Israel's Ambassador to Sweden, Benny Dagan, has expressed fury at a Swedish newspaper article accusing Israel of trading in the internal organs of dead Palestinians.
The trial of two teenagers charged with the murder of a 15-year-old girl in the Stockholm suburb of Stureby in June began on Wednesday. The trial is set to proceed behind closed doors, after a court decision.
Sweden's embassy in Tel Aviv has sharply condemned Sweden's largest circulation newspaper Aftonbladet for publishing an article accusing the Israeli Defence Forces of harvesting the organs of Palestinians.
The owners of Swedish vodka brand Absolut are pursuing legal proceedings against the UK-based Absolute Radio - formerly Virgin Radio - for alleged trademark infringement.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested after nailing a dead cat to the door of a police station in western Sweden.
Residential construction collapsed by 45 percent during the first half of 2009, new figures from Statistics Sweden (SCB) show.
The Swedish government has refused a request from Koenigsegg Group to lend a reported additional 3 billion kronor ($412 million) to enable the firm to complete the purchase of Saab Automobile AB from ailing US giant General Motors.
In a bid to curb the spread of swine flu a school in Borlänge in central Sweden has forbidden teachers from shaking hands with their pupils.
Swedish tennis star Robin Söderling was beaten by Australia's Lleyton Hewitt over four sets in the second round at the ATP Cincininnati Masters on Tuesday.
Officers from the National Murder Commission (Mordkommissionen) have joined the search for the 32-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Falun in the beginning of August.