Sweden the world’s seventh most competitive economy: World Economic Forum

Sweden the world’s seventh most competitive economy: World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has rated Sweden as the seventh most competitive economy in the world, beating larger EU nations like the UK, France and Spain.

Stockholm to get high-tech new electric bike-sharing scheme

Stockholm to get high-tech new electric bike-sharing scheme

Stockholm's public bike-share scheme is to be replaced with a larger network of high-tech electric bikes, more than tripling the current capacity and extending its reach to suburbs.

12 year prison sentence for man who murdered relative with scissors in Sweden

12 year prison sentence for man who murdered relative with scissors in Sweden

A man in his 50s has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the murder of his younger relative in central Sweden.

King of Sweden visits burned-down mosque in Örebro

King of Sweden visits burned-down mosque in Örebro

King Carl XVI Gustaf visited a mosque in Örebro on Wednesday, large parts of which burned to the ground earlier this week.

Extra police called to Gothenburg to manage neo-Nazi demonstration

Extra police called to Gothenburg to manage neo-Nazi demonstration

Police from across Sweden will be called to Gothenburg to help manage a planned neo-Nazi demonstration in the centre of the city.

Brave baby rabbit hitchhikes 70 kilometres through Sweden

Brave baby rabbit hitchhikes 70 kilometres through Sweden

A pet bunny escaped and hitchhiked 70 kilometres on an unusual road trip in central Sweden.

Sweden Democrat politician denies sexually assaulting fellow MP

Sweden Democrat politician denies sexually assaulting fellow MP

A Sweden Democrat member of parliament has denied sexually assaulting a fellow MP.