Swedish PM hits out at Russia over Ukraine

Swedish PM hits out at Russia over Ukraine

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven criticized Russia's involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine ahead of an informal EU summit on the crisis and vowed to pay a visit to Ukraine in the near future.

Swedish meatballs could see stricter food labels

Swedish meatballs could see stricter food labels

What's in a Swedish meatball? That's what the European Parliament wants to find out. A resolution signed off on in Strasbourg on Wednesday has moved to see stricter labelling of processed meat.

Has Ikea invented an app to stop couples rowing?

Has Ikea invented an app to stop couples rowing?

A video launched by Sweden's Ikea to promote an emoticons app designed to 'help couples communicate better' has gone viral, just in time for Valentine's Day.

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Feb. 19: Etno Caravan (Umeå)

Sweden’s Volvo pulls plug on German venture

Sweden’s Volvo pulls plug on German venture

Swedish truck maker Volvo has agreed with German engine maker Deutz to pull the plug on their planned joint venture in China.

Wallström presents Sweden’s foreign policy

Wallström presents Sweden’s foreign policy

UPDATED: Global security threats dominated Margot Wallström’s first foreign policy declaration in parliament on Wednesday, as the foreign minister came under fire for Sweden's sales of arms to Saudi Arabia.

Fifty beggars evicted from Stockholm square

Fifty beggars evicted from Stockholm square

UPDATED: Dozens of rough sleepers have been evicted from one of the Swedish capital's largest public squares, amid rising concerns about the growing numbers of beggars in Stockholm.

Pirate Party in ‘deadly’ legal high scandal

Pirate Party in ‘deadly’ legal high scandal

Three members of Sweden’s Pirate Party were involved in an online store selling legal highs that have been linked to the deaths of fifteen people, it has been claimed.

1.5 billion kronor Palestinian aid package

1.5 billion kronor Palestinian aid package

Sweden has announced a 1.5 billion kronor ($180 million) Palestinian aid package. The move came as president Mahmoud Abbas made his first visit to Stockholm since 2009.