Nordic tourists shun bag offer to help migrants

Nordic tourists shun bag offer to help migrants

Thousands of tourists from Sweden and Denmark have been invited to donate to migrants arriving on Mediterranean islands by checking in an extra bag of unwanted clothes, but less than 30 are believed to have taken up the offer.

Two jailed for cannabis farm at Swedish school

Two jailed for cannabis farm at Swedish school

Eight months after 570 cannabis plants were discovered at a disused school in Lysekil in western Sweden, two men have been sent to prison.

UK football parents ‘threaten’ Swedish kids

UK football parents ‘threaten’ Swedish kids

UPDATED: A UK-based football team has responded to claims a group of its parents threatened their children's 12-year-old Swedish opponents at a world youth tournament in Gothenburg.

Oldest sperm found by Stockholm scientists

Oldest sperm found by Stockholm scientists

Scientists at Sweden's Natural History Museum (Naturhistorika riksmuseet) have found global fame after they came across 50 million year old cells inside a fossilized worm cocoon, thought to represent the oldest animal sperm ever discovered.

Swedish PM back home after hospital rush

Swedish PM back home after hospital rush

UPDATED: Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven was rushed to hospital in Stockholm on Thursday immediately after landing in Sweden following a visit to Ethiopia, but returned home a few hours later.

Clock ticking for Assange prosecutors

Clock ticking for Assange prosecutors

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is likely never to face charges for some of the crimes he is suspected of, a lawyer representing one of the Swedish women accusing him of various sexual offences has said.

Blaze guts Gothenburg shops in ‘arson’ attack

Blaze guts Gothenburg shops in ‘arson’ attack

Swedish police are questioning one person in connection with a suspected arson attack which ravaged a building at a retail park in Gothenburg in the early hours of Thursday.

Five tasty events for foodies in Sweden

Five tasty events for foodies in Sweden

Hop on the food market trend while it's still growing. We've picked out the five best events in Sweden for you to get your teeth into this week, alongside our guide to the best other events around the country.