Europe

Sweden drops probe into unsolved 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

The chief prosecutor on the case says the probe was closed because the main suspect, Stig Engstrom, died in 2000.

Sweden drops probe into unsolved 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Europe

Sweden puts ex-envoy to China on trial for overstepping mandate

Swedish prosecutor accuses Anna Lindstedt of brokering unauthorised meeting for Chinese-Swedish dissident's release.

Sweden puts ex-envoy to China on trial for overstepping mandate

Europe

Life-saving medical equipment patrols Sweden skies

The country is the first to use drones to carry defibrillators, a crucial intervention for sudden cardiac arrest.

AJ Impact

Is this China's gambit to win the global tech race?

Beijing will invest $1.4 trillion over the next six years to become the global leader in technology.

Tech savvy: China's big plan to overtake US in AI, wireless comms

Podcast

Science vs Sweden in the battle against coronavirus

Sweden has taken a controversial approach to the coronavirus pandemic, imposing fewer restrictions than its neighbours.

Science vs Sweden in the battle against coronavirus

Human trafficking

Danger lurks in lockdown for survivors of trafficking, violence

Coronavirus lockdowns are physically trapping survivors with abusers, while removing chances for economic empowerment.

Danger lurks in lockdown for survivors of trafficking, violence

Europe

Swedish technology aims to allow truck drivers to work from home

A company is developing remote control technology to allow trucks to be driven from the safety and comfort of an armchair.

The Stream

Could Sweden's risky coronavirus strategy work?

The government's approach to the pandemic has been very different from most other countries.

Could Sweden's risky coronavirus strategy work?

Coronavirus pandemic

Sweden ambassador: Stockholm could reach herd immunity by May

Sweden has taken a controversial approach to the coronavirus pandemic, imposing fewer restrictions than neighbours.

Sweden ambassador: Stockholm could reach herd immunity by May

Europe

Sweden reindeer herders face revenge attacks after landmark case

In January, herders won back exclusive rights to hunting and fishing in their area of the Arctic, but that has led to heightened tensions between Sami people and local Swedes.

Climate Change

Coronavirus 'a chance to choose new path'

Thunberg was taking part in Earth Day, launched 50 years ago to highlight environmental challenges.

Coronavirus is a chance to choose a new path, says Greta Thunberg

Sweden

Sweden avoids full lockdown, but PM insists restrictions continue

For many in Sweden, life has been close to normal throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

Sweden avoids full lockdown, but PM insists restrictions continue

Opinion

Coronavirus, herd immunity and the eugenics of the market

There is a clear element of eugenics in the proposals to pursue herd immunity as a strategy against the pandemic.

Vito Laterza

by Vito Laterza
- Louis Philippe Romer

Vito Laterza

Indigenous rights

Sweden's climate solution is now the Sami people's problem

Winters are becoming warmer in northern Sweden, and climate change is making conditions for the reindeer unsafe.

Sweden's climate solution is now the Sami people's problem

Denmark

What an airline advert revealed about Scandinavian nationalism

When Scandinavian Airlines asked 'what is truly Scandinavian?' the answer induced anger and questions about racism.

What an airline advert revealed about Scandinavian nationalism