A Swedish charity has claimed that foreign troops entered its hospital in Afghanistan, smashed doors and tied up staff and patients' relatives, violating agreements between aid workers and the military.
Ceci n'est pas une depression nerveuse (This is not a nervous breakdown): The Local's Charlotte Webb offers her thoughts on art student Anna Odell's controversial faked psychosis, a final year project that resulted in a conviction last week.
The government has revealed it is to set aside 10 billion kronor ($1.4 billion) for core welfare services in Sweden's regions and municipalities in the forthcoming autumn budget.
Swedish music streaming service Spotify announced the launch of the Spotify App for iPhone and iPod touch at the Apple iTunes App Store on Monday.
American singer-songwriter Paul Simon has spoken out after Universal Music's Nordic headquarters put a stop to a Stockholm performance of The Sound of Silence, a play by a Latvian theatre company based around the music of the same name by Simon & Garfunkel.
The number of Swedish households expecting housing prices to increase in the next year has grown to 53 percent, compared to 41 percent a month ago, according to SEB bank's latest property price indicators.
On Sunday night, students from Sätraskolan, a school in southern Stockholm, had the chance to interview Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang, who is on a space mission to the International Space Station (ISS). But NASA thought some of the questions were a bit too risqué.
A number of Swedish churches have decided to serve fortified wine during communion in hopes of reducing the risk of spreading swine flu, according to several media reports.
A female cyclist in central Sweden was assaulted on Sunday night by two men, one of whom left bite marks on her left arm.
The number of young men who drink sufficient amounts of alcohol that they risk becoming dependent has almost doubled in four years, according to a forthcoming report from the National Institute of Public Health (Statens folkhälsoinstitut – FHI).
A large majority of Swedes maintain confidence in the four-party centre-right Alliance government, according to a new Skop poll.