A court has forbidden a cake-loving criminal from baking buns after jail chiefs suspected he might use the yeast to brew alcohol.
A heavy rainfall warning is in effect over southern Sweden for Thursday, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (Sveriges meteorologiska och hydrologiska institut, SMHI) has announced.
What’s on in Sweden: Rugby Tens in Stockholm, World swimming championships in Gothenburg and the best of Bhangra in Malmö.
Swedish online casino Mr Green announced on Wednesday that it has corrected a technical problem that made it impossible to lose money when gambling on the site.
Controversial Danish director Lars von Trier has begun shooting Melancholia in Trollhättan with a star-studded cast, including Swedish father and son Stellan and Alexander Skarsgård.
A Swedish politician threatened to murder a journalist after making insulting comments about the family of an autistic man, it has been alleged.
Swedish Olympic champion Carolina Klüft squeaked into Wednesday's long jump final at the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona on Tuesday, jumping 6.62m for 12th for the last spot.
One group got a head start to Stockholm Pride's opening over the weekend, with Södermalm's Galleri Kocks hosting the vernissage of collective art group Gardet's new multimedia art exhibit on Friday, writes Emy Gelb.
Four young women kicked off Stockholm's Pride Festival with a bang on Monday by organising a flash mob that included The Local's Emy Gelb.
Transgender people need more protection, the Liberal Party has announced, adding it proposes that the hate crime law be clarified so that it is clear that it also applies to this group, Sveriges Radio's news bulletin Ekot reported on Wednesday.
A 54-year-old Swedish man is currently in custody on the Caribbean island of Martinique after French customs seized 1.4 tonnes of cocaine on his boat estimated to be worth about 800 million kronor ($109.51 million).
The ruling centre-right Alliance coalition leads ahead of the general election in September, according to an opinion poll from Skop.
Sweden's Stieg Larsson is the first author to sell more than one million books in Amazon's Kindle electronic bookstore, the company announced on Tuesday.