What's on in Sweden: Millennium trilogy tour and roots festival in Stockholm; BB King in Gothenburg; Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band (UK) in Malmö.
Sweden's fraught relationship with Moscow has come to the fore on the first day of the Swedish EU presidency as Russia objects to plans to hold a major summit in Stockholm.
Swedish is now officially considered the main language in Sweden, according to a new language law which, along with more than two dozen other laws, took effect on Wednesday.
German pharmaceutical company Celesio has revealed plans to open a chain of more than 100 pharmacies in Sweden in an announcement that coincides with the introduction of a new law bringing an end to Sweden's pharmacy retail monopoly.
Sweden has joined neighbours Denmark, Norway and Finland in signing loan deals worth €1.78 billion ($2.52 billion) for crisis ridden Iceland.
Sweden's state-run pharmacy monopoly ended on Wednesday, paving the way for new entrants into the market for drug sales and for the eventual sale of non-prescription drugs in other retail outlets.
The Year in Sweden - July: Journalist Kim Loughran sketches a month by month account of the country he has called home ever since his accidental migration in 1966.
Health authorities in Sweden have decided not to punish two doctors who mistakenly stitched a 65-year-old patient's bladder to his large intestine.
Fashion Week by Berns in Stockholm was in full swing on Tuesday, with several well-known Swedish designers displaying their work.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has said the country's EU presidency will push member states to curtail spending and work towards sustaining public finances across the union.
The CEO of a municipal housing company in Dalarna in central Sweden has been reprimanded after pornographic pictures popped up during a recent presentation to the company's board.
The reigning champions of the Swedish women's professional football league, Umeå IK, are heading to the United States to play a team of stars from the American Women's Professional Soccer (WPS).
Sweden on Wednesday assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the European Union, promising to combat climate change as well as the rising joblessness in the wake of the global economic crisis.