In the 15 years since a Swedish-Kurdish woman named Fadime Sahindal was murdered by her father, awareness of so-called honour crime has increased in Sweden, but more needs to be done, according to researchers and campaign groups.
Overcast skies and fog are predicted for southern and central Sweden on Thursday morning, with clearer skies expected in the afternoon. The north will see partially cloudy skies, sleet and rain. In the far north, there will be some snow and in the northern region of Västerbotten, gales. Temperatures should range from around plus 5 degrees Celsius in the south to between zero and minus 5 degrees in the north, with slightly colder weather in the northern mountain region.
A class 1 weather warning has been issued for Västerbotten due to expected harsh gales.
Syrians who have family members in Sweden can now apply for family reunification visas at the Swedish embassy in Khartoum in Sudan, a country that allows visa-free entry for Syrians.
Sweden's conservative Moderate Party is ready to defeat the Social Democrat-Green Party government on a key vote, which could open the way for Moderate leader Anna Kinberg Batra to become prime minister - but neither the Centre Party nor the Liberal Party support the move.
Sweden, as chair of the UN Security Council, has called on Gambia's president to resign and welcomes pressure from neighbouring countries such as Senegal, which stands ready to intervene militarily.
Sweden's population will hit 10 million on Friday morning, projections from Statistics Sweden show - and this is a cause for celebration, according to a group of Swedish demographers.
The Swedish Migration Agency has informed 16,000 asylum seekers that they must move from their temporary accommodation.
Following President Obama's decision to grant whistleblower Chelsea Manning early release, WikiLeaks-founder Julian Assange is hoping the US will close its investigation into his website's release of thousands of secret diplomatic cables and other classified information.
The Karolinska Institute and Karolinska University Hospital conducted research on patients without proper permission between 2011 and 2016, newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reports.
The biggest potential terrorist threat Sweden faces in 2017 is from individuals who sympathize with violent Islamist extremism, according to a report by Sweden's National Centre for Terrorist Threat Assessment (NCT).
Sweden's minister for finance, Magdalena Andersson, believes a "hard Brexit" could have a negative impact on the Swedish economy and she said that turning the UK into a tax haven is “against the Brits’ own interests”.
The four opposition parties want to extend the compulsory schooling requirement for new arrivals to Sweden past 16 years old and to invest in new teaching positions in deprived areas.
Sweden's minister for EU affairs and trade has met with British ministers and Swedes in London to discuss the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU. She told Radio Sweden that Swedes living in the UK are experiencing xenophobia.
Amnesty International has warned that anti-terror laws have led to fundamental human-rights infringements in Europe and that religious and ethnic minorities are particularly affected.
Olympic silver medalist and show jumper, Peder Fredricson, is the winner of this year’s Jerring Prize for the best sport achievement of 2016.
The period in Malmö when serial killer Peter Mangs targeted people because they looked foreign is the backdrop for a documentary and for a feature film that are both due to hit the big screen this spring.
Hundreds of people gathered outside Malmö's town hall today to honor the 16-year-old boy who was shot dead in the city's suburb Rosengård last week.
Annika Falkengren, president and CEO of the SEB bank, announced today that she will be leaving her post and Ronnie Leten, CEO of the Swedish industrial company Atlas Copco, is also stepping down.
Sweden's Social Democrat prime minister Stefan Löfven has accepted an invitation from President Hassan Rouhani to visit Iran in February, the government announced Monday.
Annika Falkengren, President and CEO of Sweden's SEB bank, announced Monday morning that she will be leaving her post this summer to join the Swiss wealth and asset management firm Lombard Odier Group.