The ailing mother of Jimmy Sserwadda, who married his childhood sweetheart in a groundbreaking wedding in Sweden last week, was verbally attacked after news of her son's gay marriage reached Uganda.
Counter-espionage laws in Sweden need to be strengthened, with a particular focus on refugees reporting back to their home countries, government investigators stated on Wednesday.
Swedish journalists have joined European colleagues in criticizing an EU report urging that bureaucrats be able to dismiss reporters, and noted that its authors did not consult the European Federation of Journalists.
In The Local's My Sweden series, where we profile readers' favourite hangouts, sights, and eateries in their own corners of the country, we talk to Jeanette Renman, a communicator who calls Umeå home, in the far north of Sweden.
A Swedish man has been convicted of knowingly trying to export dual-use technology to Iran, where it could be used as part of nuclear arms production.
Tourists from the US, China and India helped Swedish tourism grow incrementally despite a slump in visits from crisis-tainted European countries.
A 61-year-old caught driving with a blood-alcohol level five times over Sweden's legal limit walked free after a court in southern Sweden cited his high tolerance for alcohol.
Swedish truck and heavy vehicles maker Volvo AB saw fourth quarter profits plunge, landing well below expectations, with year-end results also down compared to 2011.
A surge of patients suffering from infectious diseases has forced Karolinska University Hospital near Stockholm to postpone planned operations due to a lack of available nurses and beds.
The Swedish government has no plans to tighten asylum policy, Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag said on Tuesday in the wake of comments by Migration Minister Tobias Billström that current immigration levels are "unsustainable".