The Far Right

A Somali super mum in Sweden

Life in the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby seen through the eyes of a mother fighting to improve life for its residents.

Europe

Sweden: How will far right’s rise impact election?

The Scandinavian country has long had a reputation for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers, But now the anti-immigrant parties’ rise is shifting the political landscape.

Sweden: How will far right’s rise impact election?

Sweden

Five things to know about the Swedish election

The far right has drawn significant support ahead of polls, politicising issues such as migration and a rise in crime.

Refugees, crime, environment in spotlight as Swedes head to polls

Europe

Sweden election: PM slams far-right leader's remarks on migrants

The vote on Sunday will be Sweden's first since 163,000 migrants were allowed into the country in 2015.

Sweden election: PM slams far-right leader's remarks on migrants

Europe

Sweden election: The far right is on the rise

The influence of the far right is being increasingly noticed in Sweden as security and immigration top the agenda.

This is Europe

The Mothers of Rinkeby: Last Night in Sweden

A group of Somali super mums patrols the streets of Stockholm's infamous Rinkeby neighbourhood to prevent crime.

Sweden

Swedish activist stops flight from deporting Afghan man to 'hell'

Elin Ersson's refusal to sit down on a plane deporting a 52-year-old to Kabul could see her fined and jailed.

Swedish activist stops flight from deporting Afghan man to 'hell'

Europe

Sweden wildfires: Worst drought in 74 years

Sweden struggles to beat back the flames as drought spreads new fear across Northern Europe.

The Far Right

Is Sweden's far right heading for success at the polls?

Concerns over migration drive support for the far right, which is also anti-EU, ahead of September 9 elections.

Sweden Democrats: How will the far right perform in elections?

Weather

Sweden: Wildfires, heatwave and drought

Scandinavia unprepared for worst drought in 74 years as wildfires rage and Stockholm asks for international assistance.

Sweden: Wildfires, heatwave and drought

Science & Technology

Tech leaders call for autonomous weapons ban

More than 2,400 technology professionals and 150 companies warn killer robots could be 'dangerously destabilising'.

Tech leaders call for autonomous weapons ban

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: England beat Sweden to reach semi-finals

Headed goals by Maguire and Alli against Sweden seal England's spot in the last-four for the first time since 1990.

World Cup 2018: England beat Sweden to reach semi-finals

Europe

Immigrant football unites Sweden against World Cup racism

Jimmy Durmaz, who is ethnically Assyrian, was a victim of racial abuse from his countrymen after being blamed for the team's loss to Germany, but Assyrian Swedish footballers are not uncommon.

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: There is no 'i' in Sweden's team

Sweden has a proud tradition of playing an organised-style of football, starting with the academies that feed clubs in its domestic league.

Europe

Stockholm truck attacker sentenced to life

Rakhmat Akilov given life sentence for killing five people using stolen truck last year.

Swedish court sentences Stockholm truck attacker to life