Swedish online gambling sites have posted record profits this year, while at the same time the state-run Svenska spel market share dropped from 46 to 42 percent.
In southern Sweden there is heavy cloud cover Friday, not as much though in the east. Central Sweden will see clouds gathering throughout the day, with rain and possibly thunder storms later. Partly cloudy in the north, with rain further up and maybe thunder.
Temperatures range from 13 to 20 degrees Celsius overall, lower in the mountains.
Temperatures at noon (degrees Celsius):
- Stockholm: 18
- Malmö: 15
- Gothenburg: 16
- Kiruna: 14
The sun rose over Stockholm Friday at 4:29 AM, with sunset at 9:16 PM.
Swedish researchers at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have succeeded in producing a nerve cell made of plastic.
Swedes are eating 70 percent more meat than they did 50 years ago, according to a new report from the Swedish Board of Agriculture about how Swedish eating habits have changed over time.
Fewer and fewer students with foreign backgrounds are entering police academies in Sweden.
Part of the decline in Sweden’s scores in international education surveys may be because immigrant students have a harder time here.
Friday is exactly one year after an enormous forest fire broke out in Västmanland in central Sweden. And since the fire, forestry companies have changed several of their routines in an attempt to prevent future forest fires.
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Sweden was both one of the first countries to introduce film censorship and one of the last democracies to abolish it.
The new leader of the Christian Democrat Party, Ebba Busch Thor, says her party has reason for self-criticism on LGBT issues.
Conservation groups have appealed a decision by the authorities in Dalarna to permit the hunting of a single wolf.
Against the background of Turkey’s air attacks on PKK guerillas in northern Iraq, more than one hundred people protested outside the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm Thursday afternoon.
The Swedish economy is growing more in the second quarter than analysts predicted. The GDP increased by 3 percent, compared to the same period last year.
In the last 18 months, 300 Swedish police officers have left their jobs. When, at the beginning of this year, the police administration was collected together into one large organization there were big changes and sweeping reorganizations, and that seems likely to be the primary cause for the resignations.
One of the two men remanded into custody by a Gothenburg court, on suspicion of terrorism and murder in Syria in 2013, was released Thursday, reports Swedish Radio News.
A minor earthquake hit the west coast of Sweden Wednesday night causing no known damage or injuries but surprising residents, Swedish Radio News reports.
The 2010 Swedish film "I rymden finns inga känslor", or "There are no feelings in space, will receive a Hollywood remake.
Around half of all cod sold in Swedish freezers and large kitchens comes from the Barents Sea northwest of Norway and then is shipped to China to be filleted, before then being shipped back and sold to the Swedish public.
Since same sex marriage became legal in Sweden in 2009, more women than men have been getting married.
Children and adults were consumed making and learning about insects and technologies at a suburban Stockholm library in Hässelby Gård.
The government is planning a study to re-think the rules surrounding rental rights and housing, Social Democrat Immigration Minister Morgan Johansson and Green Party Housing Minister Mehmet Kaplan wrote Thursday in newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.