British-American researcher John O'Keefe won the Nobel Medicine Prize with May-Britt and Edvard Moser, for discovering an "inner GPS" that helps the brain navigate.
Awarding Nobels decades after the original scientific discovery could lead to the coveted prize becoming irrelevant.
A 36-year-old Swede has become the world's first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant.
Sweden under Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has enjoyed a dynamic job market, sustained growth and low public debt .
Swedish schools have become a political battleground September 14 elections as a debate intensifies over falling school results.
Acclaimed Swedish DJ Avicii called off all his remaining shows for health reasons after undergoing surgery earlier this year.
Honeybees probably originated in Asia, not Africa, said scientists who had teased interesting tidbits from the busy little pollinators' genome.
Kazakhstan Men's chess team has defeated the Swedish team in the second round of the World Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway.
Switzerland has claimed the top spot on the Global Innovation Index for the fourth-straight year while Sub-Saharan Africa "posted significant regional improvement".
Italian-Swedish diplomat Staffan de Mistura will be the new UN mediator for Syria, taking on the Herculean task of finding a political solution to the devastating civil war, diplomats say.
A bike ride will take place in support of Almaty’s application to host Winter Olympics in 2022.
Five aid workers from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) who were kidnapped in Syria in January have been freed, the medical charity said.
A 60-year-old woman was sentenced to two months in jail Tuesday for attacking the leader of the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats with a cake and driving without a licence.
Fans are increasingly willing to pay for digital music through subscription streaming services rather than downloading it illegally for free.
Investigations in nine European countries have given statistical backing to claims that patients' lives may be at risk when nurses are overworked.
Kazakhstan bandy team is the fifth time bronze medalist of the World Championship.
Farmers and hunters in Sweden are crying foul over a wolf hunt ban which they say threatens their way of life and may lead to civil disobedience.
People who smoke or have lung cancer should think twice about taking vitamin supplements, according to a Swedish study Wednesday that showed certain antioxidants may make tumors grow faster.
Stockholm has dropped its bid for the Winter Olympics 2022.
South Korea's LG Electronics will start selling its first curved-screen smartphone -- seen as a first step to fully flexible products -- in Europe next month .
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