Sweden's opposition parties have opened up a lead of almost 5 percentage points over the governing centre-right Alliance, according to a new poll published on Friday.
The Alliance parties have agreed to reduce income tax by 10 billion kronor next year, as part of the fourth stage in the parties’ in-work tax credit programme (jobbskatteavdraget), news agency TT has revealed. The tax cuts will mean individual tax reductions of up to 250 kronor per month.
Police in Skåne in southern Sweden will shortly begin publishing pictures of criminal suspects on the police website, a practice that may soon be adopted all over the country.
Whether you want to drink champagne with the A-listers in Stureplan, find an alternative groove on Söder, soak up the history in Gamla Stan or get down with the locals on Kungsholmen, Stockholm's nightlife has something to offer.
Apple has approved Swedish firm Spotify’s iPhone application, which will allow users to stream music to their handsets.
A young pregnant woman is critically ill with a life-threatening lung infection that is suspected to be the A/H1N1 swine flu.
Sweden has uncovered a treasure trove in its government archives of valuables belonging to the family of the last Russian tsar. The items have been turned over to relatives, the government said on Thursday.
Some 200 Thai berry pickers who staked their life savings to travel to Sweden to pick berries, only to find themselves penniless and stranded, have had their return trips arranged for them through donations.
As the Aftonbladet organ harvesting scandal rumbles to the end of its second week, Stockholm-based Israeli writer David Stavrou calls on policy makers in Sweden and Israel to shed light on the situation rather than turning up the heat.
A 3-year-old boy was seriously injured on Thursday evening after falling from a second floor balcony in Rinkeby in west Stockholm.
Fire fighters in Gothenburg were attacked with stones on Thursday night as they rushed to tackle the latest in a series of fires with suspected connections to youth gangs that have raged across the city in the last week.