Three people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash involving four cars on the E4 motorway just south of Stockholm.
Police on Monday were busy looking for an attacker who assaulted a man with a wrench before making off with his car outside of Norrköping in eastern Sweden.
Swedish singles prefer a quiet night in on New Year's Eve while their Danish neighbours plump for a night on the tiles, a new survey of European attitudes to pleasure has shown.
The number of cases of child abuse reported to the police has increased dramatically over the past year, new statistics from the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå) show.
Swedish police experienced the latest in a series of busy nights on Sunday as gangs of youths created disturbances in the suburbs of Stockholm and Malmö.
Over 8,500 Swedes were added to the ranks of the unemployed during the Christmas week, new figures from the public employment agency (Arbetsförmedlingen) show.
Sweden's Migration Board has elected to pay over a million kronor in compensation to a demoted employee who maintained a pro-Israeli blog instead of following a court order to reinstate him.
The recent devaluation of the Swedish krona has made the nation poorer. If the currency's 15 percent decline against the euro stands there is a risk of Sweden dropping down the OECD wealth league table, analysts predict.
A 59-year-old man scared the wits out of golfers at a Lerum country club in western Sweden by bearing his ECG monitor and declaring that it was a bomb. The man has now been ordered back into rehab for his persistent alcohol abuse.
Swedish authorities have confirmed that a 40-year-old man from Norrköping is being held prisoner at a US detainment camp in Iraq.