While Sweden’s banks haven’t escaped this week’s global financial turbulence unscathed, experts say there is little chance of a Swedish bank suffering a collapse similar to that of Lehman Brothers.
Swedish prosecutors called on Wednesday for opera star Tito Beltran to be remanded in custody pending a decision by the appeal court on whether to uphold a guilty verdict against the singer for rape.
A mall in southern Sweden has drawn fire for its decision to charge a fee to charity organizations like the Red Cross and Salvation Army for placing volunteers in the mall to collect donations.
Demonstrators are set to gather in Stockholm on Wednesday to protest the impending deportation of an Iranian woman’s rights activist and anti-Islam blogger after she was denied a Swedish residence permit.
The weak economy appears to be costing more Swedes their jobs, as more than 2,400 redundancies have been announced so far in September.
Swedish-Danish dairy giant Arla Foods announced on Wednesday a recall of several milk powder products made by one its Chinese partners after traces of the chemical melamine were discovered in the products.
There was dissent within the ranks of the Riksbank's leadership during the September 4th decision to raise interest rates, according to minutes of the meeting released on Wednesday.
Police in Skåne in southern Sweden confiscated a field full of cannabis on Tuesday, but have yet to determine whether the plants were actually meant to be dried and smoked.
The government announced plans on Wednesday to make entrepreneurship a unifying theme in the Swedish education system.
A 26-year-old Swedish citizen has been imprisoned in Yemen for the last nine months, media reported on Wednesday.