Green Sweden to get its first energy self-sufficient village

Green Sweden to get its first energy self-sufficient village

A village in southern Sweden is set to become the first energy self-sufficient settlement in the country thanks to a trial of a new local energy system.

Countdown to Jokkmokk’s Sami market under way

Countdown to Jokkmokk’s Sami market under way

Fewer than 3,000 people live in Jokkmokk, north of the Arctic Circle. But in just a fortnight, more than 40,000 visitors are expected to descend on the town for the annual winter market.

Why Stockholmers will join over a million in the Women’s March

Why Stockholmers will join over a million in the Women’s March

Over one million people have registered to participate in international Women's March events, including a march in the Swedish capital.

Campaigners hail change in rules for foreign postgrads in Sweden

Campaigners hail change in rules for foreign postgrads in Sweden

Campaigners have hailed changes to Sweden's 'nightmare' rules for the residence permits given to foreign postgraduates.

Swedish Moderate leader’s power play backfires leaving opposition divisions exposed

Swedish Moderate leader’s power play backfires leaving opposition divisions exposed

An attempt to put pressure on the Swedish government may have turned into a political own-goal for Sweden's Moderates.

Four Swedish companies among world’s ‘most sustainable’

Four Swedish companies among world’s ‘most sustainable’

The Swedish firms made the cut in a ranking of the 100 best sustainability performers from a pool of almost 5,000.

Meet the Swedes’ favourite royal: poll

Meet the Swedes’ favourite royal: poll

Crown Princess Victoria is by far Swedes' favourite member of the royal family, according to a new survey.

Sweden just set an incredible new wind record

Sweden just set an incredible new wind record

Sweden measured its highest wind speeds since records began as a powerful storm swept through the northern regions.

INTERVIEW: Why Sweden’s role in global health is so important

INTERVIEW: Why Sweden’s role in global health is so important

David Nabarro, one of the nominees for director-general of the World Health Organization, on why Sweden's feminist foreign policy could help improve global health.