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The Swimrun World Championships through the Stockholm archipelago produced world records in all three categories this year.
Doctors fighting Parkinson's Disease in Sweden have discovered it's good to talk as improved digital communications slash waiting times for treatment from six months to just one week.
Jamala's win cheered up a country hit by war in its east for the past two years.
Music, kitsch and politics took centre stage at the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm on Saturday night. There was suspense
Well, Europe is in the middle of a refugee crisis, has Greece wobbling and the euro under threat, faces a resurgent Russia in the east, and a
The Eurovision song contest is drawing near and 18-year Jamie-Lee Kriewitz is getting ready to represent Germany in the event, that will be broadcast
It has been a whirlwind 12-months for 21-year-old Jüri Pootsmann. He won Estonian Idol in 2015, landing him a record deal with Universal Music, his status as Estonia’s new superstar was cemented after
Some disruption was reported at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport after a security alert early on Tuesday. Sweden’s The Local reported that police were
A lavish banquet has been held in Stockholm for the winners of this year’s Nobel prizes. The awards – in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and
In Sweden, Nobel Prize winners received the awards for literature, chemistry, physics, medicine and economics, as stipulated in the will of the
People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic
The tattooed young hacker Lisbeth Salander is back in the sequel to Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” trilogy” but with a twist – a new author – and a
A knife attack in an Ikea store in Sweden has left two dead and a third seriously injured. Police were called to the store, in the city of
Bridging the gap between music and science: it’s the dream, and the objective, of a young, talented and successful conductor. In Stockholm, where he
Sweden is mourning the death of one of its most famous literary figures, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Tomas Transtromer. Members of the Nobel academy
At the newly opened Epicenter office complex in central Stockholm, workers no longer need a badge or pass code to open doors: a microchip implanted
Clashes have broken out between police and activists protesting against a neo-Nazi rally in Stockholm. The violence erupted on the sidelines of a
Stockholm Pride Parade, Scandinavia’s largest, took place on Saturday (August 2). 60,000 participants took to the streets of the Swedish capital
Sweden’s central bank has slashed its key interest rate to a 0.25 percent from 0.75 percent, a larger cut than was expected. The reduction in the
Angry job-seekers had to be dispersed by police in Sweden after a gaffe saw 61,000 people invited to a ‘recruitment meeting’. An e-mail asking
In Stockholm an attack by far-right extremists on demonstrators taking part in an anti-racism rally resulted in two stabbings and two injured police
A far-right Swedish politician was the victim of a rather unusual attack when a protester threw a cake in his face during a book-signing event on
The first report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in six years, which brings together hundreds of scientists, says it is more
Almost a week of rioting in parts of Stockholm has highlighted social problems among the mainly immigrant communities in poor areas of Swedish
As Stockholm wakes up after a fifth consecutive night of rioting, questions are increasingly being asked about the root causes. A police station
Several Stockholm suburbs have experienced a third night of unrest, with youths setting fire to cars and throwing stones at police and firefighters
Youths set fire to cars and buildings as rioting continued for a third night in the suburbs of Stockholm. Violence was reported in a number of
In the Stockholm suburb of Husby, police clashed with youths, who set fire to buildings and cars on May 19. Authorities said that around 50 people
Co-hosts Sweden will meet surprise package Switzerland in Sunday’s final of the world ice hockey championships following respective wins over Finland