Police in Stockholm were surprised on Monday to find that a man they had arrested for buying sex from a prostitute was the duty prosecutor to whom they were obliged to report the crime.
A new review of 15-year-old students in Sweden has shown a marked improvement in behaviour, with experts suggesting that students' online habits may be contributing to better attitudes towards crime.
Sweden's real estate market is headed for two decades of stagnation, Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg warned on Monday, reiterating his concerns about the size of Swedes' household debts.
Religious heads in southern Sweden have advised their followers to ignore an upcoming exhibition of work by controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks, warning that people should not be provoked by his artwork.
After a trip to far northern Sweden, youth centre worker and columnist Milad Mohammadi reflects on whether the local residents up north are the "real Swedes" and what the rest of the country could learn from them.
Ikea's Sweden-based meatball supplier on Tuesday claimed its own tests failed to reveal any horsemeat in its Swedish meatballs as Ikea widened its meatball ban to 24 countries following reports the iconic food contained horsemeat.
Sweden's Pirate Party has decided to cut off internet access to filesharing site The Pirate Bay after lawyers representing Swedish copyright holders threatened legal action last week.
Sweden's social insurance agency demanded that a 23-year-old cancer patient provide written proof of when he was expected to die before granting him benefits.
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has dismissed as "fantasy" claims by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Sweden's case against him is a conspiracy to have him extradited to the United States.
The Nobel prize awarded to Francis Crick in 1962 for discovering the structure of DNA has been put up for auction by his family along with one of his lab coats, his books and other memorabilia.
Arson investigations have been launched into three fires that broke out near Stockholm in the early hours of Monday morning in three separate locations, all of which house organizations that sympathize with the regime in Eritrea.