An Israeli Jew on a temporary stay in Sweden, Omri Grinberg is dismayed by the lack of nuance displayed by supporters of both sides in the Gaza war.
Finance Minister Anders Borg warned on Tuesday of the risk for a crisis in the real economy to come back and cause yet another financial crisis.
More than 60 percent of Swedish teenage girls have received unwanted sexual overtures over the internet, according to fresh figures presented on Tuesday.
For the first time ever, women outnumber the men among the new recruits at the Swedish National Police Academy as the January intake arrives in Umeå and Växjö to start their training.
The diocese in Borgsjö/Haverö in northern Sweden has given permission for the use of a cargo trailer in place of the more conventional hearse to transport the dead of the parish on their final journey, reports the Sundsvalls Tidning (ST) newspaper.
The Wallenberg industrial holding company Investor reported huge losses for 2008 on Monday, despite a reduction in fourth quarter losses.
Cross-country skiing sensation Charlotte Kalla was awarded the Jerring prize for the best sporting performance of 2008 at Sweden's sports gala on Monday.
Sweden wants to give police more power to go after those suspected of illegal file sharing even if the crimes are only fineable offences.
Sweden and Inter Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic received the top accolade at the Italian Player of the Year awards on Monday evening.
A bus carrying a boy's volleyball team from Australia caught fire on Monday afternoon while traveling on highway 40 west of Borås in western Sweden.
Stores from two separate grocery chains in Sweden have changed the country of origin displays for fruit imported from Israel.