AJ Impact

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into New York

Environmental advocate has arrived in the US by boat ahead of planned meetings at UN headquarters and in Chile.

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into New York

Arts & Culture

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault

The US rapper will not serve a prison sentence in a case which saw intervention of US President Donald Trump.

US rapper A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault

Europe

Swedish pair to blame for Denmark tax agency blast, police say

Police arrest 22-year-old Swede, issue international arrest warrant for 23-year-old suspect at large, also from Sweden.

Swedish pair to blame for Denmark tax agency blast, police say

Europe

Cricket in Sweden: Afghan refugees boost player numbers

For the players, it is also a chance to break through social boundaries and speak their already-fluent Swedish.

Earthrise

Ecosystem Alert: Protecting Lands in Peril

We meet some of the conservationists fighting to protect the world's rare and precious ecosystems.

Julian Assange

Swedish court rejects request to detain Assange over rape case

Uppsala court's decision means WikiLeaks founder will not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation.

Swedish court rejects request to detain Assange over rape case

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.