The Church of Sweden has more female than male priests for the first time, according to numbers released this month, a sign of huge strides … Read more
Sweden’s maverick response to the coronavirus has thrown up a new controversy: immunity levels.
This week, officials at the Swedish Public Health Agency, which devised … Read more
A heart around the Turning Torso drawn by the pilots of Scandinavian Airshow in Malmo, Sweden, 17 July 2020.
Scandinavian Airshow have been drawing hearts … Read more
Sweden’s number of confirmed Covid-19 crossed the 70,000 mark on Thursday, while deaths rose by 41 to 5,411, health agency statistics showed.
Sweden recorded 947 … Read more
More people have got immunity to coronavirus than antibody tests suggest, according to new research from Sweden.
Scientists found that those with mild COVID-19 or … Read more
People enjoy the sunset and the view of the Oresund Bridge from a viewpoint outside Malmo, Sweden.
The bridge, which connects Sweden and Denmark, celebrates … Read more
Greta Thunberg criticises the way world leaders behaved after her UN climate change speech in September
Greta Thunberg has voiced her frustration with world leaders who want selfies with her just so they can “look good”.
The 17-year-old environmental campaigner criticised … Read more
Swedes are losing trust in authorities’ handling of the coronavirus, as the man behind the country’s light-touch approach called lockdowns a form of madness and … Read more
Greta Thunberg says the world needs to learn the lessons of coronavirus and treat climate change with similar urgency, which means acting “with necessary force”.… Read more
Truck- and construction equipment maker AB Volvo plans to cut its white-collar workforce by around 4,100 positions during the second half of 2020, it said … Read more
Norwegian Air and SAS are adding more flights to their schedules from July onwards as demand begins to recover following the COVID-19 pandemic, the two … Read more
Swedish prosecutors have named the man who they say killed former Swedish prime minister Olof Palme in 1986, ending years of mystery.
They identified … Read more
The findings of an investigation into one of the world’s most infamous cold cases, the 1986 assassination of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme, will finally … Read more
Swedish Radio reports that research shows that healthcare staff could be at a high risk of mental health problems caused by the stress of the … Read more
Sweden should have done more to combat the coronavirus and prevent a much higher national Covid-19 death rate than in neighbouring countries, the man … Read more
A Swedish study found that just 7.3 percent of Stockholmers developed COVID-19 antibodies by late April, which could fuel concern that a decision not to … Read more
Sweden’s financial system is stable, but the risks to financial stability will increase the longer the pandemic and the social distancing measures to contain it … Read more
The wave of bankruptcies that has followed in the wake of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Sweden looks like slowing in May, credit … Read more
Sweden’s state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell says he would not be surprised if Sweden – like France – had isolated cases of coronavirus as far back … Read more
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sweden rose past the 20,000 mark on Wednesday as the Nordic country reported 107 new deaths to … Read more
While countries across the world were going into strict lockdowns, closing businesses and enforcing social distancing, Sweden took a different approach.
Unlike some of its … Read more
Furloughed because of the coronavirus pandemic, airline and hotel employees in Sweden are retraining to work as hospital and nursing home assistants as the death … Read more
Sweden on Tuesday reported another 114 coronavirus deaths, bringing the total to 591 in a country that has adopted a softer approach to containing the … Read more
A spike in novel coronavirus infections and deaths in Stockholm has raised questions about Sweden’s decision to fight the outbreak without resorting to the lockdowns … Read more
The Swedish government recognising how the ongoing virus outbreak is having a major impact on the Swedish economy and many people have become, or risk … Read more
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a rare live television address to the nation on Sunday evening called on all Swedes to play their part … Read more
The Swedish government on Monday presented a package of measures worth more than 300 billion Swedish crowns ($30.94 billion) to support the economy in the … Read more
At Stockholm road safety summit, UN officials join global call to end ‘scourge’ of preventable deaths
Road traffic accidents take some 1.35 million lives every year and cost most countries three per cent of their gross domestic product, the top UN … Read more
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Instagram she has applied to register her name and that of the Fridays For Future movement she founded … Read more
A surge in drug-linked gang violence in Sweden led to a 60% increase in bomb blasts in 2019, according to government statistics, as police work … Read more
A father and a son look at the Viking-era Rok runestone near the Lake Vattern and the town of Odeshog, Ostergotland, Sweden.
The Rokstone, dated … Read more
Greta Thunberg has changed her name to Sharon on Twitter, in honour of a game show contestant who appeared to have no idea who she … Read more
Photo Story: Greta Thunberg celebrates her 17th birthday attending Fridays For Future climate strike in Stockholm
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg celebrates her 17th birthday by attending the weekly ‘Fridays For Future’ climate strike outside the Swedish parliament Riksdagen in Stockholm, … Read more
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends a climate strike arranged by the organisation ‘Fridays For Future’ outside the Swedish parliament Riksdagen in Stockholm, Sweden, 20 … Read more
Lorenzo de Luca from Italy with the horse ‘Amarit d ‘Amour’ in action during the jump competition at the Sweden International Horse Show in the … Read more
Greta Thunberg has turned down an environmental award and £40,000 in prize money because “bragging” and “beautiful words” will not cut carbon emissions.
The Swedish … Read more
Participants at the start of the Gotland Grand National 2019 Enduro Competition at Tofta airport, Gotland, Sweden, 26 October 2019.
Photo: EPA-EFE/SOREN ANDERSSON
Denmark will set up temporary border controls at the Swedish border starting next month, the country’s justice minister Nick Haekkerup said on Thursday.
The move … Read more
Fashion retailer H&M said Friday it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil to make sure it is not supporting cattle farming that may be contributing … Read more