Rat attack fears at Stockholm care home

Rat attack fears at Stockholm care home

Suspected rat attacks have sparked fears at a care home in the Swedish capital after several residents suffered mysterious bite wounds.

Swedish cops call for tougher bridge checks

Swedish cops call for tougher bridge checks

Police in Malmö have called for strengthened border control on the Öresund bridge between Sweden and Denmark in a bid to crack down on a recent wave of gun crime in the city.

Tourists to get more help in Swedish mountains

Tourists to get more help in Swedish mountains

Mountain safety for tourists is set to improve in Sweden, with authorities introducing more signposting and guides in English as rising numbers of foreigners head for the hills.

20,000 students without housing in Sweden

20,000 students without housing in Sweden

As Swedish and foreign students prepare to start university this autumn, a new report suggests 20,000 of them will struggle to find a place to live, despite a national push to tackle the housing shortage.

Swedish military helps lost teddy return home

Swedish military helps lost teddy return home

A lost teddy bear trying desperately to get back to his best friend received help from an unexpected source: the Swedish air force.

Stockholm police warn of ‘fake officer’ house calls

Stockholm police warn of ‘fake officer’ house calls

Police in Stockholm are warning locals to be vigilant after a number of cases involving fake officers phoning people or turning up at their homes.

Nationalist gains as Moderates dip in polls

Nationalist gains as Moderates dip in polls

The anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party gained support during last week’s national political conference Almedalen, while backing for the country’s main centre-right opposition group fell.

Five quirky guided summer tours in Sweden

Five quirky guided summer tours in Sweden

From bussing around the locations where hit Nordic Noir show The Bridge was filmed to hunting for howling wolves, don't miss our guide to summer tours in Sweden and this week's other top activities.