‘Aleppo is like my mother’: reflections from Sweden

‘Aleppo is like my mother’: reflections from Sweden

With the Syrian city of Aleppo once again mired in violence, The Local Voices asks Syrians and others in Sweden to share their thoughts.

Police resources back to normal after terror threat

Police resources back to normal after terror threat

Swedish police say they're no longer deploying extra resources following a reported terror threat in the run-up to Eurovision.

Why this fearless woman is the talk of Sweden

Why this fearless woman is the talk of Sweden

Swedes are calling this picture an instant icon.

Petrol firm tries to woo women to pumps with new name

Petrol firm tries to woo women to pumps with new name

A Statoil petrol station in Stockholm today becomes the first in Europe to get a makeover.

Half of Swedes support law banning begging

Half of Swedes support law banning begging

Only one political party in Sweden wants a ban on begging, but half the population shares their view, a new survey shows.

Why Stockholm attracts so many successful researchers
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Why Stockholm attracts so many successful researchers

Thousands of outstanding researchers from across the globe have chosen to make Stockholm University their home and hub. What is it that attracts them? We asked.

Stockholm taxi drivers ‘help clients find prostitutes’

Stockholm taxi drivers ‘help clients find prostitutes’

Drivers from Stockholm’s biggest taxi firm are suspected of helping fuel the sex trade despite the purchase of sex being illegal in Sweden.

Eurovision set for US as gay channel announces live show

Eurovision set for US as gay channel announces live show

Now you can watch Eurovision in the US too.

‘Isis’ kids get taken into care in central Sweden

‘Isis’ kids get taken into care in central Sweden

Three siblings authorities feared could be forced to go abroad to get married or fight alongside extremists have been taken into care in central Sweden.

‘Swedes, please give your sperm a purpose’

‘Swedes, please give your sperm a purpose’

Swedish men should stop jerking off in public places and start donating sperm to help single women have babies, argues Stockholm-based writer Matilda Karlsson.