Sweden to focus on women and peace during UN Security Council presidency

Sweden to focus on women and peace during UN Security Council presidency

Sweden holds the presidency of the UN Security Council during January, its first month of a two-year term as a non-permanent member.

Sweden sends ‘Laser Man’ killer to Germany

Sweden sends ‘Laser Man’ killer to Germany

Sweden has sent one of its most notorious killers to Germany to stand trial for allegedly murdering a Jewish woman in 1992, a chief prosecutor said on Monday.

Gonorrhea could become incurable, Sweden warned

Gonorrhea could become incurable, Sweden warned

The number of infections in Sweden increased in 2016, and there is a risk that current treatments could stop working.

Zlatan: I made critics ‘eat their balls’

Zlatan: I made critics ‘eat their balls’

The Swede sure has a way with words.

Sweden to kick off 2017 with snow and freezing temperatures

Sweden to kick off 2017 with snow and freezing temperatures

It could get as cold as minus 30 in some parts of Sweden this week, and several spells of snow are also predicted.

This is the Swedes’ favourite car model (hint: it’s not a Volvo)

This is the Swedes’ favourite car model (hint: it’s not a Volvo)

Sales of new cars in Sweden rose 7.9 percent last year, according to fresh figures. And for the first time in more than five decades, the car topping the list of most-sold models is not a Volvo.

Here’s how much your 2017 commute will cost in Sweden

Here’s how much your 2017 commute will cost in Sweden

And it's mostly bad news if you live in busier regions like Stockholm or Gothenburg.

Record number of Swedish parents caught faking child’s sick leave

Record number of Swedish parents caught faking child’s sick leave

Sweden's Social Insurance Agency claimed back 86 million kronor ($9.44 million) from parents wrongfully claiming benefits to look after their sick children in 2016.

Stockholm just had its warmest New Year’s Eve in 157 years

Stockholm just had its warmest New Year’s Eve in 157 years

That should be AT LEAST 157 years.

‘Sweden still has a problem when it comes to cutting down on food waste’

‘Sweden still has a problem when it comes to cutting down on food waste’

Sweden is known for its unique food and progressive eco-friendly culture. Australian native Cathy Xiao Chen combined the two after moving to Uppsala three years ago.