Witness

Dagny Carlsson: Life Begins at 100

The world's oldest blogger reveals how it's possible to transform your life and find happiness at 100 years of age.

Racism

Anger as Swedish neo-Nazis prepare for Yom Kippur march

The event dubbed 'Revolt against the traitors' is scheduled to take place on September 30.

Anger as Swedish neo-Nazis prepare for Yom Kippur march

Europe

Appeal bid to stop deportation of Afghan woman, 106, from Sweden

The family of an 106-year-old Afghan woman is appealing against a decision by Swedish authorities to deport her from the European country.

Inside Story

Do advantages of microchipping workers outweigh risks?

Arrival of first US workers with microchip implants raises questions of potential risks to health, security and privacy.

Europe

Sweden holds first female-only jockeys championship

The first women-only world championship in horse racing has been held in Sweden. The event, which took place north of Stockholm, could become a fixture in the racing calendar.

Africa

Swede held by al-Qaeda in Mali freed after six years

Johan Gustafsson was abducted in Timbuktu, northern Mali, in November 2011 along with a South African and a Dutch.

Johan Gustafsson, Swede held by al-Qaeda in Mali, freed

Europe

Greenland aim for FIFA recognition

A football team with big ambitions are putting their skills on show at the world island games. Greenland are using the event to push their case for FIFA recognition. More than 2,000 athletes have converged on the Swedish territory of Gotland.

Europe

Island Games 2017 kick off in Sweden's Gotland

More than 2,000 athletes have converged on a remote Swedish territory for the World Island Games 2017. Twenty-three islands are represented. For many taking part it was a mission just to get to Gotland.

Sweden

Swedish school includes skateboarding in curriculum

Skateboarding hasn’t always managed to shake off its image as a counterculture sport. But from 2020 it will be part of the Olympic Games and one school in Sweden has adopted skating as a part of its curriculum

Europe

'Focus moves to UK' as Sweden drops Assange rape probe

UK police say Assange will still be arrested for 'minor offence' if he left Ecuadorian embassy where he is holed up.

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Sweden

Assange lawyer asks Sweden court to drop arrest warrant

Lawyer cites statements by US officials calling for the WikiLeaks founder's arrest as grounds to repeal detention order.

Assange lawyer asks Sweden court to drop arrest warrant

Human Rights

Muslim women on May Day: 'My hijab isn't your business'

On International Workers' Day, marchers in Sweden take to streets to back Muslim women's right to wear hijabs at work.

May Day rallies for Muslim women's labour rights

Politics

Sweden launches arson probe into mosque fire

Police investigating blaze that burned part of country's biggest Shia place of worship outside Stockholm.

Sweden Muslims express 'shock' over mosque fire

Europe

Stockholm attack suspect confesses to 'terrorist crime'

Rakhmat Akilov accepts his custody detention and admits ploughing pedestrians in Swedish capital, his lawyer says.

Stockholm attack suspect confesses to 'terrorist crime'

Europe

Sweden: Uzbek native identified as truck attack suspect

Swedish prosecutors say man arrested for 'terrorist crimes' after truck rammed into crowds in Stockholm, killing four.