Swedish town ‘like Venice’ after heavy rains

Swedish town ‘like Venice’ after heavy rains

Torrential rains in western Sweden have left some towns submersed as water levels have risen to 1.5 metres above normal for the season with forecasts indicating that is worse to come.

Sweden pledges new aid to UN Ebola fund

Sweden pledges new aid to UN Ebola fund

Sweden has offered a new sizeable contribution to the fund set up by UN chief Ban K-moon to fight the Ebola outbreak.

‘Dark forces’ target refugee hunting scheme

‘Dark forces’ target refugee hunting scheme

The Swedish hunting association runs a project to encourage young asylum-seekers to learn about hunting, a move which has proved controversial among some far right groups.