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
Switzerland and Sweden are the most attractive locations for highly qualified foreign workers, according to a new study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation … Read more
The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday filed a request for his arrest.
The warrant, … Read more
Scandinavian airline SAS has canceled a further 1,213 flights for Monday and Tuesday after pilots began their strike on Friday. Mediators say there are no … Read more
Lars Idermark, resigned as Swedbank Chairman, just a week after the bank’s chief executive was ousted over her handling of a money laundering scandal. In … Read more
Swedish state television SVT reported that in September, an internal Swedbank report showed that between 2007-2015 some $10 billion of transactions between suspicious customers of … Read more
Euronews: Five people were injured in a shooting in Sweden’s third biggest city Malmo on Monday night, according to police, who said the incident was … Read more
Uzbek man sentenced to life imprisonment by Swedish Court after terrorist attack in Stockholm in 2017
A Swedish court sentenced Rakhmat Akilov, a failed Uzbek asylum seeker, to life in prison on Thursday for killing five people and injuring another 10 … Read more