Police withdraw backup sent to stem Gotland unrest

Police withdraw backup sent to stem Gotland unrest

The extra bodies were sent to the Swedish island last Friday in response to unrest caused by an alleged gang rape.

Deported LinkedIn job finder can return to Sweden

Deported LinkedIn job finder can return to Sweden

Syed Latif, who had been living in Sweden for six years before he was forced to leave in April, has now been told he can return.

Swedes up in arms over EU Christmas glögg ‘ban’

Swedes up in arms over EU Christmas glögg ‘ban’

You can take our lives, but you'll never take our wine.

SAS adds 15 new routes from Scandinavia

SAS adds 15 new routes from Scandinavia

For Scandinavians feeling bummed out by the approach of winter, there is already good reason to start planning an escape to warmer locales.

Öresund Bridge to shut for emergency exercise

Öresund Bridge to shut for emergency exercise

Around 200 people will take part in a simulated accident on the bridge between Sweden and Denmark on Wednesday evening.

Revealed: This is the best chef in Sweden

Revealed: This is the best chef in Sweden

At least according to other Swedish chefs.

Finland’s Stockholm embassy accused of peddling booze

Finland’s Stockholm embassy accused of peddling booze

An investigation by Finland Swedish news agency Svensk Presstjänst (SPT) claims that employees of the embassy bootlegged thousands of kronor worth of alcohol and tobacco.

‘Swedish media barely reaches 5% of the 160,000 refugees who arrived last year’

‘Swedish media barely reaches 5% of the 160,000 refugees who arrived last year’

Two months after his arrival in Sweden in 2015, 31-year-old Syrian Zaher Barood was depressed and friendless. He questioned why he had moved here, and what he was doing to build a new life.

Sweden world’s best country for girls: report

Sweden world’s best country for girls: report

But some high-income nations perform worse than expected, according to Save the Children.

Suicide bomber dies in attack on Swedish troops in Mali

Suicide bomber dies in attack on Swedish troops in Mali

UPDATED: Swedish soldiers in Timbuktu were caught up in a suicide attack late last night.

‘Superficial positivity dominates our lives’

‘Superficial positivity dominates our lives’

We live in a world where social media and fancy values hide our flaws. But this functional idiocy is the road to ruin, argues professor Mats Alvesson.