The Stockholm stock exchange was down 6.2 percent on Thursday afternoon when trading closed, making the drop the steepest since November 2008. A broad fall among other European stock markets means fears of a recession are mounting.
The American father whose infant son was left unattended outside a restaurant in the United States has defended his Swedish wife's actions, claiming that 'hysterical' passers-by over-reacted.
Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria on Thursday expressed her gratitude to those who wished her well following news of her pregnancy, while newspapers across Sweden pondered the significance of the impending royal birth.
Police on Thursday arrested another teenager on suspicion of the blast at a pre-school in the Stockholm district of Sköndal last week.
As Sweden's southern metropolis of Malmö gears up for this year's Malmö Festivalen, contributor Caroline Bursell previews some of the event's main attractions.
NATO has declined the offer from Sweden to provide a military unit especially trained to board naval vessels, a unit whose deployment was a condition for the Social Democrats to agree to the government's extension of the Swedish Libya mission.
New evidence has emerged to suggest that the plane of Swedish UN secretary general Dag Hammarskjöld was shot down in 1961 and the incident then covered up by British colonial authorities.
There won’t be a licensed hunt on wolves in Sweden this winter following a government decision on Wednesday to scrap the controversial policy, while at the same time expanding the option to cull nuisance wolves.
Doctors in Sweden may soon be writing prescriptions for cannabis, as the Swedish Medical Products agency (Läkemedelsverket) is close to approving a new cannabis-based mouth spray aimed at patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).
In May, while Saab’s production lines stood still and clouds were gathering over the factory in Trollhättan, mother company Swedish Automobile treated themselves to a raise, according to a report on Swedish TV 4 News on Wednesday.
Two Swedish reporters who have been jailed in Ethiopia will remain in custody for another 28 days pending further police investigation, the Swedish foreign ministry confirmed on Wednesday.