Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Monday that Russia needed to "back off" from its apparent destabilization strategy in Ukraine, adding if Sweden were in a similar situation it would do all it could to restore order.
More than a thousand Swedish shoppers have signed up to make payments with a swipe of their hand, paying at machines in Lund that scan the unique pattern of their veins.
A man has been sentenced to two years in prison after he was found guilty of locking in his wife in their own home. The woman was saved after she managed to throw a message out the window to the street below.
A fortnight after a football fan died a violent death in Helsingborg, The Local’s Patrick Reilly joined the away fans at the first game in town since the killing - "It was, quite simply, the worst day in the club's history."
Central Sweden police have urged the public to keep a wide berth of an upcoming Nazi demonstration. About 300 officers will ensure the march doesn't escalate into a repeat of last year's violence.
Sweden's upstart feminist party on Monday welcomed news it had increased its voter support fivefold, but the social media savvy politicians still need a proper bump to get over the parliamentary threshold.
The world again forked out less on weapons last year than the year before, but Russia stood out in statistics as one nation that has more than doubled its spending in the past decade.
Serial grump Paul Connolly has found a happy place in northern Sweden (and the land's cheap too). Honestly. In fact, he's listed five things worth loving about life near the Arctic Circle.
Swedish golfer Jonas Blixt finished joint second at the Masters in Augusta on Sunday. He said he hoped his curse would end soon to make him the first Swede to ever win a major.
Saab announced on Monday that it had agreed with the German owner of Kockums to buy its Swedish submarine production sites. The understanding followed months of tensions, which culminated in staff poaching.
Half of Sweden's EU parliamentarians give every second committee meeting a miss, a new study into the MEPs' work habits revealed on Monday. One politician, however, had an almost perfect attendance record.