Sweden’s opposition parties have decided against asking the parliament’s committee on civil affairs to present a bill to ban child marriage.
Sweden’s welfare system is a major pull factor for skilled workers from across the world, and Swedish companies are trying to attract international talent by promoting the country’s image as a place where you can achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Friday brings cloudy skies but mostly dry weather to southern Sweden, while sunshine is predicted for central Sweden and large parts of the north. The northern mountain region will see clouds and some snow. Temperatures should range from between 2 and 5 degrees Celsius in the south to between 0 and minus 5 in the north.
On Saturday, there will be overcast skies across Sweden and, in the afternoon, some sleet and snow in the north. The far north will see snow in the evening. Saturday's temperatures should range from between 1 and 5 degrees Celsius in the south to between minus 5 and minus 10 degrees in the north.
IT attacks carried out by foreign powers are increasing and becoming more advanced, according to a new report from Sweden’s National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA).
A Stockholm court has ordered the detention of four people on suspicion of severe child pornography, according to a statement from the Swedish Prosecution Authority.
News stories in foreign media portraying Sweden in a bad light peaked about a year ago, when many refugees were coming to Europe. But the Swedish Institute is unsure whether it has had a lasting effect on the image of Sweden abroad.
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A 46 year old man living in Sweden was found guilty of war crimes and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Syrian government soldiers on Thursday.
Hallunda, south of Stockholm, is one of the areas defined by police as "particularly vulnerable." Here, people generally seem to take the talk of 'no-go zones' in their stride.
The Children's Ombudsman (Barnombudsmannen, BO) Fredrik Malmberg has put forward a lists of suggestions to avoid unaccompanied children and adolescent asylum seekers from committing suicide after receiving expulsion orders to leave the country.
As businesses and other taxpayers close the books on 2016, the Swedish Tax Agency is gearing up for filings. This year the agency is stepping up its efforts against tax-cheating businesses online.
A man in Sweden charged under Swedish terror laws with helping his son in Syria blow up a prison wall in Aleppo, has been freed by a court in Attunda.
A Swede who took part in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda has lost his appeal against a life prison sentence.
Presenting the Swedish government's annual foreign policy statement today, Foreign Minister Margot Wallström spoke of the need to maintain a political dialogue with Russia.
When the police authority a few years ago identified over 50 areas that needed prioritising, it was turned into a story about 'no-go zones' in Sweden. There is no such thing, says local police chief Erik Åkerlund.
Love is in the air as Swedish Radio celebrates 40 years of local news broadcast all over the country.
Britain's Minister for Exiting the EU, David Davis, is in Sweden to talk about how the country is going to leave the union. He said "the very first thing" on the negotiating agenda will be the status of EU citizens in the UK, and UK citizens in the EU.
Jobs that require little or no education should primarily go to unemployed people in Sweden, according to a new Social Democrat proposal, which aims to cut the number of work permits issued to people from abroad.
Sweden is having another winter without much of the white stuff, but local councils are taking the matter in their own hands. Over the past five years they have paid over SEK 200 million to create snow for local ski tracks and slopes.