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A Swede fined by a court in Malta for defacing a recently restored ornate fountain laughed as the magistrate gave him his sentence, dismissively replying "shit happens" when told he could go to prison.
A booming economy gave small businesses a boost in 2017, with entrepreneurs across Sweden chalking up a record year of profitability. And the top region wasn't even startup hub Stockholm.
A viral image showing a chaotic structure carrying thousands of phone lines may look too crazy to be legitimate, but Telefontornet erected in Sweden in the 1800s was very much the real deal. Here's the story of the ill-fated Stockholm landmark.
Sweden has come out in strong opposition of military strikes on Syria, saying such action would violate international law.
Swedish government enforcement officers have been accused of "colonial abuse" after they burnt down a traditionally Sami ‘kåta’.
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A 49-year-old man has been charged in Sweden for spying on exiled Tibetans for the Chinese government.
A Swedish artist has painted a five-story-high blue erect penis, complete with bulging veins, on an apartment building in central Stockholm.
A burnt onion more than 1,500 years old has shed new light on close trading links between the ancient ring fort dubbed 'Sweden's Pompeii' and the Roman Empire.
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has swooped in to break the deadlock in the scandal-hit Swedish Academy, unveiling a plan to change its statues by royal decree to allow members to be replaced.
Sweden and India will sign several new agreements when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Swedish PM Stefan Löfven in Stockholm next week, according to reports in India.
A man in Sweden has been charged with serious narcotics offences after police found 78 kilos of amphetamine in his car.
One person was injured in an explosion at a shop in central Uppsala late on Tuesday night.
Sweden has the lowest level of traffic mortality in the European Union, according to new figures from the European Commission, which say Bulgaria and Romania are the worst with around four times as many traffic-related deaths per citizen as the Nordic nation.
There's a hint of spring in the air in Sweden, and that's all it takes for everything to change. Here are six signs that the switch in season is well on its way.
Children from Sweden’s Tornedalian minority were subjected to race biology experiments as late as 1951, a preliminary study commissioned by Sweden’s Ministry of Culture has concluded.
An apartment building in Gothenburg was evacuated by police on Tuesday morning after a suspected bomb was found in a crawl space underneath it.
The husband of a Swedish Academy member leaked the names of at least seven winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature in advance, including Bob Dylan in 2016, an investigation carried out for the Academy found.
SAS said on Tuesday that it had ordered 50 Airbus A320-neos for its short and medium-haul routes, a sign of improving fortunes for the Scandinavian carrier after some difficult years.
Sweden was second only to Germany in giving citizenship to resident Brits in the year the UK voted to leave the European Union, new EU figures show.