Swedish energy group Vattenfall announced on Thursday that has launched a major pilot project using algae to absorb greenhouse gas emissions from a coal-fired power plant in eastern Germany.
Many Swedes are being bombarded by unwanted calls from politicians ahead of September's election despite being registered on Sweden's national so-called "do-not-call" list.
Swedes, long famous round the world for their relaxed attitude to nudity, are now some of Europe’s biggest prudes, according to a new survey.
A policeman from Stockholm is being prosecuted for having unlawfully detaining a woman and assaulting her, in particular breaking her arm.
A Swedish lesbian couple who wanted a mortgage were told by a bank clerk that they should change their lifestyle and think about living apart.
The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency (Kammarkollegiet) has stripped an interpreter of his license after learning he had misinterpreted during a murder trial due to his poor Swedish skills.
Volvo Trucks, the world's second-largest maker of heavy-duty trucks, reported unexpectedly strong quarterly profits on Thursday and maintained its forecast of recovery in US and European markets.
Swedish musicians have made their mark in just about every popular musical genre around the world - except country. Stockholm's Southern Skyline hopes to change that, writes Emy Gelb.
An increasing number of Swedes are optimistic about the economy, according to a new SIFO poll.
Aides to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were in damage control mode on Wednesday after a blistering attack on his leadership by the outgoing Swedish head of a UN unit battling internal fraud.
Swedish-Swiss engineering group ABB said on Thursday that its net income fell in the second quarter, but it issued an upbeat forecast for the rest of 2010.