The paediatrician suspected of the alleged mercy killing of a baby at Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital in Stockholm in September 2008 is to face trial for manslaughter, the prosecutor decided Tuesday.
Swedes are wasting up to 20 working hours a month dealing with an increasing flow of information, a new report published on Tuesday showed.
American ecologist Stephen R. Carpenter has been awarded the 2011 Stockholm Water Prize for his groundbreaking research on how lake ecosystems are affected by the surrounding landscape and by human activities.
Some 36 percent of Swedes now support a phasing out of nuclear power, up from 15 percent in 2008 and having risen sharply after the disaster in Japan, a poll showed Tuesday.
The Greens and the Left Party want to ban tobacco displays in Swedish shops, a proposal supported by the Swedish National Institute of Public Health (Folkhälsoinstitutet).
International fraud by so-called "Nigeria letters" have increased dramatically in recent months with a growing number of Swedish victims left millions of kronor out of pocket.
Since Sweden's household services tax relief (RUT-avdrag) came in to effect, the babysitting business in the country has boomed.
The number of sadistic sex crimes against animals in Sweden has doubled over the past four years, according to statistics compiled by broadcaster TV4.
Nine out ten Swedes support the UN-backed mission to stop Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi with a vast majority backing Swedish involvement in the military operation in the north African country.
Sweden's Queen Silvia has been struck down with the flu and has been forced to cancel her participation in the royal couple's state visit to Botswana which begins on Tuesday.
Swedish fund EQT Monday announced the sale of Kabel BW, a German cable operator, to US-based Liberty Global for €3.16 billion ($4.49 billion).