‘Two percent’ of Denmark-Sweden ferry ID rejections asylum seekers

‘Two percent’ of Denmark-Sweden ferry ID rejections asylum seekers

Of 10,000 people refused boarding at a passenger ferry that links Denmark and Sweden, only 200 were potential asylum seekers, says the company that runs the ferry.

Sweden’s Queen Silvia taken to hospital

Sweden’s Queen Silvia taken to hospital

Queen Silvia will spend Christmas in hospital, the Swedish Royal Court announced on Christmas Eve.

Many Swedish children ‘more lonely at Christmas’, says kids charity

Many Swedish children ‘more lonely at Christmas’, says kids charity

Children from unstable homes are more likely to feel lonely at Christmas than at any other time of year, says Stockholm children's charity Bris.

Sweden welcomes UN vote denouncing Israeli settlements

Sweden welcomes UN vote denouncing Israeli settlements

The Swedish government has welcomed Friday's UN resolution calling for Israel to end illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, with Foreign Minister Margot Wallström calling the decision "very positive".