Pippi Longstocking, the fiery 9-year-old red-haired hero of children's books, turned 75 yesterday. The first Pippi Longstocking book, written by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, was published in 1945.
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A company called Einride has begun using driverless electric trucks on a public road in Sweden. The project is testing ideas that could bring important changes in transportation.
Volvo says that beginning in 2020, it will limit the speed of all of its cars to 112 miles per hour (180 kilometers per hour). The car maker hopes the move will lead to better safety.
When you hear the word "museum", you probably think about great works of art, special items from history, or cool displays about science. You probably don't think about disgusting food. But Samuel West does.
In Stockholm, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg has been skipping school to sit outside Sweden's parliament building. She hopes her protests will force Sweden's government to focus on climate change.
On July 15, 8-year-old Saga Vanecek was playing in Lake Vidöstern in Sweden. She came across something she never expected to find - a 1,500-year-old sword.
On Tuesday, scientist Donna Strickland learned she was one of the winners of the 2018 Nobel prize for physics. Only three women have won the prize in 117 years.
Thieves in Sweden have stolen royal crowns from a display case in a church. In a daring robbery, thieves smashed the case and took the treasures away in a motorboat.
McDonald's began selling a meatless burger in Sweden and Finland. It is very popular.