s suicide

‘Bully’ bosses convicted for co-worker’s suicide

Two supervisors at a municipality in northern Sweden have been found guilty of driving a co-worker to suicide by bullying him at work in a landmark case on safety in the workplace.

Sweden struggle to climb women’s hockey ladder

Sweden struggle to climb women’s hockey ladder

As the Swedish women's hockey team sets its sights on a bronze medal, the Sochi Olympics have shown that Sweden and other nations have yet to catch up to powerhouses Canada and the United States.

Two women dead after Stockholm blaze

Two women dead after Stockholm blaze

Two women died on Tuesday morning in a fire on the Stockholm island of Södermalm. Emergency services remain unsure of what caused the blaze.

Freeriders see progress in fight for fee-free public transit in Sweden

Freeriders see progress in fight for fee-free public transit in Sweden

Stockholm's freeriders say a move to make public transport free in Estonia's capital has paved the way for a proper debate in Sweden, where they say train operators and politicians remain stuck in ideological gridlock.

Zlatan scores two in Champions League rout

Zlatan scores two in Champions League rout

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice in a 4-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday, putting Paris Saint-Germain on course for the Champions League quarter-finals and the Swede ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo in an exclusive ranking.

Eight classic Swedish desserts to die for

Eight classic Swedish desserts to die for

While Sweden may not be known internationally as a culinary hotspot, the country's dessert scene offers plenty of classic dishes to satisfy your sweet tooth, says food blogger Maia Brindley Nilsson.

Russian fury over auction of Stockholm building

Russian fury over auction of Stockholm building

Russia expressed outrage on Tuesday after Sweden auctioned one of its diplomatic buildings near Stockholm following litigation between Moscow and a German businessman.