What’s on in Sweden: Fringe Festival and ice hockey in Stockholm, John Cleese silly walks into Gothenburg, and the sound of the Theremin haunts Malmö.
Sweden's main trade union organisation has proposed establishing a joint team to try to reach an agreement with employers over the law on job security.
The Swedish government plans to present 77 motions and written communications in the period to January.
Many municipalities are feeling the squeeze from a large onslaught of asylum seekers.
Stockholm bishop Eva Brunne's sermon addressing racism at the opening of Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, on Tuesday has been the topic of intense discussion. Here is the full text of her words in English.
A preschool teacher in Gothenburg in western Sweden has been fired after he Tweeted about wanting to rape little girls.
Emboldened by the success of his online instruction videos, a teacher at a school in Gävle north of Uppsala on the east coast has released a maths education application for the iPhone.
While Sweden’s publicly-funded, privately-managed ‘free’ schools (friskolor) have inspired education authorities in other countries to explore similar approaches, the Swedish model is not without its problems, explains contributor Nils Adler.
Bankruptcies rose 15 percent in September, snapping the streak of declining bankruptcies observed so far this year.
Three scientists, Richard Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki, have been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on palladium catalysed cross-coupling.
Rebtel is a Swedish VoIP company that strives to make international calls and text messages cheaper around the world.
Leader pages across Sweden condemned as petty and immature the Sweden Democrats’ walking out on a bishop’s speech about racism on Tuesday, while others took aim at Fredrik Reinfeldt's new government.
Animal cruelty charges have been filed against a 23-year-old Swede who bit the head off a live mouse while one of his friends filmed the episode on a mobile phone camera.
Only a little over half of smokers who have suffered a heart attack quit smoking, despite the habit being one of the largest risk factors for cardiovascular disease, a Swedish study shows.