When party leaders met as part of Pride Week in Stockholm Friday for their first debate after a summer break, the LGBT issues split the parties differently than along the traditional left-right blocks divide.
There are several hundreds of Swedes stranded in Somalia, after air travel tour operator Asian Pacific, also known as Fly Olympic, suddenly declared bankruptcy this week and cancelled all flights and reservations, according to newspaper Aftonbladet.
During July new car registrations in Sweden increased and it was the fourth best July ever, and Bertil Moldén, Bil Sweden's director, thinks that is a sign the Swedish economy is doing well.
The picture of the boy from Gaza who wants to be a journalist now has more than 6,700 retweets. Swedish Radio News Gaza correspondent Johan-Mathias Sommarström went to meet the boy again Friday.
Three bare-breasted women have been fined for disorderly conduct and breaching police security after interrupting the Swedish Prime Minister Fredrick Reinfeldt during his Almedalen speech last month.
- 1 augusti kl 15:31
Imam to marry same-sex couples during Pride
During the Stockholm Pride celebrations, an openly gay imam will be in town to perform some special ceremonies. Ludovic Mohamed Zahed has worked on outreach with the LGBT community and says Islam can be open to people from all walks of life. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.
Imam Ludovic Mohamed Zahed will be carrying out same-sex marriages during the Stockholm Pride Festival and says his faith can be open and accepting to the LGBTQ community.
Sweden's International Development Co-operation Agency, Sida, will contribute SEK 17 million to the LGBT movement in Eastern Europe and the Caucuses so that they can better coordinate their work regionally.
Several overseas online gaming companies are offering gamblers the opportunity to play now and pay later, and the "bill me later" option is alarming addiction advocates.
- 31 juli kl 20:58
One thing that makes being an immigrant so difficult is leaving behind one`s network and an organization in Skåne is trying to do something to help out with this problem, which is called IFALL, integration for all.
One thing that makes being an immigrant so difficult is leaving behind one's network and an organization in Skåne is trying to do something to help out with this problem.
- (10 min)1 augusti kl 11:47
Stockholm Pride takes over city streets
It won't have passed Stockholm residents by unnoticed that the city's Pride festival is well underway, with stores and buses all waving the rainbow flag in support of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. And it all reaches its climax tomorrow when the streets in the heart of the city will be filled with tens of thousands of marchers, and hundreds of thousands of spectators in the Gay Pride parade. Radio Sweden found out more from the head of Stockholm Pride, Sandra Ehne.
Stockholm's Pride festival is well underway, with stores and buses all waving the rainbow flag in support of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.
Radio-operated toy aircraft sold in Swedish hobby stores are becoming popular with people who are equipping them with cameras and using them to photograph or film streets and even individuals.
Doctors without Borders is planning to send two Swedish doctors to West Africa to help out during the Ebola health crisis.
About 100 people are killed each year in accidents involving trains despite loudly touted efforts by the Swedish Transport Administration to reduce the number of fatalities by half.
The Swedish language Wikipedia website has surpassed the German and Dutch site to become the second biggest, after English.
Currently, lengthy tests on animals are required to determine which chemicals can cause cancer, but a new study reveals a cheaper and simpler method.
- 31 juli kl 16:43
Swedish Myths #19 Is Sweden really so cold and dark?
In our final look at those myths and preconceptions many people have about Sweden, Markus Landén investigates whether this country really is as cold and dark as many think...
Sweden is hardly known for its inviting climate or mild summers, being part of the Arctic region the country is far more known for its long, dark and numbingly cold winters. But how cold and dark is Sweden really?
A Swedish Radio journalist in Gaza tweeted a picture of a young Palestinian boy pretending to be a journalist and the picture quickly became one of the most shared pictures from Gaza.
- (3:57 min)31 juli kl 16:21
Car accidents down, bike accidents up
Thousands of bicyclists are jockying for space this morning, as they do during every morning commute near Skanstull station on Stockholm's southern island, Södermalm. Bike safety is critical here.
Thousands of bicyclists fight for space every morning during the commute near Skanstull station on Stockholm's southern island, Södermalm.
The government has appointed a commission to study ways to strengthen the legal protection for transgender people.
An American spy plan violated Swedish airspace over Gotland and Öland on July 18th, the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reports.