Should female tech students get ‘free’ loans?

Should female tech students get ‘free’ loans?

A suggestion that female IT students should have their debts written off to encourage more young women to enter Sweden's tech sector is causing a storm in the famously 'gender equal' nation.

Lights go out as huge power cut hits capital

Lights go out as huge power cut hits capital

UPDATED: Around 8000 energy customers in central Stockholm were without power for two hours on Tuesday afternoon following a technical failure.

Malmö mulls possibility of ‘migration museum’

Malmö mulls possibility of ‘migration museum’

Malmö City has been granted one million kronor by the Swedish government to investigate the possibility of opening a national "Democracy and Migration Museum" in the city

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Dec. 10: The Migration Seminar – Highly skilled migrants’ work-life integration (Malmö)

Stockholm ranked top Nordic student city

Stockholm ranked top Nordic student city

Sweden's capital is the best city in the Nordics for students, according to a major global ranking that also placed it sixth overall in Europe.

Swedish nationalists cheer record poll support

Swedish nationalists cheer record poll support

UPDATED: The anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party has polled 19.9 percent, the group's highest-ever projected share of the electoral vote in a survey by Statistics Sweden.

Swede awaits gnome theft spree ruling

Swede awaits gnome theft spree ruling

A woman in her 50s is awaiting sentencing after she was accused of stealing garden gnomes, pot plants, and a computer on a five day thieving binge.

Top seven US cities for a Swedish getaway
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Top seven US cities for a Swedish getaway

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away – like over-the-Atlantic-Ocean-away. Luckily, this spring SAS is kicking off new direct lines to the US. Here are the top destinations – straight from Stockholm.

Nearly half of Swedes ‘worried’ about terror

Nearly half of Swedes ‘worried’ about terror

Fear of a terror attack taking place in Sweden has risen sharply, with 46 per cent of people polled saying they are concerned, up from 34 percent in January.

‘Health can get a boost from climate policy’

‘Health can get a boost from climate policy’

Sweden's government has promised to create one of the world’s first fossil fuel-free welfare states and, if it succeeds, there will be huge gains for public health, argue three Swedish medical and environmental experts as the COP21 conference continues in Paris.

Swedish clinic gives out penis tape measures

Swedish clinic gives out penis tape measures

UPDATED: Special measuring tapes are being handed out to young men in Stockholm by a clinic trying to get them to practise safer sex.

Refugees to be moved from Sweden by EU

Refugees to be moved from Sweden by EU

Sweden will soon benefit from a "relocation" programme for some of its asylum seekers, the European Commissioner of Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos has said.