Gold coin may be key to solve Sweden’s ‘Pompeii’

Gold coin may be key to solve Sweden’s ‘Pompeii’

Swedish archaeologists found a rare and valuable golden coin from ancient Rome on Monday. And they think it may explain a key part of the Sweden's history.

Christian Democrat leader attacked with cake

Christian Democrat leader attacked with cake

Christian Democrat party leader Göran Hägglund got an unexpected surprise during his visit to Gothenburg on Monday, when a spectator slammed a cake into his face.

Sweden ‘caved to banker’ in Saudi arms deal

Sweden ‘caved to banker’ in Saudi arms deal

A new book has ignited debate in Sweden after revealing that the Swedish government gave into a banker's pressure and helped build a weapons factory in Saudi Arabia.

The Swedish mentor (and why you may need one)

The Swedish mentor (and why you may need one)

Sometimes the key to advancing your Swedish career is latching onto a mentor. A career expert talks us through exactly what a mentor does, how you can get one for yourself, and why you might need one.

Serial chicken smuggler caught at Norway border

Serial chicken smuggler caught at Norway border

A Swedish man in a Volvo has been caught trying to smuggle half a tonne of frozen chicken into Norway. The incident marks the ninth of its kind for the Swede.

Löfven promises hike in teacher salaries

Löfven promises hike in teacher salaries

The Social Democrats want to make teaching a more attractive profession by increasing funding by 3.5 billion kronor ($511 million), the majority of which will go into the teachers' own pockets.

Russian kids in Sweden after ‘gay adoption ban’

Russian kids in Sweden after ‘gay adoption ban’

Thirteen Russian children have been united with their adoptive parents in Sweden, ten months after they were denied the opportunity due to Russia's disapproval of Sweden's same-sex marriage laws.

Food agency warns girls: ‘Don’t eat stinky fish’

Food agency warns girls: ‘Don’t eat stinky fish’

Young women and girls should stay away from herring, the Swedish National Food Agency has warned, as both the fermented and fresh varieties can harm fetuses and infants.

Assange: ‘I’ll leave the Ecuador embassy soon’

Assange: ‘I’ll leave the Ecuador embassy soon’

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange did not hand himself over to police on Monday, as UK media had speculated, but said he planned to leave London's Ecuadorian embassy "soon".

Alliance creeps closer to opposition: poll

Alliance creeps closer to opposition: poll

With less than a month until Sweden's general election, the governing Alliance is closing in on the opposing red-greens, a new poll showed on Monday.