A truth commission is one of the proposals the Delegation for Romani Affairs delivered to cabinet minister Nyamko Sabuni on Friday.
The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), a European security body, has named Sweden's Knut Dreyer as the new head of its police unit (SPMU), the organisation announced on Friday.
A 102-year-old woman in Halmstad in southwestern Sweden wants to get rid of the legal guardian that the municipality arranged for her against her will when it mistakenly assumed she had no living relatives.
A former principal of Sweden's police training college and chief constable of Uppsala County has been jailed for six and a half years for crimes including aggravated rape, pimping and paying for sex.
A second Chinese government body had approved China's Zhejiang Geely Automobile's plan to buy Swedish automaker Volvo from Ford, the company announced on Thursday.
Sweden's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.7 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year, Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån, SCB) reported on Friday.
Swedish novelist Henning Mankell has had his bag returned to him by Israeli authorities after it was seized when troops raided the Ship to Gaza convoy on which he was travelling. But most of his possessions are missing from the bag, and have been replaced with women’s clothes.
Central Sweden was hammered by heavy rainfall on Thursday, with emergency calls overwhelming rescue services on flooded roads and properties. Several traffic accidents occurred, but no injuries were reported.
A high-speed X2000 train from Stockholm to Malmö experienced an engine breakdown on Thursday afternoon outside Skebokvarn in Södermanland southwest of Stockholm.
AFP's Francois Campredon savours a bygone era on vintage Stockholm steamer S/S Storskär, which is over 100 years old, as it cruises through the archipelago and the Baltic Sea for an annual summer steamship parade.
Barcelona's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimović quashed rumours on Thursday that he is leaving football club FC Barcelona, saying that he will remain at the club.