Industrial espionage directed against Swedish companies and research institutions is on the rise, according to intelligence officials, prompting new inter-agency intelligence coordination to protect national security.
Nato Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited the annual defence conference in the Swedish mountains on Monday, telling the press "you cannot stand outside Nato but still want everything it offers".
A man is dead after he was shot in the head on Monday afternoon in eastern Sweden, with police launching a murder investigation.
In The Local's new series My Sweden where we profile readers' favourite hangouts, sights, and eateries in their own corners of Sweden, we talk to Lorelee Arias, a Mexican who has spent the past four months in Östermalm, Stockholm.
Sweden needs stronger legislation to deter internet bullying, the country's data privacy agency has argued, calling for tougher penalties for offensive comments posted online.
The Local speaks with Lund University political scientist Mikael Sundström to find out what's behind the Centre Party's current struggles and what they mean for Swedish politics.
A shooting on Sunday night has Örebro police investigating the deaths of three people, including one suspected gunman, while a 19-year-old woman has been seriously injured.
Sweden's SKF, the world's biggest maker of industrial bearings, announced on Monday it was cutting 2,500 jobs, a move widely regarded as a tell-tale sign of tougher times ahead for the manufacturing industry.
Over 100 Stockholmers ignored below-freezing temperatures on Sunday and bared their legs for an afternoon on the city's subway system - all in the name of a bit of cheeky fun.
Would-be Stockholm residents now have longer to wait for an available apartment than ever before, with new statistics showing an average waiting time on the region's housing queue of eight years.
Four men were ordered held on remand on Sunday, on the suspicion of their involvement in Thursday's armed bank robbery in northern Stockholm.