The blizzard that shook Stockholm this week could still be felt throughout Thursday as many travellers were left stranded nationwide, with authorities hoping services would be up and running again on Friday.
Popular youth website Stardoll may alter its services to the Swedish audience after a court ordered it to stop "aggressive" marketing to members of its virtual fashion world, where most users are underage girls.
A nuclear reactor in southern Sweden was forced to shut down on Thursday after officials found the plant had failed to meet safety requirements.
A Swedish artist has sparked outrage by claiming he used ashes gathered from a Nazi concentration camp crematorium in paintings currently on display at an art gallery in southern Sweden.
Fifteen men with connections to the Swedish Hells Angels biker gang were sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on Thursday for their involvement in a violent attack on party-goers in southern Sweden in May.
In a new series profiling Swedish newsmakers, The Local takes a look at Cecilia Malmström, the Swedish EU Commissioner who this week helped launch a global alliance to combat child pornography.
Sea lions and sex tips, as well as social media and South Korean pop all kept Swedes clicking on Google in 2012 according to new figures released on Thursday about how the nation uses the world's biggest search engine.
Self-confidence and tenacity are more important in school than any innate talents a child may have, said the Education Agency (Skolverket) in a report released on Wednesday.
H&M devotees will be rewarded for handing back old clothes rather than chucking them away as the Swedish clothes retailer gets set to roll out a recycling initiative worldwide.
A Swedish football club has fired all the players on its top team following complaints that players hurled homophobic remarks at members of an opposing team.
Lingering snow continued to cause problems across Sweden on Thursday, the day after a fierce winter storm brought the capital and other parts of the country to a virtual standstill.
Sweden ranks fourth in a global corruption index released on Wednesday, matching its 2011 placement as one of the world's least corrupt countries, despite lingering concerns about political party financing.