The United Arab Emirates confirmed on Wednesday that the country has recalled its ambassador to Sweden, citing Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström's public criticism of its neighbour Saudi Arabia.
UPDATED: A Swedish woman who killed and then hacked up a love rival has had her sentence increased to life in prison by an appeals court.
UPDATED: Sweden's central bank (the Riksbank) has slashed its key interest rate, the repo, to new record negative levels just over a month after it announced a similar move.
On Friday Sweden will witness the most spectacular solar eclipse in years. The Local fills you in on everything you need to know if you're planning to watch it and why the Norwegian border could be the best spot.
The biggest intelligence threat against Sweden came from Russia last year, according to Sweden's Security Service Säpo, which also cites returning fighters from Syria in its annual report for 2014.
Swedes are feeling more optimistic about their personal finances, but would rather put their money in the bank than spend it at the shops, a new survey suggests.
Sweden needs to get better at integration and firms need to see diversity as an asset, says Swedish business veteran Michael Treschow. And strong global bands alone can't protect against Sweden getting mixed up with Switzerland.
UPDATED: Hot on the heels of strikes by SAS and Norwegian, flights in and out of the Nordic countries are being disrupted by a Lufthansa walkout.
Amid growing concerns that Sweden’s strained relationship with Saudi Arabia could affect business in the Arab world, 50 companies have been invited to meet with the government to discuss the issue.