The Swedish army spent more than 12 million kronor on dogs

The Swedish army spent more than 12 million kronor on dogs

... and the purchases could land the armed forces in hot water.

Employers can’t ban staff from speaking their native language at work, ombudsman says

Employers can’t ban staff from speaking their native language at work, ombudsman says

Employers should not stop workers from speaking their native languages at work, the Swedish Discrimination Ombudsman (DO) has said.

Sweden’s first begging ban overturned by county board

Sweden’s first begging ban overturned by county board

Vellinge had tried to be the first town in Sweden to introduce a begging ban.

Swedish Academy to launch new language lessons for immigrants

Swedish Academy to launch new language lessons for immigrants

The Swedish body responsible for awarding the Nobel Prize in Literature each year has announced plans to help teach Swedish to newcomers in the country.

Stockholm University sheds new light on family life
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Stockholm University sheds new light on family life

Researchers at Stockholm University have used the data tied to Swedish personal numbers to answer complicated questions about family dynamics and other population processes.

Del Potro defends Stockholm Open title for 20th career crown

Del Potro defends Stockholm Open title for 20th career crown

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro won the Stockholm Open for the second year in a row on Sunday.

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café

Dirk Lüders is a pet person. But as a German who was schooled in the UK and married a Swede, his family have led an international lifestyle that hasn't always been animal-friendly – and now he's hoping to help others facing the same dilemma.

Winter is coming: cold snap headed for Sweden

Winter is coming: cold snap headed for Sweden

Sweden has had an unusually warm autumn, but meteorologists warn that winter is coming.

Three Swedish footballers sent me pics of their genitals, claims ex-player

Three Swedish footballers sent me pics of their genitals, claims ex-player

A former Swedish football star has claimed three well-known male footballers sent her a series of pictures with sexual content.