Sweden-Norway beer smuggling hits record levels

Sweden-Norway beer smuggling hits record levels

Norwegian customs officers at the Svinesund border between Sweden and Norway have seized more beer and spirits during the first half of 2017 than in the whole of last year.

How to be Swedish – in ten easy steps
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How to be Swedish – in ten easy steps

Matthias Kamann, the author of 'How to be Swedish: a quick guide to Swedishness in 55 steps' shares his ten best tips for Swedifying yourself.

Swedish crime novelist Ekbäck writes women back into history

Swedish crime novelist Ekbäck writes women back into history

Cecilia Ekbäck has top billing at the Semana Negra, the crime-writing festival taking place this week in Gijón.

Stockholm waste collectors quit as strike hits one-week mark

Stockholm waste collectors quit as strike hits one-week mark

Around 65 waste collectors in Stockholm quit their jobs on Wednesday, a week after they first walked out in a pay dispute and row over keys.

Want to save the planet? Have fewer children, Lund University researchers say

Want to save the planet? Have fewer children, Lund University researchers say

Researchers in Sweden have listed the top four things people can do to reduce their carbon footprint.