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Opposition leader threatens to topple Swedish government with budget proposal

57 min 12 sec ago
The leader of Sweden's Moderates has threatened to topple the Swedish government by putting forward a budget proposal together with the other three parties in the centre-right Alliance opposition this autumn, which could lead to the minority government's own budget being voted down in the Riksdag.

Four Swedish companies among world's 'most sustainable'

1 hour 34 min ago
Four Swedish companies have made the cut in a ranking of the world’s most sustainable businesses, with the country punching above its weight relative to the number of Swedish companies which were eligible for the study.

Meet the Swedes' favourite royal: poll

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:36
Crown Princess Victoria is by far Swedes' favourite member of the royal family, according to a new survey.

Powerful storm blows away Sweden's old wind record

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:40
Sweden measured its highest wind speeds since records began as a powerful storm swept through the northern regions.

'My basic request to Sweden is: stay strong, stay engaged, stay multilateral'

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:59
David Nabarro, one of the nominees for director-general of the World Health Organization, on why Sweden's feminist foreign policy could help improve global health.

'Equality is the new black': Swedish minister

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:38
Step aside orange: equality is the new black, according to Sweden's Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson, who made the remark at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday where she spoke alongside Swedish PM Stefan Löfven.

Tired of Brexit and Trump? Move to Sweden, 'most liberal countries' ranking recommends

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 04:18
Feeling disconnected in post-Brexit Britain or a USA soon to be presided over by Donald Trump? Consider moving to Sweden, according to a new list highlighting the "most liberal countries you could move to in 2017".

How this Swedish robot video became an unlikely viral hit

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 03:22
An ad campaign for a Swedish trade union confederation has become an unlikely viral hit thanks to its imaginative portrayal of robots demanding better working conditions and parental leave.

Revealed: The date Sweden's population will reach ten million

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 03:14
Sweden's population is expected to hit the ten million mark this week, new figures show.

Sweden told to prepare for a storm as wild winds move in

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 01:52
Sweden is preparing for the arrival of harsh winds as the country’s national forecaster warns that a storm is coming to the country.

The biggest terror threat facing Sweden in 2017

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:01
'Lone wolves' pose the biggest terror threat to Sweden in 2017, according to a new national report.

'There's great respect for the Swedish model'

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 23:13
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has said that the world still has great respect for the Swedish model, despite increasing negative media coverage abroad.

Where to find the best international food in Stockholm

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 21:59
We have all been there: looking from place to place in search of food from home that Swedish stores and restaurants just don't carry. We asked our readers to help us put together this list of the best places to find non-Swedish foods in Stockholm.

How one Swede made a city the world's 'most dangerous' to expose fake stats

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:00
A Swede has brilliantly exposed the danger in using online figures as a source without first verifying them by manipulating a crowdsourced database to rank sleepy university city Lund as the most dangerous in the world.

Swedish company rues 'white power' merchandise blunder

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 05:59
A Swedish advertising company has been caught in an embarrassing mix-up after it released a product with the phrase "white power" printed on it as part of a new range of merchandise for a handball team.

Increased xenophobia or business as usual? Swedes on life in Brexit Britain

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 04:16
With Sweden's minister for EU affairs describing stories of xenophobia towards Swedes in the UK, and British PM Theresa May detailing Britain's plans to leave the European Union, Brexit is once again in sharp focus.

Sweden has EU's most expensive Big Macs

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 02:48
Sweden has the world's third most expensive Big Macs, behind only Switzerland and Norway, the UK's Economist magazine reported in the 2017 edition of its famous global burgernomics index.

Swedish minister reveals stories of xenophobia towards Swedes in UK

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 01:18
Sweden's minister for EU affairs and trade has relayed stories of xenophobia experienced by Swedes in the UK in the aftermath of the Brexit vote last June.

Acupuncture could help your baby stop crying: study

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 23:00
Swedish researchers say acupuncture "appears to reduce crying" in babies suffering from colic.

Zlatan: 'I'm not satisfied until I get what I want'

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 22:18
Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic says the pressure on him that comes from outside is like a kindergarten compared to the pressure he places on himself every time he trains or plays.