Swedish clothing retailers H&M said on Thursday it had collected five tonnes of used clothing, with a new collection of jeans made from 20 percent recycled fibres. But the company also admitted ethical dilemmas ahead.
An 11-year-old girl's adorable letter to the Prime Minister asked why, "if you're the one in charge", he chops down Swedish forests. The reply, penned in officialese, was exhaustive, but left several questions unanswered.
A Swedish local politician who pretended to be a beggar for five hours tells The Local about the shame, the physical pain, and being seen only by passing children and the few people who photographed her "like an object".
The majority of Swedish high-school students can't work out simple sums, researchers have warned after grading a math skill test taken by 1,500 pupils in Sweden. They were stumped that teachers had not raised the alarm.
The year's first batch of Swedish strawberries went under the hammer in Stockholm on Wednesday, with growers fetching 175 kronor ($27) per punnet. But the price was nothing compared to last year.
The number of people who left Sweden behind last year hit the historic levels seen when Swedes headed to America in droves, Statistics Sweden noted on Thursday.
Swedish MPs have invited Israeli lawyer Calev Myers to hold a seminar at the Riksdag on Thursday, but some observers question whether he represents the Israeli public opinion.
Even though's Sweden has one of Europe's lowest consumption rates of recreational drugs, its zero tolerance policy may be pushing up the number of drug-related deaths.
Sweden's Nobel Foundation has announced the winning design for a building that will house the world's most prestigious prize for the first time in its 100-plus-year-history.