Swedes among world’s biggest card users

Swedes among world’s biggest card users

Swedes use their debit cards three times as frequently as the average European, a new study suggests.

Bandy: How Sweden’s little known sport is winning fans

Bandy: How Sweden’s little known sport is winning fans

One of the biggest Swedish sports you've never heard of is starting to generate a global buzz.

Grapes sold with toilet bleach as Swede launches eco war

Grapes sold with toilet bleach as Swede launches eco war

A Swedish supermarket has caused a stir after staff put grapes on the same shelf as cleaning products to highlight the use of chemical sprays on foods.

Watch a wild wolf caught on camera in southern Sweden

Watch a wild wolf caught on camera in southern Sweden

Wolves are rare in southern Sweden but one of the sharp-toothed animals has been captured on video for the first time.

Arrest after apartment ‘blown up’ in Gothenburg

Arrest after apartment ‘blown up’ in Gothenburg

UPDATED: Police in west Sweden have arrested a 25-year-old man after a blast in the suburb of Hisingen.

Economy is ‘stronger than experts’ wildest fantasies’

Economy is ‘stronger than experts’ wildest fantasies’

UPDATED: Swedes are celebrating unexpectedly high economic growth that experts say is great news for everyone.

Man found dead after Malmö suburb shooting

Man found dead after Malmö suburb shooting

A man was shot dead in the suburbs of Malmö in the early hours of Monday.

Everything you need to know about Sweden’s Oscar winner

Everything you need to know about Sweden’s Oscar winner

Three years ago you had never heard of her and now she's Hollywood's sweetheart. But who is Alicia Vikander?

Swede Alicia Vikander wins Oscar for ‘Danish Girl’ role

Swede Alicia Vikander wins Oscar for ‘Danish Girl’ role

The Swedish star plays the wife of a pioneering transgender Danish artist.

‘I gave up Canadian Idol to pursue my dreams’

‘I gave up Canadian Idol to pursue my dreams’

But Toronto-born Kevin Lee says he's found his happy place in a country obsessed with Eurovision.