Swedish ship arrives to help with migrant crisis

Swedish ship arrives to help with migrant crisis

The Swedish coast guard ship Poseidon has arrived in the Mediterranean and on Monday begins taking part in operation Triton, the EU's border rescue operation. Poseidon's mission is to save the lives of migrants trying to get to Europe.

‘Poison is spreading’ in the land: finance minister

‘Poison is spreading’ in the land: finance minister

In an unusually personal speech at a Social Democratic party conference on Sunday, Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson talked of the need to counter a “poison” of inequality and xenophobia spreading across Sweden.

Sweden gives official sporting nod to cricket

Sweden gives official sporting nod to cricket

The world of cricket – with its bowlers and batsmen, wickets and creases – is growing in popularity in Sweden. Now the game has been recognised by the Swedish Sports Confederation.