The five men who died after their car drove off a bridge in Södertälje on Saturday were British nationals and members and the manager of the pop-rock band Viola Beach.
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- Viola Beach.
One person was killed and three injured during a fight Saturday at an asylum accomodation in Ljusne, a small town on the east coast about 200 kilometers north of Stockholm. Police arrested one man on suspicion of murder and arrested several others in connection with the fight.
- Investigator Kjell Asplund: "Was the technology mature enough to be implemented in humans?"(4:29 min)"The Macchiarini Affair."
After new information was revealed about surgeon Paolo Macchiarini and his research group, including the suspected manipulation of pictures used in two reports, the vice-chancellor of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet announced early Saturday morning that he would resign his post.
- "Experts think half a million to 1 million people will die due to this catastrophe if it takes place"(3:34 min)Iraq.
A team of Swedish researchers is working to find viable solutions to what some call the world's most dangerous dam, the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq. If it collapses millions of people could die.
- Skalvan Jr.
The popular late-night talk show "Skavlan" is getting a reboot of sorts where instead of hearing from famous movers and shakers, a new host will interview mostly children.
- Swedbank ex-chief.
After it was revealed that he had been reported to the police last week for financial crimes, Swedbank's ex-CEO Michael Wolf denied any wrongdoing and guessed that he himself was the whistleblower that Swedbank's Chairman Anders Sundstrom said alerted the board to problematic transactions.
- Diplomatic trip.
Saturday Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is scheduled to travel to Mumbai for two days to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to make an appearance at an industry conference called "Make it India." One professor says Löfven should use the opportunity to express concern over deteriorating human rights and religious intolerance in India.
- Denies charges.
One of Sweden's largest banks, Swedbank, has reported their ex-CEO Michael Wolf on suspicion of financial crimes to Finansinspektionen, Sweden's financial supervisory authority. Wolf, who was fired in a surprise move from the bank on Tuesday, has denied any wrongdoing and says the report is part of a "smear campaign."
- Nominations for 2016 are closed.
Despite media speculation it is highly unlikely the discover of gravitational waves will result in a Nobel Prize this year, and the researchers may have to wait even longer, expert Gustav Källstrand told Radio Sweden.