A 24-year-old man who attended a party dressed as Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has been acquitted of hate crime charges by a Swedish court.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has halted the sale of sausages in Russia and chocolate cakes in France and more than 20 other countries after finding the products contained horsemeat and faecal bacteria respectively.
In our series profiling Swedish newsmakers, our pick for Swede of the Week is firebrand feminist Gudrun Schyman, who wants to return to national politics to fight surging sexism and a lulling labour market.
Sweden still scrapes into the top ten of countries with a competitive tourism industry, but has slipped down four spots in the ranking, according to a report by the World Economic Forum released on Thursday.
The Swedish currency has hit a six-month high against the euro, with Riksbank head Stefan Ingves telling a parliamentary committee that the exchange rate was nothing "out of the ordinary".
Swedes have been left seething following the tactics of the Swedish TV-licence fee collectors, who are making telephone calls at "uncomfortable" hours in an effort to round up those not paying the annual television fee.
An 18-year-old woman has been charged with blackmail after she threatened to tell his wife and the police that he was sending her risqué text messages.
Swedish employers are increasingly failing to keep tabs on whether men's and women's salaries are equal, a requirement stipulated by law.
Sweden on Wednesday became the ninth European country to upgrade the status of a Palestinian representative office to that of an embassy.
Syrian rebels appear to be using Swedish weapons, visible in a new video that has emerged from the civil war in which an anti-regime fighter cradles a well-known Swedish model of anti-tank rifle.