Winter has returned to central Sweden, with heavy snowfall of up to 20 centimetres expected on Thursday.
Children who were subjected to abuse in foster homes from 1920-1980 are set to receive 250,000 kronor ($38,500) per person in compensation and a public apology, a government mandated inquiry has proposed.
Sweden's minister for development cooperation has pledged to increase aid for social media and technical systems to prevent repressive regimes from shutting off the internet, such as the Egyptian government's measures last week.
Boys are given lower marks in school more often than girls compared to the results each group achieves in national tests, a report based on statistics from the National Agency for Education (Skolverket) shows.
Sweden's intelligence agency announced on Thursday that there are no indications that the man behind Sweden's first suicide bombing had any accomplices.
Sweden's Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen, DO) has filed a lawsuit against parcel delivery company United Parcel Service (UPS) after the company dismissed a Muslim driver who refused to shave his beard.
Reports of an attempted break-in at the home of Social Democratic leader Mona Sahlin on Thursday morning prompted a massive response as police hunted for the intruder.
Swedish construction and civil engineering giant Skanska on Thursday posted an increase in sales in the fourth quarter 2011, the first rise since the outbreak of the financial crisis, but full-year profits remained firmly in the red.
One in four immigrants doesn't feel safe in Sweden, according to a new study. In general, however, Swedes feel safer than in years past.
Almost 400 municipal councillors have vacated their posts since the September 2010 election, with the Sweden Democrats (SD) grossly overrepresented among the withdrawals, according to a report by Sveriges Radio's Ekot news programme.
Sweden does not generate enough rubbish and 600,000 tonnes of foreign refuse were imported in 2010 to meet demand from district heating plants.