As Sweden opens its borders to a new wave of labour migration, the country is becoming more diverse than ever before, writes Olle Wästberg, director-general of the Swedish Institute.
Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg said on Tuesday that the country’s economic growth was its weakest in three decades as he announced that the government now forecasts the economy will contract by 0.8 percent next year.
Fear, panic, and surprise gripped residents across southern Sweden on Tuesday morning as a rare 4.7 magnitude earthquake rumbled across the region, causing Malmö's signature high rise to sway.
Southern Sweden was rocked by an earthquake early on Tuesday morning which caused a flood of phone calls to emergency services operators from alarmed residents.
A homosexual couple have lost their case in the Supreme Administrative Court (Regeringsrätten) against the Swedish tax authority (Skatteverket) for registering their marriage in Canada as a partnership.
Swedish truck maker Volvo said on Tuesday that its worldwide truck deliveries had plunged 21 percent in November and warned it would be forced to halt its European production for up to 25 days in the first quarter of 2009.
Swedish charities are predicting a record year for fundraising despite the ongoing financial crisis. Private donations have continued to increase despite credit crunch concerns, according to a report in Dagens Nyheter (DN).
A Stockholm-area hospital has been told to review its procedures after a doctor accidentally removed a fetus from a woman during a hysteroscopy.
Swedish support for joining the euro has increased since May as support for EU membership has reached record levels, a new survey shows.
Sweden on Tuesday received approval from the European Commission to move forward with its planned bailout of the troubled Carnegie investment bank.
Combining radiation therapy with hormone treatments can vastly improve the survival chances of men suffering from advanced prostate cancer, a new study shows.
Police in Sweden have issued a second warning to shoppers to cancel their credit cards after suspected skimming equipment was uncovered at a Stockholm-area Toys R Us store.
Former Swedish women’s football star Pia Sundhage, who led the US women’s side to Olympic gold at Beijing, has been asked to stay on as coach through the 2012 Olympics.