Sweden warned its nationals on Friday to avoid unnecessary travel to northern Kosovo because of the security fallout in the wake of the Serbian province's declaration of independence.
Sweden’s National Economic Crimes Bureau (EBM) last year held more people to account for economic crimes than in any previous year.
Winds reaching speeds of more than 100 kilometres per hour drew in over the southern part of Sweden on Friday leaving some 25,000 households without electricity.
Customers at a branch of Swedbank in Gothenburg came under fire on Friday afternoon as they successfully intervened to prevent an armed robbery.
David Landes gauges press reactions to two of the week's main talking points: proposed changes to state-run language classes for immigrants and Sweden's troop deployment to Chad.
Sweden's Carolina Klüft, the current Olympic, world (three-time) and European (twice) heptathlon champion, has pulled out of next month's world indoor championships because of injury.
More and more Swedes are finding themselves hampered by unpaid debts.
Public prosecutors in Gothenburg have called for a 19-year-old man to be remanded in custody in connection with the death of his mother earlier this week. The man is suspected of murdering his mother by pushing her from a fifth floor balcony.
Male and female patients admitted to Swedish hospitals will soon be required to wear the same underwear.
A consultant hired by the government to find a new director general for state electricity utility Svenska Kraftnät had only one name from which to choose.
Something for the weekend: Footloose, Client and a Pulitzer nominated play
Hedgehogs in southern Sweden have already been coming out of hibernation due to unusually mild winter temperatures in the region.
Fighting broke out between rival Danish, Swedish and Dutch hooligans at a pub in central Helsingborg on Thursday evening.
Meteorological agency SMHI is forecasting storm force winds in parts of southern and western Sweden on Friday.