SWEDEN / IRAQ / SYRIA
Sweden's generous policies clash with local realitiesWith the issue of refugees from Syria and Iraq weighing heavy on European minds, Sweden stands out. It has guaranteed asylum to all those fleeing war who reach its borders. As a…
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of SwedenAhead of their first state visit to France in 34 years, King Carl VXI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden spoke to FRANCE 24's Markus Karlsson at the Royal Palace in…
Late header gives France 1-0 win over SwedenRaphael Varane's potential status as a France great was boosted on Tuesday when his late-game header helped Les Bleus beat Sweden 1-0 in a friendly at the Stade Velodrome.
#IKEAgate?From poultry manure to flat-pack furniture, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is taking a more bizarre turn each day. We look at the latest developments and reactions, after…
Israel-Palestinian territories: Can there be an end to the historic conflict? (part 2)"Deplorable". The word was used by Israel to describe Sweden's decision to officially recognise a Palestinian state. Although 135 countries have already recognised…
'Right time' to recognise Palestinian state, Swedish FM tells FRANCE 24Sweden became the first major Western country to officially recognise the state of Palestine on Thursday. The country's foreign minister tells FRANCE 24 why her government…
Sweden on alert amid hunt for mystery 'foreign' submarineThe Swedish navy stepped up its hunt Monday for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War.
Nobel Prize for Chemistry goes to Betzig, Moerner, and HellAmericans Eric Betzig and William Moerner and German scientist Stefan Hell won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing new methods that let microscopes see finer…
Nobel Prize for physics goes to Japanese, American inventors of LED lightJapanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel Prize for physics for inventing the LED, an energy efficient and…
Israel summons Swedish envoy over recognition of PalestineThe Israeli foreign ministry on Monday summoned Sweden's ambassador to protest over Stockholm's declared intention to recognise a Palestinian state.
Womb-transplant baby born in Sweden in medical firstA woman in Sweden has given birth after receiving a womb transplant, the doctor who performed the pioneering procedure said Friday.
SWEDEN - PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES
Sweden to recognise state of PalestineSweden’s new prime minister said Friday that his government will recognize a Palestinian state, a move that drew praise from Palestinian officials.