Individuals who have temporary or hourly contracts are subject to different rules regarding sick pay and benefits compared to full-time employees and thus lose out on receiving compensation.
Swedish members of the European Parliament say Britain should not be punished for its decision to leave the European Union.
Swedish football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ended weeks of speculation on Thursday, announcing that he will play for the English premier league team Manchester United.
There is only a few hours left to use the old 20, 50, and 1000 kronor bills before they will no longer be accepted by businesses.
- Brits apply for citizenship in record numbers. Experts tell us how a Brexit vote may affect Swedish politics and economy. And Bergman Week kicks off on Fårö.Torsdag 30 juni kl 16.30
Film buffs and culture lovers have descended on the small isle of Fårö this week to take part in a festival celebrating the world-renowned Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman.
For the first time a court will test Sweden's law against forced marriages as three individuals stand trial on Thursday.
Sweden’s prime minister has said the UK’s decision to leave the EU should serve as a reminder to the union’s leaders about the importance of demonstrating how European cooperation makes a difference to ordinary people’s lives.
Despite an increase in the number of drowning deaths, most municipal beaches and lakes fail to have lifeguards on duty, according to a report by Swedish Radio.
After a review lasting more than five years, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority has endorsed the nuclear industry's plan to dispose spent nuclear fuel in the bedrock approximately 500 metres below ground some 150 kilometres north of Stockholm.
Swedish police will wear and pass out armbands as part of an anti-groping campaign this summer after the department was criticized earlier for its handling of harassment cases at a youth festival in Stockholm.
Teachers, healthcare workers, engineers, IT specialists and construction workers will be the most in demand in the Swedish labour market in the coming year, according to a new forecast from the Swedish Public Employment Service.
Sweden’s new national strategy for violent extremism was announced on Wednesday and urges local municipalities to share information and develop preventative efforts to combat violent extremism.
The Swedish government celebrated its win in the UN Security Council elections on Wednesday though some questioned how the country carried out its campaign for the seat.
An attack by armed suicide bombers at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has killed 41 people and injured 239 others.
The UN General Assembly voted Sweden in as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council on Tuesday after the first round of voting.
Arriving in Brussels to meet with other EU leaders, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven called on the UK to quickly explain how they want to exit from the EU.
Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has become the latest world leader to join the social media platform Twitter.
Iceland’s win over England was not only exciting for the fans of the small Nordic nation, but also for the Swedish town of Ånge, where the winning team's coach Lars Lagerbäck grew up.
IKEA is recalling a chest of drawers in the US and Canada which has been blamed for the deaths of three young children.