After weeks of public speculation, Bob Dylan has confirmed he will not pick up his Nobel Prize for Literature in person.
Pope Francis has praised as “blessed” people who take in asylum seekers, as he celebrated Mass with thousands of followers during his visit to Sweden.
Pope Francis has visited Sweden as 12 months of events leading up to the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Church begin.
To this day, Pompeii's famous ruins are a source of wonder and mystery to countless visitors.
Musician Bob Dylan wins the Prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
The Nobel Peace Prize winner will be announced this Friday in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
The effectiveness of the traditional eight-hour workday has long been questioned.
Scottish, French and Dutch-born trio Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa will share the 8m Swedish Kronor prize.
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for the development of the world's smallest machines.
Tough times in the telecoms industry mean Swedish mobile phone exchange equipment maker Ericsson is cutting 3,900 jobs - a fifth of its workforce.
Three British scientists have won this year’s Nobel Prize for physics for their work on exotic states of matter.
Team Europe beat Sweden but now face unstoppable Canada in World Cup of Hockey final
A Swedish appeals court has decided to uphold the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The Swimrun World Championships through the Stockholm archipelago produced world records in all three categories this year.
European Masters at Crans Montana, Switzerland went to a sudden death playoff between Alex Noren of Sweden and the Australian Scott Hend.
Police think a grenade attack in Sweden – which killed an eight-year-old boy – could be linked to a gang-related conflict.
A row between Turkey and Sweden over changes in laws on sexual assault of minors led to a billboard appearing in Istanbul's main airport claiming Sweden has the world's highest rate of rapes.
A masked intruder stormed onto the pitch during a Swedish topflight game and attacked one of the goalkeepers.
Sweden’s youngest-ever cabinet minister, Aida Hadzialic, has resigned after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol.
Sensor technology is at the heart of a project designed to prevent obesity and other eating disorders, before it is too late.
The world is witnessing the biggest refugee crisis since World War ll.