Hen: Sweden’s new gender-neutral pronoun
Sweden’s gender-neutral pronoun, which aims to combat discrimination, is now recognised in the Swedish dictionary. But as well as recognising social progress, can language influence it, too?
Swedish navy on high alert over ‘mystery sub’
Countries around the Baltic Sea are on edge as Sweden hunts for a possible Russian submarine in its waters. It has brought back the grim anxiety of the Cold War, but is the fear justified?
Swedish cinemas introduce feminist film test
Only 11% of leading characters in films are women. Now a group of Swedish cinemas has introduced a new rating to tackle the inequality. Does cinema have a gender problem?
Man found alive after 61 days trapped in icy car
Rescue teams in Sweden have freed a motorist who survived two freezing months trapped in his car by eating handfuls of snow. Doctors say it is a miracle he is still alive.