Couple convicted for helping Syrian refugees to Sweden

Couple convicted for helping Syrian refugees to Sweden

An activist and her husband helped a Syrian family who were travelling to Sweden, the court heard.

Swedish minister defends neighbours’ loud sex act

Swedish minister defends neighbours’ loud sex act

Sweden's health minister Gabriel Wikström has told The Local why he's more worried about Swedes having less sex than loud sex.

‘Brexit will hurt and Sweden needs to be ready for it’

‘Brexit will hurt and Sweden needs to be ready for it’

Sweden risks being badly hurt by Brexit and needs to prepare for the worst, a Stockholm trade group says.

Secrets of Swedish startups: When at first you don’t succeed

Secrets of Swedish startups: When at first you don’t succeed

Try and try (and try) again. We asked Swedish startups how they've become so successful.

‘She makes me feel like I haven’t lost my home’

‘She makes me feel like I haven’t lost my home’

There are no shortage of horror stories about the ongoing war in Syria and the hardships faced by those who’ve fled. But amidst the tragedy, there are also stories like that of Elina and Mohammed, which are filled with love and hope.

‘Make a law to protect breastfeeding in public’

‘Make a law to protect breastfeeding in public’

Mothers who breastfeed in public should be given legal protection against people who tell them to cover up, a new group argues.

Culture minister: ‘We need to be brave and take risks’

Culture minister: ‘We need to be brave and take risks’

Alice Bah Kuhnke, Sweden’s Minister of Culture, stressed the importance of civil society organizations in helping to integrate the recent influx of refugees, adding that state agencies and organizations also need to “take risks”.

Surprise as Swedish business queen steps down from helm

Surprise as Swedish business queen steps down from helm

Cristina Stenbeck's announcement sent shockwaves through the Swedish business community on Friday.

Sweden to halt border checks – for two weeks

Sweden to halt border checks – for two weeks

Asylum seekers will have a good chance of getting over the border and into Sweden this summer.

21 UberPOP drivers convicted in Sweden

21 UberPOP drivers convicted in Sweden

21 drivers for the US car-sharing service have been found guilty of driving taxis illegally in Sweden’s two biggest cities.