How to make Swedish venison with liquorice

How to make Swedish venison with liquorice

Here's a traditional Swedish dish with a twist. Liquorice is very popular in Sweden and although it is usually associated with sweet dishes it goes really well with meats such as venison too.

Sweden’s military to get six billion kronor boost

Sweden’s military to get six billion kronor boost

Sweden's Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist has announced that the country's navy is upgrading its fleet of ships in order to improve its ability to locate rogue submarines in Swedish waters, following a huge search for a foreign vessel last autumn.

‘Relocate Syrian refugees within Europe’ says UN

‘Relocate Syrian refugees within Europe’ says UN

European countries should more evenly share the growing burden of new arrivals from Syria, the UN’s Refugee Agency has told The Local as refugee numbers continue to swell in Sweden.

Nordics close Russia hub over ‘spying’ claim

Nordics close Russia hub over ‘spying’ claim

UPDATED: After accusations from Russia that its offices in Saint Petersburg and Kaliningrad were filled with ‘foreign agents’, the Nordic Council of Ministers decided on Wednesday to shut its offices down in protest.

Mallorca remains top sun spot for Swedish tourists

Mallorca remains top sun spot for Swedish tourists

Spanish island Mallorca is the most popular holiday destination for Swedes in 2015, 60 years after the first charter plane touched down there.

UK can’t get enough of Sweden, survey reveals

UK can’t get enough of Sweden, survey reveals

Despite a recent explosion of Scandinavian TV dramas broadcast in the UK portraying Sweden as a bleak, crime-ridden nation, a new survey reveals Brits' perception of the Nordic nation is far more positive.

Foreign minister meets Palestinian ambassador

Foreign minister meets Palestinian ambassador

Palestine's ambassador to Sweden has met with Foreign Minister Margot Wallström to discuss the ongoing spat between Sweden and the Arab League, after Wallström's public criticism of Saudi Arabia.

Swedish universities climb global rankings

Swedish universities climb global rankings

The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm is now among the leading 45 universities in the world, with Uppsala edging back into the top 100 in this year's prestigious Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

Swedish fashion giant faces child labour claims

Swedish fashion giant faces child labour claims

Organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized, among others, Swedish retailer H&M over alleged child labour and poor work conditions in its Cambodian factories, in a report published on Thursday.

What’s on in Sweden: March 12th – 19th

What’s on in Sweden: March 12th – 19th

It's time to pick Sweden's Eurovision entry, so why not throw a Euro pop themed party this weekend? If that's not your style, there's also a French-Finnish indie pop gig, a Star Wars exhibition and a touching Somali concert to choose from.

Seven Swedes charged for Oslo gold heist

Seven Swedes charged for Oslo gold heist

Seven Swedish men have been charged for robbing a goldsmiths in Oslo last year in carefully planned heist which saw them speed away with 1.4m kroners worth of jewellery.

Sweden boosts funds to set up extremism hotline

Sweden boosts funds to set up extremism hotline

Sweden's national co-ordinator against violent extremism, Mona Sahlin, will receive another 10 million kronor ($1.2m) to boost support for terrorist defectors and families, it was announced today.