Sweden can no longer guarantee refugee beds

Sweden can no longer guarantee refugee beds

UPDATED: Sweden's Migration Minister Morgan Johansson has urged refugees in northern Germany to stay put, after declaring that the Nordic nation is now unable to guarantee beds for all asylum seekers.

Denmark rejects Sweden’s refugee appeal

Denmark rejects Sweden’s refugee appeal

After Sweden appealed to other European nations to take some of its refugees, Denmark's foreign minister made it clear on Thursday that the only thing it would offer the fellow Nordic nation was inspiration from its more hard-line approach.

‘No one questions a boy playing with his willy’

‘No one questions a boy playing with his willy’

A Swedish cartoonist has told The Local he's hoping for global success with a range of children's stories featuring cartoon genitals, designed to encourage kids and parents to embrace both gender and transgender equality.

Swedish mobile app tries to put out asylum fires

Swedish mobile app tries to put out asylum fires

Following a string of suspected arson attacks on temporary refugee accommodation in Sweden, a new neighbourhood watch app is hoping to spark communities into action to prevent future damage.

Ikea pursues email scam from cyber criminals

Ikea pursues email scam from cyber criminals

Ikea fears an aggressive spam campaign using its brand name could harm the furniture giant's reputation, as police warns the global phishing scandal has reached Sweden.

Sweet profit rise for Candy Crush makers

Sweet profit rise for Candy Crush makers

Sweden-founded games developer King has reported a rise in profits, days after announcing it was being bought by US mobile entertainment giant Activision Blizzard.

Why I’m in Sweden: social entrepreneurship and the slums of Brazil

Why I’m in Sweden: social entrepreneurship and the slums of Brazil

Why are you in Sweden? What do you hope to change in the world? Tomás da Costa S. Vasconcelos, a second-year scholarship student from Brazil, shares his story and his vision.

Tributes for woman killed in icy police car chase

Tributes for woman killed in icy police car chase

UPDATED: A 25-year-old female police officer died and another was seriously injured after their vehicle ended up in a lake during a car chase on icy roads in northern Sweden.

Police action as Malmö Roma protest continues

Police action as Malmö Roma protest continues

Police have removed a number of protesters from outside Malmö city hall, where a group of several dozen Roma migrants spent the night after a controversial shanty camp in the city was bulldozed.

Five great events to help grow your network

Five great events to help grow your network

November's an important time for networking in Sweden, ahead of the Christmas rush. Here are five fun mingles happening this week, alongside our regular event listings.