No Saudi Arabia visas for Swedish zoo monkeys

No Saudi Arabia visas for Swedish zoo monkeys

Sweden's diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia has had ramifications well beyond the human world, after four monkeys who were supposed to move from a Stockholm zoo to Riyadh were given the cold shoulder.

Travel chaos after power fault in Swedish capital

Travel chaos after power fault in Swedish capital

UPDATED: Trains are running again after at more than a dozen came to a halt at Stockholm's central train station when an electric wire was torn down by a commuter train in southern parts of the Swedish capital around noon on Tuesday. But delays are to be expected.

Sweden in billion kronor railway revamp bid

Sweden in billion kronor railway revamp bid

The Swedish government announced plans on Tuesday for a billion kronor railway revamp. Ministers want to invest 620 million kronor ($72m) in 2015 and thereafter 1.24 billion a year until 2018 to put an end to delays and train cancellations which have plagued Swedish rail travellers in recent years.

NFGL students visit Geneva

NFGL students visit Geneva

In March, NFGL students from Lund University, as well as universities in Gothenburg, Dalarna and Jönköping, visited the Human Rights and Global Politics capital - Geneva. Now they share their experiences.

Swedish priest says sorry for gay comments

Swedish priest says sorry for gay comments

UPDATED: A priest in southern Sweden has apologized for preaching that some gay people suffer from a “psychological disorder” that can be “cured”, after his comments sparked outrage among gay rights campaigners.

Officiants announced for Swedish royal wedding

Officiants announced for Swedish royal wedding

Sweden’s Royal Court on Tuesday announced the officiants for the marriage ceremony for Prince Carl Philip and his bride-to-be Sofia Hellqvist, which will take place in June.

Parents told to pay back millions to Swedish state

Parents told to pay back millions to Swedish state

Swedish parents who stay at home with sick children get paid at least 80 percent of their salary. But after a crackdown by the Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan), hundreds of Swedish mums and dads have been told to pay back a record 14.8 million kronor ($1.7m) to the state.

Northern Sweden needs immigrants and tourists

Northern Sweden needs immigrants and tourists

Our northern correspondent, Paul Connolly, explains why northern municipalities need to get their act together on immigration and tourism.

Sweden slammed over Afghan interpreters case

Sweden slammed over Afghan interpreters case

Sweden's handling of the Afghan interpreters who worked for the Swedish Armed Forces in Afghanistan has been legally fragile and in some cases downright illegal, according to lawyers who have now reported the case to the Ombudsman.

Man, 18, dies as glider plane crashes in Sweden

Man, 18, dies as glider plane crashes in Sweden

Swedish police were set to decide on Tuesday whether or not to launch an investigation after an 18-year-old man died when a glider plane crashed near Nikkaluokta in northern Sweden.