Sweden deploys troops over underwater threat

Sweden deploys troops over underwater threat

UPDATED: Sweden's military has deployed planes and ships in the Stockholm Archipelago against what it says is a foreign threat in the waters, with the size of the operation unchanged overnight.

How good is your Swedish?

How good is your Swedish?

Think you know the Swedish language? Think again. We've compiled a list of ten tantalizingly tricky questions, each with three mind-bogglingly tough red-herring answers that are completely wrong. Can you get the highest score?

Jimmie Åkesson on sick leave for exhaustion

Jimmie Åkesson on sick leave for exhaustion

UPDATED: Jimmie Åkesson, the leader of the nationalist Sweden Democrat party, has taken sick leave for exhaustion. Mattias Karlsson will take the reins in his absence.

TeliaSonera sees profits tumble

TeliaSonera sees profits tumble

Swedish-Finnish telecom operator TeliaSonera has announced falling third quarter profits, citing fierce competition for corporate clients but held its outlook for 2014.

Where’s the best place to live in Sweden?

Where’s the best place to live in Sweden?

Want to know which Swedish region has the best and worst healthcare? Or the highest and lowest incomes? And what about housing quality? Read on to discover the best (and worst) that Sweden's regions have to offer.

Abba star thrilled at total Slussen roadblock

Abba star thrilled at total Slussen roadblock

Benny Andersson, the most high-profile opponent of a controversial plan to revamp a major road junction, has reacted with delight to news that Stockholm’s political leaders have moved to block the project.

Downpours flood roads in western Sweden

Downpours flood roads in western Sweden

Ten roads in western Sweden remained impassable on Friday morning in the wake of heavy rainfall and widespread flooding.

Thieves empty Swedish celebrities’ accounts

Thieves empty Swedish celebrities’ accounts

UPDATED: Celebrities and business leaders have fallen victim to a multi-million kronor scam, with fraudsters stealing their identities and emptying their bank accounts.

Filippa Reinfeldt to leave politics

Filippa Reinfeldt to leave politics

The ex-wife of Sweden's former Prime Minister will be leaving politics after being voted out of her position as Stockholm County finance councillor.

Obama calls Löfven to discuss Ebola outbreak

Obama calls Löfven to discuss Ebola outbreak

US President Barack Obama phoned Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on Thursday to discuss ways to combat the ongoing Ebola epidemic.

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Oct. 23: Future radio telescopes – what they could discover (Linköping)

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Oct. 22: How to Further Your Chances to Get the Job (Stockholm)

What Africa can learn from ever-green Sweden

What Africa can learn from ever-green Sweden

Bukenya Charles, an NFGL student in Örebro, discusses Sweden’s environmental policies – and why Uganda, and Africa, haven’t followed the same path.

Guards stay in luxury hotels after deportations

Guards stay in luxury hotels after deportations

Taxpayers foot the bill for luxury hotels and business-class flights when prison staff accompany deportees to foreign countries, according to a media report.