Sweden

US Senators vote 95-1 for NATO membership of Finland, Sweden

US Senators delivered near-unanimous bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk” for US national security and a day of reckoning for Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.

November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

Sweden brings in migrant border checks

Sweden announces the introduction of temporary border checks to control the flow of migrants into the country.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

'90s Leonardo DiCaprio’s doppelganger is a Swedish bartender

DiCaprio has clearly been reborn, in the form of Swedish bartender Konrad Annerud.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

‘Messi dependence is good for Barca’

Barcelona's reliance on Lionel Messi should not be considered a bad thing, according to former centre-back Patrik Andersson.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

How much would Maradona be worth in 2015?

Maradona would cost €40m at today's prices, having scored 119 times, won the Primera Division top scorer awards on three occasions and lifted the Youth World Cup in 1979.

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Sweden stunned by school attack

Sweden has reacted with shock to the killing of a teacher and pupil at a school in the west of the country, near Gothenburg, by a sword-wielding man.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

Sweden sword attack: Two dead after masked attacker strikes

A pupil and a teacher at school in Sweden are killed after a masked man with a sword entered the building.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

First ‘in womb’ stem cell trial planned

The first clinical trial injecting foetal stem cells into babies still in the womb has been announced.

August 2, 2015
August 2, 2015

Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs

Snoop Dogg has had another run-in with European authorities.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

Stage set for biggest-ever Eurovision (video)

Sweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Sweden slammed for denying visa to blogger Ananta

A free speech group launches a blistering attack on Sweden on Wednesday after it denied a travel visa to a secular Bangladeshi blogger who was then hacked to death by suspected Islamists.