Police have confirmed that an envelope containing a “toxic and corrosive” white powder was sent to the US embassy in Stockholm on Wednesday, prompting the building to be evacuated for several hours.
The 45-year-old man who abducted his son and murdered his Russian ex-girlfriend will be extradited to Norway, police reported on Wednesday.
Gripped by his novel about sex slavery, Swedish campaigners have enlisted a Gothenburg-based Canadian to help fight human trafficking, writes Sanne Schim van der Loeff.
The parents of a 10-year-old schoolgirl in central Sweden were outraged after their daughter was kicked off the bus on a forest road some 20 kilometres from her home with an “invalid” bus pass.
Sweden's stunning four-goal comeback to salvage a 4-4 draw against Germany in Berlin on Tuesday night prompted commentators to gush over what many considered an improbable footballing "miracle".
The US embassy in Stockholm was evacuated on Wednesday with Swedish emergency services and police on the scene, investigating what media has referred to as a mystery letter containing "an unidentified white powder".
A zoo in eastern Sweden has come under fire for reportedly putting down animals and claiming they had simply been transferred to another zoo, misleading information the zoo now regrets sharing.
Some twenty disabled protesters from Gothenburg based group the Gothenburg Cooperative for Independent Living (Göteborgskooperativet för Independent Living, GIL), staged a wheelchair sit-in on a city tram on Tuesday, in protest against the difficulty for disabled passengers to use public transport in the area.
TeliaSonera will shed 2,000 workers as part of a 2 billion kronor ($300 million) savings package, the Swedish-Finnish telecoms giant announced on Wednesday along with its third quarter results.
Sweden scored four unanswered second-half goals to seal a dramatic 4-4 draw with Germany in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier at Berlin's Olympic Stadium with the equaliser arriving in the 93rd minute.
A complaint by Swedish Match about a suspected bribe meant to influence European tobacco policy has resulted in the resignation of EU health commissioner John Dalli, the European Union's top health official.
The leaders of Germany and Sweden said Tuesday they agreed that the European Union should not rush into a new system to police the banking sector, calling for effectiveness over haste.