An amended version of Sweden's controversial new signals intelligence law was passed in the Riksdag on Wednesday, with 158 members voting in favour and 153 against.
It may be the first time that celebrity housewife Anna Anka has been called a feminist, as my colleague Jeanne Rudbeck labelled her this week, but it is not the first time that the equality movement has been blamed for a renewed bout of gender trouble.
A German truck driver charged for masturbating while behind the wheel of his truck when it crashed has been ordered to undergo psychiatric care.
Sweden’s Green Party has the best ideas to help the country’s small business owners, a new survey reveals, with the Left Party ranking a close second.
An exhibition of British artist Richard Sexton’s latest images is currently in the Mornington Hotel lobby in Stockholm.
A woman in western Sweden is recovering after being bowled over by an elk early on Wednesday morning while she was out walking her dog.
A source close to Sven-Göran Eriksson has poured cold water on reports that the Swedish football coach is set to take over as manager of North Korea ahead of the 2010 World Cup.
Swedish football coach Sven Göran Eriksson is being hotly tipped as the next coach of the North Korean team that has already secured qualification for next summer's World Cup.
A man who woke up in a Malmö hospital bed four weeks ago without any recollection of who he is or how he got there has turned to the Swedish public for help in determining his identity.
Two young men in Linköping in south-east Sweden have died after overdosing on the psychoactive drug methedrone, a substance that is not yet illegal in Sweden and can be bought on the internet, local news website Corren.se reports.
A group of women who are suing a Swedish university for gender discrimination have also reported Sweden’s Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen – DO) to the Ombudsman of Justice (Justitieombudsmännen – JO), charging the equality agency failed to take up their case.
Debit card information for tens of thousands of Swedish banking customers may have fallen into the wrong hands following a security breach at card manufacturers MasterCard and Visa.
The first Birgit Nilsson prize was awarded on Tuesday to Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, who claimed the award amounted to the "Nobel prize of music."