Violent thunderstorms lash southern Sweden

Violent thunderstorms lash southern Sweden

The heavens opened in southern Sweden on Saturday, breaking the recent balmy heatwave with heavy rains, lightening and thunder.

Greens, feminists surge ahead of EU vote ‘thriller’

Greens, feminists surge ahead of EU vote ‘thriller’

The Green Party climbed ahead of the Moderates into second spot in the polls ahead of Sunday's EU elections with the upstart Feminist Initiative taking a further step forward in what promises to be a tough election to forecast.

Swedish film claims Cannes jury prize

Swedish film claims Cannes jury prize

Swedish director Ruben Östlund's film "Force majeure" won the jury's special prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday, ending a highly successful week after critics acclaimed the work which is critical of the nuclear family.