Two Greenpeace activists remain inside a nuclear power plant in Forsmark after a break-in on Tuesday, with Environmental Minister Lena Ek spending Wednesday in a crisis meeting to deal with what she referred to as a "serious" situation.
With the Nobel Prize in Literature to be announced in Stockholm on Thursday, world media and gambling companies have taken the chance to voice their favourites and their predictions as to who will be the lucky Literature Laureate.
A team of six Swedish chefs took home the gold medal at Tuesday's Culinary Olympics in Germany, with the head chef calling the team's cuisine "the best they had ever made".
Swedish newlywed Anni Dewani was not raped or sexually assaulted before she was gunned down at close range while honeymooning in South Africa, a court heard Wednesday.
Only about a third of refugees in Sweden are living in apartments provided by the Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen), despite a government move two years ago which put the service in charge of providing all refugees with housing.
On the eve of the announcement of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, the AFP's Camille Bas-Wohlert looks at how the legacy of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel inspires immigrant children near Stockholm.
The 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka for studies of G-protein–coupled receptors which helps explain how cells in the human body "sense" their environment.
Several Greenpeace activists evaded police and remained in hiding inside two nuclear plants in Sweden for more than 24-hours after breaking into restricted areas on Tuesday.
Brazil and Iraq will meet in a full international for the first time this Thursday - but both will be far from home as they take each other on in far-flung Malmö, Sweden.
In the wake of several cyber attacks targeting Swedish government websites, Justice Minister Beatrice Ask has called for a toughening of criminal penalties for hacking and other attacks against computer systems.
TeliaSonera CEO Lars Nyberg will be leaving his post early in the wake of bribery scandals and the Nordic telecom firm's dealings with dictators. A search for his replacement is already underway.