EU orders Sweden to shut down border checks

EU orders Sweden to shut down border checks

The EU has ordered Sweden to end its border controls by mid-November, saying they are not needed anymore.

Cause of death? New stats reveal Sweden’s top killers

Cause of death? New stats reveal Sweden’s top killers

New statistics reveal what Sweden's main causes of death were in 2016.

Swedish King’s ‘forgotten’ 17th-century warship found in central Stockholm

Swedish King’s ‘forgotten’ 17th-century warship found in central Stockholm

The wreck of a four-century-old ship that used to belong to King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden has been uncovered in central Stockholm.

Adjusting to life in Sweden: top tips from NFGL members

Adjusting to life in Sweden: top tips from NFGL members

Last year's NFGL Local Network Chairs offer their advice to incoming scholars.

Croatian family’s unexpected Swedish school encounter goes viral

Croatian family’s unexpected Swedish school encounter goes viral

The Mufić family moved from Croatia to Sweden a year ago and expected a slew of problems when the daughter started school. Their experience was anything but, and has since gone viral, reaching thousands of people through a Facebook post.

Report: Swedes born in Asia, Africa vote less, more left-wing

Report: Swedes born in Asia, Africa vote less, more left-wing

Swedish nationals born in Africa and Asia tend to vote significantly less than other Swedes, and are more prone to vote for left-wing parties, a new government-commissioned report shows.

Fire halts rush-hour trains between Stockholm and Uppsala

Fire halts rush-hour trains between Stockholm and Uppsala

A fire caused disruptions for rail commuters between Stockholm and Uppsala during rush hour on Wednesday.

This is how much it rained in Sweden in August

This is how much it rained in Sweden in August

The last month of summer was also the wettest month of the season, according to preliminary statistics from national weather agency SMHI.