A first-year university student has been fined and issued a suspended sentence for trespassing, as well as ordered to pay damages after he mistakenly entered the wrong home in southern Sweden following a night of heavy drinking.
The Swedish government plans to look at disciplining profit-making schools that don't make the grade by limiting how much money they can make.
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin both expressed satisfaction that common ground could be found after talks on the Swedish force in Afghanistan on Thursday.
Swedish energy group Vattenfall said on Thursday it would invest about one billion euros ($1.4 billion) along with Germany's Stadtwerke Munchen (SWM) in a 80-turbine offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Sweden's Swedbank stock jumped on Thursday after the firm posted stronger-than-expected third quarter operating profit, lower credit losses and a profit in the Baltics for the first time since late 2008.
Police in Malmö issued a warning on Thursday urging residents with immigrant backgrounds to be extra careful when out alone at night or in the evenings.
Sweden's unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September from 8.3 percent the previous month, Statistics Sweden announced on Thursday.
What’s on in Sweden: Roger Federer makes his debut at the Stockholm Open, ZZ Top top the bill in Gothenburg and The Divine Comedy plays in Malmö.
Police in Skåne in southern Sweden want to see tougher penalties for gun crimes in hopes of cutting down on the number of shootings in the region.
The Migration Board (Migrationsverket) is putting more pressure on Sweden's municipalities to help it cope with a major shortage of places to house refugee children.
The year’s first snowfall has resulted in slippery roads in many parts of southern Sweden, with some areas received up to 10 cenitmetres of wet snow.