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Irish-born Nobel Prize laureate William C. Campbell has warned of the great cost of a decline in the kind of scientific research that lead to him beating the parasitic infection that leads to river blindness

Irish-born Nobel Prize laureate William C. Campbell has warned of the great cost of a decline in the kind of scientific research that lead to him bea(...)

The Oresund bridge, which links southern Sweden to Denmark. The 8km crossing, which opened in 2000, is the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe. Photograph: Johan Nilsson/Reuters

The Bridge may be no more. Sweden’s centre-left government has submitted a proposal that would allow it to close the Oresund Bridge between Sweden an(...)

[Read this story in our interactive iMag]       Marian Keyes (Author) My beloved parents didn’t h(...)

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 (...)

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