Nearly two thirds of Swedes say they are against adoption of the euro, the highest figure since polling began, according to a new survey from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska Centralbyrån - SCB).
The re-trial of the so-called Högsby 'honour killing' continued on Wednesday with testimonies from the parents who denied claims by their 23-year-old that they made him take the blame for murdering his sister's boyfriend.
Professional networking site Linkedin revealed on Wednesday plans to open a Stockholm office to further the Scandinavian market and offer better services to their existing members in the Nordic countries.
Only 15 percent of members of the Church of Sweden say they believe in Jesus, and an equal number claim to be atheists according to the results of a recent survey.
The leaders of Sweden’s two largest political parties clashed for the first time on Wednesday, with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt warning that pressure from opposition parties on the right and left were pushing his minority government towards crisis.
A 24-year-old man considered to be Sweden's worst serial rapist was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Wednesday for attacking 13 women in the central Swedish town of Örebro.
A Russian painting considered worthless by its owner and nearly donated to charity fetched a staggering 7.6 million kronor ($1.2 million) at an auction in Uppsala in eastern Sweden on Tuesday.
Swedish star DJ Basshunter has been cleared of charges that he sexually assaulted two women following a performance at a Scottish nightclub in December.
A Yemeni blogger who has received death threats for criticising President Ali Abdullah Saleh has applied for asylum in Sweden amid mounting political violence in the country.
Swedish prosecutors have charged two former students along with a third accomplice for beating a high school to teacher to death in early April.
A couple from western Sweden was forced to give up their adopted son when his biological mother changed her mind eight months after giving him up for adoption.