Sweden welcomes winter as first snowflakes fall

Sweden welcomes winter as first snowflakes fall

The first snow has fallen in Sweden's north, signalling that winter is well and truly on its way. Meanwhile large parts of the country are experiencing heavy rain.

Sweden confirms plans for new mortgage rules

Sweden confirms plans for new mortgage rules

The Swedish government has announced that new rules to force lenders to amortize on their house loans now have the backing of parliament.

Hans Rosling: ‘You can’t trust the media’

Hans Rosling: ‘You can’t trust the media’

Swedish celebrity statistician Hans Rosling has urged the 'arrogant' media to see the big picture in a feisty clash on Danish television.