Sweden's capital will this weekend welcome a host of international comedy stars when the very first Stockholm Comedy Festival opens on Friday.
The Swedish EU presidency is considering calling an extraordinary EU summit in September to find common ground ahead of a G20 meeting about the global economic crisis in Pittsburgh.
A 33-year-old man from Västerås in central Sweden has been arrested for alleged crimes in breach of copyright legislation. Local media report that police uncovered up to 10,000 films hidden in the man's cellar.
The Swedish government has promised to find 8.4 billion kronor ($1.19 billion) to fund education and training measures designed to combat growing unemployment.
Four Swedes are described by medical authorities as having a life-threatening condition following infection with the A/H1N1 swine flu.
Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang's second trip to space has been delayed again due to a faulty valve on the US shuttle Discovery.
Ida Riedel Palmer, 23, was left disappointed when what was advertised as a free "body jam" dance CD with her breakfast cereal directed her to a hardcore porn website.
A pregnant woman went to the doctor complaining of stomach pains. The doctor suspected appendicitis and decided to operate, but instead of removing the offending organ the surgeon removed her ovary.
Sweden's women stamped their intentions on Euro 2009 in Finland with an impressive 3-0 win over Russia in their group C opener.
A thief in southern Sweden took time off during a weekend break-in to surf pornographic websites on a company computer and leave a note complaining about unsatisfactory hygiene standards, local newspaper Helsingborgs Dagblad reports.
The Pirate Bay, one of the world's most popular filesharing websites, was back online on Tuesday hours after being shut down following a Swedish court order.