Female genital mutilation is on the rise in Sweden, but the government hopes to halt the development with an online training programme for school and health personnel.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin's planned one-day visit to Vienna.
IN PICTURES: Four masked men are on the run after a botched robbery on a Stockholm jewellers. The men drove their car through a mall and into the window of the store, but didn't manage to get inside.
A bank in central Sweden was hit by armed robbers on Monday, for the second time in only a few months.
Police cordoned off Gothenburg's central train station on Monday after receiving a call about an alleged bomb on board one of the trains. The package was destroyed by a bomb squad several hours later.
Swedish police don't enjoy Midsummer weekend quite the way most Swedes do - and one decided to put his feelings in verse.
Spanish bank Santander will pay €700 million to buy GE Money Bank AB, the consumer credit arm of GE Money Nordic with activities in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, it said on Monday.
The man whose bomb threat shut down central Stockholm last Thursday said the move was a protest against Sweden's asylum process, after his application for refugee status was declined.
Austrian bearded lady Conchita Wurst, winner of Eurovision 2014, is set to inaugurate the 16th annual Stockholm Pride festival in July.
Three Swedes died in traffic accidents over the long weekend, which saw fewer fatalities than usual for the Midsummer break.