Daily news from Sweden – All main news at a glance

Here you can find news from Sweden in a compact format. The news are updated daily and provided by Radio Sweden. We republish them with permisson from Radio Sweden.

  • October 25, 2021: New changes to weather warning system
    The national weather service, SMHI, is launching a new system for informing the public about adverse weather. The service is dropping its old system based on class 1, 2 and 3 warnings, and replacing i …
  • October 25, 2021: Volvo Cars sets initial share price at 53 kronor
    Swedish brand Volvo Cars said today that it has set a fixed share price of 53 kronor for its listing on the Stockholm stock exchange later this week. The carmaker said that it was also lowering the am …
  • October 25, 2021: Police: Cocaine has become part of everyday Swedish life
    Cocaine is becoming more common on the streets of Stockholm, according to police working in the Swedish capital. “It is just as common in suburban pubs as it is in central Stureplan. It has become a s …
  • October 25, 2021: After Einár's murder – Damberg criticises rap lyrics
    Mikael Damberg has criticised the celebration of a gangster lifestyle contained in songs by several artists in rap and hip hop. The Minister for Home Affairs believes that the image portrayed in some …
  • October 25, 2021: Most minors convicted of murder already known by social services
    Almost all the under-18s convicted of murder in Sweden over the last five years had already been in touch with social services in the municipalities prior to the murder taking place. All but one had a …
  • October 22, 2021: Climate activists from Global South join strike in Stockholm
    Twelve young activists from countries hard hit by climate change were among those gathered in Stockholm this afternoon for a final climate strike march ahead of the COP 26 conference in Glasgow. Mitzo …
  • October 22, 2021: Man sentenced to prison for bomb preparations
    A 61-year-old man in Stockholm has been sentenced to three and half years in prison for what police and prosecutors say was preparation to set off explosives in the capital. During a raid on the man’s …
  • October 22, 2021: Einár had become one of Sweden's biggest artists
    One of Sweden’s most popular rappers died at the age of 19, in a shooting in the Hammarby Sjöstad neighborhood of Stockholm last night. Swedish musician Nils Einar Grönberg went by the stage name of E …
  • October 22, 2021: GP shortage at health centres hinders training of new doctors
    12 of Sweden’s 21 regions are short of GPs, according to the National Board of Health and Welfare. But despite the fact that many healthcare centres want to help train up new doctors, they cannot do s …
  • October 22, 2021: Swedish teen rapper Einár killed in Stockholm shooting
    19-year-old Swedish rapper Einár died after being shot in the Hammarby Sjöstad area of Stockholm last night, no one has yet been arrested. He was due to witness in the appeals court next week after a …

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