- October 02, 2013
Swedish soccer superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic talked to SPIEGEL about his childhood living in the "ghetto," his beef with Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola and the creative potential of the German national team. more... [ Comment ]
- August 26, 2013
Members of the True Finns party and of Finland's ruling conservatives want to abolish compulsory Swedish tuition in schools. It is part of a growing right-wing campaign to assert a Finnish national identity at the expense of the Swedish minority. more... [ Comment ]
- May 27, 2013
Riots rocked several immigrant suburbs of Stockholm last week for six nights in a row. Arne Johansson, 65, the head of "Network for Järva's Future," a citizens' initiative promoting social justice, describes what sparked the recent violence. more... [ Comment ]
- May 24, 2013
For most people, Sweden is a place of prosperity and order. But this week, a different side of the country is showing itself. Many in Stockholm's suburbs are deeply frustrated and demanding to be heard. Those familiar with the capital's immigrant neighborhoods are not surprised. more... [ Comment ]
- May 23, 2013
Youth in several Stockholm suburbs have rioted for four nights in a row, throwing stones at police and setting cars on fire. Leaders have appealed for calm, but the violence has spread to the southern city of Malmo. more... [ Comment ]
- August 07, 2012
Stieg Larsson, the Swedish author of the Millennium trilogy, only became world-famous after his death in 2004. His long-time companion Eva Gabrielsson is still fighting for her share of the inheritance, but says she no longer plans to finish his fourth book. more... [ Comment ]
- June 14, 2012
Thousands of pedestrians die each year in road accidents, but so far few carmakers have shown much interest in developing safety features to protect those outside the car. Now Swedish auto company Volvo has produced the first external airbag -- and it could save lives. more... [ Comment ]
- May 19, 2011
Hosting a permanent nuclear waste repository is not high on the list for most municipalities. But residents of the Swedish town of Östhammar are 77 percent in favor. Transparency on the part of politicians and industrial leaders has made the difference. more...
- December 29, 2010
Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten became world-famous with its publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in 2005 that sparked fierce protests by Muslims. Police on Wednesday arrested five people suspected of planning an attack against the newspaper. more...
- December 14, 2010
Politicians have called for a stricter visa regime in Germany after Saturday's suicide bombing in Stockholm, which killed only the perpetrator himself. Teams from the US and Britain have promised to help Sweden investigate, as more details emerge about the attacker's background. more...