Bangladeshi refugee and writer Tasneem Khalil explains why the Riksdag's vote in favour of the surveillance law has him feeling let down by the country to which he fled to escape state-sanctioned domestic spying.
Music by Swedish composer Robert Wells has been chosen as the official television theme music for the Olympic games in Beijing 2008. Wells' composition will introduce television broadcasts of the games on stations worldwide.
A 35-year-old man was convicted on Tuesday of murder, attempted murder, aggravated robbery and theft. He was given a life sentence.
The 32-year-old German woman suspected for the murder of two children, one and three-years-old, and attempted murder of their mother in Arboga in March, will be charged on Wednesday.
Nordic banking groups Nordea and Handelsbanken posted sharply lower second quarter earnings on Tuesday as they felt the sting of the ongoing global financial crisis.
The Swedish government announced a new vision on Tuesday aiming to knock France off its pedestal and establish Sweden as haute cuisine leader of the world.
The mother of murdered 10-year-old Engla Juncosa Höglund came face to face with her daughter's killer, Anders Eklund, as the trial entered its second day.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt on Tuesday welcomed the news that the Serbian government had arrested wanted war criminal Radovan Karadjic.
The public prosecutor has decided not to conduct a preliminary investigation against FRA for breach of electronic communication legislation. FRA was reported to the police following a Sveriges Television news broadcast on June 16th.
A bug in rail operator SJ's booking system caused chaos on trains between Gävle and Stockholm on Sunday. The bookings problem is widespread across Sweden.
Telecoms company Ericsson's report for the second quarter was below market expectations. Profits crashed to 2.9 billion kronor ($488.34 million) from 9.3 billion kronor in the corresponding period of 2007.