The Stockholm stock exchange slumped for the fourth consecutive day of trading on Monday, with shares in Ericsson weighing most heavily on the bourse.
Sales of Saab cars fell to their second lowest level since 2000 last year, with 125,015 vehicles sold worldwide.
Swedish opera star Tito Beltran has lashed out at his adoptive country ahead of his forthcoming rape trial, describing the country as "worse than Chile during the dictatorship".
Three teenagers have been convicted of killing Stockholm teenager Riccardo Campogiani in an attack outside a Kungsholmen party venue last autumn.
A 32-year-old man has been awarded a life sentence for the murder last year of a couple in rural Skåne.
A 63-year-old man has been jailed for eleven years for murdering his 76-year-old wife. Following the killing, the man mutilated the woman's body, removing several of her internal organs.
Already considered one of the best countries for raising children, Sweden aims to better its record by offering even more classes to help mums and dads improve their parenting skills.
Champion Swedish high-jumper Kajsa Bergqvist has said she is to retire from top-flight athletics.
A Swedish woman was found dead on Saturday night at a shooting range in Pasadena, Texas.
Sweden's Daniel Chopra won the season-opening PGA Mercedes-Benz Championship at Kapalua, Hawaii, with a birdie putt on the fourth playoff hole to edge American Steve Stricker.
Support for the Social Democrats, Sweden's leading opposition party, has risen for the third time running in surveys carried out by pollster Skop.