A prosecutor has asked to have three men remanded in custody in connection with a suspected rape in Uppsala, which was reportedly live streamed on Facebook.
Swedish movie 'A Man Called Ove' has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Prosecutors have yet to obtain full video footage of the alleged rape of a woman in the university town of Uppsala – and believe it is possible the sequence does not exist.
Could award-winning Norwegian teen drama 'Skam' end the age-old rivalry between Sweden and Norway? The Local took to the streets of Stockholm to find out.
Another blow for UK Prime Minister Theresa May's hopes of having complete control over when to trigger the start of Brexit negotiations with the EU.
A Swedish police dog got more than it bargained for when it was released into a basement to hunt for suspected burglars and instead found two people in the middle of an "intimate situation".
Police are investigating an attack by vandals on a church in Sweden which saw Nazi symbols painted on the facade and gravestones overturned.
The move brings Wang Jianlin's Wanda "one step closer to reaching the goal of taking 20 percent of the world's film-market share".
With Donald Trump as US President, Sweden needs to stand up and take a greater responsibility for human rights, argues Robert Hårdh, executive director of human rights group Civil Rights Defenders.