The proportion of Swedes against the country’s EU membership has declined to its lowest level since November 2010, according to figures released by Statistics Sweden on Tuesday.
While Sweden’s improvement in the latest round of the OECD’s educational tests has generally been met with relief, Radio Sweden spoke to one academic who questioned why the results had come to be seen as so important.
Swedish 15-year-olds have shown significant improvement in mathematics and reading after years of decline, results from the OECD’s influential educational tests show.
Stockholm County Council has been criticised after Swedish Radio revealed it had spent more than a billion kronor on outside consultants since 2012.
On Tuesday, Götaland will see both cloud and light rain, while Svealand and southern Norrland will have clear skies. Northern Norrland, meanwhile, will see some snow.
Henrik Stenson became the second golfer after Annika Sörenstam to win one of the most prestigious prizes in Swedish sport, Svenska Dagbladet's Bragdguldet, on Tuesday.
Women and girls who have fled war and violence to come to Sweden as asylum seekers still face oppression and abuse from within their own communities, according to a national team tasked with helping victims of so-called honour crimes.
Bob Dylan has sent a speech to be read in his absence at this weekend’s Nobel Banquet, the Nobel Foundation confirmed on Monday.
One of those who have come to Sweden from Turkey to apply for asylum is the Turkish journalist Abdullah Bozkurt.
Anna Hagwall, an MP for the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats, has been expelled from the party after she made comments widely interpreted as antisemitic.
Sweden needs an annual influx of 64,000 people of working age to make up for a shortage in the labour market, the director of the National Employment Agency told Swedish Televsion (SVT).
Police have yet to make any arrests for a shooting in a Stockholm suburb which left two young brothers dead and a third man injured.
An Ethiopian court has accused the jailed Swedish cardiologist Fikru Maru of financing a prison riot where 23 people died as well as being allied with groups of terrorists within the prison.
Police in Stockholm are investigating a white powder that was sent via the mail to the Parliamentary Ombudsman.
On Friday, Sweden celebrates its 250th anniversary of the freedom of the press and public information.
With less than two years until Sweden's next election, names are already being bandied about who could lead the ruling Social Democrats after 2018's national vote.
It might be December 1 with snow on the ground in some areas of the country but residents in the central town of Örebro are being asked to save water.
Who takes over when local reporters are no longer able to cover certain areas? Radio Sweden visited the northern county of Jämtland, where citizen initiatives as well as right-wing extremist propaganda websites have sprung up in the absence of journalists.
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A fortnight after exhuming the body of a man whose wife is a suspect in the death of her father, the prosecution office in Västerås announced that the woman is now accused of murdering her late husband.