Swedish furniture giant Ikea has admitted to ethical breaches after it was accused of illegally accessing secret police files in France as part of its efforts to screen potential employees.
Sweden dishes out more development aid in relation to gross national income than any other country, according to figures released by the OECD this week.
After the resignation last week of Sweden’s defence minister over a military deal with Saudi Arabia, critics have baulked at revelations that at least four well-placed senior civil servants and a former government minster had switched to jobs with defence firm Saab.
A team of Argentine-Swedish researchers has reported finding fossilized bones and eggs from a giant-clawed birdlike dinosaur in a 70 million-year-old pocket in Patagonia.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt got a frosty reception from a pair of foreign journalists in Sarajevo as he attended a commemoration ceremony to mark the outbreak of the Bosnian war 20 years ago.