The German government wants to further reduce the carbon dioxide emitted by the county's largest energy producers, which includes Swedish state-owned company Vattenfall.
- Vattenfall plants threatened.
- The two men work at airport.
Police were called to Bromma airport, in a Stockholm suburb, on Monday morning after two people allegedly jumped over the fences and into the airport area.
- New move is meant to save time.
The Swedish Employment Agency is stopping its policy of forcing unemployed people to apply for jobs they have no chance of getting, reports newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
- Almost twice as many as last mandate period.
In Swedish immigration courts there has been a dramatic rise in the number of lay judges who belong to the xenophobic Sweden Democrat party.
- "Connected to slavery."
After much criticism the Dutch embassy has decided to pull its minstrel-figure Zwarte Piet, Black Peter, from a parade through Stockholm this coming weekend.
- Police have no suspects.
A pre-school in southern Stockholm was burnt to the ground overnight, Swedish police suspect arson.
- Some serious injuries.
A dozen or so Swedish tourists were injured in a coach crash in Turkey Sunday evening, and one of them is seriously injured, news agency TT reports.
- Many familiar names.
Veterans such as Marie Bergman and Jessica Andersson will compete against newcomers like Viktor and Samir, and opera singer Rickard Söderberg in the first two qualifiers in next year's Melodifestivalen, Swedish television SVT announced today.
- Little skepticism compared to the past.
Three in four Swedes believe the Swedish Armed Forces have solid evidence that a foreign submarine violated Sweden’s territorial waters in October.
- Petition demands equal terms for all.
Truck drivers plan to bring their vehicles to a halt for 15 minutes every day until Christmas to protest the release of a Macedonian driver caught with a fake license and ID.