As support for party leader Mona Sahlin continued to waver on Friday, regional Social Democratic party chiefs called for the party to hold its congress as soon as possible to end speculation about who is best suited to lead the party.
Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg sharply criticised senior politicians in the EU for bringing up the issue of whether private lenders should take a hit if financially strapped eurozone countries ask for help.
A brash website allowing users to rate Swedish teenage girls as "ugly" or "hot" based on the unauthorised use of pictures from their Facebook accounts has been reported to the police.
Finding a cure for Sweden's lack of winter sunlight is a constant challenge. But as contributor Emy Gelb discovers, a trip to the tanning salon may not be as popular as it once was.
The Social Democrats have proposed that all new cars sold in Sweden be equipped with ignition locks to prevent a vehicle from starting if the driver is intoxicated.
Officials in Stockholm have come up with a novel solution to address the student housing shortage afflicting university towns across the country: converting cargo containers into student residences.
Sweden has topped the rankings of a study evaluating the countries with the world's best policies that benefit the developing world for the second straight year.
An American think tank has criticised Sweden for maintaining a constant current account surplus and urged the country to undertake measures to stimulate domestic demand.
An unexpected flood of obscene words forced Swedish internet search service Eniro to shutter a publicity campaign in downtown Stockholm on Thursday shortly after it was launched.
Severe acne can increase the risk of suicide, Swedish researchers have found, but a drug used to treat the condition may not be the main culprit.
Sweden’s lack of qualified interpreters with specialized skills in legal terminology poses a threat for those seeking asylum in the country, warns the head of the Swedish Bar Association (Advokatsamfundet).