Swedish policeman halts traffic to ask a stranger for a dance: viral image

Swedish policeman halts traffic to ask a stranger for a dance: viral image

A heartwarming picture of a police officer cheerfully halting traffic in central Stockholm after spontaneously asking a member of the public to dance with him has gone viral in Sweden.

Preview: India and Icona Pop take centre stage for Stockholm Culture Festival

Preview: India and Icona Pop take centre stage for Stockholm Culture Festival

Stockholm will be treated to a feast of free culture next week.

Swedish hostage Johan Gustafsson ‘pretended to be Muslim’ to survive

Swedish hostage Johan Gustafsson ‘pretended to be Muslim’ to survive

Swede Johan Gustafsson, who was kidnapped by al-Qaeda in Mali in 2011, has spoken publicly for the first time since his release this summer after almost six years in captivity.

Social Democrats unharmed by IT scandal, polls suggest

Social Democrats unharmed by IT scandal, polls suggest

The Sweden Democrats are losing support with just over a year to go to Sweden's next general election, while the ruling Social Democrats may be gaining ground, according to new polls.