Sweden has won a total of three prizes at the prestigious Prix Europa award ceremony in Berlin.
Almost 70 thousand people sat the national university aptitude test across Sweden today, that's more than 6000 more than last year.
The Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management wants to help newly-arrived youngsters get more integrated into Swedish society, by taking them hunting, news agency TT reports.
Local authorities in areas of Sweden often hit by clouds of mosquitos cannot expect state funding to fight the tiny blood suckers, news agency TT reports.
Bohuslän and parts of the Gothenburg region have been hit by flooding following heavy rain overnight, news agency TT reports.
One of Sweden's most beloved actresses, Kim Anderzon, has died.
Cloudy skies and some rain for much of Sweden Saturday, with some snow falling in the north. It will be driest in the west. Temperatures ranging between 10 degrees in the south, down to a couple of degrees below freezing in the north.
The temperatures at 12:00 noon (degrees Celsius):
The sun rose over Stockholm at 7:50 AM, with sunset at 5:13 PM.
Criticism against Alice Bah Kuhnke is mounting following her “embarrassing” interview on Swedish Radio.
Sweden has received a request for the first time to treat a person suffering from Ebola, but the National Board of Health and Welfare refused, saying the time for consideration was too short.
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Climate change may scupper flood insurance for many
Climate change is expected to hit Swedish households close to water, as a representative of the insurance industry says they may soon abandon any attempt to cover them. Reporter: Loukas Christodoulou.
Climate change is expected to hit Swedish households close to water, as an insurance industry representative says they may soon abandon any attempt to cover them.
- 24 oktober kl 15:33
The Swedish podcast that talks to superstars
One of the most successful podcast-producers is Kristoffer Triumf, the man behind "Värvet". He reaches hundreds of thousands of Swedes, and has now made the leap into the English language. Reporter: Kris Boswell.
One of the most successful podcasters in Sweden is Kristoffer Triumf, the man behind "Värvet", who has now made the leap into the English language.
A 44-year-old Halland man has been sentenced to five years in prison, for crimes that include drugging and raping young men in his apartment.
- (4:33 min)24 oktober kl 13:00
Does the life sciences sector have a future in Sweden?
Earlier this summer, US drugmaker Pfizer launched several bids to acquire the Anglo-Swedish pharma company AstraZeneca, a move that sent alarm bells throughout the government. The offer had many worried about future of the life-sciences sector here. And that question was the topic of a recent seminar in Stockholm. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.
When US drugmaker Pfizer launched several bids to acquire the Anglo-Swedish pharma company AstraZeneca this summer, the move sent alarm bells throughout the Swedish government. The offer had many wondering about future of the life-sciences sector here.
In the new government's first proposed budget presented Thursday there is SEK 40 billion allocated to development aid, and SEK 8 billion of that sum will be used for asylum seekers, a large increase.
The Swedish government has now classified ebola as a "public health hazard," a status which gives public authorities more power to fight contagion.
Three men were acquitted on counts of assault, battery, and attempted murder in an attack on two Nigerian men in the southern Stockholm suburb of Hökarängen in 2013.
Prison officers gave four deportees forced sedative injections, reports a Swedish Radio investigation found.
After intense negotiations Thursday night EU leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions by 40 percent of 1990 levels by the year 2030.
The military announced that they would end the hunt in the Stockholm archipelago and said they had “likely” detected a foreign intelligence operation underwater, in the form of at least one smaller underwater craft.
A shopping centre in central Uppsala was evacuated after a bomb scare Thursday evening, but no explosives were found.