Sweden under fire for ‘illegal’ gambling rules

Sweden under fire for ‘illegal’ gambling rules

Sweden's approach to online gambling has been criticised by the European Commission, which says the country is failing to comply with EU laws.

Sweden adds 100 million kronor to Ebola fight

Sweden adds 100 million kronor to Ebola fight

Sweden's new coalition government has announced it will increase the amount of money it is spending on the Ebola crisis.

Sweden Democrats’ EU group crumbles

Sweden Democrats’ EU group crumbles

The EU group that bound seven Eurosceptic parties including the Sweden Democrats has collapsed, but Sweden's nationalists say they don't plan to work with France's far right Front National party instead.

Saab defends investment in dubious ‘HIV cure’

Saab defends investment in dubious ‘HIV cure’

Swedish defence company Saab has come under fire for its large donations to an HIV "cure" which is alleged to have cost lives.

Coalition budget plans ‘a mistake’ says watchdog

Coalition budget plans ‘a mistake’ says watchdog

The new coalition's economic and budgetary plans are 'ill advised', according to the agency that offers independent financial advice to the government.

Debt man eats money while on drugs

Debt man eats money while on drugs

Police in Skåne in southern Sweden say a man they stopped on suspicion of drugged-driving started eating bank notes, to stop them being confiscated to help repay his debts.

Pope skullcap to go on sale in Sweden

Pope skullcap to go on sale in Sweden

A skullcap owned by Pope Francis will be auctioned in Stockholm in December, with the proceeds given to Romani charities.

A Touch of Scandinavia: Reindeer in the kitchen

A Touch of Scandinavia: Reindeer in the kitchen

Scandinavian style is a seamless blend of tradition and modernity, respecting the old but adding just the right amount of cool. Viktoria Månström has it down to a fine art, and has quickly become a leading Scandinavian designer.

Hundreds of new jobs at Sweden’s Volvo plant

Hundreds of new jobs at Sweden’s Volvo plant

UPDATED: Volvo will be expanding its Swedish employee count by 40 percent, due to 'increasing customer demand' for the cars, the company has announced.

The story of the Dala horse: A Swedish symbol

The story of the Dala horse: A Swedish symbol

Red-painted wooden horses have become a global symbol of Sweden. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? Read the history of the Dala horse and its rise to fame.

Swede gets 1994 letter from her dead brother

Swede gets 1994 letter from her dead brother

A Swedish woman got a shock after she received a letter from her brother, who died five years ago, and who had written the letter in the mid-nineties.

What’s on in Sweden: October 17th – 24th

What’s on in Sweden: October 17th – 24th

If your funny bone needs a tickle, you're in the right country this week. We've gathered some of the best comedy shows on offer, with some music and film festivals thrown in.