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Police in Sweden are investigating an explosion in Stockholm on Friday.

Media reports from Sweden claim there has been a large explosion in Stockholm on Friday. It is understood a street in the centre of the city has been(...)

Old and new Scandi styles in Stockholm Experience Swedish design at the grand old Berns Hotel in Stockholm (above), which was designed by Olle R(...)

The Swedish flag flies at half mast as a mark of respect to those killed by Anton Lundin-Pettersson on Thursday. On Saturday police said arson was suspeced as the reason for a fire at a summer camp near Stockholm.

Swedish police suspect a fire at a summer camp earmarked to house asylum seekers was an act of arson, a spokesman said on Saturday, after several asy(...)

 Svetlana Alexievich the 2015 Nobel literature winner, waves  after a news conference in Minsk, Belarus, yesterday.  The judges described her work “a monument to suffering and courage.” Photograph: Sergei Grits/AP Photo

It takes courage to see the truth; it takes even more to confront it, describe it and present it against the odds. This year’s Nobel Prize for Literat(...)

Takaaki Kajit,   who has won the Nobel Prize for Physics with Arthur McDonald. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

Two scientists from Japan and from Canada have won the Nobel Prize for Physics for their discoveries related to the elusive, fast-moving neutrino. Tak(...)

 Bestselling Swedish crime writer Henning Mankel, whose most famous creation was the detective Kurt Wallander, has died  at the age of 67. Photograph: Nora Lorek/AFP/Getty Images

Henning Mankell, who has died aged 67, after being diagnosed with cancer last year, established almost single-handedly the global picture of Sweden as(...)

I came to Runmarö to meet a peculiar entomologist with a gift for digression, and to try to understand the secret life of the Baltic island he has (...)

Police and concertgoers wait outside the  Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, after a U2 concert at the venue was evacuated. Photograph: Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency/Reuters

A U2 concert was evacuated in Sweden on Sunday night after a man with a gun reportedly entered the venue. A notice posted on the band’s official webs(...)

The Apple iPhone: introduced with a single screen with no physical keyboard.   Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

‘Smartphones are really complicated. Just for the basic stuff people have a hard time figuring out how to use them.” As Apple chief executive, Steve J(...)