Swedish migration authorities have decided to more than double the number of municipalities assigned to receive refugee children, regardless of the local councils' views on the matter.
EU and Russian leaders will open summit talks in Sweden on Wednesday in an atmosphere clouded by uneasy relations between Moscow and Stockholm over human rights and last's year's war in Georgia.
Saab Automobile has been hit with a payment demand from the administrative board of Västra Götaland county, which lent the troubled automaker hundreds of millions of kronor to ensure employees' salaries during restructuring.
A well-dressed Swedish fraudster treated bank employees to cake as thanks for helping him make off with 12 million kronor ($1.75 million) in cash and gold. He has now been sentenced to eight years in prison.
Annika Östberg Deasy, who sat in a US prison for 28 years for her role in two murders, has had her life sentence reduced and will be released sometime in May 2011.
Three young people have been indicted in Malmö on pimping charges for repeatedly selling the sexual services of a 14-year-old girl with a mild mental disability.
A local politician from Landskrona in southern Sweden has decreed that only one “immigrant wedding” can be held at the town’s local community centre every month.
Sweden, the current head of the EU's rotating presidency, is ratcheting up its hunt for consensus candidates for two new EU top jobs. Stockholm intends to have the positions filled at a summit later this week.
Sweden’s Vattenfall has picked a successor to take over from current CEO Lars G. Josefsson, who has been under fire following a string of controversies at the state-owned energy giant.
Although it has been illegal to pay for sex in Sweden for ten years, only two people have been sentenced to prison for violating Swedish laws criminalizing the purchasing of sexual services.
The number of Swedes diagnosed with one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer has increased by 50 percent over the last decade, a new study shows.