Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa spoke of the power of writing and the need to defend liberal democracy during his Nobel lecture on Tuesday at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, writes contributor Charlotte West.
A study compiled by an Uppsala University researcher reveals that Sweden has one of the worst unemployment fund schemes among wealthy nations.
Astrid Lindgren's heirs are taking Swedish publisher Bonnier to court for misrepresenting the beloved children author's works and in the process swindling them out of millions of kronor.
WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange was refused bail Tuesday by a British judge over claims of sex crimes in Sweden, dealing afresh blow to the website which vowed to stay online and reveal more US secrets.
Reindeer are being tormented when slaughtered, according to the animal rights organisation World Society for Protection of Animals (WSPA).
A Swedish couple's recent attempt to spice up their sex lives went horribly wrong, putting the man in hospital and his girlfriend in handcuffs.
The reading comprehension and mathematics skills of 15-year-old Swedish students have deteriorated in the 2000s, a new triennial OECD study released on Tuesday has found.
A British businessman plotted to have his Swedish bride murdered on their honeymoon in South Africa, it was alleged in court on Tuesday, in a sensational twist to an apparent robbery and shooting.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police Tuesday on a Swedish warrant for suspected rape, as the net finally closed on the website amid anger at its release of US secrets.
A state visit to Brazil by Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf earlier this year may have constituted a conflict of interests, according to a Swedish bribery scholar.
Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is a reserved person who likes to do housework and whose opinions are likely influenced a great deal by his wife Filippa, according to a cable from the US embassy released by WikiLeaks.
Sweden was unable to reclaim the top spot in a climate change performance ranking released on Monday at the ongoing climate summit in Cancún, Mexico, coming in fifth behind Brazil.
Embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will fight an extradition request to Sweden, his lawyer said Tuesday, after British police received a demand to send him to face charges in Stockholm.