A female preschool teacher facing charges for molesting a 5-year-old boy was acquitted on Monday by the district court in Varberg in western Sweden.
Wages in Sweden have increased at historically low rates so far this year, according to preliminary figures from the National Mediation Office (Medlingsinstitutet).
Sweden’s foreign ministry has issued a new warning to travelers in light of the increased threat of terrorist attacks in Europe.
17,000 minks escaped from a farm in Skillingaryd in southern Sweden on Monday after a lock on the animals' cage was bust open.
Sweden paid several million kronor to buy the release of a Swedish UN worker and a Norwegian colleague who had been kidnapped in Lebanon, according to a new book.
Forget about Swedish springtime's notoriously sweet semla, the delicious wheat bun spiced with cardamom, filled with almond paste and topped with lashings of cream.
The Alliance government candidate Per Westerberg on Monday won the election to speaker of Sweden's Riksdag by 194 votes to 153 for Kent Härstedt.
The first of the 2010 Nobel Prizes, the prize for medicine, has been awarded to British researcher Robert Edwards for his work on in-vitro fertilization.
Swedish industrialist and scholar Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), who made a substantial fortune from his invention of dynamite in 1866, established the Nobel Prizes in his will.
The legacy of Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who made a fortune off the destructive power of dynamite, has become synonymous with peace, in large part due to a small twist of fate, writes the AFP's Marc Preel.
Sweden defence firm Saab has received an order for an airborne surveillance system worth in excess of 4.5 billion kronor ($669 million).
A Swedish police chief has courted controversy after he dressed up and told a joke about a black prostitute in front of a group of colleagues, reported Sveriges Radio Gothenburg.
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has declined to negotiate with the Sweden Democrats, who may hold the key to the ballot to appoint the next speaker of Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, on Monday.