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Kenyan literary icon Ngugi wa Thiong'o, often tipped for the Nobel prize, has pulled out of an annual Swedish book fair in protest at the presence of far-right newspaper Nya Tider.
Bishop Anders Arborelius is set to become Sweden first-ever cardinal today, in an historic appointment by Pope Francis, who visited the normally very secular country last year.
Michael Nyqvist, the star of the original Millennium trilogy, has passed away in lung cancer. The Local looks back at his impressive career.
Senior Sweden Democrat politician Kent Ekeroth has been found guilty of minor assault for striking another man in the face in the queue to a Stockholm nightclub last year.
Michael Nyqvist, one of Sweden's most beloved actors and the star of the original Millennium trilogy, has died at the age of 56.
Swedish public confidence in the US presidency has dropped 83 percentage points in a year.
Swedish and French police have reportedly arrested two people after working together to shut down one of France's most popular torrent site.
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Johan Gustafsson, who was kidnapped by al-Qaeda in Mali in 2011, has returned home after more than five years in captivity, his family and the Swedish government confirmed on Monday.
Johan Gustafsson, a Swede who was kidnapped in Mali more than five years ago, has been released.
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Authorities in Denmark and Sweden are set to look into the viability of a new tunnel between Helsingør in Denmark and Helsingborg in Sweden.
A row erupted after a senior Swedish Democrat tweeted that politician Kahin Ahmed, who wrote that the party's anti-immigration ideology had no place in the suburbs, was "not welcome in Sweden".
Police rescuers have brought down four hikers stranded at the top of Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain.
Police suspect two fires at an asylum centre near Ystad last week to have been started deliberately, but have so far not made any arrests.
Swedish rail operator SJ will pay full compensation to passengers stranded by substantial train cancellations and delays in the Stockholm area on Thursday.
The current anti-aircraft system used by the Swedish Armed Forces is ageing, and is to be replaced in full amid airborne threats changing character.
In a well-planned heist in the early hours of Midsummer's Day, a gang of thieves stole a total of eleven cars from a car dealership in a Stockholm suburb.
No priest working for the Church of Sweden should be allowed to refuse to wed same-sex couples, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said in an interview with a church newspaper.