Rain showers and traffic jams made for a slow and wet start to the holiday weekend on Thursday afternoon, with much of the country facing the prospect of a damp Midsummer holiday.
A local Christian Democratic politician in northern Sweden is in hot water after praising Adolf Hitler for his skill in solving economic crises.
With job losses continuing to mount in the mining, manufacturing and energy sectors, Sweden's unemployment rate rose to 9 percent in May, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden.
When the driver of a train traveling through central Sweden saw what he thought might be a bloodied body lying across the tracks, he slammed on the emergency brakes. But it was too late.
What's on in Sweden: Morrissey & Midsummer fun in Stockholm; AC/DC & Euro 2009 U-21 football in Gothenburg; Yasmina Reza's ART in Malmö.
A high school principal in northern Sweden has left his post after publishing risqué photos of himself on Facebook and joining a number of sexually-themed groups on the popular social networking site.
Sweden's appeals court has upheld a sentence of life imprisonment for Toni Alldén, the 51-year-old who has confessed to killing 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall outside Gällivare in northern Sweden.
Chinese automaker Geely has reached an initial agreement with Ford for the purchase of Volvo Cars, according to Chinese media reports.
A 42-year-old man from Skåne in southern Sweden was sentenced on Wednesday to eight years in prison for child rape and other crimes.
Agriculture authorities in Sweden are setting up battle stations in the country’s continuing struggle to fight off killer slugs.
Swedish power company Vattenfall’s €8.5 billion ($12 billion) friendly takeover of Dutch utility Nuon was approved by Nuon shareholders on Wednesday.