Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has defended embattled US General Stanley McChrystal on Wednesday amid the ongoing fallout over inflammatory remarks allegedly made in a Rolling Stone interview.
The board of state-owned gambling enterprise Svenska Spel has sacked its CEO Meta Persdotter, Chairwoman Margareta Winberg announced on Wednesday.
Julie Lindahl has learnt to understand why Swedes disappear to their islands for the summer. These are places for rediscovering our humanity, she writes.
The Swedish Dock Workers Union (Hamnarbetarförbundet) on Wednesday launched a blockade of Israeli cargo in protest against the deadly raid on the Gaza-bound freedom flotilla last month, union representatives have confirmed.
Swedish consumers are increasingly confident of the prospects for the country’s economy, according to a new report, but growth could be hit by austerity measures in Europe.
Support for the two coalitions in Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, is currently evenly split, the latest TV4/Novus Opinion poll reveals.
Lars Nittve, the outgoing head of Stockholm's Moderna Museet and former artistic director of London's Tate Modern, is set to move to Hong Kong to lead a new museum and culture project due to open in 2015.
A car driver involved in a collision with an elk on the E22 motorway in Blekinge in southern Sweden, claimed a slice of meat from the animal's thigh before fleeing the scene in a callous hit and run incident that has left a local hunter seething.
Former Uppsala police chief Göran Lindberg has been formerly charged with sex crimes including aggravated rape in connection with a six month investigation involving nine women, one as young as 14-years-old.
Nigeria coach Lars Lagerbäck praised his team's performance in drawing with South Korea on Tuesday but expressed disappointment at crashing out of the World Cup at the group stage.
Sweden's agriculture minister Eskil Erlandsson pleaded with the EU's health and consumer policy commissioner on Tuesday to save one of the country's most loved - and loathed - delicacies: stinky fermented herring.