Train collides with tank south of Stockholm

Train collides with tank south of Stockholm

A train has collided with a tank and derailed near Trosa, south of Stockholm, where a Swedish military drill is currently taking place.

Swedish tourist fined for kicking hotel maid unconscious

Swedish tourist fined for kicking hotel maid unconscious

A Swedish tourist caught on camera kicking a hotel maid unconscious in Bulgaria has been convicted of assault, media in the eastern European country report.

Revealed: The best place in Sweden for businesses

Revealed: The best place in Sweden for businesses

A new ranking of the most business-friendly places in Sweden has revealed the best part of the country to run a company in – and according to the study, it isn't the centre of capital Stockholm.

US environmental lawyer wins Sweden’s ‘alternative Nobel Prize’

US environmental lawyer wins Sweden’s ‘alternative Nobel Prize’

US environmental lawyer Robert Bilott has won the 2017 Right Livelihood Award for seeking justice for Americans whose drinking water had been contaminated by chemicals.

MP slams Sweden Democrat leader’s claim he did not know details of sex assault allegation: ‘He’s lying’

MP slams Sweden Democrat leader’s claim he did not know details of sex assault allegation: ‘He’s lying’

The Sweden Democrats MP subject to a sexual assault accusation is taking a 'time out' and will leave the Riksdag.

SAS crew member suspected of being drunk on long-haul flight

SAS crew member suspected of being drunk on long-haul flight

A Scandinavian airlines crew member was seized by police at Arlanda Airport after a long-haul flight, after colleagues raised the alarm about the person being under the influence of alcohol.

Opinion: Why Sweden should care about boys falling behind in school

Opinion: Why Sweden should care about boys falling behind in school

Sweden needs to act now to stop a growing gender gap in education, argues Stockholm University researcher Erik Cardelús in this opinion piece.

Mosque gutted in suspicious fire: Örebro, Sweden

Mosque gutted in suspicious fire: Örebro, Sweden

Police investigating a blaze which raged through a mosque in central Sweden in the early hours of Tuesday have made an arrest.

Nobel winners to get bigger cash prize

Nobel winners to get bigger cash prize

This year's winners of the Nobel Prizes will be awarded a larger monetary award worth more than a million dollars.