WATCH: Smoke rises from burning Karolinska Institute

WATCH: Smoke rises from burning Karolinska Institute

A blaze at the Karolinska Institute on Wednesday afternoon caused pillars of thick, dark smoke rise high above the Solna suburb and northern Stockholm.

‘I saw no reason to give Assange special treatment’

‘I saw no reason to give Assange special treatment’

UPDATED: Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny has said she has been trying to question Julian Assange over a rape allegation since 2010.

Sweden and Morocco ease relations after diplomatic spat

Sweden and Morocco ease relations after diplomatic spat

Sweden's foreign minister was holding talks with her Moroccan counterpart in Rabat on Wednesday in a sign of eased tension after a year-long quarrel over the Western Sahara.

Watch this Swede roll a kayak without spilling a drop of beer

Watch this Swede roll a kayak without spilling a drop of beer

An essential trick for the keen kayaker and beer drinker, brought to you by Sweden.

Swedish woman’s ragù rage rampage lands her in jail

Swedish woman’s ragù rage rampage lands her in jail

UPDATED: There was pancetta in the minced meat sauce.

Brexit prompts Sweden to keep record-low interest rate

Brexit prompts Sweden to keep record-low interest rate

Sweden's central bank warned of continued global uncertainty partly sparked by the Brexit vote.

New Assange case details expected from Sweden

New Assange case details expected from Sweden

The chief prosecutor in Sweden's case against Julian Assange will hold a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, hours before a new Swedish documentary on the WikiLeaks founder airs.

Swede steals candy, then phones police to confess

Swede steals candy, then phones police to confess

Whether wracked by guilt or by a tummy ache, a man in northern Sweden decided to phone up police and demand they arrest him on Tuesday, explaining he had robbed candy from a store.

Sound like a Swede just by learning these simple tricks

Sound like a Swede just by learning these simple tricks

Swedish need not be a difficult language to learn. Get these sounds and words under your belt and you can be fluent in no time.