Winter flu puts Swedish hospital in crisis mode

Winter flu puts Swedish hospital in crisis mode

Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Huddinge have been in crisis mode since Thursday morning due to overcrowding sparked by a sudden increase in patients seeking emergency care.

Is Elijah Wood in Sundsvall and what is he doing there?

Is Elijah Wood in Sundsvall and what is he doing there?

It is not that Sundsvall is not a nice town. It is just that it is not normally the place where Hollywood stars go for a night out. So rumours that Elijah Wood was visiting the town quickly went viral on Thursday.

In pictures: Step inside this historic Stockholm apartment

In pictures: Step inside this historic Stockholm apartment

Houzz.se's Martina Strand looks inside the renovation of a Stockholm penthouse with a weighty history.

Thousands of strangers help Swedish mum to cheer up her son

Thousands of strangers help Swedish mum to cheer up her son

An online ad asking for help cheering up a boy with autism has received thousands of responses as strangers sought to give the kid a happy birthday.

Swedish court orders retrial for convicted killer

Swedish court orders retrial for convicted killer

A Swedish court has ordered a new trial for a convicted killer who has spent more than a decade behind bars over a murder he says he did not commit.

Three injured in knife fight on Stockholm train

Three injured in knife fight on Stockholm train

Seven people have been detained by police after a knife fight broke out on a Stockholm commuter train and ended on a railway platform on Wednesday night.

Swedes forced to go to Finland to give birth due to overcrowding

Swedes forced to go to Finland to give birth due to overcrowding

A lack of space saw several expectant mothers turned away from a hospital in Uppsala during December, and they had to travel abroad as a result.

The best places to celebrate New Year in Sweden

The best places to celebrate New Year in Sweden

It's time to welcome in 2017, and if you're in Sweden, you're in luck. Here are the best places to celebrate New Year's Eve across the country...