The Swedish tv-licence fee collectors have begun asking Swedes if they have computers, in a drive to include viewers who stream content online rather than watch traditional television.
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Horsemeat contamination fears have prompted Swedish furniture giant Ikea to halt the sale of additional meat products after new tests by a Sweden-based meatball supplier confirmed horsemeat content.
The movement of people across borders is a powerful engine for growth, putting pressure on policy makers worldwide to compete to attract talent, argue government ministers Gunilla Karlsson and Tobias Billstrom.
Swedish cheap n' chic fashion giant H&M will take to the catwalk at Paris fashion week for the first time on Wednesday, hard on the heels of its Helen Hunt red carpet coup at the Academy Awards.
A person returning from a trip abroad has set off a minor measles outbreak in Uppsala, with cases now turning up in Stockholm, health officials warned on Wednesday.
Ikea's Sweden-based meatball supplier confirmed on Wednesday that it had found horsemeat in meatballs destines for sale in outlets of the Swedish furniture retailing giant.
A faked obituary about a 35-year-old woman in western Sweden has left her family in shock, and caused the paper to ramp up its rules about confirming deaths before they publish further obituaries.
Future children of the soon-to-be-married Swedish Princess Madeleine could lose their right to the throne if she does not move home from New York, legal experts in Sweden have warned.
Nearly half of principals in Sweden want to see control of schools taken away from intrusive local government officials and put back in the hands of the state, a new survey has shown.
With transsexuals in Sweden now able to change gender legally without being sterilized, those who were forced to accept the procedure prior to a recent law change continue their fight for compensation from the state.
Victims of internet hate in Sweden can now report cyberbullying online and receive legal assistance from an anti-discrimination group that believes traditional law enforcement has failed to tackle the issue.