Poor US job figures contributed to making the first week of 2008 one of the Stockholm Stock Exchange's worst starts to the year for a long time.
Croatian police said on Friday they detained a Swedish national on Croatia's border with Serbia carrying 12 kilogrammes of heroin in a camping car, the Hina news agency reported.
He might have a profile as a campaigner for the environment, but now Sweden's King Carl Gustaf says he wants to build homes for his children next to his fishing lodge - right in the middle of a nature reserve.
The Swedish Football Association agreed to keep head coach Lars Lagerbäck in place through 2010.
A father whose family had been the victims of repeated harassment by a group of teenagers was indicted on charges of murder and attempted murder for killing a 15-year old boy and seriously injuring another youth last October at his farm near Rödeby in Blekinge county.
Swiss company Maus Frères has further increased its shareholding in Swedish fashion firm Gant.
The Stockholm Court of Appeals has cleared two men, one of which was employed by the Carnegie investment bank, on charges of insider trading.
A woman whose partner died while the pair were on a sailing trip on the west coast of Sweden last year has been charged with his murder.
A USB-memory stick loaded with secret documents from the Swedish Armed Forces was found in a Stockholm library, reports Aftonbladet.
Sweden is set to go into battle against the European Commission to preserve the country's ban on television advertisements aimed at children. Consumer Affairs Minister Nyamko Sabuni says she is prepared to take the issue to the European Court.
Bert Bolin, a trailblazing Swedish scientist who co-founded the UN's Nobel-winning climate panel and led it for almost a decade, has died at the age of 82, a colleague said on Thursday.