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Woman suspected of kidnapping six-month-old baby denies crime

4 hours 52 min ago
A woman who was detained on suspicion of kidnapping a six-month-old baby girl in Gothenburg on Tuesday has denied committing a crime.

How Sweden's government deal has hit the popularity of political parties

5 hours 1 min ago
Sweden finally got a new government this week after 131 days of deadlock. In order to get there, several parties had to compromise, and a four-party deal was struck between former rivals. So how has the new agreement affected the popularity of the different political parties?

Öresund bridge shut due to risk of falling ice

8 hours 14 min ago
The Öresund Bridge linking Malmö and Copenhagen has been shut to road traffic in both directions due to a risk of ice raining down on cars and trucks.

Train collides with car in southern Sweden

9 hours 42 min ago
A train collided with a car at a railway bridge in southern Sweden on Wednesday, injuring at least one person.

Here's how much time Lund University students spend studying

10 hours 22 min ago
Nearly a third of full-time students at Lund University spend ten hours or less a week on independent study, a new study has revealed.

Swedish word of the day: påtår

10 hours 47 min ago
Here's a word that will come in handy on those days when you Need. Coffee. Now.

Strike action brings ports across Sweden to a standstill

11 hours 11 min ago
Around 1,000 workers in ports around the country were involved in strike action on Wednesday, affecting the movement of goods in and out of Sweden.

Sweden slips in innovative countries ranking

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:59
Sweden has fallen five places in a prestigious ranking of the world's most innovative countries.

Weather: big freeze continues across Sweden

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:48
Temperatures were set to stay below freezing in most of Sweden on Wednesday.

BREAKING: Huge search after six-month-old baby goes missing in Gothenburg

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 06:42
Police are searching for a six-month-old baby girl who went missing outside a nursery school in Gothenburg on Tuesday afternoon.

Volvo recalls 37,000 cars in Sweden

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 05:08
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has recalled tens of thousands of cars after a potential problem in the exhaust system was found.

Malmö police: surge in number of fake notes in circulation

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 04:45
Police in Malmö and Lund have warned people to be wary after a record number of frauds using counterfeit 500 and 200 kronor notes.

Swedish word of the day: halka

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 02:33
Here's a word to pay careful attention to if you plan to drive or even walk along Sweden's icy roads.

Members' guide: How to save money despite living in Sweden

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 01:02
Sweden is many things, but budget-friendly is not one of them... at least, not unless you know some tricks and tips for making your money go further. Here are the things to bear in mind if you want to save money while living in Sweden.

Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 23:43
The remains of what is believed to be a person who died in the 17th century have been found in a building in Kalmar.

Sweden shivers on coldest night of 2019

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 22:47
Sweden just had its coldest night of this winter, so if you were particularly reluctant to get out from under your duvet this morning you may have been on to something.

Swedish word of the day: doldis

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:23
Today's Swedish word of the day is doldis, which is the opposite of the more common word kändis.

Who's who in Sweden's new government?

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 07:59
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has presented the ministers who will be part of Sweden's government for the next four years.

Stefan Löfven welcomes start of 'historic' era in Swedish politics

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 02:52
Stefan Löfven addressed the Swedish parliament for the first time on Monday after being voted back in as prime minister a record 131 days after the election.

Here's why your power bills are getting more expensive

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 23:28
A cold winter has sent the cost of electricity soaring in Sweden.