The government has criticised the Moderate Party plans to cut money for the Migration Agency, saying it could be counterproductive and lead to higher costs.
A pilot project in Stockholm involving wireless charging of electric cars is being touted as a step toward achieving a fossil-fuel-free city where cars are charged at traffic lights and while driving.
A Danish court has acquitted four Danes accused of aiding a Copenhagen gunman who killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard in twin attacks in February 2015 that also targeted Swedish artist Lars Vilks.
Sweden's main opposition party, the conservative Moderates, wants to save between SEK 8 and 12 billion per year by spending less on migration.
The money raised through this year's Swedish Radio marathon fundraiser will go to efforts to secure the right to go to school for children affected by war and conflict.
Mostly sunny in the southern part of Sweden, some rain showers inland. To the north it will be cloudier, with fog in the further north.
As the US presidential candidates prepare for their first one-on-one debate, many Americans in Sweden are planning to stay up late to follow the highly anticipated political confrontation. Radio Sweden met a Republican and a Democrat who are campaigning for Trump and Clinton in Stockholm.
One person has died after being injured in a shooting in a residential area in Malmö on Sunday where three more men were also hurt.
In the summer of 2018, Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman would have been 100 years old. Plans are already in the works to celebrate the occasion and one project from the Swedish Film institute and Swedish Television hopes to offer viewers a new take on the acclaimed artist.
Sweden’s parliamentary parties are to discuss the ex-Sweden Democrat named as a possible security risk at a meeting with the Speaker of the Riksdag on Wednesday.
Several hundred unaccompanied minors whose asylum applications have been rejected will face deportation from Sweden when they turn 18 as the Migration Agency has changed the praxis that previously granted such individuals the right to remain in the country.
The annual book fair in Gothenburg is under way and the theme this year is freedom of expression. But the fair has come under fire for allowing what has been described as a right-wing extremist newspaper to exhibit.
Hungary will not accept asylum seekers that are to be resettled among member states of the European Union, a government spokesman told Swedish Radio.
A man working at the parliamentary office for the Sweden Democrats could pose a security risk, experts told Swedish Radio, due to his alleged ties with convicted Russian businessman and his use of multiple identities.
Friday, September 23, marks the fifteenth anniversary of the imprisonment in Eritrea of the Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak.
Interior Minister Anders Ygeman has acknowledged that proposals to beef up the laws that enable police to find failed asylum seekers are a recognition that Sweden has struggled to find people who are in the country illegally.
- The government wants to give billions of extra kronor to police, the Migration Agency and the social welfare system next year. We look at where the money is going and who's footing the bill.Torsdag 22 september kl 14.14
A new government proposal for deporting more refused asylum seekers from Sweden would allow the police to access workplaces and carry out ID checks without prior suspicion of crime.
The devastating forest fire of 2014 burnt 13,000 hectares of forest to the ground, people were evacuated and houses destroyed - and one man died. The fire was a disaster in human terms - but not for nature. This week, an "eco-park" was opened in the area.