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Sweden suffers extra time agony

World champions Germany took a significant step towards the one major trophy they have never won when they reached the Olympic women's football semi-finals after beating Sweden 2-0 in Beijing on Friday.

Klüft falls short in triple jump qualifying

Klüft falls short in triple jump qualifying

Popular Swedish athlete and former Olympic heptathlon champ Carolia Klüft has failed to qualify for the final of the triple jump event at the Beijing games.

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Swedes in record win to reach tennis final

Swedish tennis doubles pairing Simon Aspelin and Thomas Johansson have qualified for the final after securing victory in the longest three-set men's match in Olympic history.

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Swedish women’s pensions lower than men’s

Yet another Swedish report proves that Swedish women draw the short straw when it comes to pensions, which are only worth 80-90 percent of men's on average.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: August 15 – 21

Stockholm art gallery and exhibition tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

Swedish pedestrians receive secret message from God

Swedish pedestrians receive secret message from God

Signal boxes located at pedestrian crossings in countries all over the world are designed to spread the word of God, the product's Swedish manufacturer has revealed.

Major weapons seizure in Stockholm

Major weapons seizure in Stockholm

Six young men have been detained in custody charged with serious weapons crime after police seized large quantity of weapons and explosives outside Stockholm.

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Ikea catalogue celebrates Swedish diversity

Flat-pack furniture giant Ikea launched its new catalogue on Thursday amid much coverage in the Swedish national press.

Abrahamian wrestles with IOC over medal tantrum

Abrahamian wrestles with IOC over medal tantrum

Sweden's Greco-Roman wrestling star Ara Abrahamian is to face disciplinary action for leaving the podium in the middle of Thursday's presentation ceremony and throwing away his bronze medal.

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Suspects claim kidnap victim wanted violent sex games

A couple charged with raping and torturing a woman over a period of several days claim their 'victim' was a willing participant in the sex games.

Hanson shares lead at Stockholm Open

Hanson shares lead at Stockholm Open

Sweden's Peter Hanson shot a first round 66 on Thursday to jump into a shared lead with Pedro Linhart and Nick Dougherty at the SAS Masters in Stockholm.