An al-Qaeda-linked extremist group in Somalia has recruited more than 20 young people from Sweden to fight in the war-torn African country, the Swedish Security Service (Säpo) fears.
The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) has proposed banks limit the amount offered for new residential mortgages to 85 percent of a property's market value.
The swine flu vaccine is set to cost the Swedish tax payer 900 million kronor ($121 million), according to new figures released by the National Board of Health and Welfare.
A memorial square to Anna Lindh, the former Swedish foreign minister murdered in 2003, was inaugurated in Stockholm on Tuesday near where she made her final public appearance.
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg has said the company number of mobile broadband users worldwide will grow from 400 million presently to 3.5 billion by 2015.
Eccentric singing sensation Lady Gaga is set to hit Stockholm this weekend on the first date of her European tour. According to reports, the star will be rehearsing in Malmö ahead of Friday's premiere.
The Danish producer behind the Millennium trilogy films, Søren Stærmose, has said that he remains hopeful that the Hollywood version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will be filmed in Stockholm but that reports of a final decision are premature.
The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has reacted strongly to a music video for the country's Eurovision hope Anna Bergendahl's song This is My Life which features the singer walking along a railway line.
The death of the 19-year-old woman found under a walkway in the Södermalm area of Stockholm in the early hours of Sunday was an accident, an autopsy of the young woman's body has shown.
An officer employed within the Swedish border police in Västra Götaland has been fired after offering a female asylum seeker assistance in return for sex. The man now risks up to six years in prison.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has won the contract for the development and construction of the New Karolinska Solna (NKS) hospital near Stockholm in a deal worth around 14.5 billion kronor ($2 billion).