Curfews, cancelled trains and closed museums....is this really a place you should jet off to?
The first permanent museum dedicated to ABBA has opened, showcasing memorabilia from one of the most successful bands of all time.
Swedish police have said they have found drugs on Justin Bieber's tour bus in Stockholm but were unlikely to pursue the case further.
Swedish police have detained a man who tried to enter the cockpit on a flight from Dubai to Stockholm.
Onboard staff handcuffed the man during the Emirates flight today and handed him over to police when the plane landed at Arlanda airport in Stockholm, police spokesman Albin Naverberg said.
Officers held the man on suspicion of preparing aircraft sabotage after interviewing the plane's crew, Naverberg added.
Henrik Kelfve, spokesman for airport operator Swedavia, confirmed that a male passenger had tried to enter the cockpit on the Emirates' flight.
Swedish tabloid Expressen reported that a man had shouted that he had a bomb, about an hour after the departure from Dubai.
Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives and will soon try to become pregnant, the Associated Press has revealed.
The women were born without a uterus or had it removed because of cervical cancer. Most are in their 30s and are part of the first major experiment to test whether it's possible to transplant wombs into women so they can give birth to their own children.
The transplants began in September 2012 and the donors include mothers and other female relatives of the recipients. They are intended to be temporary, just to allow childbearing.
There have been two previous attempts to transplant a womb — in Turkey and Saudi Arabia — but both failed to produce babies.
Fertility experts have hailed the project as significant, but they stressed that it's unknown whether the transplants will result in healthy babies.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has said he believes Syrian forces are to blame for the alleged chemical attack, based on the evidence he has seen.
Writing in Swedish on his official blog, Mr Bildt said:
– carl bildt, swedish foreign minister
I have a hard time coming to any conclusion other than that a deadly chemical substance has been used in the attack carried out by the regime's forces between Tuesday and Wednesday on this opposition-controlled area.
He also said that if such an attack was confirmed by UN inspectors, he believes it would force Russia to reconsider its position and perhaps result in stronger action by the UN Security Council.
British heptathlete Louise Hazel told ITV News she is unconvinced by pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva's attempt to distance herself from "discriminatory" remarks about Russia's anti-gay law.
The spokesperson for the Russian pole vault world champion Yelena Isinbayeva has told ITV News the athlete is not against gay people and that her comments have been misunderstood.
– Alla Glushchenko, Yelena Isinbayeva's spokesperson
The journalists twisted her words, she didn't say she was anti-gay.
Yelena's a sportswoman, she's not a politician.
She's only against gay propaganda, not against gay people - they can live how they want.
We have no idea what is going on in the UK so we have no comment about her resigning [from her role as youth Olympic ambassador for the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014.]
Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva has said she may have been "misunderstood" when she made comments condemning homosexuality, according to the Associated Press.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist appeared to back off her comments at the World Championships, after criticising two Swedish athletes who protested against the Russian law banning the promotion of homosexuality.
She said: "English is not my first language and I think I may have been misunderstood when I spoke yesterday.
"I respect the views of my fellow athletes and let me state in the strongest terms that I am opposed to any discrimination against gay people."
British heptathlete Louise Hazel has criticised Russia's pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva after she spoke out in support of Russia's controversial laws on homosexuality.
Yelena Isinbayeva's "homophobic" comments have no place in our sport! This is the 21st century! I say bring back Feofanova! #Athletics
Do you agree that as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games the IOC need to discipline Isinbayeva in light of her recent comments?!
Thank you all for your comments and opinions... Lets hope that the IOC take action, it's a shame for this to overshadow the championships!
The Prime Minister said last week that he believes it would be "better to challenge prejudice as we attend" the Winter Olympics in Russia, as calls from athletes to boycott it over its anti-gay laws continue.
Russia's pole vault world champion Yelena Isinbayeva defended the country's controversial new law, however, British heptathlete Louise Hazel said the Russian's position as ambassador for the Youth Olympics was now "ridiculous".
In response to a letter Stephen Fry wrote urging him to back the boycott, David Cameron wrote on Twitter: "I share your deep concern about the abuse of gay people in Russia...However, I believe we can better challenge prejudice as we attend, rather than boycotting the Winter Olympics".
The International Olympic Committee is facing calls to remove pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva from her ambassadorial role after she spoke out in support of Russia's controversial laws on homosexuality.
Her comments have attracted widespread criticism from athletes, including British heptathlete Louise Hazel, who said the Russian's position as ambassador for the Youth Olympics was now "ridiculous".
"They (the IOC) should definitely be revising her position as an ambassador," Hazel, who won gold at the 2011 Commonwealth Games, told BBC Sport. "That just seems ridiculous to me.
"I think it should be their first point of call after the [World] Championships are over."
Isinbayeva criticised two Swedish athletes for making statements against Russia's new law, which makes it illegal to give under-18s information about homosexuality.