Municipal staff in Gothenburg will act as guinea pigs in a proposed push for six-hour workdays with full pay, with hopes that it will cut down on sick leave, boost efficiency, and ultimately save Sweden money.
An Aussie is the only foreigner on the new 50-strong Abba choir. She talks to The Local about Australia's relationship to the band, her trip to Sweden, and accidentally meeting one of the band members in a Swedish hotel.
The 35-year-old man who stabbed a man during the stand-off with neo-Nazis in Kärrtorp in December said in court on Tuesday that he acted in self-defence - "I don't know what choice we had."
IN PICTURES: The trade minister will add government clout to Sweden's attempt to seduce design lovers in Milan, a key hub for the global design industry. Sweden is already a top EU exporter of furniture.
Where better to call home than the Kungsholmen island of Stockholm? Our Property of the Week is a surprisingly spacey flat in the city centre with a view that's almost unbeatable.
A 34-year-old man wielding a knife in each hand was shot dead by police on Tuesday morning in Uppsala. His death marks the sixth of its kind in the past year, a growing trend that one criminologist blamed on the police.
Volvo announced on Monday that it had paused a joint project with Russia to build an armoured infantry fighting vehicle, citing concerns about the Ukraine crisis.
Sweden's EU Minister Birgitta Ohlsson says she is saddened and outraged that secret talks with Romania about the Central European country's poorest citizens have broken down.
A 35-year-old left-wing extremist suspected of stabbing a person in the back during a neo-Nazi attack in Stockholm suburb Kärrtorp in December remained mostly silent during police questioning, before dubbing the charge against him "totally odd".
American expat Karen Rowland argues that immigrants would never make light of the Swedish language's worst profanities, so why should native Swedes use the F word jokingly?