Sweden hosts project to stop homemade bombs

Sweden hosts project to stop homemade bombs

Swedish researchers have been sharing details of a woodland project designed to help European countries outwit future terrorists plotting attacks with homemade bombs.

Huge hunt for boy ‘beaten’ at Malmö station

Huge hunt for boy ‘beaten’ at Malmö station

Police across southern Sweden are now searching for a 9-year-old who has been missing since he was allegedly beaten by guards at Malmö train station on Monday.

Who is in the Swedish Music Hall of Fame?

Who is in the Swedish Music Hall of Fame?

Everyone knows about Abba and Avicii. But there's more to Swedish music - and each year ten Swedish artists are welcomed into the Swedish Music Hall of Fame. So who are the new artists, just barely added?

Inside the virtual hospital calming Swedish kids

Inside the virtual hospital calming Swedish kids

Sweden's largest children's hospital uses animated characters to help relax kids before they have operations. Camille Bas-Wohlert took a closer look at the project amid fears it needs to adapt to the tablet generation.

Hairdresser boom amid foreign workers jump

Hairdresser boom amid foreign workers jump

Hairdressing is the most common job for foreigners living in Sweden, while new figures reveal a rise in the number of immigrants and foreign-born Swedes gaining work in the Nordic nation.

Tourist or lifer: what sort of expat are you?
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Tourist or lifer: what sort of expat are you?

The adventurous (or lost) souls who choose to start up life in another country come in all shapes and sizes, and relate to their home and adopted countries in different ways. See where on the spectrum you fit in.

Swedes are Europe’s ‘least reckless’ drivers

Swedes are Europe’s ‘least reckless’ drivers

Sweden's drivers have been dubbed the most responsible and least reckless in Europe, despite figures suggesting they're the most likely nationality to use mobile phones without a hands-free kit while behind the wheel.

Sweden gets record low negative interest rate

Sweden gets record low negative interest rate

Sweden's central bank (the Riksbank) has cut its key interest rate, the repo, from zero to -0.1 percent, the lowest figure in history.

Suspected Jas Gripen bribe in HSBC account

Suspected Jas Gripen bribe in HSBC account

A man allegedly involved in bribery over the sale of Swedish fighter jets to South Africa is the latest name to emerge from the HSBC Swiss secret bank accounts scandal that has gripped the global financial world.

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Feb. 27: Start Your Career conference (Linnaeus)

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Feb. 26: Write it in your own words (Umeå)

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Feb. 26: What has research for sustainability got to do with me? (Lund)

’32 Swedes dead fighting for Isis in Syria and Iraq’

’32 Swedes dead fighting for Isis in Syria and Iraq’

Sweden's Security Service, Säpo, has confirmed that 32 Swedes have been killed fighting for the Islamic State (Isis) in Syria and Iraq.

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Feb. 25: Seminar – Trust in Northern Iraq (Linköping)

What’s on in Sweden: February 13th – 19th

What’s on in Sweden: February 13th – 19th

One of the world's leading electronic music festivals, Sonar, is warming up Stockholm this weekend, while Malmö is celebrating childhood and Umeå's Symphony Orchestra puts on its winter concert.