Ikea loses right to own trademark in Indonesia

Ikea loses right to own trademark in Indonesia

You thought that Ikea was a Swedish purveyor of flatpack furniture? Well not in Indonesia it isn't, at least not any more.

Student designs challenge norms at Fashion Week

Student designs challenge norms at Fashion Week

February means Fashion Week in Stockholm - and all sorts of new designs, both daring and darling. Students at the prestigious Beckman's School of Design had the chance to collaborate and present their own work on the catwalk.

Four fab facts about Sweden’s ‘Melodifestivalen’ mania

Four fab facts about Sweden’s ‘Melodifestivalen’ mania

Christmas, Midsummer and Lucia are all important holidays in Sweden. But there is one event that is bigger than them all.

Swedish rape activists slam UN on Assange

Swedish rape activists slam UN on Assange

“The UN thinks that the justice of the women who have been assaulted and raped is less important than the right of a possible offender to walk freely in the streets.”

Ten fantastic Swedish songs for February

Ten fantastic Swedish songs for February

February brings a haul of great new Swedish pop - let our music writer, Paul Connolly, take you through the very best.

Elderly Swedes arrested in Thailand for playing bridge

Elderly Swedes arrested in Thailand for playing bridge

A game of bridge had an unexpected ending for 32 club members in Thailand, including three Swedes.

Swedish Volvo’s offloads costs for big profit rise

Swedish Volvo’s offloads costs for big profit rise

Truck maker Volvo reported a big profit boost on Friday following a massive cost-cutting programme.

Assange: ‘Today is a significant victory for us’

Assange: ‘Today is a significant victory for us’

Will Julian Assange be able to walk free?

Swede finds 86-year-old condom at grandma’s

Swede finds 86-year-old condom at grandma’s

Would you trust a silk condom?

Swedish church admits it ran ‘racist’ Sami schools

Swedish church admits it ran ‘racist’ Sami schools

'It was a form of school whose ideology was based on racist ideas of superior and inferior races,' said Archbishop Antje Jackelén.