Swedish football team saved by flight change

Swedish football team saved by flight change

UPDATED: The goalkeeper of a Swedish third division football team which was set to travel on the doomed Germanwings flight that crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps has been speaking to The Local about his near-death experience.

Woman shot in new Gothenburg attack

Woman shot in new Gothenburg attack

Police say a woman is in hospital following a shooting outside an adult education complex in the Gårda area of Gothenburg, less than a week after two men were shot dead at a restaurant in the city.

Sweden pays tribute to Alps plane crash victims

Sweden pays tribute to Alps plane crash victims

Swedes were among those offering condolences to the families of victims after an airbus A320 carrying 150 people crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

Russian jets spotted off Sweden’s east coast

Russian jets spotted off Sweden’s east coast

UPDATED: Swedish military identified and followed four Russian fighter plane near Gotland and Bornholm, off the country's east coast on Tuesday morning.

Stockholm Water Prize awarded to ‘the Indian Waterman’

Stockholm Water Prize awarded to ‘the Indian Waterman’

This weekend was World Water Day, and the Stockholm Water Prize was awarded on Friday. The winner was one Indian man who has been called "the Gandhi of Water" - and who is changing thousands of lives.

‘Un-Swedish’ paint job causes media swirl

‘Un-Swedish’ paint job causes media swirl

An artist from southern Sweden has been ordered to repaint his home after local officials ruled the new colour scheme for his home in Skänninge wasn't Swedish enough. The controversial decision has caused a splash across social media.

Swedish retail giant H&M to grow as profits soar

Swedish retail giant H&M to grow as profits soar

Swedish fashion giant H&M pledged to open 400 new stores in 2015 as the company announced on Tuesday that its rising profits had exceeded expectations in the face of increasing pressure from an ever-stronger dollar.

Latvian activist spoke about Russian propaganda in Baltics

Latvian activist spoke about Russian propaganda in Baltics

Didn't get a chance to go to Gräv (Dig), the big investigative journalism conference? NFGL members share their experiences so you can get a taste. Natasha Dmytrenko writes about a seminar on Russian propaganda.

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March 30: Women’s Access to Justice in Iran (Stockholm)

Neo-Nazi activity is on the rise in Sweden

Neo-Nazi activity is on the rise in Sweden

Sweden's neo-Nazi organizations are declining in numbers, but their activity is growing in intensity, an annual report by Swedish anti-racist foundation Expo has suggested.

Assange wants access to Swedish rape case files

Assange wants access to Swedish rape case files

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will agree to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, but only if he is given access to the investigation files, his defence has said.

‘Sweden has to act now to solve housing crisis’

‘Sweden has to act now to solve housing crisis’

The market alone cannot solve Sweden's acute housing crisis. In this week's opinion piece, Sweden's Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Information Technology, Mehmet Kaplan, argues that the state needs to step up to the plate.

Sweden Democrat leader confirms return to helm

Sweden Democrat leader confirms return to helm

The leader of Sweden's far-right Sweden Democrats party will return to work in April after a five-month sick leave for burnout, he said in a television interview on Monday.