Swedish gym goers hit with ‘Bieber torture’

Swedish gym goers hit with ‘Bieber torture’

A gym in central Sweden has resorted to playing Justin Bieber songs instead of the usual rock and roll, in what's becoming a successful bid to keep the place clean and tidy.

Swedish school killer ‘was wearing make-up’

Swedish school killer ‘was wearing make-up’

Swedish police have described the moment they shot dead a 21-year-old swordman who killed two in an attack on a school in Trollhättan in western Sweden in October.

US envoy to Sweden held up over political row

US envoy to Sweden held up over political row

Sweden hasn't had a US ambassador since July, and the replacement could be held up for another year due to a political controversy in the US that one expert compared to a House of Cards episode.

Five myths about Sweden’s refugee crisis

Five myths about Sweden’s refugee crisis

UPDATED: Sweden's reputation for openness is being questioned as it tightens asylum rules and border controls. But how much are attitudes really changing? Here's a truth check on some of the more common misperceptions about how the refugee crisis is affecting the Nordic country.

Why Sweden should beat Denmark in Euro playoff

Why Sweden should beat Denmark in Euro playoff

Sweden is set to take on Denmark in the first leg of the Euro 2016 qualifiers on Saturday night. Here is why the Swedish footballers should win.

‘It’s not an immigration crisis; it’s a European values crisis’

‘It’s not an immigration crisis; it’s a European values crisis’

NFGL student Orhun Gündüz got the chance to attend the Human Rights Forums in Gothenburg - and some of the lectures changed him forever. Here are his reflections, about human rights, social accountability, and more.

Police stop dozens at Swedish border checks

Police stop dozens at Swedish border checks

UPDATED: Police continued to carry out ID checks on people crossing into Sweden on Friday, a day after border controls were reinstated to cope with an unprecedented influx of refugees.

Swedish auction toasts most expensive whisky

Swedish auction toasts most expensive whisky

Sweden is known for its expensive alcohol, but this one takes the prize (and price). A 1928 bottle of rare Macallan whisky went under the hammer for 216,000 kronor ($24,982) at an auction.

Man held over ‘assault’ on toddler in Sweden

Man held over ‘assault’ on toddler in Sweden

UPDATED: A 63-year-old man was in police custody on Friday on suspicion of seriously assaulting a two-year-old boy in Östersund in northern Sweden, a Swedish broadcaster reported.

How to make Swedish sweet black bread

How to make Swedish sweet black bread

Swedes love baking bread, especially as the November days grow colder and darker. Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe for sweet black bread.