Man who spent 13 years in jail over brutal murder in northern Sweden released from custody after retrial

Man who spent 13 years in jail over brutal murder in northern Sweden released from custody after retrial

A man who was convicted in northern Sweden over a murder he says he did not commit has been released after he was granted a retrial after more than a decade behind bars.

First results of Sweden’s asylum age assessment tests

First results of Sweden’s asylum age assessment tests

Three in four of those asylum seekers subjected to a new method of medically assessing their age by examining their teeth and knee joints have so far been found to be older than 18.

Children at Sweden’s gender-neutral preschools more likely to play with both boys and girls: study

Children at Sweden’s gender-neutral preschools more likely to play with both boys and girls: study

Kids are less likely to gender stereotype and more open to socializing with peers of the opposite sex if they attend a gender-neutral preschool, a study shows.

Sweden’s growth slows as exports lose momentum

Sweden’s growth slows as exports lose momentum

Sweden's booming economy slowed in the first quarter of the year, to the surprise of economists.

Ikea built a school for one of Italy’s quake-hit towns

Ikea built a school for one of Italy’s quake-hit towns

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has built and donated a quake-proof school to one of the Italian towns that was severely damaged by tremors last year.

Swedes still buying ivory while abroad: WWF

Swedes still buying ivory while abroad: WWF

As many as thousands of Swedes could still be buying ivory while abroad, according to a new WWF survey.

Why young Afghans are turning to heroin in Swedish asylum limbo

Why young Afghans are turning to heroin in Swedish asylum limbo

Young Afghan asylum seekers say they are turning to heroin to ease their fear of being deported from Sweden.

New Ecuador leader says Assange can stay at embassy

New Ecuador leader says Assange can stay at embassy

Ecuador's new President Lenin Moreno has criticized Julian Assange as a "hacker" but stressed his country would continue providing asylum to the WikiLeaks founder fleeing international arrest.

Spotify agrees to $43.45 million fund to settle copyright suits

Spotify agrees to $43.45 million fund to settle copyright suits

Swedish music streaming leader Spotify has agreed to set up a $43.45 million fund to settle a potentially costly pair of US copyright lawsuits from artists, lawyers said.