Ask The Local: Every week we will be answering readers' questions about Sweden. This week, Peter from Hamburg wants to know how he can find student housing in Sweden.
The number of people moving from Denmark to Skåne in southern Sweden has more than halved over the last year, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden.
In a week when Russia went to war with Georgia, David Bartal reflects on a time when Sweden was more belligerent than benevolent.
Bickering between Swedish recycling companies and local councils over who should pay for recycling foreign booze bottles has reached breaking point, with the government now being forced to step in as a mediator.
Sweden's population grew by 32,094 during the first half of this year amid continued high immigration, while population figures for Stockholm municipality passed the 800,000 mark for the first time since the 1960s.
One of Sweden's most notorious gangsters, currently on trial for instigating murder, was indicted on Thursday on charges of financial crimes and illicit gambling.
Swedish state-owned pharmacy monopoly Apoteket's sales of sex toys have far exceeded expectations.
What’s on in Sweden: August 15th – 21st. Youth, culture and Salem Al Fakir in Stockholm; theatre, dance and Zlatan in Gothenburg and city festival in Malmö
Wrestler Ara Abrahamian took bronze on Thursday in the men's Greco-Roman wrestling competition in Beijing, but the Swede threw his medal away in protest following a highly controversial semi-final defeat.