The social media giant Facebook will build another server center in Sweden's northern town of Luleå, Swedish Radio News reports.
A survey suggests that a clear majority of Swedes want to keep subsidising wind power.
Authorities in the south of Sweden are fearing an invasion of masked bandits, after a dead raccoon was found on a shore in Falsterbo this weekend.
Some 25 oil-covered birds were discovered Saturday off the southern coast of the Baltic island of Gotland, prompting the Swedish Coast Guard to search for the source of the spill.
A mild winter may be a boon to some of Sweden's most-hated creepy crawlers, news agency TT reports.
The warmer temperatures have helped ticks, Spanish slugs and, to some extent, wasps survived below ground but whether they'll thrive in the summertime still depends on the weather.
For the first time ever an EU-project has monitored the amount of litter on shores in the Baltic Sea. In just two years, the report found 12.5 tonnes of garbage on shores in Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Latvia, news agency TT reports.
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Sweden imports waste
Sweden is importing more and more household waste from abroad. Once here, the waste feeds power plants, where big incinerators turn rubbish into heating and warm water. But the imports are controversial, and critics warn that the growing business means we risk loosing sight of the importance of reducing the amount of waste produced in the first place. Radio Sweden went to a new state-of-the-art waste incinerator in Västerås, 100 km west of Stockholm, to find out more.Controversial trade
Sweden is becoming a big importer of other countries' household waste. But the imports are controversial. Critics say we should focus more on reducing the amount of waste produced in the first place.
Swedish pig farmers are hoping that new rules may reduce the number of piglets crushed in pigpens by their mothers.
New cars are burning through more fuel than what their manufacturers claim, according to the Swedish automobile newspaper, Vi Bilägare, and now, an organization pushing for more environmentally friendly traffic, accuses the auto industry of neglecting its responsibility.
A shrimp commonly fished along Sweden's west coat is an endangered species, according to the Swedish WWF branch, which puts it on the red list in its annual fish guide for Swedish consumers. Overfishing and then dumping of small shrimps back into the sea has led to its scarcity, according to WWF.
The National Food Administration is too relaxed about the hormone-altering substance bisphenol A, according to five scientists.
Wednesday is meat-free day for students at schools in Nyköping, south of Stockholm. But not everybody thinks this is a great idea. The Federation of Swedish Farmers has organised a protest action. They have grilling and offered free hamburgers to students outside schools in Nyköping for those who cannot survive a lunch without meat.
Increased sales of four-wheel drive vehicles is threatening Sweden from reaching its envrionmental goals for automobiles, according to the Swedish Transport Administration.