The threat of a toilet paper shortage looming large over Sweden on Wednesday after a labour union warned it would block deliveries from several Swedish toilet paper factories in a show of solidarity with another union group negotiating for higher pay.
A local official in northern Sweden was allowed to stay on the job for several weeks after it was revealed that he had been sending sex-themed text messages to a disabled woman, before finally being asked to leave on Wednesday.
A woman who recently completed a master's programme at Uppsala University may lose her "dream job" after erroneous information about eligible courses has left her without a diploma.
A bear, which was destined for a zoo in central Sweden, has escaped from its enclosure in Alaska, and is now at large, forcing zookeepers to launch a search party.
Pop music mega star Lady Gaga has announced that she will be performing in Stockholm, and it’s not the first time she has shown her love of Sweden… and the Swedish language.
A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to eleven years in prison for fatally shooting a 16-year-old Afghan asylum seeker in the face at a refugee home in southern Sweden last autumn.
Saab has announced official figures of their multi-billion kronor debt, as the struggling car manufacturer and its assets go under the hammer on Tuesday.
Malmö mayor Ilmar Reepalu, still in the doghouse for recent comments about the city's Jewish community, will meet with President Barack Obama’s anti-Semitism representative, who is due to visit Malmö in two weeks.
Singers from a Stockholm opera house are using the power of their voices during private "house calls" designed to help lift people's spirits, the AFP's Igor Gedilaghine discovers.
A man's happy-go-lucky night at a Stockholm pub took an abrupt turn for the worse on Saturday when he offered cocaine to a new-found friend that turned out to be an off-duty police officer.
A 19-year-old woman reported being raped by an unknown man in a public toilet at a Stockholm football stadium during the middle of a match on Monday evening.