Anyone dreaming of a white Christmas in southern Sweden had better give up, news agency TT reports, as it looks like being a green festive period for the south of the country.
Malmö police have confirmed that bombs were the cause of two large explosions in the Rosengård district of the city last night.
Hate crimes need to be prioritised by police and clear efforts need to be made when the new national police organisation is created in the new year.
The Swedish Consumer Agency and the Swedish Broadcasting Authority have once again taken up the fight to stop adverts for alcohol on Swedish television channels broadcasting from the UK.
Trusting your own intuition may be better than going to a bank to get advice on what stocks to invest in, new Swedish research shows.
Scandinavian Airlines CEO Rickard Gustafson says his airline is not planning to start its own low-cost carrier, unlike rivals Lufthansa and Air France-KLM.
Former Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg has criticized Prime Minister Stefan Löfven's decision to call a new election.
Sweden were knocked out of the women's European handball championships Friday night. They were beaten in the semi-final by Norway, 29 - 25, meaning the Swedish team has to fight it out for a bronze tomorrow.
Cloudy in the south with rain and sleet showers in the south, central and northern areas will have some clear patches, and show is falling in the north-east. Skies will clear over the whole country as the day goes on, and temperatures will fall. They are just above freezing in the south, and are as low as minus 15 degrees Celsius in the far north. Sunday will see clear skies in the morning, with rain and sleet moving in from the south-west during the day.
The sun rose over Stockholm this morning at 8.44 a.m, sunset at 2.46 p.m
Temperatures (in Celsius) at 12 noon:
- Stockholm: 3
- Malmö: 5
- Gothenburg: 6
- Kiruna -16
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has had its budget slashed by almost eight percent for the upcoming year.
The movie Force Majeure by Swedish director Ruben Östlund has been shortlisted for the best foreign language film Academy Award.
The Swedish government will formally announce a snap election on the 30th of December through a cabinet decision. The election will be held on the 22nd of March.
The government defies a parliamentary decision and refuses to prepare for the introduction of formal grades in year four in time for March's snap election.
There is no sign of spying equipment being used near the government building Rosenbad, the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) confirmed on Friday.
Cultural magazines across the country are breathing a sigh of relief, as the centre-right alliance backtracks on cutting their funding by 75 percent. Instead support for regional culture will feel the blow.
Swedish princess Madeleine and her husband, Chris O'Neill, announced today that Madeleine is pregnant with her second child.
- 19 december kl 15:01
What Xmas songs do Swedes like?
What kind of seasonal music goes down well in Sweden? Pop singer Sonja Aldén is releasing an album of Yule songs, and she says she does sometimes dare to remake the older classics. Reporter: Kris Boswell.
There's already Xmas music playing in the shops and streets of Sweden. But what kind of seasonal music goes down well in Sweden?
The price of oil has dropped since the beginning of November and it is having positive effects on the Swedish economy, especially in industries like transport and exports.
Sweden is now in the depths of winter darkness and many Swedes are heading to sunny vacation spots and about half of all young Swedes suntan while on vacations, despite the fact that most are aware of the risks.
The current red-green government will investigate the possibilities of the state retaking control of railway maintenance, Infrastructure Minister Anna Johansson (Social Democrat) said in a press conference Friday.