Europe

Military protocol in Swedish hospitals prepare for worst outbreak

The guidelines are helped by the Swedish welfare state. Paid sick leave and childcare help people to stay away from work.

Media

Julian Assange's father: My greatest worry is he will die in jail

As his son battles the US's extradition attempt, John Shipton fears for the whistle-blower's mental and physical health.

Julian Assange's father: My greatest worry is he will die in jail

AJ Impact

Brexit burned $81bn hole in EU budget, leaders try to fill gap

EU to revise membership dues now that UK is no longer contributing to bloc.

Brexit burned $81bn hole in EU budget, leaders try to fill gap

Opinion

A victory over Sweden's colonialism

A recent court verdict could affect Indigenous rights in Sweden and beyond.

Jenni Laiti

by Jenni Laiti
- Florian Carl

Jenni Laiti

AJ Impact

Sweden's air travel declines as 'flight shaming' takes off

The country's airport operator said domestic travel is down nine percent, falling for the second year in a row.

Sweden's air travel declines as 'flight shaming' takes off

Europe

Breaking into the Olympics

The drive to give Olympics more youth appeal is set to see breakdancing added to the Games.

Sweden

China cancels Sweden business trips after prize for dissident

Publisher Gui Minhai, a Swedish citizen, was jailed in mainland China after disappearing from Thailand in 2015.

China cancels Sweden business trips after prize for dissident

Climate Change

Greta Thunberg named 2019 Time Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is known for her blunt addresses to world leaders.

Greta Thunberg named 2019 Time Person of the Year

Sweden

Kosovo to boycott Nobel ceremony over Handke's literature prize

Up to 1,000 people expected to protest against controversial win of Handke, criticised as an apologist for Milosevic.

Kosovo to boycott Nobel ceremony over Handke's literature prize

Europe

Former steel-making city becomes Sweden's greenest community

Eskilstuna is reinventing itself as a leader in recycling household waste in the country.

AJ Impact

Nordic money laundering scandal reaches Swedbank

A Swedish news report alleged the bank transferred $1.1m from Russian arms dealers to US subsidiary.

Swedbank pledges to investigate money laundering allegations

Sweden

Julian Assange rape investigation dropped in Sweden

WikiLeaks cofounder waited out the nine-year investigation as prosecutors said the alleged victim's memory faded.

Witness

The Dry Valley: Hopes and Dreams in a Romanian Village

A portrait of a Romanian village where many of the Roma residents must leave for Scandinavia to make a living.

AJ Impact

UN: Climate change could put development goals beyond reach

UN official: With the planet heating up fast, so-called 'worthy' global goals may no longer be the best focus.

UN: Climate change could put development goals beyond reach

Europe

Sweden’s indigenous Sami people threatened by climate change

Global warming is putting the lifestyles of Arctic indigenous people under threat and creating grievances with governments over how to fix it.