A rollercoaster week on the Stockholm stock exchange ended on a peak as rates rose in anticipation of Friday's financial rescue package vote in the United States.
The remains of a Viking-era stave church, including the skeletal remains of a woman, have been uncovered near the cemetery of the Lännäs church in Odensbacken outside Örebro in central Sweden.
Golf clubs in Sweden are facing tough economic times, with three clubs declaring bankruptcy in just the last few weeks.
Private owners have taken over 16,000 municipal rental apartments since the 2006 elections.
While authorities in Sweden have been known to put their foot down when it comes to what parents name their children, the three-letter combinations on Swedish licence plates can also be censored.
Skandia AB, the Swedish subsidiary of Anglo-South African Old Mutual Plc, announced on Friday that it has come to a favourable settlement in its six-year dispute over the sale of its asset management business.
As speculation begins to mount over this year's Nobel Literature Prize, the Swedish Academy said on Friday it would announce the winner on October 9th.
A 10-year-old boy was reported to police for getting into a fight with an 8-year-old during recess at a school in Jönköping in central Sweden.
The Social Democrats want to create an ombudsman to help protect individuals’ privacy in Sweden, party leader Mona Sahlin told Sveriges Radio.
A Swedish sailing team entered in the Volvo Ocean Race, in which teams circumnavigate the globe, was penalized by international sailing authorities on Thursday because the boat’s keel failed to comply with the rules.