Sweden tests ‘alcogates’ for drunk car drivers

Sweden tests ‘alcogates’ for drunk car drivers

Police are introducing electronic road barriers that automatically test if drivers are over the legal alcohol limit.

Green Party calls for ‘better world’ for kids

Green Party calls for ‘better world’ for kids

Sweden's Green Party manifesto focuses on tackling climate change and improving education.

Baby hippopotamus born in central Sweden zoo

Baby hippopotamus born in central Sweden zoo

A Swedish zoo is celebrating the birth of a pygmy hippopotamus, which zookeepers say looks just like a mini Michelin man.

Woman dies after cardiac arrest during birth

Woman dies after cardiac arrest during birth

A Stockholm woman who went into cardiac arrest while giving birth last week has passed away, with the hospital coming under fire for its lack of intensive care facilities.

Swedes ‘most willing in Europe’ to help Ukraine

Swedes ‘most willing in Europe’ to help Ukraine

Swedes are more willing to risk conflict with Russia by helping Ukraine than people from any other European country, according to a global opinion poll.

Sweden promises cash to combat Russia threat

Sweden promises cash to combat Russia threat

Sweden's government has pledged to invest an extra 1.3 billion kronor in the military as Russia ramps up its activities in the Baltic Sea area.

Two terror plots stopped in Sweden

Two terror plots stopped in Sweden

The Swedish Security Service (Säpo) says it has stopped two terror attacks being planned by violent Islamist extremists living inside the country.

Oslo and Gothenburg plan direct rail link

Oslo and Gothenburg plan direct rail link

Sweden and Norway have agreed to start planning a direct train connection between the Norwegian capital and Sweden's second-biggest city.