The 26-year-old man and the 23-year-old woman who were charged with the abduction of a wealthy Uppsala student in December last year were on Tuesday convicted of eight years each in prison, yet lawyers point to contradictory evidence as a reason to appeal.
Tens of thousands of imitation sandals stored at a Swedish outlet will have to be destroyed after the district court deemed them to be too similar to the popular sandals “Crocs", yet shoe-sellers have protested that it is a waste of a useful product.
Three elephants escaped from a travelling circus in Gothenburg on Tuesday afternoon, and went wandering through a nearby park.
The other day, I noticed a new dynamic in our family. Actually, if I look back, the change has been gradual, but I never really thought too much about it until last week when the kids came home from school.
A man from far northern Sweden saved three young girls from a fully grown bear in which was "eyeing them up" in their back garden from just metres away.
Few footballers divide opinion quite like the mercurially talented Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic and until the AC Milan star delivers on the international stage, that is unlikely to change.
More train delays plagued Stockholm commuters from Tuesday morning until three in the afternoon, as a power failure in Häggvik caused chaos for trains north of Stockholm.
A 20-year-old student at prestigious boarding school Sigtuna, the alma mater of King Carl XVI Gustaf, has sued his school for a million kronor ($139,500) after he has been barred from graduation due to suspicions of bullying, according to daily Aftonbladet.
Sweden’s reindeer population is suffering due to a late spring in the north, with herders fearing that the lack of food will ruin this year’s calving season and leaving dead calves on the mountain.
A spat between two siblings in southern Sweden has resulted in an assault conviction for a 15-year-old boy who was duly reported to police by his younger sister after he hit her in the face.
The fight against terrorism is consuming ever larger portions of the budget allocated to Swedish security service Säpo, which has seen its allocation double in the last decade, according to a new report.
A man in his twenties was attacked with an axe on Monday night, prompting police in central Sweden to launch a manhunt to apprehend the perpetrator.