Roaming bear shot dead in Swedish village

Roaming bear shot dead in Swedish village

A bear spotted in a Swedish village in eastern Sweden over the weekend was shot dead on Monday following concerns that it could attack residents or farm animals in the area.

Swedish woman so lonely she ‘wanted to die’

Swedish woman so lonely she ‘wanted to die’

UPDATED: A 35-year-old Swedish woman who wrote to a newspaper to say she was so lonely she'd thought about killing herself, has stirred a debate about the difficulties of making friends in the Nordic nation.

Swedish refugee support drops as numbers rise

Swedish refugee support drops as numbers rise

A new poll suggests growing numbers of Swedes want their country to take in fewer migrants, as the nation continues to welcome an unprecedented influx of asylum seekers.

Swedish surveillance planes in huge UAE deal

Swedish surveillance planes in huge UAE deal

The United Arab Emirates Air Force has announced a $1.27-billion deal with Swedish defence giant Saab to purchase two surveillance planes and upgrade two others.

Tech-savvy Swedes share love of Instagram

Tech-savvy Swedes share love of Instagram

Rising numbers of Swedes are regularly sharing and viewing photos on Instagram, with new figures suggesting more than three quarters of users in the Nordic nation are now active every day.

Ericsson teams up with Cisco to boost tech sales

Ericsson teams up with Cisco to boost tech sales

Swedish Ericsson and US networking technology leader Cisco have teamed up to develop next-generation technology in a global partnership set to boost sales by at least a billion dollars.

NFGL Field Trip: ‘No women, no peace!’

NFGL Field Trip: ‘No women, no peace!’

Last week NFGL students got the chance to attend a workshop with Kvinna till Kvinna, a women's rights organization. NFGL member María José Velásquez Flores talks about the experience.

Weekly asylum claims top 10,000 in Sweden

Weekly asylum claims top 10,000 in Sweden

Last week saw the highest number of refugees in history seeking asylum in Sweden in a seven day period according to the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket).

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Nov. 16: Opening ceremony for the new Aurora, the student´s light and quiet room (Umeå)

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Nov. 11: An alumnus story – the inside of Google and Samsung (Jönköping)

Lufthansa strike grounds flights from Sweden

Lufthansa strike grounds flights from Sweden

Swedish passengers were facing travel chaos on Monday after German airline Lufthansa cancelled dozens of flights to and from Sweden's biggest airports as a huge strike entered its fourth day.

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Nordic refugee welcome chillier as numbers rise

Nordic refugee welcome chillier as numbers rise

Asylum seekers travelling to Scandinavia are finding chillier welcomes as their numbers surge and far-right parties increasingly assert their influence on immigration policy, analysts have said.

‘The startup scene in Stockholm is amazing’

‘The startup scene in Stockholm is amazing’

Diego de Jódar Montesinos, 35, left his home and company in Madrid for Stockholm on a whim, but since setting up a successful app to help combat the city’s housing crisis, he hasn’t looked back.