Air raid error causes jitters in Stockholm

Air raid error causes jitters in Stockholm

Sweden tests its outdoor air raid sirens like clockwork four times a year on the first Monday of each quarter. But when the alarms didn't sound out parts of Stockholm on Monday, panic briefly spread across the capital, before the city's emergency services confirmed the absence was down to human error.

Diploma Ceremony celebrates SI NFGL graduates

Diploma Ceremony celebrates SI NFGL graduates

On Friday evening, more than 300 students from more than 60 countries gathered in the Stockholm City Hall to celebrate their accomplishments. Another generation of NFGL students have now graduated. Congratulations!

Is green space and cash the key to Swedish joy?

Is green space and cash the key to Swedish joy?

Swedes and Norwegians are the most satisfied in Europe with their access to green spaces and recreational zones and among the most content with their financial situations, according to the latest EU report analysing happiness across the 28-member bloc.

Sweden rounds up two fresh Isis suspects

Sweden rounds up two fresh Isis suspects

UPDATED: Sweden's Security Service (Säpo) is holding two men believed to have links to the extremist Islamist group Isis (also known as IS or Islamic State), following separate arrests in Örebro in central Sweden and in Stockholm.

Sweden’s Eurovision star sets global charts alight

Sweden’s Eurovision star sets global charts alight

There is no stopping Europe's new star Måns Zelmerlöw, who is taking the continent's music charts by storm after soaring to victory in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 and was just shy of a place in the UK's top 10 on Sunday.

May weather in Sweden was worst since 1962

May weather in Sweden was worst since 1962

With wet weather soaking most of the country to mark the start of June, Swedish meteorologists have revealed that May was one of the coldest and wettest in decades.

Sweden’s royal couple speak of wedding nerves

Sweden’s royal couple speak of wedding nerves

Sweden's soon-to-be-wed royal couple Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist have spoke publicly of their love, the past and the future in an interview with Sweden's biggest newswire.

Gothenburg struggling to stop gang violence

Gothenburg struggling to stop gang violence

Young people identified by Gothenburg authorities eight years ago as being at risk of joining gang violence have since continued to commit crimes, despite repeated interventions by Swedish social services, according to a report by Swedish public radio.

‘Swedish hotels must become more unique’

‘Swedish hotels must become more unique’

A passionate globetrotter who's obsessed with improving hotel experiences across the world, Dutch luxury travel consultant Jeroen Gulickx moved to Stockholm in 2001 and says it's the perfect base from which to do business.