Will Sweden’s housing market stay hot during winter?

Will Sweden’s housing market stay hot during winter?

After record price hikes last year, some property experts argued the market would cool in 2016. But new figures released on Monday suggest that Swedes hoping to barter for a bargain with sellers could struggle.

Giant snow penis causes headache in Gothenburg

Giant snow penis causes headache in Gothenburg

A penis drawn on a frozen moat in western Sweden has created problems for city park officials.

Nazi logo tape surrounds two Swedish schools

Nazi logo tape surrounds two Swedish schools

A Swedish Nazi group tried to block the entrances to two schools in central Sweden on Monday, with tape featuring their logo.

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Feb. 9: Plastic workshop

(Umeå)

Eeeeeeeek! Gigantic rat swims up Swede’s toilet

Eeeeeeeek! Gigantic rat swims up Swede’s toilet

What goes splash, scratch and squeak in the night? A huge rat trying to climb up your toilet. The nasty visitor gave a Swedish woman in Gothenburg the shock of a lifetime.

Swedish tram firm admits emergency doors don’t work

Swedish tram firm admits emergency doors don’t work

UPDATED: Emergency exits on some of Gothenburg's iconic trams don't work, the company that runs them has admitted to The Local.

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Feb 4: SNEC Day 2016

(Gothenburg)

PM backs minister linked to Swedish housing scandal

PM backs minister linked to Swedish housing scandal

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has defended his foreign minister Margot Wallström after she faced criticism for accepting an apartment from Sweden's biggest trade union in the midst of a housing shortage.

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Feb. 3: How to find work in Sweden

(Lund)

‘You have to aim for having 100 percent happy customers’

‘You have to aim for having 100 percent happy customers’

Edel Puntonet from Cuba is the founder of photo company EdelPhoto, the winner of two awards, after building his career in Umeå in northern Sweden over the past eight years.

Teach refugee children about sex: Swedish campaigners

Teach refugee children about sex: Swedish campaigners

Sweden's largest sex education campaign group wants to launch a training programme for young refugee boys arriving in the Nordic nation, including gay rights and gender equality.