Online course to stop female genital mutilation

Online course to stop female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation is on the rise in Sweden, but the government hopes to halt the development with an online training programme for school and health personnel.

Carl Bildt critical of Putin’s visit to Vienna

Carl Bildt critical of Putin’s visit to Vienna

Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin's planned one-day visit to Vienna.

Men flee after crashing car into jewellers

Men flee after crashing car into jewellers

IN PICTURES: Four masked men are on the run after a botched robbery on a Stockholm jewellers. The men drove their car through a mall and into the window of the store, but didn't manage to get inside.

Central Sweden bank hit by armed robbery

Central Sweden bank hit by armed robbery

A bank in central Sweden was hit by armed robbers on Monday, for the second time in only a few months.

Gothenburg train station evacuated in bomb threat

Gothenburg train station evacuated in bomb threat

Police cordoned off Gothenburg's central train station on Monday after receiving a call about an alleged bomb on board one of the trains. The package was destroyed by a bomb squad several hours later.

Cop lights up Facebook with Midsummer rhymes

Cop lights up Facebook with Midsummer rhymes

Swedish police don't enjoy Midsummer weekend quite the way most Swedes do - and one decided to put his feelings in verse.

Spanish bank to buy GE Money’s Nordic unit

Spanish bank to buy GE Money’s Nordic unit

Spanish bank Santander will pay €700 million to buy GE Money Bank AB, the consumer credit arm of GE Money Nordic with activities in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, it said on Monday.

Stockholm bomb man blames asylum rejection

Stockholm bomb man blames asylum rejection

The man whose bomb threat shut down central Stockholm last Thursday said the move was a protest against Sweden's asylum process, after his application for refugee status was declined.

Conchita Wurst to kick off Stockholm Pride

Conchita Wurst to kick off Stockholm Pride

Austrian bearded lady Conchita Wurst, winner of Eurovision 2014, is set to inaugurate the 16th annual Stockholm Pride festival in July.

Three die in Midsummer traffic accidents

Three die in Midsummer traffic accidents

Three Swedes died in traffic accidents over the long weekend, which saw fewer fatalities than usual for the Midsummer break.