Our coverage of news about Sweden
- Swedish reaction to the attack in London, death of a Swedish music legend and From Stockholm with LoveSwedish reaction to the attack in London, death of a Swedish music legend and From Stockholm with Love(25 min)Reaction in Sweden to the terrorist attack in London including prime minister Stefan Löfven and the UK's ambassador to Sweden, David Cairns. And we ask, is it impossible to stop a lone wolf attack?
- 60 years of success.
Sven-Erik Magnusson, lead singer of the legendary Swedish band Sven-Ingvars, died in the early hours of Wednesday morning after a long battle with prostate cancer.
- New Alliance.
Sweden's authorities needs to strike an agreement with social media companies to allow them to contact citizens in a national crisis, the head of cybersecurity at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) has told Radio Sweden.
- Rising prices and fewer rentals.
Many women who have suffered domestic violence are forced to stay longer than necessary at refuges due to Sweden’s housing shortage, a survey has found.
- Security report.
Sweden's security service Säpo plans to boost security around politicians during the 2018 election following the murder of British MP Jo Cox, the agency's head has told Radio Sweden.
- Dutch result backs Swedish approach.
The election result in The Netherlands shows that mainstream parties can successfully combat right-wing populist parties by refusing to work with them, validating the approach in Sweden, according to a leading academic.
- Sweden's security policy council.
Sweden's prime minister, Stefan Löfven, held an emergency meeting with his security policy council on Thursday to discuss how to break the power of the criminal gangs behind a spate of shootings in the country's troubled suburbs.
- Annual report out Thursday.
Sweden's security service, Säpo, has investigated several suspected spies working within Swedish agencies that are crucial to the country's security, the agency has revealed.
- Welcomed by Armed Forces chief.
The Swedish Armed Forces will receive an additional SEK 500 million this year to help boost Sweden's defence, the government and three opposition parties announced Monday - a decision welcomed by Sweden's Supreme Commander.
- 1917 hunger riots.
A new TV documentary looks at how four women from small-town Sweden played an important role in the events that led to universal suffrage in this country.
- Unusual way to escape a shooting.
One man has been killed and another injured in the latest in a succession of suspected gangland shootings sweeping Malmö, Sweden's third largest city.
- At Stockholm's Arlanda airport.
A Phuket-bound Thai Airways flight that was carrying nearly 300 passengers had to be evacuated due to a bomb threat at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport on Thursday evening.
- Inequalities remain.
Equal pay legislation in Sweden has not resulted in less wage discrimination between men and women, according to research by Lena Svenaeus.
- Offences range from online abuse to rape.
The percentage of people in Sweden who say they have been victims of sexual offences - ranging from online harassment to rape - nearly doubled between 2013 and 2015. But there is no equivalent rise in the number of cases reported to the police.