Neo-Nazi group could be banned from Sweden’s annual politics festival

Neo-Nazi group could be banned from Sweden’s annual politics festival

Politicians on the Swedish island of Gotland want to ban an extremist neo-Nazi group from next year's Almedalen Week, the country's annual politics festival.

Fewer asylum seekers expected to arrive in Sweden over coming years: Migration Agency

Fewer asylum seekers expected to arrive in Sweden over coming years: Migration Agency

The Swedish Migration Agency has lowered its forecast both for the number of asylum seekers expected to arrive in Sweden, and the number of those expected to be returned to their home countries in 2017.

Gui Minhai’s whereabouts still unknown amid growing concern for his safety

Gui Minhai’s whereabouts still unknown amid growing concern for his safety

The bookseller has failed to contact his family since his alleged released by China.

The next Downton Abbey? Swedish postwar drama pulls in record viewing figures

The next Downton Abbey? Swedish postwar drama pulls in record viewing figures

A Swedish TV drama exploring the postwar period has by far exceeded expectations, pulling in over 1.5 million viewers – that's more than a tenth of Sweden's entire population.

‘Hermaphrodite’ elk killed in Sweden

‘Hermaphrodite’ elk killed in Sweden

A Swedish hunter made an unusual discovery while participating in the country's annual elk hunt, coming across an animal that appeared to be neither biologically male nor female.

15 lessons my life in Sweden has taught me

15 lessons my life in Sweden has taught me

Divya Sharma moved from India to Sweden in 2013. She reflects on the 15 lessons she has learned from her years in Sweden.

Almost nine in ten Swedes in favour of UN nuclear bomb ban

Almost nine in ten Swedes in favour of UN nuclear bomb ban

Almost nine in ten Swedes want Sweden to sign a United Nations resolution banning nuclear weapons, according to a new survey.

Sweden slams death penalty for Karolinska scholar

Sweden slams death penalty for Karolinska scholar

Karolinska Institute researcher Ahmadreza Djalali has been sentenced to death in Iran.

Swedish teen football star Alexander Isak shines for new club

Swedish teen football star Alexander Isak shines for new club

Alexander Isak, the teenager dubbed Sweden's 'next Zlatan Ibrahimovic', has scored for his new club Borussia Dortmund.