A split has opened up between the Church of Sweden and the royal family over Crown Princess Victoria’s wish to be ‘given away’ by her father, King Carl Gustaf, at her marriage to Daniel Westling next month.
The former owners of Carnegie Investment Bank are suing the Swedish state for 8.4 billion kronor ($1.1 billion) over the enforced takeover of the bank during the financial crisis in 2008.
An 83-year-old bowling fanatic has become a national celebrity after becoming the oldest person in Sweden ever to score a perfect series - 12 strikes in a row adding up to 300 points.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Thursday that it was too early to speak of exit dates for Swedish and international troops from Afghanistan, telling reporters they were "wrong" and "dangerous."
Sweden's embassy in Islamabad has been closed for more than two weeks due to the security situation in Pakistan, a foreign ministry spokesman told AFP on Thursday.
Sweden's student loan authority (Centrala studiestödsnämnden, CSN) has expanded its search for those who cheat the system, after an investigation showed that a large number of people had been lent money to which they were not entitled.
Swedish financial markets minister Mats Odell and finance minster Anders Borg have ruled out following a German decision to ban so-called naked short-selling, a decision which has sent stock markets tumbling across Europe this week.
Socioeconomic factors and gender play a significant role in how young Swedes use the internet, many of whom are as young as four, a new report on internet use among young Swedes shows.
The Bergman foundation on the Baltic Sea island of Fårö has applied to the Swedish government for 500,000 kronor ($65,700) to establish a resource centre in honour of the Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman.
What’s on in Sweden: Flight Of The Conchords in Stockholm, a half marathon in Gothenburg and The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club play Malmö.
The appeals court has ruled that a municipal housing firm may not conduct computer surveillance of communal laundry rooms in order to identify tenants that had neglected to tidy up after them.