Ecuador

Ecuador grants Julian Assange citizenship

Ecuador gives Wikileaks founder citizenship in a bid to usher him out of its London embassy without risking arrest.

Julian Assange granted citizenship by Ecuador

Europe

European borders: Restrictions remain in Schengen zone

In spite of the drop in numbers of refugees arriving in Europe, a number of European countries have cited security controls to keep restrictions in place on movement across their borders.

Human Rights

Sweden: 'Torture, rape and slavery in Libya must stop'

Voices from Stockholm protesting against slavery in Libya.

Sweden: 'Torture, rape and slavery in Libya must stop'

World Cup

'Shock': Italy out of World Cup for 1st time since 1958

Sweden holds firm to qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win in a hard-fought play-off.

Human Rights

'Deep concerns' over Hong Kong bookseller's whereabouts

Gui Minhai was reportedly released after two years in Chinese jail, but her daughter says his whereabouts are unknown.

Concerns raised over Gui Minhai's whereabouts

Health

Nobel Prize recognises work on biological clock

Three US geneticists' discoveries identified genes that set 'circadian clock' which regulates sleep and eating patterns.

Nobel Medicine Prize goes to Hall, Rosbash and Young

Europe

Dozens arrested during neo-Nazi rally in Sweden

Authorities end march early after self-professed National Socialists clash with anti-fascists and police.

Dozens arrested during neo-Nazi rally in Sweden

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.