Sweden

Sweden to reopen rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Assange

Sweden will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

AJ IMPACT

SAS strike results in 1,200 cancelled flights

Pilot strike over wages and conditions leaves tens of thousands of Scandinavian airline passengers stranded.

SAS strike results in 1,200 cancelled flights

AJ IMPACT

SAS pilots strike, travel plans of 170,000 passengers at risk

The Swedish Air Line Pilots Association said negotiations had failed to find a solution to pilots' working conditions.

SAS pilots strike, travel plans of 170,000 passengers at risk

Sweden

'Racists see me as a threat to what Swedish society should be'

Leila Ali Elmi, Sweden's first hijab-wearing MP, is battling rising support for the far right.

'Racists see me as a threat to what Swedish society should be'

Literature

Nobel Prize in literature to be awarded twice this year

The scandal-hit Swedish Academy was blocked from awarding the prize in 2018 following mass resignations.

Nobel Prize in literature to be awarded twice this year

Europe

Sweden sees microchip implant revolution

Microchip technology is getting under the skin of thousands of Swedes.

Indigenous rights

'The Klondike of ore mining': Fighting for the Sami way of life

An indigenous photographer in Sweden documents the beauty of his homeland – and the threats it faces from mining.

'The Klondike of ore mining': Fighting for the Sami way of life

Europe

Women's Alpine skiing closes gender gap

For the women of Sweden's ski team, the increased popularity of women's downhill skiing means that a rise to the top can yield big prizes.

Sweden

Sweden strives to boost 2026 Winter Olympics bid

A new approach to bring back momentum to bid to host event may save both taxpayers' money and the games.

Witness

Gallok: The Battle for Sami Rights in Sweden

A community questions its Sami heritage when one of Scandinavia's largest known iron ore deposits is discovered nearby.

Europe

European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela's acting president

Major European powers recognise Venezuela's opposition leader as interim president as Russia slams 'interference'.

Sweden

Sweden hosts 'constructive' N Korea talks ahead of Trump-Kim meet

Stockholm has had diplomatic ties with North Korea since 1973, provides US consular services at its Pyongyang embassy.

Sweden hosts 'constructive' N Korea talks ahead of Trump-Kim meet

Europe

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven wins second term

Parliament approves Lofven's new minority centre-left government by voting him in for a new four-year term.

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven wins second term

Ebola

Suspected Ebola patient in Sweden 'not infected'

Medical tests show patient treated in isolation at Uppsala hospital not infected with Ebola, authorities say.

Suspected Ebola patient in Sweden 'not infected'

Middle East

'Peace is possible': US, Iran hail progress in Yemen talks

Washington and Tehran laud breakthroughs in UN-brokered peace talks, which include a ceasefire in port city of Hodeidah.