Swedish political leaders expressed a mix of hope and uncertainty following the announcement Friday evening that Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak had resigned his post.
Sweden is set to re-run one municipal and one county council election, the country's Election Review Board (Valprövningsnämnden) announced on Friday, more than five months after the country's September 2010 general elections.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have to wait to find out if he is to be extradited to Sweden over allegations of sex offences, while his lawyer launched a scathing attack on Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.
Sweden's Anja Pärson claimed a dramatic 12th world championship medal on Friday after she claimed the bronze medal in the super combined in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany.
Pär Kjellin, the CEO of leading Swedish travel package operator Apollo, has argued that travel and tourism to countries with authoritarian regimes helps to undermine them.
Sweden's economy came in for high praise on Friday when UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne revealed that he was keen to examine and learn from how the country has dealt with crises and handled its finances over the last 20 years.
Swedes have a similar genetic make up to the Danes and the British, although variations between those living in the south and the north of the country are greater than once thought, a new study shows.
Sweden's Transport Administration has advised drivers in Stockholm to leave their cars at home as the continuing heavy snowfalls and winds leave much of the region at a standstill.
A 6-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck at a preschool in Jönköping in central Sweden after having been the target of bullies for an extended period of time, reported the local Jönköpings-Posten daily.
A Swedish government agency has issued a report revealing that the most popular social media sites continue to present accessibility problems for users with handicaps.
A report jointly funded by the Swedish and Swiss governments warned on Thursday of acute water shortages in the Middle East that would force feuding neighbours in the region to cooperate to address them.
Swedish driver Per-Gunnar "PG" Andersson, behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta, clocked the best time in the opening super-stage of the season opener world championship event Rally of Sweden in Karlstad in western part of the country.
Defending champion Robin Söderling saved a match point before defeating Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber on Thursday to reach the Rotterdam ATP quarter-finals.