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This is who the Swedes want as Prime Minister in 2018

10 hours 30 min ago
A new poll carried out with just over a year to go before the 2018 Swedish general election has revealed who Swedes want to see as next Prime Minister, and it looks like things are going to be complicated.

This tiny bird just flew 2,400 km from southern Spain to Sweden at a 'spectacular' speed

12 hours 53 min ago
A tiny, finger-sized bird has proved that looks can be deceiving by completing a near 2,400 kilometre flight all the way from southern Spain to Sweden in just 10 days.

'Question marks remain' over Kim Wall's death: family

15 hours 52 sec ago
The family of Swedish journalist Kim Wall have spoken about their grief after Copenhagen police confirmed they had found her remains.

I went on three consecutive weeks of leave and this is what happened

15 hours 11 min ago
Sandy Errestad, who works for Malmö startup hub Minc, decided to take advantage of Sweden's famously long summer holidays for the first time. This is what she found out about life, work and herself.

'Aggressive' mosquito species has invaded Sweden, researchers say

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 23:50
It is feared that an aggressive species of mosquito has established itself in Sweden, after researchers captured and examined a number of insects in the south of the country capable of carrying the West Nile virus.

Body found near Copenhagen is Kim Wall: police

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 23:04
Copenhagen Police confirmed Wednesday morning that a torso washed up near Copenhagen is that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall.

Fresh calls for Swedish opposition Moderate leader to be replaced

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 22:44
More voices within Sweden’s centre-right opposition Moderate party have expressed their desire for leader Anna Kinberg Batra to be replaced, just a few months after she survived a previous push.

Six keys to understanding autumn in Sweden

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:59
As the cloudier days in Stockholm are beginning to make painfully clear, the summer is drawing to a close. With that in mind, now is a good time to roll out some common Swedish autumn topics and phrases to help you navigate your way through the darker days.

Limbs removed 'deliberately' from Copenhagen body: police

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 08:08
Police in Denmark have confirmed that a body that was found washed up on shores near Copenhagen on Monday had its arms, legs and head "deliberately" removed.

Sweden's highest mountain grew by more than a metre this year

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 05:57
Sweden's highest peak grew this summer, after years of shrinking as a result of climate change.

Swedish hospital denies operations to correct botched plastic surgery

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 02:35
A Stockholm hospital has caused controversy by making a policy decision to not help some patients who have complications resulting from cosmetic surgery.

Thieves make off with four tonnes of Ferrero chocolate in southern Sweden

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 01:17
Sticky-fingered thieves stole four tonnes of Ferrero chocolate from a truck in southern Sweden as the driver slept.

Trial of Stockholm academic facing death penalty in Iran begins

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:40
The trial of a Stockholm academic who is detained in Iran on what Amnesty International calls 'extremely vague grounds' and could face the death penalty is set to get under way.

Swedish animal lover offers 10,000 reward for info on cat hit and run

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 22:30
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.

Why I decided to sue the Russian FSB in a quest for the truth about Raoul Wallenberg

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:59
Marie Dupuy, the niece of Swedish Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, explains why she and her family have filed a lawsuit against the Russian Security Services in an effort to clarify the circumstances of her uncle's fate.

Body found in water near Copenhagen: police

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:31
Copenhagen police have confirmed that they have found a body in the water on the coast of the island of Amager south of the Danish capital.

Sweden's tax agency rejects 'Prince' name change

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 07:49
A Swedish man's bid to have his name changed to 'Prinsen' – 'The Prince' – has been rejected because it is "inappropriate" as a first name.

Swedish summer cottage murder trial: the sentence

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 03:10
A Swedish district court has locked a woman up for life and sentenced her ex-boyfriend to 14 years in jail in connection with one of the strangest murder cases in the Nordic country.

Why Sweden's ice hockey referees will wear the rainbow flag this season

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 02:55
Sweden's ice hockey referees will fly the rainbow colours of the pride flag this season in an initiative designed to make the sport more inclusive and help cut out discriminatory behaviour.

Kim Wall died in accident on board submarine: Peter Madsen

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 01:47
Submarine owner Peter Madsen, who is charged with causing the death of missing journalist Kim Wall, now says he buried her at sea after she died on board, Copenhagen Police have confirmed.