The Swedish government has rejected a European Commission proposal to set up a European Public Prosecutor's Office, with Justice Minister Beatrice Ask calling the plan to prevent fraudsters avoiding prosecution by fleeing to another EU country risky.
Graffiti paintings of Disney's fairytale princesses brandishing guns and knives have been mysteriously appearing on walls around Stockholm, garnering global attention after photos went viral on Facebook. The man behind them is a Swedish Street Artist known only as “Herr Nilsson”.
Beach bums in Malmö have been left out to dry after high levels of bacteria caused the city to impose bathing bans at two of its popular swimming spots.
Swedish police have confirmed that the blood samples found in an apartment and stairwell in a building in Trollhättan in late June belong to a 23-year-old missing mother of two.
Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux reported a fall in second quarter profits in the second quarter on Friday, citing difficulties in European markets.
Allegations of aggressive techniques used by TV-fee collection staff on foreigners in Sweden are on the rise. Meanwhile, the targeting of PC, tablet and smartphone owners to cough up the licence fee cannot continue, argues Moderate Party MP Lars Beckman.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz has seen brand awareness soar in recent years with its one-off offerings of designer clobber. The Local's Victoria Hussey delves into the brand's past partnerships and what the future holds for its cheap and chic collaborations.
Sweden could see the costs of tap water rise in the future, said Rural Affairs Minister Eskil Erlandsson, as the government investigates how to secure a plentiful flow under the threat of climate change.
Swedish defence firm Saab has reported a dramatic decline in profit, posting a net profit of 11 million kronor ($1.66 million) in the second quarter, down from 732 million in the corresponding period of 2012.
Swedish experts have warned that a newly discovered flu virus in China shows worrying signs that it could spread around the world this autumn.
World number one Serena Williams survived a late second set hiccup to move into the quarter-finals of the Swedish Open with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Georgia's Anna Tatishvili.