The Stockholm stock exchange finished the trading week higher with TeliaSonera and bank stocks leading the way.
The Swedish government on Friday advised Swedes to avoid "non-essential" trips to Zimbabwe due to tensions following last month's elections there.
A new government report has suggested controversial changes to the rules governing residential rental properties in Sweden.
A 26-year-old German man has confessed to the murder of a 64-year old Swede found dead in his apartment in a village near Stuttgart on Wednesday.
Men may have suspected it for years, but women really do find older guys more attractive.
France Telecom said on Friday it was interested in Swedish-Finnish firm TeliaSonera but added that no talks had been opened with the company at this stage.
A five-second kiss planted on the mouth a female prosecutor by a male police officer has resulted in the man being indicted on charges of sexual molestation.
Recent decisions by Sweden to send refugees back to Baghdad and other war-ravaged areas have tarnished its reputation for welcoming victims of conflict, critics say.
A total of just over 37,200 abortions were carried out in Sweden last year, according to new figures from the National Board of Health and Welfare.
A Swedish police officer involved in the investigation of file sharing site The Pirate Bay has been given a job with one of the plaintiffs in the case, film company Warner Brothers.