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Jack Ryan: 'The vast majority of Swedes are following the recommendations for social distancing'

Jack Ryan, from Ratoath in Co Meath, lives in Stockholm, Sweden, with his partner Niklas. He runs coffee roastery Muttley & Jack’s. While muc(...)

The new brochure  is pictured during a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Photograph: Pontus Lundahl/AFP/Getty Images

Sweden will send out instructions to its citizens next week on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country faces an assertive Russia across t(...)

A resurgent Russia and tensions over Ukraine have left Sweden looking to boost military capability. File photograph: Soren Andersson/EPA

Sweden is to re-introduce military conscription next year due to difficulties filling the ranks on a voluntary basis at a time of increased security c(...)

Swedish corvette HMS Stockholm patrols Jungfrufjarden in the Stockholm archipelago. Photograph: Reuters

Peering out at the narrow stretch of gunmetal grey sea separating the small harbour from an island at the southern tip of the vast Stockholm archipela(...)