A JAS Gripen fighter plane caught fire after an emergency landing at Kallinge airport in southeastern Sweden at 2.30pm on Thursday. The pilot escaped unharmed and was able to make his own way out of the burning plane.
What's on in Sweden: Culture Festival and new circus in Stockholm; International jazz festival in Gothenburg; Soha (Fr/DZ) & Festival for Gaza in Malmö
The discovery of a blog about naked children and life as an employee at a Stockholm preschool has led city officials to take action.
Following a series of EU criticisms regarding Iran's nuclear ambitions and human rights practices, the Swedish EU presidency has spoken out against Iran's recent execution of 24 people by hanging.
A police vehicle ran over a 14-year-old boy in Karlskrona in southeastern Sweden on Wednesday night as the boy was fleeing the scene of a robbery.
Bamboo-wielding guards at the royal palace in Stockholm have damaged a portrait of the first Bernadotte king while in hot pursuit of a renegade jackdaw, TV4 reports.
Chinese automaker Geely is putting the finishing touches to a bid to become a majority owner of Volvo Cars as head of a consortium that will also include an undisclosed Swedish investor, Swedish business daily Dagens Industri reports.
The number of Swedish businesses going bankrupt continues to grow. In July, 480 businesses went into liquidation, 131 more than in the same month last year, writes credit bureau UC in its monthly report.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is much more common among children adopted from abroad than among those born in Sweden. Those at highest risk for the disorder have been adopted from Eastern Europe, according to a new study.
A family member has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old woman found dead at her family farm on Monday night, police revealed on Thursday morning.
A Swedish woman has reported four physicians to a national body that assesses medical negligence after they missed a brain tumour the size of a fist.
The European Court of Human Rights (Europadomstolen) has temporarily prevented the deportation of four Serbian children from Sweden after their mother was sentenced to eight years in prison as an accessory to the murder of their father, reported Söderhamns-Kuriren newspaper.