North enjoys record sun as capital goes grey

North enjoys record sun as capital goes grey

Parts of northern Sweden basked in record amounts of sun throughout November but in Stockholm there was just five sunshine hours all month.

Swedish ‘Movember’ campaign raises millions

Swedish ‘Movember’ campaign raises millions

The number of Swedes participating in the annual moustache growing frenzy has more than doubled compared to 2013, with an estimated three million kronor ($402,000) generated in donations.

Sweden steps up Ebola financial aid

Sweden steps up Ebola financial aid

Another 230 million kronor ($31m) is set to be donated by the Swedish government to fight the Ebola virus in west Africa, making it the largest contributor in the world in terms of funding per capita.