Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the largest city in Scandinavia with almost one million inhabitants. As well as being the cultural, media, political, and economic center of Sweden, it is an important global city.
Stockholm has hosted many of the world's biggest events, including the Olympic Games, the European soccer Championships and the annual Nobel Prize ceremonies. In April 2017, the city was hit by a terror attack that claimed several lives. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Stockhom.
Each year the Right Livelihood Award Foundation in Stockholm honors people who toiled to improve our world. From a jailed lawyer in Iran to an activist in Belarus, we profile 2020's "Alternative Nobel Prizes."
A former steel town about an hour from Stockholm has found a way to address the problems of consumption and waste at their source and final destination — the shopping mall and the landfill. In an effort to reinvent the Swedish town of Eskilstuna after industry moved out in the 1970s, residents turned to upcycling. Locals and tourists alike are flocking to this town to see what it has to offer.