Our coverage of news about Sweden
The government has earmarked SEK 650 million in the spring budget to improve Swedish preschools, Swedish Television SVT reports.
Read more Government budgets millions to improve preschools
The founder and longtime pastor of the Swedish parish of the Word of Faith movement, called Livets Ord, has converted to catholicism.
Read more Founder of Word of Faith movement converts
Companies headed by a female CEO have a lower profit margin on average than companies headed by a male CEO, according to a report by the national small business association Företagarna.
Read more Female CEOs run companies with lower profit margins
Police have confirmed that a group of Neo-Nazis started a fight that sent six people to hospital following a feminist demonstration in Malmö, Saturday night, newspaper Sydsvenskan reports.
Read more Police: Nazis started fight after feminist demo
Starting this Sunday 1,400 Swedes will take part in a two-week military exercise with Nato member close to the Russian border in northern Norway, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
Read more Swedes in Nato exercise close to Russian border
The Swedish Public Health Agency has requested samples from hospitals all over Sweden in order to map how widespread the contagious gut bug Clostridium Difficile really is, Swedish Radio News reports.
Read more Public Health Agency to map aggressive gut bug
Swedish mixed martial arts fighter Alexander 'The Mauler' Gustafsson beat the undefeated Jimi Manuwa on a technical knockout Saturday and re-established himself as the world's second best lightweight fighter in the international fighting championship, UFC.
Read more Alexander Gustafsson won crucial MMA fight
Local county councils and ambulance staff want the emergency services to be able to flag addresses that could pose a danger to their staff, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
Read more Ambulance staff want to flag addresses
Sanna Nielsen will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest in May with the ballad "Undo". She won the Swedish contest Melodifestivalen by just two points on Saturday night in Stockholm.
Read more Sanna Nielsen wins Melodifestivalen
The train traffic between the cities Malmö and Lund in southern Sweden is now back to normal after a train ripped down a powerline Saturday morning, causing hundreds of departures to be cancelled.
Read more Train traffic back to normal in Skåne
In his opening speech at the Liberal Party's conference on local government, party leader Jan Björklund said he wants Ukraine to be offered a fast-track membership to the EU.
Read more Björklund wants the EU to welcome Ukraine
Social media site Facebook has agreed to provide Swedish police with IP addresses and other data to help solve cases related to the site, news agency TT reports.
Read more Facebook helps Swedish police to solve cases
Several Swedes with ties to the neo-Nazi Party of the Swedes, (Svenskarnas Parti), have travelled to Ukraine to support the far-right party Svoboda, Swedish Radio News reports.
Read more Swedish right-wing extremists in Ukraine to support political party
An increasing number of criminal trials in Sweden take longer to reach a verdict and end up costing the state more and more money, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
Read more State pays hefty price for slow trials
In the future you may be able to report emergencies on a website or on social media instead of calling the emergency number 112, Swedish Radio News reports.
Read more Social media may be used to report emergencies