How’s this for a quirky first Christmas in Sweden: Qutaiba Ad-Dagher tells The Local Voices how he escaped from Mosul and soon found himself baking saffron buns and learning tricks from circus artists.
With Sweden taking in so many refugees in recent years, economic migrants have dropped down the list of priorities and are often ignored, business administrator Stuti Singh tells The Local Voices.
A poster on the wall in Alberto's apartment reads: 'You don't need to be afraid'
Stockholm City recently launched a campaign urging residents to rent out free space to refugees. So why are so few locals heeding the call? Architect Karin Saler believes Swedes’ love of their personal space is at least as much to blame as any anti-refugee sentiment.
An animal lover in western Sweden has offered a 10,000 kronor ($1,236) reward for anyone with information that can help police find the person who killed a cat by running it over while filming the attack. READ
More than 70 years after Raoul Wallenberg's disappearance, it is high time that justice is done and all facts about the Swedish Holocaust hero's ordeal finally come to light, writes his niece Marie Dupuy. READ