Volvo Cars has removed its chief operating officer post in a realignment of management roles at the company, President & CEO Stefan Jacoby announced on Tuesday.
Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt presented his new government during the opening session of the Riksdag on Tuesday, announcing a team with seven new names as well as a new ministry.
Swedish foreign portfolio investments rose 16 percent or 407 billion kronor ($60.63 billion) to 2.96 trillion kronor at the end of 2009.
The Local's journalists bring you the latest updates as Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, officially opens for business on Tuesday.
The Sweden Democrats’ Riksdag delegation left Stockholm's Storkyrkan in protest when racism came up during the ceremonial sermon held before the opening of parliament.
Two researchers based at the University of Manchester in the UK have been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on graphene.
Seventy suspects were indicted at Sundsvall district court on Tuesday for their involvement in the largest doping ring ever uncovered in Sweden.
A campaign launched with the intention of attracting blood donors in Gothenburg has been scrapped after recipients reacted in horror to its "threatening and frightening" message.
Over 4,000 people gathered in central Stockholm on Monday to demonstrate for diversity and against racism, with the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats in focus as the party took its place in parliament for the first time.
A 43-year-old Swedish citizen was charged on Tuesday with war crimes and kidnapping in connection with his job as a prison guard in Bosnia in 1992.