One person has died and 14 others were injured in a bus accident on Färingsö west of Stockholm, police reported on Wednesday.
A predicted rush of tourists to Stockholm for the upcoming royal wedding has so far failed to materialise, with no more bookings than in previous years, according to hoteliers in the capital.
Companies have become better at paying bills on time, according to new figures. The number of rulings in cases involving orders for payment fell by 22 percent in April over the same month last year, according to credit reporting company Syna's latest trade outlook barometer.
Peter Segerström, a Swedish predator researcher, was attacked on Monday by a bear who had been put to sleep to be tagged.
The number of abortions performed in Sweden fell in 2009, for the first time in five years, new statistics from the National Board of Health and Welfare show.
Following his first season in the NBA, Jonas Jerebko has returned to Sweden to a warm reception from both the media and fans.
Singing is a popular pursuit in the Nordic countries and while it is often associated with alcohol consumption it can also have positive health effects - such as easing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Swedish research suggests.
Sweden's Riksbank wants to replace the 20 kronor ($3) note, known as 'Selman' as it depicts the celebrated Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, with a new coin but the parliamentary finance committee has granted clemency and put a stop to the plan.
Overuse of common over-the-counter painkillers can cause chronic headaches, according to an ongoing Swedish study.
The ten-year-old girl who went missing from a playground in Svenljunga in southern Sweden on Friday was found alive and well on Tuesday evening.