Police send backup to Gotland after reported rape fuels anger

Police send backup to Gotland after reported rape fuels anger

Sweden's national police have sent backup to the island of Gotland following unrest sparked by the release of five men who were arrested on suspicion of raping a woman.

Britain to allow ALL citizens living abroad the right to vote

Britain to allow ALL citizens living abroad the right to vote

Finally the unpopular 15-year rule is to be scrapped and British voters will get a "vote for life".

‘We teach critical doing, not just thinking’

‘We teach critical doing, not just thinking’

This week we put Malmö University in the spotlight. Pro Vice Chancellor Cecilia Christersson tells us about what makes the university special - and why critical thinking is just one side of an important coin.

Nordea’s Dutch merger offer rejected: report

Nordea’s Dutch merger offer rejected: report

The Dutch government has rejected an offer by Scandinavian banking giant Nordea to merge with The Netherlands' third largest bank ABN Amro, Dutch newspapers reported on Friday.

‘The tech sector should lead the move away from cities’

‘The tech sector should lead the move away from cities’

It's time for the urban tech sector to wake up and realize that the future of provincial Sweden is central to the future of Sweden, argues Paul Connolly of Skellefteå-based Hello Future.

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Nov. 3: International Café

(Stockholm University)

Swedish coach Eriksson ‘happy’ if Fake Sheikh jailed

Swedish coach Eriksson ‘happy’ if Fake Sheikh jailed

"It was the worst thing that has happened to me in 40 years as a manager."

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Oct. 21: A road to peace

(Umeå University)

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Oct. 19: How to ace your job interview

(Lund University)

Swedish MP says joke about Jews was ‘gallows humour’

Swedish MP says joke about Jews was ‘gallows humour’

A senior Sweden Democrat MP who was caught on video laughing while telling a story about former 'Nazi' colleagues pretending to assault Jews has defended his comments as 'gallows humour'.

Could Sweden make New Year’s Day kebab pizza day?

Could Sweden make New Year’s Day kebab pizza day?

That's what Liberal MP Robert Hannah has suggested with a new motion to the country's parliament.

Syria’s White Helmets: The Nobel Peace Prize would have meant a lot, but pulling a child from rubble is the greatest reward

Syria’s White Helmets: The Nobel Peace Prize would have meant a lot, but pulling a child from rubble is the greatest reward

One of the managers of the White Helmets - Syria's civil defence league - tells The Local Voices how winning the Nobel Peace Prize nomination "would have shown that the international community stand with the desperate people of Syria", but that they are committed to continuing their work, rescuing civilians from rubble and destruction.

In pictures: Eight Swedish bloggers’ living rooms

In pictures: Eight Swedish bloggers’ living rooms

Are you about to decorate your living room? Houzz.se's Amanda Strömberg gets style tips from some of Sweden's most popular bloggers.

Swedish schools use social media to lure students

Swedish schools use social media to lure students

Sweden's upper secondary schools are ditching costly traditional advertising in favour of social media campaigns in an effort to attract new students.

Cheating Swedish parents to pay back millions in benefits

Cheating Swedish parents to pay back millions in benefits

This year more than 1800 parents are suspected of cheating the Swedish state benefit designed for people who need to stay home and look after sick children.

Swedish golf ace equals course record in Scotland

Swedish golf ace equals course record in Scotland

Reigning Scottish Open champion Alex Norén entered an elite club by equalling the Carnoustie course record on the opening day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

How to make Sweden’s luxurious lobster soup

How to make Sweden’s luxurious lobster soup

A Swedish classic, this recipe for lobster soup is perfect for a special occasion.