Two attempted murders at Stockholm square

Two attempted murders at Stockholm square

Two women have been stabbed in the busy Medborgarplatsen shopping and dining area on the island of Södermalm in Stockholm. Police have arrested two suspects on suspicion of attempted murder.

Rat attack fears after care home face bite scandal

Rat attack fears after care home face bite scandal

A woman in her 80s ended up in hospital in Gothenburg after she was bitten by a rat in a care home that has admitted struggling to get rid of the vermin.

Fast Scandi capitals train link speeds back on track

Fast Scandi capitals train link speeds back on track

A new high speed rail link between Stockholm and Oslo is set to get moving this August, despite an announcement earlier this week that plans to test super fast trains between the capitals were being put on hold.

Sweden braced for third wet holiday in five weeks

Sweden braced for third wet holiday in five weeks

Forecasters have backtracked on earlier predictions of a heatwave on Sweden's National Day, with wet weather set to dampen celebrations across much of the country.

Gatecrashers fry up Swedish home viewing

Gatecrashers fry up Swedish home viewing

UPDATED: A Swedish real estate agent was left stunned when a group of people gatecrashed an apartment viewing in one of Stockholm's poshest areas and started frying an omelette in its luxury kitchen.

Sweden’s best summer music festivals for 2015

Sweden’s best summer music festivals for 2015

The clocks go forward this weekend and summer is on the horizon. With music festivals starting in the next few months, here are our top tips to make sure you don't miss snapping up tickets for Sweden's hottest acts.

Ikea pledges €1bn to become green by 2020

Ikea pledges €1bn to become green by 2020

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has announced plans to invest 600 million euros ($677 million) in the next five years in a bid to become completely energy independent by 2020.

Why most Swedes don’t care about National Day

Why most Swedes don’t care about National Day

You're forgiven if you've missed the fact that Saturday marks Sweden's National Day, one of the Nordic country's least celebrated holidays. Here are five reasons why most Swedes couldn't care less about June 6th.

Police think Swede was killed by guerilla group

Police think Swede was killed by guerilla group

UPDATED: Colombian prosecutors and police believe a Swedish student found dead in the South American jungle may have been killed by guerilla fighters, a Swedish radio station reported on Friday.