Everyone knew that the tiny population of wolves in Norway and Sweden was inbred. Using precise genetic techniques, researchers can now describe the severity of the problem.
Twenty years ago, Sweden became the first country in the world to criminalize paying for sex, and now it wants to pave the way in making it illegal to pay for sex abroad, with a law proposal the government presented on Thursday.
Sweden is a funny old country. When you move there as an expat - as I did in 2010 - there are countless things you'll find to be incredible, unique, or baffling.
Swedish media outlets who uncover news which damages Sweden's relations abroad could be charged with spying, if a controversial law gets the go-ahead.
"The government deeply regrets the US statement about Jerusalem. There is a risk this may lead to strong reactions and greater instability."
A departing flight has been held at Stockholm's Bromma airport after a suspicious object was flagged up in a security check.
A group of neo-Nazis who were due to travel from Sweden to Finland for the latter country's centenary celebrations had their trip cut short when the ferry company they were going to travel with denied them passage.
A Swedish-backed resolution circulating at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday seeks to relaunch an investigation into the death of the world body's late chief Dag Hammarskjöld, who was killed in a 1961 plane crash in Africa.
Pepparkakor, Sweden's traditional ginger snap biscuits, are a staple of the country's festive season. Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.