Swedish MP wants to make summertime permanent

Swedish MP wants to make summertime permanent

Sweden's clocks go forward tonight, bringing in daylight saving time. In the autumn, hour hands will be wound back as we return to winter time. But should we? MP Robert Hannah says that permanent daylight saving would be healthier.

Refugee accommodation leaves hotels short of beds

Refugee accommodation leaves hotels short of beds

The future of a large number of hotels currently being used by the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) is clouded in uncertainty, with a large number of contracts to rent the empty hotels being extended into the high season.

Swede who ‘put cannabis in coffee’ on trial for drug abuse

Swede who ‘put cannabis in coffee’ on trial for drug abuse

Debate over legalization of cannabis for medicinal use in Sweden has been reignited after a paralyzed man was prosecuted for using the drug to relieve symptoms of pain, anxiety and depression.

Seven traditions that reveal it’s Easter in Sweden

Seven traditions that reveal it’s Easter in Sweden

Here's what Swedes do slightly differently to other nations when it comes to Easter.