Sweden in for ‘warmer than usual’ spring

Sweden in for ‘warmer than usual’ spring

Sweden could be just the place to soak up some sun this spring, as experts predict the country will see unusually high temperatures in March.

Trouble-hit Malmö school to reopen after closure

Trouble-hit Malmö school to reopen after closure

UPDATED: A Malmö school that closed amid concerns of violence and criminality is set to reopen to pupils on Tuesday morning, after crisis talks were held between staff and directors on Monday.

Christian Democrat party leadership race heats up

Christian Democrat party leadership race heats up

The leadership battle in Sweden’s right-wing Christian Democrat Party is heating up. On Monday the contest was narrowed down to two candidates, Ebba Busch Thor and Jakob Forssmed.

Dylan guitarist makes music history in Sweden

Dylan guitarist makes music history in Sweden

Bob Dylan guitarist Charlie Sexton helped write a piece of musical history in northern Sweden at the weekend with the world premiere of new compositions written expressly for ice instruments performed at the Ice Music City of Songs concerts in Luleå.

Anti-racists set to swamp Pegida rally in Sweden

Anti-racists set to swamp Pegida rally in Sweden

Counter-demonstrators are expected to outnumber anti-Islam protesters at a Pegida rally in Swedish town Linköping on Monday night. The march is set to go ahead even after the local organizers dropped out.

SAS walkout halted but Norwegian strike looms

SAS walkout halted but Norwegian strike looms

Staff working for Scandinavian airline SAS have said they will return to work after a four day strike, while Norwegian workers based in Sweden could strike later this week.

Madonna set for debut gig in Swedish capital

Madonna set for debut gig in Swedish capital

Madonna fans across Sweden were getting ready to party like a virgin as the superstar announced she was heading to Stockholm in November – her first solo gig in the Swedish capital.

Ikea turns furniture into wireless phone chargers

Ikea turns furniture into wireless phone chargers

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has become the first global budget retailer to launch a set of desks, tables and lamps that will wirelessly charge phones and other devices.

Drones tested by police forces across Sweden

Drones tested by police forces across Sweden

Police in Sweden have purchased several unmanned aircraft to test how authorities might use them as part of their work in future.