The Swedish government unveiled the new face of "brand Sweden" on Tuesday, a project that was one year in the making and includes a new font, a flag, and classic Swedish minimalism.
As the 24th Stockholm International Film Festival opens for business again this week, Peter Vinthagen Simpson takes a look at this year's theme of "freedom" and finds out why Peter Greenaway is likely to be dining out in the city.
While the recent scandal about unfair admissions practices at Sweden's free schools may be overblown, the revelations make it clear that the involvement of private players in Sweden's welfare sector needs to be improved, argues liberal commentator Nima Sanandaji.
Swedish state broadcaster Sveriges Television and TV4 will not be able to broadcast events from the Sochi Winter Olympics in February after failing to reach an agreement with rights holder MTG.
Nothing says class like simplicity. This property in Malmö is the Audrey Hepburn of apartments, understated and elegant and ready to charm.
Sweden and France spent eighteen months working on a project to develop a joint spy satellite system only for the Swedes to pull out due to the projected costs, according to a media report on Tuesday.
Irish airline Ryanair's new flight between Barcelona and southern Sweden has failed to draw in the Spanish tourists, despite the best efforts of the Swedish tourism board and the Spanish media to push the region's Baltic coast delights.
A Swedish woman who fell asleep in a Stockholm bar has reported the venue to authorities after bouncers kicked her out, despite the fact that she informed them she was a sufferer of narcolepsy.
European leaders upset by the recent tragedy that claimed hundreds of migrants' lives near Lampedusa are wrong to accuse the European Union of inaction, argues Swedish MEP Cecilia Wikström of the Liberal Party (Folkpartiet).
A woman has reported the cast of a Shakespeare play performed in Karlstad in central Sweden alleging assault after a scene in the play involving a simulated bag-snatching.
A Swedish man was among the three people killed on Monday night when a man hijacked an express bus in western Norway armed with a knife.
World-famous Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei will be represented by an empty chair when the Stockholm Film Festival opens on Wednesday, as the jury member has been prevented from travelling by the Chinese government.