An 81-year-old man from Norrtälje in eastern Sweden reported to police on Monday morning that he had hit his 67-year-old common law wife with an axe. The woman died from her injuries during the afternoon.
Swede Henrik Stenson used precision off the tee to set up a commanding four-stroke victory at the world's richest tournament, the $9.5 million Players Championship on Sunday.
Crisis-hit Swedish media group Metro International, the global free newspaper publisher, announced on Monday a rights issue aimed at raising 528 million kronor ($68 million).
The sale of Swedish car maker Saab Automobile is entering its closing stages with only two or three interested parties remaining in the hunt for the firm.
Several leading Swedish legal experts have called for a retrial in The Pirate Bay case as new details emerged supporting allegations of conflicts of interest against the presiding judge, Tomas Norström.
A recent European Commission report identifying Sweden as having the highest level of reported rapes in Europe should be treated with a healthy dose of scepticism, argues sociologist Laura Agustín.
Five Swedish football supporters were forced to leave a plane at Malmö Airport on Sunday with a further seven suspected of air traffic sabotage after threatening crew and beating up a fellow passenger.
The Swedish fire-bellied toad choir won the second European Bombina Song Contest on Saturday.
The world's largest UFO archive, with over 18,000 Swedish reports, pictures and foreign reports over mysterious happenings was opened to the general public in Norrköping in eastern Sweden on Sunday.
Sweden battled from a goal down to beat the United States 4-2 and claim the bronze medal at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Berne on Sunday.
Sweden confirmed its second case of swine flu on Sunday.