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Sweden's total population reached the ten million mark last January, and rose a further 1.2 percent over 2017. Foreign citizens make up 8.5 percent of the country's residents, something that's been credited with Swedish success in technology, innovation, and culture.
Sweden has summoned Russia's ambassador after Moscow suggested the country may have produced a deadly nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain.
Swedish fashion giant H&M plans to boost its workforce in India with hundreds of new jobs, said the retailer.
Sweden, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have all rejected Moscow's claim they may have produced a deadly nerve agent that poisoned a former Russian spy in Britain.
North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three jailed Americans, reports said, as diplomatic activities intensified ahead of Pyongyang's planned summits with Washington and Seoul.
Swedes may be happy using cards and alternative payment methods, but the majority don't want the country to scrap cash entirely, a new survey shows.
MY SWEDISH CAREER: The Local talks to Australian singer-songwriter Tania Doko, whose duo Bachelor Girl is set to release a new album 20 years after their mega hit 'Buses and Trains' ruled the airwaves.
Police mountain rescue teams are searching in poor weather for six tourists reported missing in the hills in the north of the country.
Around 4,492 children have gone off the radar in Sweden after receiving a deportation notice from their asylum application in the last four years, newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN) reports.
Social media has become an increasingly important tool to reach voters and the Sweden Democrats (SD) is the nation's best party at navigating this new digital landscape. Whether the social media success will transfer to the September elections is another thing, however.
During its three-day meeting with North Koreas’ foreign minister, Sweden attempted to negotiate a release of three US citizens detained by the Kim Jong Un regime according to a report from CNN.
Faced with fierce online competition from the likes of Amazon, affordable fashion giants H&M and Zara are trying to use their stores to boost internet sales.
The record-breaking hopes of Marcel Hirscher were dashed when the final men's slalom and women's giant slalom of the season were cancelled on Sunday because of dangerously high winds in Åre, Sweden.
North Korean officials wrapped up a third day of talks on Saturday with Swedish counterparts with no indication their efforts had cleared the way for a mooted nuclear summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
Twenty-seven cars crashed on Saturday morning on the E22 motorway near Lund.
Senior officials staged a flurry of calls and top-level meetings on Friday as they scrambled to make a proposed nuclear summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un a reality.
At least eight tourists, including a pregnant woman from Sweden, were injured on Friday when a chair lift ran out of control in the Georgian ski resort of Gudauri, officials said.
Ever wanted to call someone a brat in Swedish but can't quite find the word? With the help of Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander now you can, thanks to a new video teaching the world some useful slang phrases in her native tongue.
"I suppose that we were a little naïve towards the whole process," says Casey McCorry. She moved to Sweden almost a year ago, but her husband is still in Australia waiting for his own residence permit to be approved. Their experience is not uncommon, and highlights the challenges of people who move to Sweden – or try to – for love.