Swedish bank Nordea announced a nearly 70 percent rise in third-quarter profits on Wednesday mainly thanks to higher lending and a tighter control on costs, but nevertheless failed to meet analysts' expectations.
A 63-year-old Finnish man calmly walked into a petrol station in northern Sweden on Tuesday night and confessed to a double murder in his home country, prompting the surprised station owner to ring the police before inviting the self-confessed killer to coffee.
Undocumented immigrant children in Sweden will be allowed to go to school as of July 1st next year, the Swedish government announced on Wednesday after striking a deal with the opposition Green Party.
A new weekly stand-up comedy competition has hit Stockholm where audience members vote for their favourite comics. The Local chats to comedian Eric Bamberg about the show, the contestants, and why Swedish crowds should heckle more often.
Two men have been jailed after tricking a series of elderly Swedes into giving them money by acting as their grandchildren, earning the pair over one million kronor ($149,000).
Working mothers may have to juggle more tasks than their husbands, but the long-held belief that women are better than men at multi-tasking is a myth, according to new Swedish research.
After an investigative Swedish TV programme claimed H&M paid “low” factory wages in Cambodia, the clothing giant has blasted the show and the claims, explaining that they are in fact working hard to raise local salaries.
A 16-year-old boy who was "addicted" to computer games has been involuntarily committed to institutional care after his parents were unable to get him to stop playing.
A 22-year-old man who secretly filmed a staff-bathroom romp with a female colleague was charged with attempted blackmail on Tuesday after he threatened to show her family the video if she didn’t pay him.
Swedish clothes giant H&M has been accused of using suppliers in Cambodia that underpay their textile workers. But the company counters the workers have unions and collective agreements.
The preliminary investigation against two Norrköping nurses, under suspicion of maltreating patients at a care home in central Sweden, has been dropped despite allegations that one pressed vomit down a patient’s throat.
The man accused of killing Swedish honeymooner Anni Dewani told a South African court on Tuesday that his alibis for key times over the weekend she was shot dead included several women.