Marge Aab Svensson, a Moderate Party politician and head of Vallentuna recreational committee, has left her post following charges she referred to a colleague using racially insensitive language.
Investigators believe that a man suspected of pushing a 10-year-old girl into the water by City Hall in Stockholm may have been caught on security camera on the city's metro system.
The 38-year-old stepfather and 19-year-old brother of a girl, 16, who died after a balcony fall have been remanded in custody by Malmö District Court on suspicion of murder.
Swedish truckmaker Scania announced on Wednesday robust earnings for the fourth quarter and full-year 2007 boosted by strong demand in most markets, and forecast a smooth ride for 2008 and 2009.
A charitable group is auctioning a bathing suit left at a Swedish pool by Australian movie star Nicole Kidman to raise money to buy cows for poor families in India, the suit's owner said on Wednesday.
The government has proposed a new grading scale for Swedish schools.
Health Minister Göran Hägglund has criticized the lack of progress made toward shortening wait times in Sweden’s health system.
Volvo, the world's number two heavy duty truck manufacturer, announced on Wednesday an 11 percent rise in fourth quarter net profit owing to rising demand in all markets except North America.
SAS reported a pre-tax loss of 24 million kronor during the fourth quarter of 2007, down from a profit of 456 million kronor for the same period a year ago.
Despite fourth quarter profits that exceeded expectations, white goods giant Electrolux has said it plans to shed 400 jobs across Europe.
A sharp drop in the number of people claiming sick benefits has begun saving Sweden billions of kronor.
A 76-year-old man from Sundsvall is to be indicted on weapons offences after meeting with potential buyers at a hotel room in Uppsala.