Foreigners in Sweden still more likely to be unemployed

Foreigners in Sweden still more likely to be unemployed

Unemployment is falling among native Swedes, but foreign-born citizens are struggling to keep pace.

‘Help! My name is Jihad’

‘Help! My name is Jihad’

My name doesn’t make life easy for me, Jihad Eshmawi tells us.

‘Don’t panic when you hear my name’

‘Don’t panic when you hear my name’

It’s one of the first words we learn as babies and one of our most fundamental identifiers - a first name. But for Syrian refugee Jihad Eshmawi, his also comes burdened with misconceptions and misunderstanding.

Why fewer Swedes are using condoms in 2016

Why fewer Swedes are using condoms in 2016

Younger Swedes are better at protecting themselves than their older compatriots.

Swedish economic growth ‘best in Nordics’

Swedish economic growth ‘best in Nordics’

Sweden's economy is out-pacing its Nordic rivals, but high levels of household debt are still a problem.

IN PICTURES: 8 of Sweden’s wondrous national parks

IN PICTURES: 8 of Sweden’s wondrous national parks

It’s National Parks Day in Sweden. Who knew? A perfect opportunity surely to take a closer look at some of the country’s most amazing natural wonders…

VIDEO: Why Malmö is the world’s 6th best city for biking
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VIDEO: Why Malmö is the world’s 6th best city for biking

Malmö is known for a variety of things. Like falafel, Zlatan, and the Turning Torso. But did you know it's also been ranked the sixth-best city in the world for biking?

Why Swedish football is introducing a green card

Why Swedish football is introducing a green card

You’ve heard of the red and yellow cards, but how about the green card?

Sweden won’t charge foreign minister over ‘queue jump’

Sweden won’t charge foreign minister over ‘queue jump’

Sweden's foreign minister Margot Wallström will not be charged over claims she was given special treatment to secure an apartment in Stockholm.

Swedes don’t want to join the euro – now or ever

Swedes don’t want to join the euro – now or ever

We'll keep our krona, thank you very much.

‘Bigotry is not dead in Sweden – we still need to talk’

‘Bigotry is not dead in Sweden – we still need to talk’

Sweden still needs to do more to confront intolerance, argues columnist Paul Connolly.

Spotify gains listeners but it’s still bleeding cash

Spotify gains listeners but it’s still bleeding cash

The Swedish streaming giant expanded rapidly last year but hasn't yet turned a profit.