Sweden sees fall in public urination fines

Sweden sees fall in public urination fines

At least 1,500 people have been fined for urinating in public in Sweden so far this year, showing a decrease in the offence compared with the same period last year.

Swedish royals share new snaps of prince

Swedish royals share new snaps of prince

Sweden's youngest royal – six-week-old Prince Nicolas – melted the heart of many a Swede as a smiling Princess Madeleine of Sweden showed off her family on Monday.

Lisa Holm suspect to remain in custody

Lisa Holm suspect to remain in custody

UPDATED: A Swedish court has ordered a 35-year-old arrested on suspicion of murdering 17-year-old Lisa Holm to remain in custody after a hearing on Tuesday.

Swedish summer sun set to make a comeback

Swedish summer sun set to make a comeback

Could it be true? After weeks of grim weather, summer is once again on the horizon for Sweden (albeit temporarily.)

Swedish Facebook debut for gender neutral ‘hen’

Swedish Facebook debut for gender neutral ‘hen’

UPDATED: A new gender neutral pronoun sparked headlines in Sweden on Monday when it made its debut on social media as Scandinavia's biggest gay pride festival kicked off in Stockholm.

Refugees in Sweden to get free bus passes

Refugees in Sweden to get free bus passes

Refugees living in Kalmar in southern Sweden are to receive free bus passes valid for the whole county, as part of a unique venture to increase mobility and integration within the migrant community.

Swedish town in shock over girl’s tragic death

Swedish town in shock over girl’s tragic death

Residents in the small Swedish town of Bro north of Stockholm were mourning on Monday after a seven-year-old girl was found dead in an apartment over the weekend.

Snoop Dogg vows he’ll never return to Sweden

Snoop Dogg vows he’ll never return to Sweden

US rapper Snoop Dogg has told fans he will never go back to Sweden after he was briefly held by Swedish police on suspicion of using illegal drugs.

‘Indian traditions bring us together in Sweden’

‘Indian traditions bring us together in Sweden’

Ravi Shankar, 36, was born in Ranchi in central India. But after six years working on projects for Ikea in southern Sweden he reckons he and his family are settled in Scandinavia for good.