Sweden’s foreign minister, Carl Bildt, has said the contents of top-secret American documents about the war in Afghanistan are "not sensational."
Social Democratic leader Mona Sahlin is visiting Afghanistan for the first time. During her trip, she will visit Swedes in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
A mother of 11 children sentenced to prison for alcohol smuggling and the illegal sale of alcohol is seeking a pardon to avoid jail time.
A tourist who takes a guided wildlife tour in Sweden pays four times as much tax on his or her ticket as a tourist who visits a zoo. Illogical, says an organization promoting eco-tourism in Sweden.
One of the co-founders of The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, has been banned by Stockholm district court from continuing to run the filesharing site.
A 13-year-old female student has submitted a complaint to the Discrimination Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen, DO), charging that a school refused to enroll her because of her Arabic-sounding name.
Sweden's Per Olov Enquist, a prolific writer of historical novels and one of the country's most famous authors, was awarded Austria's State Prize for European Literature late on Sunday.
Sweden has the longest waiting periods in the world from death to burial, resulting in a major space shortage at crematoriums. As a result, a crematorium has been forced to expand the freezers to make more room for the dead.
Stockholm's Pride Festival kicks off on Monday with a distinct emphasis on the upcoming autumn election, including a party leader debate on Friday.
Sweden's Johanna Larsson lost in straight sets to former world number six Anna Chakvetadze at the Slovenia Open tennis final on Sunday.
Sweden's Carl "Big Dog" Pettersson captured the PGA's Canadian Open golf title on Sunday in Toronto, firing six birdies in eight holes to overtake American Dean Wilson for a one-stroke triumph.