Opinion: Why care about the Swedish government crisis?

Opinion: Why care about the Swedish government crisis?

Why the rest of the world should be keeping a closer eye on the political crisis unfolding in Sweden, according to this opinion piece by Dr Itay Lotem of the University of Westminster.

Swedish experts call for new rules to get unfit elderly drivers off the road

Swedish experts call for new rules to get unfit elderly drivers off the road

Swedish authorities are investigating making it easier to suspend driving licences for unfit drivers following two serious traffic accidents with elderly people behind the wheel.

‘When you leave your house in the morning you can’t be sure you’ll come home. That’s what Afghanistan is like’

‘When you leave your house in the morning you can’t be sure you’ll come home. That’s what Afghanistan is like’

Despite being targeted in an attack, anti-deportation protesters in Stockholm told The Local they won't be silenced.

Record number of tourists climbing Kebnekaise

Record number of tourists climbing Kebnekaise

More and more tourists are visiting Sweden's mountains and particularly the highest peak, Kebnekaise, according to a Swedish tourist association.

Sweden predicted to be a cashless society by 2030

Sweden predicted to be a cashless society by 2030

Two thirds of traders in Sweden believe they will stop accepting cash by 2030, according to a report by Stockholm’s Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Protest against deportations to Afghanistan attacked in Stockholm

Protest against deportations to Afghanistan attacked in Stockholm

Police in Stockholm have tightened up security at a sit-down protest against the deportation of asylum seekers to Afghanistan after the group was attacked on Tuesday evening.

Sweden aids journalist held in Spain on Turkey warrant

Sweden aids journalist held in Spain on Turkey warrant

Sweden said on Tuesday that it was working to assist a Swedish-Turkish journalist detained in Spain after Ankara issued an international arrest warrant, as alarm over press freedom in Turkey grows.