Anders Borg on Wednesday took aim at the centre-left opposition’s "rampant" spending programme, prompting his Social Democratic counterpart to call the finance minster's analysis "defective and silly".
German football club Werder Bremen has loaned Swedish striker Markus Rosenberg, whose goal lifted the team into this season's Champions League, for the season to Spanish first division side Racing Santander.
A 22-year-old man accused of killing a 18-year-old woman in Hjällbo north of Gothenburg was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Wednesday for murder and attempted aggravated rape.
Looking for a thrill? The Local's Emily Gelb offers up a several options showcasing Sweden’s great outdoors.
Sony Ericsson said Wednesday China would become its biggest handset market by volume in the next three to four years, as it moved to grab a bigger slice of the fast-growing smartphone market.
Swedes should expect higher economic growth and lower unemployment than previously forecast, according to a new report from the National Institute of Economic Research (NIER).
A top Swedish prosecutor decided on Wednesday to reopen a probe into rape suspicions against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Big-hitting Swedish star Johan Edfors has confirmed his title defence at the season finale of professional golf's Asian Tour at the end of the year.
Björn Riese, who is leading the liquidation of HQ Bank, has said that a deal to resolve the future of the finance firm is close, with the bank likely to be able to re-open its doors on Friday.
The abolition of the Swedish state alcohol retail monopoly, Systembolaget, would lead to an increase in binge drinking, alcohol-related deaths and sick leave, according to a new study from Stockholm University, reported SVT news programme Rapport.
The four Alliance parties retained the support of voters and lead over the red-greens with 4.6 percentage points, according to the latest voter poll by Novus Opinion.