Seven farms in the region of Hälsingland in northern Sweden have been named as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, bringing a successful end to a long-running saga for the picturesque farmsteads.
Sweden’s annual political week, the "Almedalen Week" started on Sunday on the Baltic island of Gotland with police launching their largest operation to date.
A nurse on her way into Sahlgrenska hospital in Gothenburg was threatened by two men waving a gun on Saturday evening.
A Church of Sweden pastor in the diocese of Luleå worked as a spy for the Stasi during the Cold War and now faces being stripped of his ecclesiastical licence, according to a report in the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily.
President Rafael Correa said Saturday that Ecuador is still considering whether to grant political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in Sweden in connection with sexual assault allegations.