Too outrageous for public eyes? Swede’s ‘offensive’ personal number plate request rejected

Too outrageous for public eyes? Swede’s ‘offensive’ personal number plate request rejected

Swedish authorities have rejected a personalized number plate request on the grounds of it being offensive, but is it?

Sweden the best performing Nordic nation in new ranking of world’s top universities

Sweden the best performing Nordic nation in new ranking of world’s top universities

Sweden has 11 universities in the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Technical problems force SAS planes to turn back three times in a week

Technical problems force SAS planes to turn back three times in a week

A Scandinavian Airlines flight from Copenhagen to Shanghai was forced to turn back due to a technical problem on Tuesday evening.

Sweden’s government and opposition parties agree new defence deal worth billions

Sweden’s government and opposition parties agree new defence deal worth billions

Sweden's centre-left coalition government has agreed a new defence deal worth $1 billion with two of the centre-right opposition parties.

Almost 580,000 now waiting for apartments in Stockholm

Almost 580,000 now waiting for apartments in Stockholm

The waiting time to get a rental apartment from Stockholm's housing queue has grown almost a year longer in the space of a year.

Björn Borg picks tennis ace for Europe vs World cup

Björn Borg picks tennis ace for Europe vs World cup

Swedish tennis legend Björn Borg has picked a player for his Team Europe facing John McEnroe's Team World at a tournament to be attended by some of the world's best tennis stars.

Swedish prisoners demand better toilet paper

Swedish prisoners demand better toilet paper

Inmates at a Swedish prison have reported the institution to Sweden's Justice Ombudsman because they are unhappy with the quality of the toilet paper, Swedish public broadcaster SVT reports.

What you need to know before trying Sweden’s fermented herring

What you need to know before trying Sweden’s fermented herring

Before you turn your nose up at Sweden's pungent-smelling fermented surströmming, read this.