Trade, the economy and the environment were on the agenda when Sweden’s prime minister Stefan Löfven met China’s president Xi Jinping on Saturday, but the two leaders also discussed human rights, Löfven said.
- Presented list of prisoners of conscience.
- "We did not insult the world religion Islam."
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Sweden will soon return to Stockholm, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström confirmed Saturday, more than two weeks after the ambassador was recalled amid a diplomatic row over human rights.
- Swedes need a license to dance.
Five out of eight parties in the Swedish parliament have voted against spontaneous dancing at bars as the Liberal Party failed to pass a motion to get rid of dance permits.
- Had agreed to promote company's image.
Sweden’s state-funded National Museum is renegotiating its sponsorship deal with BMW after facing criticism for vowing to promote a positive image of the German car maker and to refrain from portraying its product in a negative light, Swedish Radio reports.
- Scored twice.
An unusual goal by star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped Sweden achieve a 2-0 win over Moldova in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Chisinau on Friday.