With Anders Borg, Sweden's pony-tailed Minister of Finance, now helping the EU navigate through the global economic slump, the AFP's Marc Preel takes a look back at the rise of this self-described pragmatist.
Swedish media concern Modern Times Group has reported a pre-tax profit of 566 million kronor ($74 million) for the second quarter 2009, exceeding market forecasts.
Three women were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for assaulting the girlfriend of the spokesperson for the far-right Sweden Democrats.
Stockholm city council has been reported to the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman (Justitieombudsman - JO) for its widespread use of the English language.
Kurt Wallander, the brooding protagonist of Henning Mankell's famed crime novels, recently came to United States' television screens in a performance by Kenneth Branagh, giving viewers an unexpected opportunity for reflection, The Local's Marge Thorell explains.
Embattled Swedish football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson said money had nothing to do with his decision so sign on ss director of football with English Division Two club Notts County.
Police in Trollhättan are hunting a man who attacked and tried to strangle an eight-year-old girl last Sunday, fearing that he might strike again.
Swedish telecom firm Tele2 has reported a dramatic rise in profits for the second quarter and the firm's share price shot up 5.9 percent in early trading on Wednesday.
A major Sweden-based study has shown that a combination of three different tests could be used to identify incipient Alzheimer's disease (AD) in patients with mild cognitive impairment.
Speaking for the EU Presidency, Sweden's Carl Bildt reiterated on Tuesday that the government of Iran was dealing with questions about its legitimacy in the eyes of voters following last month's controversial presidential elections.
Swedish defence minister Sten Tolgfors called for closer cooperation between the European Union and Nato during meetings with his American counterpart in Washington on Tuesday.
The 23-year-old man charged for shooting in the entrance of Casino Cosmopol in Stockholm on Christmas Eve has been sentenced to ten years in prison for attempted murder.