Sweden holds the presidency of the UN Security Council during January, its first month of a two-year term as a non-permanent member.
Sweden has sent one of its most notorious killers to Germany to stand trial for allegedly murdering a Jewish woman in 1992, a chief prosecutor said on Monday.
The number of infections in Sweden increased in 2016, and there is a risk that current treatments could stop working.
The Swede sure has a way with words.
It could get as cold as minus 30 in some parts of Sweden this week, and several spells of snow are also predicted.
Sales of new cars in Sweden rose 7.9 percent last year, according to fresh figures. And for the first time in more than five decades, the car topping the list of most-sold models is not a Volvo.
And it's mostly bad news if you live in busier regions like Stockholm or Gothenburg.
Sweden's Social Insurance Agency claimed back 86 million kronor ($9.44 million) from parents wrongfully claiming benefits to look after their sick children in 2016.
That should be AT LEAST 157 years.
Sweden is known for its unique food and progressive eco-friendly culture. Australian native Cathy Xiao Chen combined the two after moving to Uppsala three years ago.