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Sweden grants 106-year-old Afghan woman asylum

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:38
Sweden has granted temporary residency to a 106-year-old Afghan woman, overturning an earlier decision to refuse her asylum.

Top Sweden Democrat backtracks after calling Afghan teens 'illegal immigrants'

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:15
A senior Sweden Democrat politician has been asked to apologize after he wrongfully called two teens illegal immigrants and slammed a police officer for taking a selfie with them.

Moving beyond blobology: The 2017 Nobel Chemistry Prize explained

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 03:50
Why the Swedish Nobel Committee thinks this year's Chemistry Prize is likely to have very big practical consequences.

LIVE: Sweden's Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 01:22
Who will win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry? Read our live blog to find out.

Sweden's rat problem hits new heights

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 23:52
Sweden's rat problem is continuing to get worse, with two extermination firms reporting record numbers in 2017. Experts say it’s time to fine more people for are careless with their rubbish in order to curb the issue.

Swedish police struggle to carry out deportation orders

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 22:28
Swedish police are having an increasingly difficult time carrying out deportation orders handed over to them by the migration authorities.

New findings in Denmark submarine investigation: Kim Wall was stabbed 'several times'

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 07:43
Police are still uncertain on the cause of journalist Kim Wall's death, despite the ongoing investigation revealing that she was stabbed several times.

Seven in ten Swedish drivers text at the wheel: poll

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 06:46
Seven out of ten drivers in Sweden have at some point or other read or sent a text message while behind the wheel, according to a new survey.

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away: The 2017 Nobel Physics Prize explained

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:36
With more than 100 years of theory and a 1.3 billion year journey involved, the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics is truly a product of our past.

LIVE: Sweden's Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 01:30
The winner of this year's Nobel Prize in Physics will be announced in Stockholm later this morning.

Fake police officer busted by real cops in Sweden

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:41
A man in the southwest of Sweden has been caught impersonating a police officer after he made the error of overtaking two genuine officers at high speed with his fake cop car's emergency lights flashing.

Sweden a leader in bringing Syrian war criminals to justice: Human Rights Watch

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:44
Sweden is one of the countries at the forefront of bringing those who committed war crimes in Syria to justice, according to NGO Human Rights Watch in a new report.

Following Bob Dylan a dilemma for Nobel Literature Prize

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:00
Who will win the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize, after Bob Dylan last year? The Swedish Academy has to stunned the world with some of its picks, but, wary of its reputation, it is seen going with a more traditional choice this year.

How family-friendly Sweden opens up art and culture to all ages

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 21:59
Sweden's family-friendly approach makes it easy to enjoy culture and history while still keeping the kids engaged, writes Victoria Martínez in her monthly family column on The Local.