How a rapper from Gaza is turning newcomers’ stories into songs

How a rapper from Gaza is turning newcomers’ stories into songs

Khaled Harara, a rapper from Palestine, was unable to perform openly in his home country due to government persecution. In Sweden, not only is he finally able to express himself through music, but he is helping others in conflict zones to do the same thing.

Hospital gets ‘world’s first LGBTQ-friendly’ stamp

Hospital gets ‘world’s first LGBTQ-friendly’ stamp

A hospital has become the first in Sweden – and possibly in the world – to score an official LGBTQ certification, according to the association for gay, bisexual and transgender rights behind the stamp.

Swedish politicians block ‘alternative Nobel Prize’

Swedish politicians block ‘alternative Nobel Prize’

UPDATED: Sweden's Right Livelihood Award, famous for its controversial laureates including whistleblower Edward Snowden, will no longer be handed out in parliament.

Nine in ten Swedes fear Brexit would hurt the EU

Nine in ten Swedes fear Brexit would hurt the EU

Nine out of ten Swedes believe that it would hurt the European Union if its closest ally Britain left.

Swedish heroes hailed for catching Stanford attacker

Swedish heroes hailed for catching Stanford attacker

Two Swedes who caught the man found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at Stanford University have spoken for the first time of the heroic act.

Sarcastic Swedes mock foreigners’ language guide

Sarcastic Swedes mock foreigners’ language guide

Swedes are amused and confused in equal measures by Uefa's attempt to help international viewers pronounce Swedish names at Euro 2016.

SAS pilots threaten largest strike in years

SAS pilots threaten largest strike in years

Up to 800 pilots in Norway and Sweden could go on strike by the end of the week.

Fewer police available to carry out border checks

Fewer police available to carry out border checks

Angry Swedish commuters have complained of spending time in stationary trains despite no ID checks being carried out.

Why most Swedes have their children vaccinated

Why most Swedes have their children vaccinated

A new study suggests that a willingness to get children vaccinated in Sweden is keeping childhood diseases under control.

Seven reasons why Gothenburg is way cooler than Stockholm
FOR MEMBERS

Seven reasons why Gothenburg is way cooler than Stockholm

Seen enough of Stockholm? Give Gothenburg's mixture of seafood restaurants, bustling bars and local coffee houses a go.