The government on Thursday ordered the Board of Agriculture (Jordbruksverket) to prepare for the active import of foreign wolves into Sweden from the east.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said definitively on Thursday that he is against introducing legislation which would ban women from wearing burqas.
Sweden is set to undergo a territorial expansion following a government decision on Thursday which will alter the border with Finland to Sweden’s advantage.
A former police chief suspected of rape in an expanding sex ring investigation was remanded in custody on Thursday, despite his claims of innocence. A number of other well-known men are also said to be under investigation.
Ten Iranian-born Swedes plan to stage a protest outside the Riksdag on Thursday in a bid to have the Swedish government help get their names removed from an Interpol wanted list.
Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca plans to slash 8,000 more jobs worldwide by 2014, continuing its efforts to cut costs despite rising profits, the company announced on Thursday.
Swedish discount fashion retailer H&M saw its profits soar past expectations for the last quarter in 2009, causing its share price to rally in Thursday morning trading in Stockholm.
Sweden's government is calling for the introduction of a new level of crime classification that will lead to longer jail terms for especially brutal forms of assault.
Reports of traffic accidents continued to flood in from all parts of Sweden overnight as heavy snowfalls made driving conditions hazardous.
Long-serving Swedish diplomat Staffan de Mistura has been appointed by UN chief Ban Ki-moon as his new envoy to Afghanistan.