Former Sweden PM gives support to cancellation of Listhaug meeting

Former Sweden PM gives support to cancellation of Listhaug meeting

Carl Bildt, a former Swedish prime minister, says that immigration is not causing as many problems for the country as Norway’s immigration minister Sylvi Listhaug depicts.

US Defence Secretary Mattis warned Sweden not to sign anti-nuclear weapons treaty: report

US Defence Secretary Mattis warned Sweden not to sign anti-nuclear weapons treaty: report

Sweden has voted in favour of the UN anti-nuclear arms treaty and intends on backing it when it opens for signatures in September.

This huge collection of Swedish postcards captures 100 years of history in images

This huge collection of Swedish postcards captures 100 years of history in images

A new campaign from a travel firm has detailed a century of Swedish history in images by collating postcards of six different cities from the 1800s to the late 1900s.

Swedes vote on the Stockholm island they would get rid of

Swedes vote on the Stockholm island they would get rid of

Readers of a Swedish newspaper have voted on the Stockholm island they would miss least if rising water levels took it away, and the answer may come as a surprise.

Skåne town moves closer to introducing Sweden’s first begging ban

Skåne town moves closer to introducing Sweden’s first begging ban

Local politicians have moved to make a municipality in the south of Sweden the first in the country to introduce a ban on begging.

Swedes in sauna row spark police action (only in Sweden?)

Swedes in sauna row spark police action (only in Sweden?)

You can take our sauna, but you can never take our freedom.

Smash-and-grab raid on iconic Stockholm store NK

Smash-and-grab raid on iconic Stockholm store NK

Thieves rammed a large vehicle into the entrance of Stockholm department store Nordiska Kompaniet (NK) in the early hours of Wednesday.

15 great English-language acts at Sweden’s Fringe festivals

15 great English-language acts at Sweden’s Fringe festivals

Lovers of the arts, rejoice! Fringe festivals are once again upon us, and we take a look at our favourite acts in English coming to Gothenburg and Stockholm.