There are major disruptions to train services on Sweden’s west coast after an overhead power line came down.
- Will restart tonight.
- Mahmoud Khouja: I learnt to open my mouth and hold my ears when the explosions came(2:28 min) (2:28 min)Forty percent.
Four out of ten refugees living in Sunne and Torsby municipalities in Värmland county have hearing loss, with the war in Syria being a causing factor, reports Swedish television.
- As Sweden marks the 250th of the Freedom of Print Act, we take a look at the state of free speech and publishing in Sweden.
- The stories of three Swedes whose lives were, in different ways, deeply affected by the war in Bosnia.
- Accommodation priority to families with children and elderly.
Sweden's immigration service said on Thursday that it can no longer provide accommodation for all newly registered asylum seekers and priority will be given to families with children and the elderly.
- A look at a spate of fires that have hit refugee centers to find why they're happening, who's behind them and what people are doing to stop them.
- Five times higher than Nordic neighbours.
Since 2010, there have been five times as many shootings in Sweden's three major cities than in cities in neighbouring Nordic countries, Swedish Television News reports.
- Inflation is on the rise.
This morning, Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, annonced its decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at -0.35 percent.
- Swedish-American cooperation.
The former U.S. Republican presidential candidate and current senator, John McCain, will be visiting Sweden next week, according to the Swedish Ministry of Defense.
- Sees signs of homophobia in the party.
The head of the Swedish Pirate Party Anna Troberg is stepping down from her position.
- Decision overturned.
A Swedish court of appeal has struck down a 1957 decision which ordered a 26-year-old man to pay child support for a two-year-old girl that it said was his daughter.
- Focus on the occult and supernatural.
Just in time for Halloween, the Hallwylska Museet is featuring a spooky exhibit on fear and superstition during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
- Short supplies.
Thunderstorms have wreaked havoc on the telecommunications network in western Sweden and many will have to wait several weeks to replace damaged internet routers.
- "Evokes emotions."
The Green Party is the hottest party in social media right now, according to a new report by media and communication experts.