Sweden will withhold SEK 50 million in aid to the Crimean peninsula after the area was annexed by Russia last month, the country's minister for international development cooperation said Thursday.
One person was shot in the leg Thursday evening when Stockholm police opened fire on a fleeing car near the city center after the driver refused to stop.
Jobs, schools and health care remained the top three issues for Swedish voters as the country enters its "super election year," with polls for the European and Swedish Parliaments in the coming months.
The opposition Social Democrats support the government's plan to outfit the latest JAS Gripen fighter jets with cruise missiles, according to the party's spokesperson on defense.
- 24 april kl 11:32
Sweden's Social Democrats say their top priorities in the EU are job creation, sustainability and social justice, with top candidate Marita Ulvskog warning that far-right parties are tapping into dissatisfaction among the growing number of unemployed Europeans. Reporter: Nathalie Rothschild.
In the EU, the Social Democrats are focusing on job creation, sustainability and social justice, with top candidate Marita Ulvskog warning that the far-right is tapping into dissatisfaction among the growing number of unemployed.
- (7:22 min)24 april kl 15:34
Sweden is slower catching up with the US and the UK when it comes to splashing out on a big wedding. As many couples enter the final stages of planning before the wedding season kicks in this summer, new figures show that Swedes now pay almost double for their wedding experiences than they did five years ago. Tove Leijon was one of the first wedding planners in Sweden and now trains people who want to enter the profession at the BröllopsAkademi (wedding Academy) in Nacka, Stockholm.
Sweden is slowly catching up with the US and the UK when it comes to splashing out on a big wedding.
Around 60 workers look set to lose their jobs as Gothenburg-based Shiprepair Götaverken faces closure.
Police have questioned seven people over a violent brawl involving up to 30 people in Norrköping, central Sweden.
The Swedish coastal guard helped rescue 1,100 refugees in the Mediterranean Sea in April, with one of its aircraft currently included in the EU-run Operation Hermes.
Five clouded leopard cubs have been born in a Swedish zoo, an event which the zoo director calls "sensational".
Temperatures have reached 10 degrees Celsius or more for five consecutive days in several locations around Sweden - and that means summer is officially here.
Swedish pension funds group Swedbank Robur said today it would accept Volkswagen’s offer of SEK 200 per share in truck maker Scania.
The 62-year-old US navy veteran who woke up in a California motel room with no memory of his past and speaking only Swedish has died.
Air quality in the southeastern town of Karlshamn has improved significantly over the past seven years, partly thanks to measures taken on the other side of the Baltic.
- (4:52 min)24 april kl 16:08
Sweden wants cruise missiles for JAS Gripen warplanes
The government wants to fit the latest JAS Gripen warplanes with long-range missiles, to heighten Sweden`s defence capability. A deterent according to the defence minister, an act of aggression according to some critics. Radio Sweden spoke to Stephan Persson-Tyrling, a lieutenant colonel, and head of the air operations section at the Swedish National Defence College, and asked him whether the government`s announcement is a reaction to Russian actions in Ukraine. reporter: David Russell.
The government wants to fit the latest Jas Gripen fighter jets with high-precision cruise missiles, which can be used against foreign targets.
The Office of the Chancellor of Justice criticise police and prosecutors in the case of the doctor who in 2009 was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, in front of her colleagues at Astrid Lindgren Children's hospital.
Another two of the truck manufacturer Scania's bigger shareholders have declined the offer from the German carmaker Volkswagen. This makes a takeover seem increasingly unlikely, Swedish Radio News reports.
The sun is out in many parts of Sweden today, but many people are sniffling, as the warm weather has lead to extremely high levels of birch tree pollen in southern and central parts of Sweden.
Swedish Television SVT has won a copyright battle with commercial channel Kanal 5 over the rights to use the phrases "Schlagerfestivalen" and "Schlager-SM".
Sweden's Environment Minister says attempts by the European car industry to delay the introduction of new methods to test greenhouse gas emissions in car exhausts make her "very upset".