As many Swedes start to head off on their annual holidays this week weather forecasters are predicting a heat wave across much of the country.
The prosecutor called for a long prison sentence for the main defendant as the trial of three suspects for the killing of their former teacher ended on Monday.
Scania CEO Leif Östling has reported Sweden's top anti-corruption prosecutor for violating confidentiality rules in connection with his investigation into the Swedish truckmaker's alleged skirting of UN sanctions in Iraq.
A Chinese firm has ordered 582 cars from the crisis-hit Swedish car maker Saab in an order worth around €13 million ($18 million) to the firm.
A 24-year-old Chinese exchange student has been sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Swedish court for the murder of a Chinese woman who was also studying at Örebro University in central Sweden.
Fotografiska, a contemporary photography museum in Stockholm, has elected to censor its own promotional material for an upcoming exhibition to draw attention to Facebook's strict nudity ban.
Police in southern Sweden are pursuing several lines of inquiry after a 53-year-old man was found dead on Friday, only two years after his brother and sister-in-law died in mysterious circumstances.
While Sweden is perhaps better known for its archipelagos and lakes, the country's rivers can also serve up summer fun to thrill seekers and nature lovers alike, The Local’s Karen Holst discovers.
Burglars in Sweden are employing increasingly daring tactics leading up to home break-ins, including sneaking into schools and stealing children's house keys and mobile phones.
Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson fired a four-under par 66 on Sunday to capture his first US PGA victory, winning the Travelers Championship by one shot over Americans Ryan Moore and John Rollins.
Saab CEO Victor Muller is the only member left on the board of directors of the troubled Swedish automaker after the departure of several board members in recent days.