Swedish entrepreneurs Niklas Zennström, founder of Skype, and Andreas Ehn, founder of Spotify, spoke recently in Stockholm about the secrets to their success and why Sweden "punches above its weight" when it comes to producing tech start-ups.
A mother from southern Sweden has been reported to health authorities for allegedly holding her son prisoner for years in a fantasy world inhabited by Smurfs and space aliens.
A play based on the entire Bible will premiere in Sweden this week in what the playwright said Thursday will be the world's first attempt to adapt both the Old and New Testaments to the stage.
Think you know what's hot on the Swedish music scene? While the jurors with the Swedish Grammis music awards had their say earlier this week, contributor Charlotte Webb has compiled a list of the ten best contemporary Swedish musical acts.
The Swedish government wants police and prosecutors to have more power to crack down on illegal file sharing by making it easier to force internet service providers to reveal the identity of individual computer users.
Helicopters dashed to the rescue of the six-man crew of a merchant ship after it began listing heavily in the Baltic Sea, Sweden's coastguard said Thursday.
The 41-year-old man suspected of killing his father and stepmother in a Stockholm suburb on Wednesday, had previously been convicted of murdering his mother back in 1997.
The Riksbank cut Sweden's benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to 1.5 percent on Thursday, as slower growth in the euro area took its toll on Sweden's economic prospects.
Swedish minister for education Jan Björklund, the leader of the Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) was attacked by a female Israeli settler, while visiting Hebron on the West Bank on Wednesday.
A Swedish journalist was arrested in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Wednesday afternoon but was released following an interrogation.
A Swedish tourist was killed Wednesday when an avalanche hit a ski slope in the popular resort of Ischgl, in western Austria, police announced.