Immigrants less likely to settle with Swedes

Immigrants less likely to settle with Swedes

Single foreigners in Sweden are more likely to quit the country or end up with other foreigners than to settle down with a Swede, according to a report on immigrants in Sweden.

Experts predict Sweden’s economy set to grow

Experts predict Sweden’s economy set to grow

The Swedish economy is getting stronger, with the most optimistic analysts predicting that GDP growth will land at around three percent in 2015. But inflation has still not gained momentum and interest rates are set to remain at record low levels.

Saudi visas back on table as row with Sweden ends

Saudi visas back on table as row with Sweden ends

The Swedish Foreign Ministry expects Saudi Arabia to start issuing visas to Swedish business travellers again as relations return to normal after a diplomatic spat, a spokesman said on Thursday.

Sweden eyes deal with Romania on welfare

Sweden eyes deal with Romania on welfare

Sweden is close to reaching a deal with Romania to help the struggling country solve some of its most pressing social issues. The focus will be on children's rights, the government's special co-ordinator Martin Valfridsson told the Local on Thursday.

Swedish police alert in April Fools’ gone wrong

Swedish police alert in April Fools’ gone wrong

A father in southern Sweden was the victim of a cruel April Fools’ prank on Wednesday when his partner texted him to say that their nine-year-old daughter had gone missing.

Lay judges step down over ‘racist comments’

Lay judges step down over ‘racist comments’

Several lay judges appointed by Sweden's third biggest political party, the Sweden Democrats, could face internal investigation and some have been forced to step down after claims they made racist comments online.

Music streaming battle heats up for Spotify

Music streaming battle heats up for Spotify

This week's all-star launch of US rapper Jay Z's streaming music service may not have caused its Swedish rivals at Spotify to lose sleep – but analysts predict tough days ahead as tech giant Apple prepares to enter the fray.

Sweden Easter forecast: sunshine and showers

Sweden Easter forecast: sunshine and showers

You could spend your Easter holiday basking in glorious sunshine – or curled up inside hiding from the snow – depending on where in Sweden you live, according to weather forecasts.

What’s on in Sweden: April 2nd – 8th

What’s on in Sweden: April 2nd – 8th

You could sit at home on your sofa and eat chocolate all week since it is Easter. And if you did, we wouldn't judge you. But why not check out some of the more unusal art, sport and music events taking place across the country?