It's the end of the world as we know it at this year's Stockholm Film Festival, which promises everything a budding apocalypticist could ever need. But there are also plenty of more upbeat cinematic treats in store if global doom isn't your bag, writes David Stavrou.
After a decade receiving misguided investment advice, an 89-year-old Swedish woman has negotiated a settlement with the SEB bank worth hundreds of thousands of kronor.
Swedish finance minister Anders Borg said on Tuesday that delicate negotiations to create new cross-border financial supervisory bodies to oversee banks in the European Union were at a "make-or-break" point.
Doctors in south-western Sweden will soon be able to prescribe cultural activities such as choir lessons or ceramics classes as part of a taxpayer-funded initiative to help reduce prolonged absences from work due to illness.
Sweden's much-vaunted gender equality statistics do not stretch as far as the boardrooms of private companies, an area in which the country has fallen way off the international pace, argues Nima Sanandaji, president of the free market think tank Captus.
A man in his sixties from central Sweden who was suffering from the swine flu has been found dead in his home, according to a statement from Örebro hospital.
A sleeping cat is suspected of having inadvertently suffocated a three-month baby to death in northern Sweden.
Swedish football fans were reeling on Tuesday after learning that star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic may have played his last game for the country’s national team.
Top level civil servants in Laholm in south-western Sweden have received a selection of different coloured hats worth 18,000 kronor ($2,600) in a bid to help the bearers think innovative thoughts.
Researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet have uncovered the mechanism that controls how the brain creates long-term memories, marking a significant step forward for developing new treatments for Alzheimer's disease.
Many of the life buoys on Swedish passenger ferries have a defect that causes them to sink when they hit the water.
A high-ranking Stockholm-area politician has been fined for attempting to purchase sex from an underage girl involved in a high-profile teen sex ring.