The opposition Social Democrats have set their sights on revamping the Public Employment Service, lambasting the national job centre for wasting time on policing job seekers.
A 45-year-old man wanted in connection with the 2011 killing of a gang leader in Malmö tried to turn himself in on Monday, only to be told that the local police station was closed.
A Swedish website is helping start-ups tap their social media networks to find man-on-the-street equity investors, and in some cases dispel the skepticism of traditional bankrollers, The Local's Ann Törnkvist discovers.
Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he can imagine moving to Germany's Bundesliga, and Bavarian giants Bayern Munich, in an interview with a German football magazine.
The decision-making dilemma is no joke but something of a riddle for managers new to corporate culture in Sweden. The course Effective Leadership in Sweden gets straight to the point and assists managers in getting their team to do the same.
The editor of Swedish tabloid Expressen and two journalists are guilty of gun crimes, a Swedish court ruled on Tuesday, upholding a lower court ruling that their investigative sting into buying black-market weapons in Malmö was illegal.
A 13-year-old boy has revealed that a mock-up of a homeless man that caused a stir in Gothenburg this week was actually part of a school art project.
An opera singer diva, a celebrity florist, and a "folklore" crime novelist from Sweden are set to swarm Washington, DC starting Tuesday as part of 2013 Nordic Cool, a festival highlighting artistic accomplishments from Sweden and its regional neighbours.
Germany's entry for this year's Eurovision Song Contest is being investigated after allegations that it copied elements of last year's winner, a German television station reported Monday.
Swedes should brace for a downturn in housing prices in the face of overvalued homes and ballooning household debt, the head of Sweden's financial regulator has warned.
A border guard on duty when a Swedish plane flew over Belarus last summer to drop hundreds of pro-democracy teddy bears has been jailed for failing to stop the stuffed-animal assault.
Volvo Cars unveiled updated versions of several of its larger vehicle models on Monday with modifications designed to make them feel more luxurious and boost fuel efficiency.