Sweden: News

12 Feb 2024

Travel And Tourism

When in Sweden, stay at the unique Ice Hotel

The Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, provides a unique stay where guests sleep in rooms made entirely of ice.

01 Feb 2024

Fashion

H&M CEO Helena Helmersson steps down after just 4 years

H&M's CEO Helena Helmersson announced her resignation yesterday, after leading the global fashion retailer for four years.

04 Jan 2024

Finland

Sweden hits -43.6°C; experiences coldest January in 25 years

Sweden recently faced its chilliest January night in 25 years, with temperatures dropping to a frigid -43.6°C in the far north.

Belgium-Sweden Euro Qualifiers match abandoned after Brussels shooting; suspect arrested

The 2024 Euro Qualifiers match between Belgium and Sweden was abandoned at half-time after two people were shot dead in a tragic shooting incident in Brussels.

05 Oct 2023

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Norwegian author Jon Fosse

The highly prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature 2023 was awarded to Norwegian author Jon Fosse "for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable" on Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden.

28 Jun 2023

Turkey

Sweden: Police approves Quran-burning protest outside mosque

The police in Sweden has given the go-ahead to a Quran-burning protest outside a mosque in Stockholm on Wednesday, reported Reuters.

15 Jun 2023

Beyonce

Post sensational concert, Beyoncé blamed for sudden inflation in Sweden

Global celebrities are known for breaking records, garnering a cult following, and being inspirational figures.

08 May 2023

Electric Vehicles

How Sweden's electrified road will charge EVs on the go

As part of an initiative to improve infrastructure for electric mobility, Sweden has started working on the world's first permanent electrified motorway.

06 Apr 2023

Travel And Tourism

Avoid these common tourist mistakes in Sweden

Whenever you travel to a new country, you should take some time to familiarize yourself with the local social and cultural etiquette.

02 Mar 2023

France

5 countries where applying for a Schengen visa is tricky

The Schengen visa is a type of tourist visa that allows travelers to visit most countries in the European Union, except Cyprus and Ireland.

25 Feb 2023

COVID-19

Ericsson to axe 8% of its workforce; 8,500 employees affected

After the tech industry, it is now the telecom sector's turn to be hit by layoffs.

22 Feb 2023

Air India

Air India's Newark-Delhi flight makes emergency landing after oil leak

An Air India flight from Newark (United States) to Delhi on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, after the pilot reported an oil leak.

29 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Swedish woman flies to India to marry Uttar Pradesh man

A woman from Sweden reportedly traveled to India to get married to a man she met online, setting a new example of how love knows no boundaries!

25 Dec 2022

Merry Christmas

5 weird Christmas traditions from around the world

While it may have started as a solely Christian festival, people from around the world have added their touch to Christmas with their own traditions along the way.

25 Nov 2022

Greta Thunberg

Activist Greta Thunberg sues Sweden for 'failing on climate'

One of the youngest climate activists, Greta Thunberg, along with other activists, has sued her native country Sweden claiming that it has failed to take "adequate measures to stop climate change."

08 Nov 2022

Aurora

Mysterious 'blue' aurora leaves skywatchers puzzled. But what caused it?

The bluish-green display of lights that was recently observed in the skies over the Lapland region in Sweden was not an ordinary one.

07 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 souvenirs that boast Sweden's rich culture and traditions

Sweden is famed for multiple attractions and experiences that everyone enjoys.

05 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Sweden calling? Check out these 5 incredibly unique hotels

Known for its idyllic landscapes, beautiful lakes, abundant forests, and inviting coffee culture, Sweden is considered one of the most stunning destinations to visit.

22 Jun 2022

Ireland

5 most unique accommodations in the world

If you are someone who loves adventure, and thrill on your vacation, then ditch the standard luxurious accommodations this time and choose something unique, wacky, and out of the box.

13 May 2022

Finland

Finland announces support for NATO membership; Russia warns of consequences

Leaders of Finland on Thursday supported the move to apply for joining the United States-led military alliance North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

19 Apr 2022

Iran

Peaceful Sweden witnesses riots sparked by Quran burnings, dozens arrested

Sweden is witnessing violent clashes across many cities between police and protesters opposing a far-right party's plans to burn copies of the sacred Islamic book—the Quran.

05 Oct 2021

Russia News

Russia: Hundreds of dead ravens fall from sky; experts baffled

Hundreds of dead ravens have been seen falling from the sky in apocalyptic scenes in the Ust-Tarka village of Novosibirsk Oblast in Russia.

05 Feb 2021

Research

COVID-19 patients have higher risk of dying after cardiac arrest

COVID-19 patients who suffer a cardiac arrest are far more likely to die than those who are not infected, according to a study published on Friday which found that women, in particular, have the highest risk.

29 Aug 2020

Facebook

Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran

Violent protests broke out in the Swedish town of Malmo late Friday after a Quran-burning incident earlier in the day.

17 Apr 2020

Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Swedish Princess starts volunteering at hospital after 3-day training

As the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a huge burden on healthcare workers around the world, a Swedish Princess has started working at a hospital.

25 Aug 2019

YouTube

PewDiePie hits 100 million subscribers on YouTube; congratulations pour in

Swedish YouTube personality Felix Kjellberg is on a roll.

11 Mar 2019

Employment

#DreamJobAlert: Sweden's 'Eternal Employment' will pay you to do nothing

Imagine a job where you don't have to do anything, but will get paid anyway. Sounds impractical?

11 Jan 2019

Kochi

Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple

If you think you are too broke to travel the world, you might want to take some tips from this Keralite couple who has traveled to 23 countries just by selling tea and coffee.

10 Nov 2018

London

Man sentenced for sending mail bomb, threats to Swedish lawmakers

A Swedish man was convicted of attempted murder yesterday for sending a letter bomb to a bitcoin company in London and threatening letters to lawmakers in Sweden, including government members.

25 Sep 2018

China

Sweden TV says 'Chinese poop in the open'; triggers outrage

It is an ugly world we live in. It is filled with bigots, racists, and despicable people.

02 Aug 2018

World

Sweden: Thieves flee with royal jewels in a speedboat

Sweden Tuesday saw a daring robbery, when two thieves nicked "priceless" crown jewels from the Strängnäs Cathedral in Stockholm and fled - in a speedboat.

24 Jun 2018

World

Study: Beer was mass-produced in Sweden in the Iron Age

A new archaeological study has found evidence that malt for brewing beer was produced as early as the Iron Age in Sweden.

04 May 2018

Nobel Prize

Nobel prize in Literature cancelled after sexual assault scandal

The Swedish Academy announced, on Friday, about the cancellation of Nobel Prize in Literature this year.

23 Mar 2018

India

One-third women in rural India unaware of breast cancer: Study

A study conducted by a doctoral student in Sweden revealed, one in three women in rural India had not heard of the breast cancer.

25 Feb 2018

Robots

Scientists to develop AI-powered robot clones of dead people!

Scientists from Sweden are reportedly developing ways related to artificial intelligence (AI) technology to create "fully conscious copies" of people after they die.

12 Jan 2018

Ecuador

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a citizen of Ecuador, which is also helping him reach a "dignified and just" solution with Britain.

25 Nov 2017

Nobel Prize

Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

A sex scandal has rattled the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize.

12 Oct 2017

Health & Wellness

New method keeps hearts "alive" for 12 hours outside body

When it comes to heart transplantation, preservation time has always been a problem.

10 Sep 2017

Google

Museum of Failure features Apple's Newton, Google Glass

The latest additions, to Sweden's prestigious (or not so prestigious, it's a confusing affair) Museum of Failure, are Google Glass and Apple Newton.

20 Jun 2017

India

Taslima Nasreen's Indian visa extended again for a year

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has had her Indian visa extended again for one year w.e.f. July 23.

12 Jun 2017

Google

Museum of Failure features Apple's Newton, Google Glass

The latest additions, to Sweden's prestigious (or not so prestigious, it's a confusing affair) Museum of Failure, are Google Glass and Apple Newton.

03 Mar 2017

Russia News

Sweden re-introduces military conscription

The Swedish government has voted to bring back military conscription. According to sources, service will be made compulsory form 1 January 2018.

Swedish politician argues for paid sex break

A small town Swedish politician, named Per-Erik Muskos, from the town of Övertorneå in northern Sweden, has proposed that Swedish citizens should get an hour-long paid break from work to go home and have sex with their partners.

15 Nov 2016

Nitin Gadkari

Government explores 'electric highways' for India

The Indian government has sought proposals from Sweden to explore the feasibility of building an 'electric highway'.

10 Oct 2016

Nobel Prize

Economics Nobel Prize winners: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

The 2016 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to the 68-year-old British economist and Harvard Professor Oliver Hart and 67-year-old Finnish economist and MIT Professor Bengt Holmström.

10 Aug 2016

ISIS

Swedish church to drop Bibles in ISIS-controlled areas

A church group from Sweden plans to drop mini electronic Bibles in Iraq over ISIS-controlled regions.