Forest fires and torrential rain: Sweden’s summer isn’t getting any better

Forest fires and torrential rain: Sweden’s summer isn’t getting any better

Sweden's summer has taken a confusing turn as forecasters warn of torrential rain at the same time as several parts of the country continue to have forest fire warnings in place.

Sweden asks Turkey to free jailed human rights activist

Sweden asks Turkey to free jailed human rights activist

Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has asked Turkey to free a Swedish citizen who was jailed in July alongside several other human rights activists if Ankara cannot clarify the accusations against him.

Sweden submits official bid to take EU agency from London after Brexit

Sweden submits official bid to take EU agency from London after Brexit

Stockholm can provide a "seamless transition" for the European Medicines Agency when it leaves its current London location after Brexit, according to Sweden's health minister.

The Swedish model is a ‘true source of inspiration’: Macron

The Swedish model is a ‘true source of inspiration’: Macron

"I have always considered what some call 'the Swedish model' a true source of inspiration in many respects," the French President said after meeting Swedish PM Stefan Löfven in Paris.

60 million people now pay to use Spotify

60 million people now pay to use Spotify

The Swedish company has more than double the number of paying subscribers as nearest competitor Apple Music.

Paperwork and a blank page: A retrospective of our first year in Sweden

Paperwork and a blank page: A retrospective of our first year in Sweden

Paperwork and its close companion bureaucracy have been a constant presence since moving to Sweden, explains Victoria Martínez in her monthly family column.