Stockholm restaurant Frantzén/Lindeberg has been awarded a precious second Guide Michelin star just two years after serving its first meal.
Three former traders at Carnegie have been charged with illegal price manipulation carried out in the years before the Swedish investment bank's forced nationalization.
The Swedish Republican Association (Republikanska Föreningen) has called on the central bank to ditch the royals on the country's coins and bank notes in favour of majestic beasts and giants of science and literature.
A 33-year-old man arrested in connection with a massacre threat at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm on Monday has expressed "deep regret" over his actions.
Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has demanded clarification from the government over Sweden's relationship to the NATO military alliance.
Swedish glass maker Orrefors Kosta Boda has landed a $5.4 million contract to supply fine crystal stemware to US embassies worldwide.
A Swedish court has rejected as unconstitutional a ban on the wearing of biker gang emblems in bars and pubs, Sveriges Radio reports.
Iranian journalist and women's rights activist Parvin Ardalan has accepted Sweden's offer of refuge after she was sentenced to several jail terms in her native country.
Swedish pop group Abba were among an eclectic slew of artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York on Monday.
Two men arrested in Ireland last week in connection with a plot to murder Swedish artist Lars Vilks were remanded into custody on Monday.