It is high time that snow-clearing routines became more gender equal, according to the Green Party in Stockholm, which says that "vulnerable groups" are at a disadvantage during the winter season since clearing roads from snow is prioritised over clearing cycle lanes, walking paths and public-transport areas, all of which are reportedly used by more women than men.
Read more Greens demand gender-equal snowplowing
Frozen strawberries imported from Morocco could be the cause of a new hepatitis A case, Swedish food retailer Ica said in a press statement.
The notice comes just a week after news that a hepatitis A outbreak in the Nordic countries that had been linked to frozen berries was over. Sweden's National Food Agency had also withdrawn a recommendation to consumers to boil frozen strawberries imported from Morocco and Egypt.
Read more Food chain recalls frozen strawberries
Last-minute changes were made ahead of Tuesday's Nobel festivities in Stockholm, as Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Madeleine will all miss the events.
Read more Mandela funeral leads to Nobel reshuffle
A majority of Swedes want schools in this country to be the responsibility of national government, and not local authorities, as is now the case.
Swedish Television SVT reports that six out of ten Swedes want the government to take over schools directly, following Sweden's poor results in the international Pisa survey.
Local authorities were given the responsibility to run the school system in the 1990's.
With the shortage of registered nurses becoming ever more acute in Sweden's biggest cities, Radio Sweden spoke to medical professionals in Stockholm about why people are leaving nursing – a profession infamous for its long hours at low pay.
Read more Nurses describe staffing "emergency"