How I learned to stop worrying and love Swedish honesty

How I learned to stop worrying and love Swedish honesty

Stockholm-based English teacher David Ashby reflects on British politeness and the straight-talking Swedes.

Car-sharing should not be for profit, says Swedish study

Car-sharing should not be for profit, says Swedish study

But what does Sweden's new government inquiry mean for services such as Uber?

In pictures: Stockholm’s new myth-busting Viking museum

In pictures: Stockholm’s new myth-busting Viking museum

Who were those bearded warriors?

Are homeless figures rising because of housing crisis?

Are homeless figures rising because of housing crisis?

A Stockholm charity warns that the number of homeless people is on the increase as a result of Sweden's housing crisis.

Scotland in uproar over being ‘out deep-fried’ by Sweden

Scotland in uproar over being ‘out deep-fried’ by Sweden

Sweden's burger and fries baked in a calzone has caused jealousy in the land of the deep-fried Mars bar, but it isn't even the worst the Nordic nation has to offer.

Swedish pupils gain ground in global education rankings

Swedish pupils gain ground in global education rankings

Good news for Sweden after years of tumbling down global education tables.

Why Stockholm attracts so much talent from abroad
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Why Stockholm attracts so much talent from abroad

The spotlight is on Nordic tech this week as the Slush conference kicks off. So in the midst of all the excitement we had to ask - what makes Stockholm so special?

Was Brussels terror suspect radicalized in Sweden?

Was Brussels terror suspect radicalized in Sweden?

A former Stockholm resident suspected of involvement in the Paris and Brussels terror attacks also had links with an Islamist network in the Scandinavian country, SVT’s Uppdrag granskning program reports.

Smart songwriters: Sweden’s next big music export?
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Smart songwriters: Sweden’s next big music export?

Find out how Swedes are helping ensure songwriters around the world can earn a living from their work – whether songs are streamed on Spotify or played live in an arena.

Second Christmas goat burned down in Sweden

Second Christmas goat burned down in Sweden

Only two days after Gävle's giant Christmas goat was reduced to ashes, a second Swedish yule goat has met its demise.

Eight of Gothenburg’s coziest cafes this winter

Eight of Gothenburg’s coziest cafes this winter

Looking for somewhere to beat the winter blues in Sweden's second city? These eight cozy cafes are guaranteed to help.