Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Stockholm on Monday. Russia's actions in Georgia, the Baltic Sea Initiative, and energy and climate issues were high on the agenda.
Mortal sins of fashion abound as David Bartal takes a trip to a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the suburbs of Stockholm.
More unsuccessful asylum seekers are going into hiding in Sweden, new figures from the Migration Board show. The trend is attributed to tighter rules permitting authorities to send back more refugees from war-torn countries.
A 31-year-old Thai man, Akkaradej 'Chon' Tankae, was sentenced on Monday to life imprisonment for the brutal murder of Swedish tourist Hanna Bäcklund on a beach in Phuket, Thailand in March.
The Netherlands government has declared an interest in buying 85 JAS Gripen fighter aircraft from Saab to replace its ageing fleet of F16s.
Swedish state-owned mortgage lender, SBAB, has given hope to hard-hit homeowners by forecasting an interest rate cut in December.
Swedish Olympic footballer Johanna Almgren rejected a marriage proposal from Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho when they met at a hotel in China.
A group of 50 animal rights activists forced a gate at the entrance to the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control(SMI) in Stockholm on Monday morning. Institute staff were able to prevent the activists from entering the main buildings.
A 34-year-old convicted murderer who escaped from a psychiatric clinic in central Sweden on Sunday is believed to have bought a car a couple of days ago.
Police are describing as "dangerous" a 34-year-old man who escaped on Sunday from a psychiatric clinic in central Sweden.
The sport of taekwondo's Olympic future is in doubt after a Swedish referee was kicked in the head on Saturday by a disqualified competitor.