King talks terrorism in Christmas speech

King talks terrorism in Christmas speech

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf's annual Christmas speech, touched on both terrorism and the migrant crisis and how the Swedes must defend society’s values by remaining trusting and open.

Öresund train operators mull scanning IDs

Öresund train operators mull scanning IDs

Swedish and Danish train operators are mulling the possibility of scanning the IDs of all travellers crossing the Öresund Bridge. The move is linked to the mandatory ID checks that will be imposed on Sweden-bound trains as of January 4th.

Winter storm set to sweep across Sweden

Winter storm set to sweep across Sweden

A winter storm, which has already claimed two lives in Norway, is forecast to sweep across Sweden on Friday. The national weather service has issued its second-highest warning, saying snow is most likely on the cards in many parts of the country this weekend.

Swedes now want fewer refugees, poll says

Swedes now want fewer refugees, poll says

A majority of Swedes now want their country to take in fewer refugees, a new poll suggests, as the Nordic nation struggles to contain an unprecedented influx of asylum seekers.

Is Gävle Sweden’s most random city?

Is Gävle Sweden’s most random city?

What do a giant straw goat, Cat Stevens and Sweden's most iconic sweets have in common? They all have links to Gävle, the biggest city in east Sweden, but barely known abroad.