The music festival Peace & Love in Borlänge, in central Sweden, was off to an unruly start on Wednesday, with local police kept busy and holding facilities at capacity.
The number of hate crimes committed in Sweden decreased in 2010 compared to the year before, according to statistics from Sweden’s National Council of Crime Prevention (Brottsförebygganderådet - BRÅ).
Cash-strapped Swedish carmaker Saab Automobile is hopeful of restarting frozen production lines within two weeks after receiving orders totalling 10,000 vehicles.
The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has announced new rules intended to make it easier for exiled authors who are persecuted in their home countries to reside in so-called "safe havens" in Sweden.
Sweden's World Cup team are looking to follow up Tuesday's victory over Colombia with a second win against the tougher test of North Korea on Saturday, with coach Thomas Dennerby noting that the Asian team are a familiar foe.
A series of flasher incidents have been reported in Lund in southern Sweden over the past two months, with police entertaining the theory that there are a number of different perpetrators are behind the early summer wave.
The wide flares and glam beats of disco's heyday are here to stay, The Local's Clara Guibourg discovers, as she tags along on an Abba City Walk, and brings us along for the ride on a trip through 1970's Stockholm.
EU's budget proposal has been heavily criticised by Sweden, with one MP calling it "the most provocative budget in EU history".
Sweden needs to cut its student grants to students electing to study humanities and arts subjects, to encourage them to pursue degrees which can lead to a job, according to a new report from an influential business group.
Former Social Security Minister Cristina Husmark Pehrsson foresaw problems with the new sick pay rules and her ministry raised the alarm, only to be knocked back in negotiations, according to a memo which emerged on Thursday.
The 61-year-old Swedish man who was reported missing on Saturday during a holiday to Barcelona has been found alive and well.