Swedish swimming star Therese Alshammar has confirmed that she has a shoulder injury and that her participation in a fifth Olympics could be in threat.
After weeks of denial, Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko has admitted that a light airplane crossed into the country's airspace on July 4th, reported to have been piloted by a Swedish PR firm in a pro-democracy stunt.
A major power outage brought train traffic to a total standstill between Stockholm and Uppsala on Thursday and normal service was not resumed until after 6 pm
A man reported to be in his 60s is suspected of animal cruelty after having been caught red-handed having sex with a tied up sheep in a field in southern Sweden, according to the Sydöstran daily.
A Church of Sweden pastor in the diocese of Luleå has admitted to having worked as an "elite spy" for the East German Stasi during the Cold War, according to a report in the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily.
A steady stream of keen young Swedes over the border has made it more difficult for young people in Norway to get part-time or summer jobs, according to a new study.
The Uzbek couple charged with aiding the attempted murder of an imam from northern Sweden, in what prosecutors believe may be a political assassination attempt, was freed on Thursday after the court found the evidence against them lacking.
Ecuador said Wednesday it would reach a decision on whether to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that would not alienate Britain, where he is holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy.
Two people had to be taken to hospital after a serious fire broke out in a Malmö parking garage on Thursday morning in an incident described by witnesses as an “explosion”.
Bulgaria has agreed to bring home hundreds of its nationals stranded in Sweden by false promises of jobs as seasonal berry-pickers, the city of Stockholm said Wednesday.
Sweden beat South Africa 4-1 in their opening game of the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament on Wednesday evening.