Has a kangaroo scored Sweden’s best selfie?

Has a kangaroo scored Sweden’s best selfie?

A Swedish 26-year-old who took a snap with a kangaroo while travelling around Australia has produced one of the best selfies of 2015, but he isn’t the first Swede to have a fetish for photos with wild animals.

Rapist on the run after Swedish pupil attack

Rapist on the run after Swedish pupil attack

Police in Gothenburg are searching for a man believed to have raped girl on her way to school in Gothenburg on Wednesday morning.

Roadtrip traffic boost for Sweden’s ‘The Bridge’

Roadtrip traffic boost for Sweden’s ‘The Bridge’

The Öresund Bridge between Sweden's Malmö and the Danish capital has seen its biggest increase in traffic since 2008, with day trippers and tourists behind the leap in journeys across the road and rail link made famous in Nordic Noir series The Bridge.

Swedish UN worker in French troop abuse row

Swedish UN worker in French troop abuse row

UPDATED: A senior Swedish aid worker has been suspended from his job at the United Nations for allegedly leaking an internal report claiming that French soldiers deployed in the Central African Republic have been abusing children.

How to change the world: Malmö to Mogadishu
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How to change the world: Malmö to Mogadishu

In what is increasingly one of the most dangerous regions in the world, an Australian graduate of Malmö University is helping to bring the rule of law back to East Africa. Kara De Kretser explains how her master’s degree was her ticket to a career in international development.

Swedish supermarkets ban paracetamol pills

Swedish supermarkets ban paracetamol pills

UPDATED: From November ordinary paracetamol tablets like Alvedon and Panodil will no longer be available in Swedish supermarkets following fears that the painkillers are being abused by customers.

Why is Sweden keeping a negative interest rate?

Why is Sweden keeping a negative interest rate?

UPDATED: Sweden's central bank (the Riksbank) has announced that the nation's key interest rate, the repo, is likely to remain at its record low of -0.25 percent until 2016.

Sweden scores in world university rankings

Sweden scores in world university rankings

Stockholm’s prestigious Karolinska Institute is the best place to study dentistry in the world, according to new university rankings, which saw 13 other Sweden institutions clinching top places in a variety of subjects.

Sweden’s top woman footballer to quit game

Sweden’s top woman footballer to quit game

UPDATED: Therese Sjögran, Sweden's most-capped woman footballer, will bring down the curtain on her career after this year’s World Cup in Canada, she has announced.

‘Nations don’t change without a good crisis’
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‘Nations don’t change without a good crisis’

Sweden's success is due to planning ahead and an underdog mentality, business guru Hans Stråberg says. But if the country gets complacent about competition and connectivity "we're going to go down very, very fast", he warns.

Begging migrants in Sweden double in year

Begging migrants in Sweden double in year

The number of EU migrants living in Sweden and believed to be begging on the country’s streets has more than doubled since last year, to around 4000 people, a new survey suggests.

Twelve unmissable outdoor bars and restaurants in Stockholm
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Twelve unmissable outdoor bars and restaurants in Stockholm

Where can you guarantee a cool atmosphere as temperatures rise?