Emergency services in southern Sweden were concentrating their efforts on Tuesday evening on preserving "important societal functions" as flood-levels continue to rise.
A Swedish woman was denied entry on to a roller coaster at an amusement park in western Sweden after ride attendants told her she was too wide to ride.
Stefan Löfven delivered his first speech at Almedalen as Social Democrat party leader, and while the rhetoric was solid, he has a tough road ahead to bring the party back to the pinnacle of Swedish politics, argues correspondent and commentator David Linden.
Two red panda cubs have been born at a Swedish wildlife park, having been specially bred for reintroduction into the Indian wilderness, zoologists confirmed Tuesday.
Stockholm has come in sixth place in a new ranking of the best cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) global "livability" ranking.
A 52-year-old academic at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute who cut off his wife's lip and ate it to prevent her from kissing another man was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for the attack.
The Power Big Meet car show in Västerås is an annual tradition for Swedes with a passion for 1950s-era Americana cars and culture. Contributor Nathalie Rothschild offers up a stunning photo essay of this year's event.
A street vendor's advertisement featuring the full, red lips of a woman wrapped around a thick sausage has caused a stir in a southern Sweden town, leaving gender experts outraged.
More rain is set to fall on Tuesday on parts of Sweden already struggling to deal with flooding caused by weekend downpours that have left many rivers swollen and turned backyards into lakes.
A US motorist who bought a Volvo in 1966 and already holds a Guinness World Record is about to pass the 3 million mile (4.8 million kilometre) mark in the nearly 50-year-old Swedish brand car.
Ecuador's ambassador to Washington expressed concerns Monday that granting political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could be used to discredit Quito in the United States.