Swedish poet and Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer will be laid to rest Tuesday and the funeral service at the Great Church of Stockholm will be open to the public.
Swedish state-owned energy company Vattenfall is to cut 1,000 jobs, or 3 per cent of its work force, news agency Reuters reports.
With immigration a sometimes infected topic in Sweden, a new website has been launched to provide statistics and research to help create an informed debate.
The brown bear has re-appeared on the Red List of species under threat of extinction in Sweden.
Swedish student debt is growing. According to CSN, the agency that administers student loans and grants here, the average debt facing a graduate here went up by SEK 4000 during 2014, to SEK 136,200.
On Monday members of the Swedish royal family visited the Vatican, where Queen Silvia took part in a seminar at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on trafficking, especially involving children.
The Swedish relief effort to Nepal was delayed by several hours on Monday and the original task of helping in the search for people buried beneath the rubble in Kathmandu switched to aiding with logistics.
These days, you can still buy Swedish apples in the shops in the end of April, something that was impossible just a few years ago.
Radio Sweden speaks to John Loijen, an advisor to the membership company Äppelriket, with over 90 apple farmers in southern Sweden. Reporter: Ulla Engberg.
Summer is here, and that means the opening of Stockholm’s main amusement park, Gröna Lund. But this summer is not all about smiles and sunshine. This summer they want you to scream.
The Swedish relief effort to Nepal was delayed by several hours on Monday and the original task of helping in the search for people buried beneath the rubble in Kathmandu, switched to aiding with logistical support.
Two Jas 39 Gripen fighter jets narrowly avoided a mid-air collision by just 30 metres last year, it has emerged.
The Sweden Democrats' party members' committee on Monday decided to expel youth wing leaders Gustav Kasselstrand and William Hahne and five others from the party.
Monday night will see rain in the north, turning to snow in the far north. Temperatures will fall, and will go below the freezing point even in the south.
On Tuesday it will be sunny in the far south, cloudy but dry farther north, with rain and snow in the far north.
Temperatures should range around 10 degrees Celsius in the south to minus 5 degrees in the northern mountains.
The sun rose over Stockholm Friday at 5:01 AM with sunset at 8:33 PM.
Temperatures at 12:00 noon (in degrees Celsius):
- Stockholm: 14
- Malmö: 10
- Gothenburg: 9
- Kiruna: -1
Swede Robin Trygg is one of hundreds of climbers stranded thousands of meters above sea level in the mountains of the Himalayas and fears the glacier above him, on Mount Cho Oyu, may split at any time.
Next month the European Parliament will vote on legislation that is to be the last step in the formation of the EU’s banking union. Sweden has been one of the strongest voices against the new law.
Monday morning brought a fresh day of misery for train travellers due to a crack in a track switch at Stockholm Södra.
The Swedish branch of the Red Cross and Stockholm City Mission want undocumented children to have the right to attend preschool, Swedish Radio News reports.
Swedish police have arrested three people involved in a alleged kidnapping and torture case in central Sweden, according to media reports.
Following a tip from their Norwegian colleagues, Swedish police stopped a truck full of stolen salmon just outside the southwest town of Båstad.