Ice and floods hit Swedes on drive home

Ice and floods hit Swedes on drive home

At least two people have been killed and several others hospitalised in car accidents across Sweden as heavy rain, flooding, snow and ice hit the country on a day when many were returning home from Christmas.

Family’s Christmas video goes viral in Sweden

Family’s Christmas video goes viral in Sweden

A video made by a Swedish family as a silly Christmas greeting for their friends has gone Facebook, receiving more than half a million views on Facebook in just four days -- not bad for a country of nine million people.

Sweden’s Christmas goat set ablaze once again

Sweden’s Christmas goat set ablaze once again

Sweden's iconic Gävle goat has has once again been set ablaze by Yuletide arsonists, with one suspected perpetrator spending the night sobering up in a cell after being seized by police.

Darkness begone! Lights ward off winter blues

Darkness begone! Lights ward off winter blues

Sun lamps, illuminated elk, and trips to the Canaries: As winter darkness falls over the Nordics, how do the Swedes chase away the winter blues?