Embattled Social Democrat leader Håkan Juholt remained defiant on Tuesday amid calls for him to step down, and conflicting reports over when he was made aware that he had spent years pocketing reimbursements he wasn't entitled to.
A network of Swedish MPs has been formed to push for a legalisation of assisted suicide with the group's founder comparing the issue to the abortion debate in the 1970s.
Disgruntled parents have prompted a school in eastern Sweden to abandon in-class fruit breaks after complaining over the costs of having kids bring fruit from home.
While the season's first winter storm sends most Swedes scrambling for warmth, a group of dedicated Swedish surfers instead rejoice at the chance to ride out the blustery weather from their boards, The Local's Joel Linde discovers.
Despite major investments in foreign student recruitment, Lund University has attracted barely half of the tuition-paying students it hoped would enroll.
Sweden's state-run alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget has responded to demand for more locally-produced items by extending its range to promote small-scale producers from the turn of the year.
A fondness for chocolate doesn't have to be all bad, according to new Swedish research which has shown that the more chocolate consumed, the lower the risk of suffering a stroke.
Under-fire Social Democrat leader Håkan Juholt has come under further scrutiny over his expenses after revelations that he declined to repay some of a Riksdag travel grant despite having cut short an overseas trip in 2006.
A letter to late Swedish author Stieg Larsson rejecting his application to journalism school due to doubts about his writing skills is set to go on the auction block.
Two free mobile phone apps offering pregnancy advice have been criticised by a Swedish infant health group for offering information that could put unborn children at risk.
Syrian opposition leaders meeting in Stockholm on Monday called for the deployment of international observers in their country but were largely opposed to foreign military intervention.
A Swedish court has ruled that prostitutes from other European Union countries should not be deported for at least their first three months in Sweden, much to the dismay of the police.