Swedish police officers shot and wounded a man who was banging a bag on the ground and claiming to have a bomb at a railway station in the city of Malmo, authorities and a witness have said.
Sweden is recovering after a very tense election night. The centre-right and the centre-left blocs have effectively secured very similar shares of the vote, but neither have come away with quite enough leverage to form a strong government alone.
The recent dramatic protest by Swedish student Elin Errson, who delayed a flight in a bid to prevent an Afghan man from being deported to a perilous future in the country he had fled, is an excellent illustration of how to act responsibly – and shows us why there is no excuse for passivity.
Sweden’s coach Janne Andersson reflected on his side’s unlikely journey to the quarter-finals of the World Cup – without talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovich — and said it is all about teamwork as exemplified by Emil Forsberg, who scored the game’s only goal.
Even in a Europe challenged by Friday’s fatal truck attack in Stockholm and Saturday night’s controlled explosion in a subway in Norway’s capital Oslo the decision by the Basque separatist group Eta to surrender its weapons to “civil society” in France must be welcomed.
So what is happening in Sweden? In a terror non-attack, they are set to be a cashless society within a decade. India is going the same way but where does this leave the poor, stall owners, buskers and generous aunts and uncles,
Three employees with Swedish broadcaster SVT have been sentenced to community work after being convicted of human smuggling for bringing a 15-year-old Syrian boy to Sweden during the 2015 migrant influx that swept across Europe.
Pope Francis has marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by travelling to secular Sweden and encouraging Catholics and Lutherans to move beyond the "errors" of the past and forge greater unity.