Sweden's Nobel Prize-winning poet and author, Tomas Tranströmer, has died. He passed away aged 83 on Thursday, after a short illness.
- Sweden's most famous poet.
- 'A national treasure'.
Tributes on Friday came flooding in following the news of the death of Swedish poet and Nobel Prize laureate Tomas Tranströmer.
- Also raising money by rolling back tax breaks.
Despite a plummeting oil price, it could become more expensive to fill up your tank in Sweden starting next year as the government wants to raise the fuel tax by SEK 0.4, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Denies she disrespected Islam.
The Social Democrat group in the EU Parliament takes Foreign Minister Margot Wallström's side in the diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia, Swedish Television reports.
- First such scheme in Sweden.
A Stockholm hospital will begin using an ambulance dedicated solely to psychiatric emergencies, such as someone threatening to commit suicide.
- Reality show realtor.
Radio Sweden's special guest this week, went from selling advent calendars door to door as a little boy growing up in the Stockholm suburb of Akalla, to becoming a real estate mogul in New York, selling property to celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Sarah Jessica Parker.
- Tones down criticism of the regime.
Löfven says he will bring up China's human rights record during his first official visit.