The assembly that awards the Nobel Medicine Prize said on Friday it had never heard of a stem cell researcher who has filed a US lawsuit against it for allegedly crediting his work to this year's laureates.
Swedish underwear brand Björn Borg has used "naked" models running loose in central Stockholm as part of an innovative campaign to promote a unique style of long underwear.
A partially-sighted Swedish woman was barred from a disability conference because another attendee was allergic to her guide dog, but has retaliated by reporting the incident to Sweden's Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen).
Swedish police on Friday said they had launched an investigation into an artist who says he used paint mixed from the ashes of Holocaust victims in a watercolour.
Jokkmokk in Sweden's far north is hoping to entice foreigners to make their home on the Arctic Circle by offering cheap housing and a helping hand, all in a drive to help repopulate the area, The Local's Ann Törnkvist discovers.
The son of assassinated Prime Minister Olof Palme has reported the film Call Girl for slander, as it portrays a political character similar to his father buying sex.
After its home delivery trials failed to created a stir, Sweden’s state-run liquor store monopoly Systembolaget announced on Friday that it would be trialing delivery to customers’ work places.
A Catholic priest and several angry viewers have attacked Swedish state broadcaster SVT, claiming its annual Christmas television special promotes occultism.
Music by heavy metal legends Metallica is now available on Swedish music streaming service Spotify, the company announced on Thursday, as it unveiled new features to help make the service more personal and interactive.
A man in northern Sweden whose car was stolen was stunned to find his car again a short distance away - with a parking ticket attached to the window.
Comedian and author Jonas Gardell was named 'Swede of the Year' on Thursday, following the success of his book 'Never Dry Tears Without Gloves' (Torka aldrig tårar utan handskar) that chronicles the Aids epidemic in Sweden in the 1980s.
Sweden has opened its first rehabilitation centre for abusers of khat, the African leaves that users chew to get an amphetamine-like effect.
A stem cell research pioneer is suing the Swedish assembly that awards the Nobel medicine prize, in a first such lawsuit, over claims it made about this year's winners, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
The Swedish government said on Thursday that it would not recognize the independence of Western Sahara, a day after lawmakers asked it to do so.