An EU proposal intended to improve rights to maternity leave could lead to Swedish fathers losing out, ministers have said.
The chief executive of Investor, the holding company of the Wallenberg family, received a pay packet worth 15.4 million kronor for 2008, despite the company posting a loss of 37 billion kronor.
A paediatrician arrested last week on suspicion of killing a baby has been released, according to a court service spokesperson.
A former Gothenburg-area police officer was charged on Monday for having pilfered several pieces of police evidence and taking out a loan in another person’s name.
Sweden has been accused of anti-Semitism in a leading Israeli newspaper, following the weekend's Davis Cup tennis match between Israel and Sweden, which was held behind closed doors in Malmö.
Teenage boys who eat fish at least once a week score higher on intelligence tests, according to a Swedish study.
Police in Malmö arrested a drunken man who was wandering around the city with a massive snake draped around his neck.
With play in Sweden’s top football league, the Allsvenskan, less than a month away, The Local’s Keith Moore hears from AIK’s English midfielder Kenny Pavey about how he ended up playing for one of Sweden's most notorious football clubs.
Swedbank has decided not to pay dividends to shareholders amidst ownership changes resulting in a state-owned credit agency become one of the bank’s major owners.
The lead singer of Metallica was taken to hospital in Stockholm on Sunday with a suspected case of food poisoning, forcing the popular heavy metal to cancel the evening’s concert.
In an effort to boost Sweden’s birthrate, the Christian Democrats are considering a proposal that would pay families 10,000 kronor ($1,085) for every newborn child.